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Xaghra Council to organise talent shows for young people

During the coming summer months, the Xaghra Local Council is organising a series of four new events aimed at giving the opportunity for children and youths to show their talent in singing and dancing in the relaxed atmosphere of Victory Square. This will be the first time that the Xaghra Local Council has organised these [...]
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The Central Bank of Malta’s Financial Stability Report 2010

The Central Bank of Malta is publishing on its website the third edition of its annual Financial Stability Report, covering the year 2010 and the first months of 2011. The Report surveys the financial system in Malta with the objective of identifying vulnerabilities and possible sources of risk that could impact on the stability of [...]
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MEPA sends out clear message on Dwejra illegal boathouses

Yesterday, the MEPA Board refused five planning applications that sought permission to sanction illegal works pertaining to the construction or extension of works for boathouses in Dwejra. The MEPA Board cited that these illegalities were incompatible with the ecological protection of this sensitive area and went against the public interest. MEPA said that the Board [...]
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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, is marked on the 26th of June, across various countries around the world. Through the commemoration of this day, these countries take the opportunity to express their commitments in promoting a drug-free society. On the 7th December 1987, the General Assembly of the United Nations decided [...]
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ESU-Gozo to promote good English language usage in Gozo

The Committee of the Gozo Branch of English-Speaking Union (ESU) is presently drawing up an intensive programme of activities that will be implemented in the coming months. The objective of the planned activities is to promote good English language usage in Gozo. Through its activities the ESU’s Gozo branch seeks to provide Gozitans with the [...]
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Central Government debt up by 6.5% on last year

At the end of May, Central Government debt stood at €4,446.1 million, up by €269.8 million, or 6.5 per cent, over the corresponding period last year. This was the result of higher long-term borrowing, which added €507.6 million. On the other hand, short- term securities and foreign borrowing dropped by €229.6 million and €13.3 million [...]
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Eco-Gozo allocates €1.24 million for 38 projects by NGOs

A total of €1.24 million are being allocated to 37 Non-Governmental Organisations to implement projects related to their voluntary work. These funds are part of the total sum of €25 million that have been allocated for Gozo by Government over a period of 3 years. A total of 38 projects which qualified for 95% of [...]
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