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The Friends of the Sick and Elderly charity sale on Sunday

A reminder that the Friends of the Sick and Elderly are organising their first charity sale for 2011, this coming Sunday, the 30th of January, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc [...]
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Eurostat publishes new decision on deficit & debt recording

Eurostat has decided that the funds raised in the framework of the European Financial Stability Facility must be recorded in the gross government debt of the euro area Member States participating in a support operation, in proportion to their share of the guarantee given. This decision is consistent with the opinion, approved by a large [...]
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Brand new TV content starts next week exclusively on Melita

Melita has announced that as from next Tuesday, the 1st of February, Melita TV subscribers can tune in and watch brand new TV series on Melita More and a brand new channel exclusive to Melita, Sundance Channel, which will be available both in standard and High Definition. Sundance Channel inspired by the Sundance Film Institute [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra & Fontana/Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Fontana/Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday, the 29th of January, 2011. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Xaghra 8.30am-11.30am: Triq Ta’Gajdoru and Parti Minn Triq Gnien Xibla. Fontana/Victoria 2.30pm-5.30pm: Sqaq Tal-Ghajn No.1.2., Triq Tal-Ghajn, Triq Is-Sajjieda and Triq L-Isptar [...]
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Malta warned by EC over failure to protect its seas

The European Commission is asking Malta, Estonia, Greece and Finland to comply with EU legislation requiring them to draw up marine strategies to protect their seas. These countries have failed to inform the Commission about the transposition of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, which should have been in place by 15 July 2010. The Commission’s [...]
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December unemployment down by 92 in Gozo & 982 in Malta

According to Employment and Training Corporation records, the number of registered unemployed stood at 6,606 in December, down by 1,074 over the corresponding month in 2009. In December, the number of persons registering for work in Malta stood at 5,897 whereas those in Gozo stood at 709. Accordingly, the number of registered unemployed in Malta [...]
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Educational reform needs nurturing and supporting – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika has said that it welcomes the continued process of educational reform in the country which will now lead to the end of the Junior Lyceum and Common Entrnace examinations and their replacement with an end of Primary school benchmark assessment. Mario Mallia, AD spokesperson for Education, said, “AD has always supported the end [...]
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