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Ghajnsielem Parish to have it’s first new priest in 46 years

Radju Lauretana of Ghajnsielem will shortly be embarking on the fourth schedule this year, this time to celebrate the Ordination of Deacon Samuel Grech. Ghajnsielem Parish is to have a new priest after 46 years. In celebration Radju Lauretana will present a 10-minute daily slot Int Qassis ghal Dejjem, written, produced and presented by Laurie [...]
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Government announces strong demand for May stocks issue

The Treasury has announced that there has been a strong demand both by members of the public and institutional investors to the two Issues of Malta Government Stocks of May 2011 including two Fixed Rate MGSs and one Floating Rate MGS. By the closing dates at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 11th May, 2011 and at [...]
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47% of Maltese didn’t go on holiday in 2010 due to finances

68% of EU citizens travelled for private reasons in 2010 compared to 65% in 2009. These findings of a new Eurobarometer survey on the attitudes of Europeans towards tourism confirm other indicators that tourism has recovered from economic crisis. In Malta the survey showed that 47% of it’s citizens did not travel on holiday in [...]
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Electroral Commission notice for referendum polling officers

The Electoral Commission notifies those persons who have been appointed as Assistant Electoral Commissioners, Reserves and Polling Place Officers for the forthcoming National Referendum that they have to attend for a briefing at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta or at the Boys Secondary School, Rabat, Gozo, as indicated in the schedule attached with this notice. [...]
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Birdlife & CABS welcome expected ban for illegal hunters

BirdLife Malta and CABS today welcomed news that had been reported recently that the government is considering adopting tough regulations through which hunters convicted of illegalities would face a lifelong ban. The joint statement said that If adopted, these regulations would be a serious improvement over current legislation which sets a minimum fine of LM100 [...]
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2,600 marriages in Malta in 2010 the highest in a decade

May 15 marks the worldwide celebration of the International Day of Families, with this year’s theme focusing on ‘Confronting Family Poverty and Social Exclusion’. A total 2,596 marriages took place in Malta last year, the highest number in a decade. Of these, 1,749, or 67 per cent, were religious marriages. Religious and civil marriages went [...]
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Maltapost reprints the €0.19 “Definitive 2009” Stamp Issue

MaltaPost has announced that the €0.19 stamp of the “Definitive 2009″ issued on 29 December 2009 has been reprinted. The new run consists of 1,620,000 stamps, in sheets of 10 stamps bearing sheet numbers 200,001 to 362,000 both numbers included. The stamp measures 44.0 mm x 31.0 mm with a perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 [...]
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