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AD urges people to vote yes in the divorce referendum

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party (AD) said in a statement today”it is urging people to vote yes in the divorce referendum on 28th May.” Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said that “the basic issue in the divorce referendum is that whilst a “Yes for divorce” allows people to choose No in their personal lives, a [...]
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The right balance of fishing opportunities in EU waters

Today the European Commission published its report on progress achieved in the Common Fisheries Policy over the last few years and its suggestions for fishing opportunities in EU waters in 2012. The document sets out how the Commission intends to act on the scientific advice it receives about the state of fish stocks when proposing [...]
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Gozo chosen as one of 50 most attractive tourist desinations

Fifty tourist destinations have been selected for their attractiveness to visitors interested in nature and cultural heritage, environment and sustainability. The QualityCoast Jury evaluated over 500 international tourist destinations in nine Southern European countries. The selected destinations are combined into the “QualityCoast 2011 – Southern European Top 50.” Thirty indicators have been used for this [...]
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Air Malta offer more options for eligible voters living abroad

Air Malta has announced it is offering more options to Maltese Eligible voters living abroad to travel to Malta to vote in the upcoming referendum of the 28th May. Malta’s national airline will be operating an extra flight London Gatwick – Brussels – Malta on Friday, 27 May. Flight KM3123 will depart London Gatwick Airport [...]
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Finance Minister appoints new Air Malta board of Directors

Following the appointment of Louis Farrugia as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Air Malta, the Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment, Tonio Fenech has also appointed Alison Attard, Andrew Calascione, Alan Caruana, Roderick Chalmers, Adrian Coppini, Helga Ellul and Mark Micallef Eynaud as Directors of the Board. Minister Fenech thanked outgoing Board [...]
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Business in Gozo down in first quarter of 2011 – GBC survey

In the first quarter of 2011 the businesses in Gozo registered a drop in business when compared to the same period last year. This results from a survey carried out by the Gozo Business Chamber (GBC)among all sectors of the Gozo business community covering sectors in the wholesale and retail, manufacturing, restaurants and hotels, financial [...]
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Santa Marta Chapel open for Notte Gozitana weekend

The chapel of Santa Marta, in Tal-Ghonq, Victoria, will be open over the weekend of Notte Gozitana. On Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of June the chapel will remain open from 8am until late in the evening. The chapel was built in 1866 by the merchant Felice Attard from Victoria and his wife [...]
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ETC records a fall in April unemployment figures of 13.4%

According to administrative records held at the Employment and Training Corporation, in April 2011 the number of registered unemployed declined by 13.4 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. The number of persons registering for work in April was 6,585; 5,885 in Malta and 700 in Gozo. In the twelve months to [...]
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Law enforcement guardians of the Flame of Hope Torch run

Kast Sunday over 30 Malta Police Officers were the guardians of the Flame of Hope at the Law Enforcement Torch Run inaugurating activities prior to the departure of 38 athletes from Special Olympics Malta, for the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Greece next month. The Flame of Hope was carried by athletes and police [...]
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