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Gharb Carnival 2011 gets underway next Thursday & Friday

The Gharb Local Council will be organising its annual Carnival activities next Thursday, the 3rd of March. The Carnival Defile will start at 7.00pm, from Visitation Street to the Main Square Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna where there will be various Gozitan and Maltese dancing groups, costume competitions, Maskarat Misterjuz Competition and much more. An indoor activity [...]
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Unscheduled movements at MIA due to situation in Libya

Malta International Airport has said due to the evolving situation in Libya, there are various unscheduled movements occurring in and out of Malta International Airport. These are being operated by both commercial and charter airlines as well as military aircraft of Air Forces of various States. Since Monday, the 21st of February, there have been [...]
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Intense effort continues in repatriation of Maltese personnel

The Government has said that it has today continued with its intense efforts aimed at finding means for the repatriation of those Maltese personnel still in Libya. In the meantime the Maltese authorities are also working on preparations for the imminent arrival of the numbers of people of other nationalities evacuated from Libya by various [...]
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Gozo Carnival 2011 delayed by inclement weather forecast

The National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo has announced that due to the current inclement weather forecast, the Gozo Carnival, which was due to start tomorrow, Saturday the 26th February, has been cancelled. The Carnival activities are now rescheduled to start next Friday, the 4th of March, at 10 am, with [...]
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Xaghra Council comes 2nd in ‘Gieh l-Artiggjanat Malti’ awards

On Friday the 18th of February 2011, a ceremony was held to present the ‘Gieh l-Artiggjanat Malti’ awards to those institutions, businesses and individuals who promoted Maltese crafts. This award was organised for the first time in 2010 by the Ministry of Finance, Economy and Investment. The Xaghra Local Council submitted its application in October [...]
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Shortfall between revenue & expenditure down by €17 m

In January the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure of Central Government amounted to €90.1 million, down by €17.0 million. According to data obtained from the Consolidated Fund of Government, recurrent revenue for the first month of the year went down by €1.7 million, while total expenditure declined by €18.7 million, thereby narrowing the [...]
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