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Arriva continues preparations for transformational change

As the countdown to 3 July continues, Arriva is making its final preparations to deliver the best transport system possible for Malta and Gozo over the next 10 years. Last week Arriva launched ‘My journey,’ a web-based journey planner which will enable passengers to familiarise themselves with the new bus routes and plan in advance [...]
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ICC European Division 2 Championship squads announced

For most of the eleven teams competing in the ICC European Division 2 Championship which begins in Belgium next week, this is a first major international outing in the game’s shortest form, Twenty20, with the prize for the two finalists of a place in next month’s Division 1 tournament in the Channel Islands. For those [...]
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Gozo Ministry condemns MUMN allegations on ECG testing

The Ministry for Gozo has said this afternoon that it condemns the statement made by the MUMN yesterday and that it categorically refutes the allegations by the MUMN regarding the way ECG tests are carried out at the Gozo General Hospital. The Ministry said that the ECG Technicians employed at the Gozo Hospital work a [...]
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EC launches EU-wide campaign in fight against tobacco

“Ex-smokers are unstoppable” is the slogan of the EU-wide campaign launched today by European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli. Tobacco is the single largest cause of avoidable illness in the European Union and the estimated cause of death of over 650,000 people in the European Union every year. 1 in 3 people [...]
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APS Bank announces a €42 million increase in share capital

Last April, during the Annual General Meeting, APS Bank Chairman, Emanuel P. Delia, indicated that the Bank was planning to strengthen its capital base further. This was prompted by the need to extend the Bank’s support to its existing and new customers, and in anticipation of the forthcoming regulatory requirements. To this effect, an Extraordinary [...]
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Public meeting held on a tunnel link between Malta & Gozo

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Consultation in collaboration with the Gozo Business Chamber organised a public meeting to discuss the possibility of a permanent link by subsea tunnel between Malta and Gozo. The meeting was addressed by Professor Eivind Grov, a Norwegian scientist and engineer, who has given advice [...]
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Asylum seekers applications dropped by 92.6% in 2010

The United Nations’ World Refugee Day is observed on June 20th each year. This occasion honours persons who have left or fled their countries due to fear, conflict, war or enmity. Last year two boats reached Malta’s shores carrying 47 persons on board, a significant drop of 15 boats when compared to 2009, and the [...]
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