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Gozo Regional Carnival 2011 activities underway this month

The programme of activities organised by the National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo in connection with the Gozo Regional Carnival 2011, which will be held in Victoria, between Saturday, the 26th of February and Tuesday, the 8th of March 2011, will be as follows: * Saturday 26th February 2011 6.30p.m. Official [...]
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Parochial Feasts Processional Statues Exhibition in Birgu

In its endeavors to promote intangible heritage, the Ethnography Section within Heritage Malta will be setting up an event focusing on Parochial Feasts Processional Statues. This temporary exhibition of miniature representations will be held between Saturday the 12th of February and Sunday the 3rd of April, at the Inquisitor’s Palace and National Museum of Ethnography, [...]
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GBC welcomes proposal for tunnel between Malta & Gozo

The Gozo Business Chamber said it welcomes the news of the proposal for a tunnel between Malta and Gozo, something which the Chamber has been discussing for a long time. The GBC said that such a fixed link between the two islands will mean that students and young workers who have to cross over daily [...]
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Malta records largest EU drop in December 2010 retail trade

In December 2010, compared with November 2010, the volume of retail trade fell by 0.6% in the euro area (EA16) and by 0.4% in the EU27. In November retail trade decreased by 0.3% and 0.1% respectively. In December 20104, compared with December 2009, the retail sales index dropped by 0.9% in the euro area and [...]
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Non-fatal accidents down 9.4% during 4th quarter of 2010

Claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work decreased by 9.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of last year when compared to the corresponding period in 2009. No fatal accidents at work were reported during this quarter. Non-Fatal Accidents Administrative records relating to claims for injury benefits indicate that 736 persons had an accident [...]
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MEPA requests Enemalta to comply with NECs

Enemalta has announced that it has informed the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) that the corporation has not achieved its allocated National Emission Ceilings for the year 2010. The National Emission Ceilings Directive (2001/81/EC) sets maximum loads of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides which may be emitted by each EU Member State. The country [...]
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The Central Bank of Malta has joined the Cash SSP

The Central Bank of Malta has joined the Cash SSP (The Cash Single Shared Platform), becoming the eighth Eurosystem national central bank that will be using this leading Logistical Cash Management IT System. This system is also operational at the central banks of Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Finland, Ireland, Cyprus and Latvia. The Central Bank [...]
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