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Laying hen conventional cages to be phased out by 2012

The time frame for the implementation of the ban on the use of conventional cages for laying hens was declared feasible yesterday at a meeting of major European stakeholders in Brussels, these cages will have to be phased out in the EU by January 1, 2012. The stakeholders also stressed firmly that the circulation of [...]
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GO’s latest prepaid plan – Pay As You GO Talk & Talk

GO Malta said that their latest prepaid plan, Pay As You GO Talk & Talk , allows customers to call any GO mobile number and all local fixed line numbers at one simple and extremely convenient rate: just 29c for a full hour. This innovative plan will really benefit any prepaid customers who prefer to [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija on Saturday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Saturday, the 22nd of January, 2011. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: 8.30am-11.30am: Triq San Pawl, Triq Sant’Elija, Triq Torri Tingi, Triq L-Arcipriet P.P.Ciantar, Triq Santa Teodora and Triq San Zakkarija. 2.30pm-5.00pm: Triq Il-Gizi, Parti minnTriq [...]
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AD slams MEPA Audit Officer’s report on the Dwejra Fiasco

Following the report which the MEPA Audit Officer finalised after an AD request for an investigation of MEPA’s processing of the application relative to the Dwejra protected site. Carmel Cacopardo AD Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Local Government said, "the report shows once more that the Environment Protection Directorate has been set aside and practically [...]
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Xaghra Primary School children celebrate Arbor Day 2011

Children attending Xaghra Primary School, within the College of Gozo, together with their teachers, took part in a program of activities on the occasion of ‘Arbor Day’. They were joined by other officials from the education sector in Gozo, mainly those responsible for the ‘Hands on Farming’ and eco-school initiative within the College. The Minister [...]
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Licensed motor vehicles stood at 304,705 at the end of 2010

As at the end of 2010, the stock of licensed motor vehicles as provided by Transport Malta stood at 304,705. Of these, 76.7 per cent were private vehicles, while commercial vehicles accounted for 15.6 per cent. New licences New licences issued during the fourth quarter of 2010 amounted to 3,967. Private vehicles accounted for 3,311 [...]
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