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BOV signs 3 year agreement with Gozo Business Chamber

Bank of Valletta is being recognised as the Official Bank of the Gozo Business Chamber for the forthcoming three years following the signing of a three year support agreement between the Bank and the Chamber. The agreement was signed by Michael Galea, Chief Officer Operations at Bank of Valletta and Joe Grech, President of the [...]
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Passenger movements at MIA grew by 5.8% in May

Passenger movements at Malta International Airport (MIA) grew by 5.8% during the month of May reaching 325,000 passengers. Aircraft movements and seat capacity on the other hand were 4.7% and 1.8% lower than that registered during May 2010; however the average seat load factor – which was 5.3 percentage points higher than the same month [...]
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In 2060 the over 65?s population is projected to be 55.6%

The EU27 population is projected to increase from 501 million on 1 January 2010 to 525 million in 2035, to peak at 526 million around 2040, and thereafter gradually decline to 517 million in 2060. The EU27 population is also projected to continue to grow older, with the share of the population aged 65 years [...]
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EU coordinated pilot project on surveillance of bee mortality

An EU coordinated pilot project for the surveillance of bee mortality, which is expected to help the Commission’s efforts to tackle this emerging problem, was unveiled yesterday during a conference in Brussels. The goal of this project is to gather reliable data on bee mortalities from Member States. A number of Member States will participate [...]
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Sette Giugno Riots commemorative ceremony held in Xaghra

On Monday, the 6th of June, the Regional Committee for National Celebrations together with the Xaghra Local Council organised a commemorative ceremony to salute the memory of the Sette Giugno riots’ victims amongst them Guzeppi Bajada from Xaghra. The commemoration began with the Celebration of Holy Mass at the Collegiate Basilica of the Nativity of [...]
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Xaghra Council receives funds through the Eco Gozo scheme

Last Friday the Xaghra Local Council signed an official agreement with the Ministry for Gozo to receive financial assistance for a major project under the ‘Eco Gozo’ scheme. Present for the ceremony on behalf of the Council were Mayor Joe Cordina and Executive Secretary Joseph Azzopardi. Present on behalf of the Ministry for Gozo were [...]
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10 years of euro notes & coins, vote for the coin design

Anyone can vote up until the 24th of June in the competition launched by the European Commission for a design to feature on a common commemorative coin to be issued by all euro area Member States to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the introduction of euro notes and coins in 2012. To vote for the [...]
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April visible trade gap widened by €50.6 million on last year

The National Statistics Office has said that provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in April stood at €119.7 million, up by €50.6 million when compared to the corresponding month in 2010. There were increases in imports and exports of €116.4 million and €65.8 million respectively. The increase in imports was [...]
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Urgent appeal for help in finding missing Ghajnsielem man

The family of missing man Geoffrey Morgan are urgently appealing for help in locating their father. This photograph of Geoffrey is a good likeness, but his hair is slightly longer now. He is 80 years old and suffers from dementia. Geoffrey has now been missing for three days without his medication and his family are [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 9th of June, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ ID- DULURI, TRIQ IL- MUNGBELL, TRIQ L- ISQOF GUZEPPI PACE, TRIQ TAL- PLEJJU and TRIQ IL- WIED.
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