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EU makes changes to cut red tape for researchers & SMEs

Today the European Commission has adopted measures to make participation in the EU’s current Seventh Framework Programme for Research more attractive and more accessible to the best researchers and most innovative companies, especially Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Based on the simplification plan unveiled by the Commission in April 2010, these measures will take effect [...]
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Melita offers faster internet for just €19.99 per month

Melita ha announced that it is offering a faster internet connection for less money per month. Melita customers can now benefit from a high-speed cable internet connection of 10 Mbps at €19.99 per month. The company said that In comparison to the competitor’s 8 Mbps ADSL connection, which is currently being offered at €23.18 per [...]
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3 Gozitans among latest Armed Forces of Malta recruits

Some 40 new recruits were enlisted earlier this morning in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Malta, after a preliminary selection process of tests, which included physical, academic and medical exams plus an interview. These entry tests are aimed to achieve those set minimum requirements for enlistment, and which would in turn enable a [...]
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November accommodation arrivals up by 18% over 2009

In November, total arrivals in collective accommodation amounted to 80,956, up to 18 per cent over 2009. Similarly, total guest nights increased by 10.5 per cent, while the average length of stay stood at 5.6 nights. National Overview Non-resident arrivals and nights both registered increases over 2009, and stood at 67,181 and 421,921 respectively. On [...]
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Industrial new orders up in both the euro area and EU27

In November 2010 compared with October 2010, the euro area (EA16) industrial new orders index rose by 2.1%. In October the index grew by 1.4%. In the EU27, new orders increased by 1.6% in November 2010, after a rise of 0.4% in October3. Excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment4, for which changes tend to be [...]
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