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The Victoria International Festival gets underway next week

Next Wednesday, the 8th of June, sees the start of this years edition of the Victoria International Arts Festival. The 14th edition of the Festival will run until Monday, the 11th of July. The programme of entertainment for the festival will consist of cultural events, such as musical concerts, full details are shown below. Programme [...]
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Malta recognises Libyan Transitional National Council

In a statement this evening, Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi, yesterday spoke to Dr Mahmoud Jibril, Chairman and Head of International Affairs of the Executive Board of the National Transitional Council of Libya, and informed Dr Jibril of the decision taken by Cabinet on Monday 30 May 2011 to the effect that the Maltese Government considers [...]
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A free application to enjoy Facebook on your TV set

The world’s most popular social network can now be enjoyed on a television set instead of using a computer. Melita’s Facebook application goes live today, June 1st 2011, offering the added comfort of keeping in touch with friends and up-to-date on gossip even while watching live television. Melita said that this service is free of [...]
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MEPA increases its waste packaging penalty by another €20

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has upped by a further 20 Euros the penalty per tonne imposed on producers of packaging and packaging waste who have not respected the deadline of the 31st May 2011, to register/renew with the Authority packaging placed on the market during the year 2009 in accordance with the [...]
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The best of Leone ‘Goes Pop’ for Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana

The Leone Band has been invited to put up a ‘best-of’ version of its pop concerts during Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana, this coming Friday, the 3rd of June 2011, in St Augustine’s Square Victoria, between 10pm and 11pm. The Leone Band assumed this service, partly as a sign of appreciation towards the general public, who [...]
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Full-time employment rises in the twelve months to January

In the twelve months to January, the labour supply increased by 1,992 to 153,931 as a result of an increase of 2,953 full-time gainfully occupied persons and a decrease of 961 registered unemployed. Between January 2010 and January 2011, the gainfully occupied population in manufacturing went up by 487, or 2.4 per cent. In absolute [...]
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