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New financial services offices inaugurated in Victoria

On Friday evening the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi, inaugurated the new offices of Michael Grech Financial Investment Services in the Brokerage, Victoria. The Prime Minister said that the new offices were the second investment that he had had the privilege to open that day, the previous one being the wind turbine at the FXB factory [...]
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Malta Cricket Association winter league comes to a close

On Saturday the MCA Winter league came to an end with the Marsa team putting in their best performance yet. Their victim was the Krishna team. The Marsa team batted first and even with a bad start losing Ronnie Sacco for a duck and Tony Azzopardi being bowled by an absolutely brilliant ball which he [...]
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Skye is at the Gozo SPCA hoping for a loving home

The Gozo SPCA are looking for a loving home for Skye, a lovely little terrier. He is about 2 years old, very friendly and house trained. Skye was taken into the rehoming centre in Victoria urgently needing their help. He has been neutered and is ready for someone to offer him a lovng home. If [...]
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Realistic measures required on cost of living increases – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that concrete and realistic measures should be introduced to compensate people for increased hardships due to the cost of living in Malta. AD also commented on the rise in salaries of Ministers and Members of Parliament. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “A realistic assessment of the cost of [...]
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Illegal encroachment at the Ghajnsielem Belvedere – FAA

As part of its efforts to protect residents’ rights, last year Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) made representations to the Lands Dept in the name of Ghajnsielem residents who were protesting about the encroachment of the local belvedere for the extension of the Grand Hotel. On the advice of their architect, the Authorities consistently denied [...]
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Wind turbine inaugurated at the FXB factory in Xewkija

On Friday, the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi, inaugurated the new investment in a wind turbine undertaken by the FXB Group at their factory in Xewkija. The President congratulated FXB on the contribution that it had made to the Maltese economy. The wind turbine can produce up to 4kw of electricity and the Prime Minister said [...]
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MOAM to hold a public meeting next Friday in Malta

Malta Organic Agriculture Movement (MOAM) will be organising a public meeting next Friday, the 4th of February 2011 at the Kirkop Local council at 6.00pm. The objective of the meeting is to update all the certified individuals and organisations and those interested in the certification process, of the work that MAOM has been doing in [...]
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Business investment rate remains stable in euro area

In the third quarter of 2010, in both the euro area (EA16) and the EU27, the seasonally adjusted business investment rate remained stable at low levels, while the profit share grew. In the euro area, the business profit share continued to recover, as value added increased faster than wage costs. Stocks increased for the second [...]
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