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Winning design announced of the new 2-euro coin

Euro-area citizens and residents have selected the winning design of a new euro coin that will be issued next January to commemorate 10 years of euro banknotes and coins. Close to 35 000 people voted in an online competition from a choice of five designs that had been pre-selected by a professional jury following a [...]
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Malta’s industrial producer prices remain stable for May

In May 2011 compared with April 2011, the industrial producer price index fell by 0.2% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.3% in the EU27. In April prices increased by 0.9% and 1.0% respectively. In May 2011 compared with May 2010, industrial producer prices gained 6.2% in the euro area and 7.1% in the [...]
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Melita launches new Video On-Demand beta version

Video On-Demand (VOD) is moving a step closer to becoming available in all Malta and Gozo as Melita launches a beta version on the 6th of July. The VOD beta services will be available nationwide and for free to all subscribers who already have the interactive Netbox HD as part of Melita’s XL Entertainment Pack. [...]
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Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel being held in Xewkija

The programme of Religious Festivities have been announced in honour of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, which is celebrated in the church dedicated to her honour at Ta’ Hamet, in Xewkija, between Tuesday, the 12th and Saturday, the 16th of July, 2011. Tuesday 12th July 2011: First Day of Solemn Triduum. 6.30pm: Recitation of the [...]
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Bank of Valletta launches its new addition of FIDDA Account

Bank of Valletta has launched a new edition of ‘The BOV FIDDA Account’, a six-year term deposit offering access to diverse markets globally and the peace of mind of guaranteed capital and income. The BOV FIDDA Account is a Structured Deposit Account denominated in Euro, US Dollars, Pound Sterling or Australian Dollars. This account offers [...]
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Drug victims should be helped not criminalised – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party (AD), welcomed the appeal of President George Abela and Caritas for the reconsidering of drug legislation in order that drug uses are helped rather then sent to jail. AD said that this follows similar appeals by the Green Party itself and experts from various spheres including Sedqa. Angele Deguara, [...]
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A summer offer from GO with mobile calls at 5c a minute

GO said it is “now offering the best mobile call rate in the market at just 5c a minute to all GO mobile and GO fixed numbers. Now, more than ever before, customers get maximum benefit from being part of Malta’s largest network. Once the offer is activated, calls made to GO mobile and GO [...]
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Government expenditure on R&D was €15.7 million in 2010

In 2010, total expenditure by General Government on Research and Development increased by €4.1 million to €15.7 million. Out of a total 146 General Government Sector units, 13 were actively engaged in R&D projects last year, survey carried out in the first quarter has revealed. 5 were Government Departments, while 8 were Extra Budgetary Units [...]
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Arriva asks passengers to be prepared for some delays

Arriva Malta this morning advised passengers in Malta to be prepared for some delays after 56 drivers failed to report for duty. Spokesman Piers Marlow, a director of Arriva Malta, said, “While this is less than yesterday, and we are already working to reduce the net impact, it is inevitable that it will have a [...]
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