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Gozo Centre for Arts and Crafts hosts group of 50 students

The Gozo Centre for Art and Crafts recently hosted a group of 50 students coming from the Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School and Sir Mikiel Ang Refalo Higher Secondary School. The group is currently studying marketing in both respective schools. The students were welcomed by Mr Attard, Head of the Centre, who delivered an introductory [...]
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Euro area & EU27 GDP rose slightly in 4th quarter of 2010

GDP increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA16) and by 0.2% in the EU27 during the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with the previous quarter, according to second estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2010, growth rates were +0.3% in the euro area and [...]
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Utility bills being paid by direct debit to benefit from discount

During a visit this afternoon to the offices of the government handling company for utility bills, Arms Ltd, Finance Minister, Tonio Fenech announced that customers who pay their water and electricity by direct debit will benefit from a 2% discount. The Minister went on to say the company will have its internet portal up and [...]
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Libyan Mirage F1 aircraft being moved to another location

A specialist team of French civilian engineers was earlier this week brought over to Malta through the offices of the French Government with a view to dispose of the armaments on board the Libyan Air Force Mirage F1 aircraft currently parked at the Malta International Airport. The French company Dassault Aviation, is the manufacturer of [...]
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Din l-Art Helwa conference on state of the world’s fisheries

Although the sea covers 80%of the earth’s surface, less is known about what goes on below its surface than is known about the moon and yet it exerts enormous influence on life. The sea provides the world’s prime source of high-quality protein: 14-16% of the animal protein consumed world-wide; over one billion people rely on [...]
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Full time employed persons increased in October 2010

Administrative records indicate an increase of 1,905 persons employed on a full-time basis in October 2010 over the corresponding month in 2009. There was an increase of 3,146 persons working in respect of the previous year. In October 2010 the number of persons working on a full-time basis stood at 146,590, whereas the registered unemployed [...]
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