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The ICT Gozo Malta Project now officially launched in Gozo

The ICT Gozo Malta Project, (ICTGM) which will be carried out through the collaboration of Synaptic Laboratories (Synaptic), a foreign ICT company based in Gozo, with the Gozo Business Chamber (GBC), was launched in Gozo earlier today. This project will be benefitting from the allocation of €50,000 through the Ministry for Gozo’s eco-Gozo scheme for [...]
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MEPA needs certified EIA professionals – Nature Trust

Nature Trust (Malta) said in a statement today that it “has welcomed the recommendation by MEPA’s Environment Protection Directorate that the proposed mega-tourism development for Hondoq ir-Rummien Bay should be refused.” “Among other things, the directorate referred to a particular report, which it said was biased, and was also critical of the Environmental Impact Assessment [...]
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Almost €15 m expected from EU for Malta border control

The European Commission proposed to allocate €370.1 million to Member States for actions in the field of border management and visa policy in 2012.This envelope will be available under the External Borders Fund to support investments in Member States and non-EU countries participating in Schengen, in particular those most affected by increased migratory pressures. Malta [...]
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Gozo University Group elects a new executive at its AGM

The new executive of Gozo University Group (GUG) was elected in the Sir M.A. Refalo Centre, Victoria Gozo. During the Annual General Meeting held on the 2nd of August, there were presentations and reports of the president, administrative and financial. On the agenda was also the launch of the new website of the GUG. The [...]
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Malta 49ers taking part at Cowes over this weekend

Twelve teams with 48 sailors from 15 nationalities, will line up on the starting grid on Saturday 6 August for Act 5 at the only UK stopover on the global circuit at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. Malta’s Benji Borg and Seb Ripard, have been invited to take part in 49er class exhibition and slalom [...]
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Good progress on restructuring programme – Air Malta CEO

Air Malta CEO Peter Davies has informed all employees of the national carrier that the management is making good progress on concluding agreements with each of the unions involved in the process on key issues, including the Voluntary Redundancy Schemes and the new organisation structure of the airline. No agreement has yet been reached and [...]
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MIA records sustained growth at a moderate rate in July

Following the 12.7% growth reported for the first half of 2011, passenger movements at Malta International Airport in July increased at a moderate rate of 3.4% reaching a record high for this month of 415,780 passengers. In July, aircraft movements and seat capacity decreased by 7.5% and 5.1% respectively over the corresponding period last year, [...]
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Etna Caponata canned vegetables withdrawn from sale

The Environmental Health Directorate has today issued a warning against the consumption of canned vegetables ‘Etna Caponata.’ The Environmental Health Directorate said that this product has been withdrawn and is not to be sold on the local market, due to the possible presence of a ‘green material.’ The product is in 200 grm tins, use-by [...]
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Nadur Chevaliers elevated to Grand Priory at investiture

The investiture of the Knights of St. Peter and St. Paul took place on Wednesday evening at the Nadur Town Hall . The Grand Master of the Confraternity Peter Paul Portelli started the ceremony by elevating the branch in Nadur to Grand Priory. In his opening speech the Grand Master said that “the seat of [...]
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March figures for those in full time employment rose slightly

According to administrative records held at the Employment and Training Corporation, the full- time gainfully occupied population during March amounted to 147,355, while those registering for work numbered 6,662. This resulted in a labour supply of 154,017, up by 1,712 (1.1 per cent) when compared to last year. Persons employed on a full-time basis in [...]
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The Special Olympics Team Malta shares its success

The 38 athlete-strong team from Special Olympics Malta met the Prime Minister, the Minister for Education and the Leader of the Opposition during three seperate meetings, on their return from the successful participation in the World Games held recently in Greece. The event brought together 7,500 athletes from 185 nations, with the Maltese team participating [...]
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