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Liquigas announce rise in gas prices as from tomorrow

Liquigas have this evening announced new prices for gas, from tomorrow, Monday, the 2nd of May. The increases, Liquigas said, were due to the fact that prices were at their hightest for the last five years on the international market. The revised prices are as shown in the table below: Type LPG - May Price [...]
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MEPA returns application for Marsamxett hotel development

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) has said that “MEPA has sent back a recent outline development application for the conversion of a property into a hotel on the Marsamxett waterfront by the Valletta Local Council due to incomplete and incorrect information. Moreover the site notice was affixed on the bastion wall across the road, a [...]
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Rise in diesel prices announced but unleaded is unchanged

Enemalta has announced further fuel price increases which will come into effect from tomorrow, Monday, May the 2nd, 2011. Enemalta said that these revisions reflect the prices paid for the on the latest shipments of imported fuel. The corporation went on to say that the unleaded and diesel prices are reflecting the increase in the [...]
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UN warns that tobacco could kill a billion people this century

Up to one billion people could die this century from smoking or being exposed to tobacco if current rates continue, a senior United Nations health official warned today, urging governments of low- and middle-income countries to adopt the same measures that many wealthier nations have already taken to deter people from smoking. “A cataclysmic future” [...]
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Hunting season is a foundation stone for the future – FKNK

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said in a statement today that it “considers this spring hunting season as the foundation stone on which the next spring hunting seasons can be built within EU parameters, and a mirror for a just, equally serious and strictly controlled solution to be found for live-finch [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 3rd of May 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Marsalforn and Triq tal- Masri.
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AD calls for policies that enhance a just work-life balance

In its message for Workers Day, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party called for increased efforts to combat precariousness, inequality and social exclusion, and for polices that enhance a just work-life balance and green jobs. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and spokesperson for Economy and Finance, said that “AD’s message for workers’ day is that even [...]
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Kempinski Hotel exhibition, Karl-Peter Muller life in paintings

Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz proudly announces its new exhibition on the occasion of Karl-Peter Muller’s 75th birthday, the cultural society Akademische Werkstätten remembers its founder Karl-Peter Muller, who called himself just K.P.M., in the frame of a special exhibition "Life Styles" from May 14 to September 14, 2011, at the venue sponsored by Kempinski Hotel [...]
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NATO states “we do not target individuals” in Tripoli strikes

NATO continued its precision strikes against Qadhafi regime military installations in Tripoli overnight, including striking a known command and control building in the Bab al-Azizya neighbourhood shortly after 1800 GMT Saturday evening. A Libyan government spokesperson said this morning that a NATO bomb had killed Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son and three grandchildren, however, the Libyan [...]
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Work, duties and rights of youth on May Day – KNZ

The National Youth Council on the occasion of the May Day celebrations said it would like to give due recognition to those youths who whilst working to earn a living are at the same time giving an important contribution to civil society in Malta. Thanks to this contribution, all members of society benefit from a [...]
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