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Gozo boats competing in St Paul’s Bay Powerboat Grand Prix

The St Paul’s Bay Powerboat Grand Prix, 2nd round is being held on the 14th &15th of May 2011at St Paul’s Bay, Bugibba. The Malta Powerboat Association (MPA) held its first round of championship at this location and it was a brilliant success for participants and for spectators. For the May event the wet pit [...]
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MCAST students present material on internet safety

The Office of the Commissioner for Children has worked closely with the MCAST Institute for Art and Design for the past few months. Mr. Stephen Vella, the Director of the Institute presented the Commissioner for Children, Mrs Helen D’Amato, with material on internet safety which was produced by the students who are currently following various [...]
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EC earmarks €250,000 for EU research into bee health

The European Union has made a significant step in the direction of improving bee health in the EU, as Member States endorsed a Commission proposal to fund the activities of the EU reference laboratory on bee-health. On the 2nd of May, the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCoFCAH) voted in favour [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday, the 6th of May 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Dahla ta’ Bullara, Triq San Guzepp, Triq l- Ispiera, Triq l- Ifran, Triq il- Knisja.  
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April passenger movements at MIA hit 300,000 mark

Passenger movements at Malta International Airport (MIA) grew by 25.3% during the month of April reaching 300,123, i.e. the highest number ever registered in April and the first time that the figure in this month hit the 300,000 mark. This was brought about by a record seat capacity for the month, which exceeded 400,000 seats, [...]
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Full-time employment figures for 2010 increased by 1.7%

During the twelve months to December 2010, the labour supply increased by 1,425 to 153,552. This was the result of an increase of 2,499 full-time gainfully occupied persons and a decrease of 1,074 in the number of registered unemployed. Between December 2009 and December 2010, the gainfully occupied population in manufacturing [NACE 15-37] increased by [...]
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Children ask Dr de Marco “More trees, less pollution please”

In an event held at the Auberge d’Italie, MTA head office, Dr De Marco, Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Tourism and Culture, listened to environmental concerns raised by primary schoolchildren from 12 schools in Malta and Gozo, informing them of how government is tackling, or planning to tackle, their concerns. All schools in Malta and [...]
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Discussion on divorce referendum at the Circolo Gozitana

Just a reminder that a discussion about the proposed introduction of divorce legislation, in Malta, is the next activity to be held at the premises of the Circolo Gozitano at 6 Sir Adrian Dingli Street, in Victoria this coming Friday, the 6th of May at 8pm. Representatives of the ‘Yes’ campaign and the ‘No’ campaign [...]
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