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‘Whites… Sand Vibes!’ a night to remember at Ramla

The Body Art Dance Group, in collaboration with Xaghra Local Council, are organiseing an event ‘Whites… Sand Vibes!’ at Ramla fields on Friday, the 26th of August, from 5.30pm onwards. Xaghra Council said that this will be a “night of pure entertainment including dance, sports, fashion, hair, designed ambience and lights.” The event will include [...]
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ICT certificates awarded at the Santa Marta Day Centre

Eight Gozitans aged between 18 and 50-years of age, have participated in courses at the Santa Marta Day Centre in Victoria. The courses were held for people with disabilities with the aim of improving skills in the field of ICT. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, this morning distributed certificates to the participants at a [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Gozo, on Friday, the 19th of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: PJAZZA L- ARCIPRIET MARTIN CAMILLERI, TRIQ CIMCEM, TRIQ IT- TLETTAX TA’ DICEMBRU, TRIQ PAPA LJUN XIII, TRIQ DUN [...]
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Malta’s July annual inflation rate below EU and Euro area’s

Euro area annual inflation was 2.5% in July 2011, down from 2.7% in June. A year earlier the rate was 1.7%. Monthly inflation was -0.6% in July 2011. EU annual inflation was 2.9% in July 2011, down from 3.1% in June. A year earlier the rate was 2.1%. Monthly inflation was -0.5% in July 2011. [...]
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Birdlife welcomes postponement of Autumn trapping season

In a statement issued today Birdlife Malta said, “the government yesterday did not declare an autumn trapping season, as it was previously expected to do”. “The Government’s decision comes after the European Commission last June challenged Malta’s autumn trapping season through a Letter of Formal Notice which started infringement proceedings against Malta.,” Birdlife said. “The [...]
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MUMN issues directives at Boffa Hospital over poor funding

MUMN Secretary-General, Paul Pace, has issued an MUMN statement today saying that “although the Government has been repeatedly stating in various media that it considers the oncology sector as one of its main priorities, the truth is far from such.” MUMN continued, “Boffa hospital, not like Mater Dei Hospital is considered third class to the [...]
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Memories from the last World War – Nadurjana Exhibition

A journey of exhibitions through faith, history and art is going to be launched on the 2nd of September 2011, in Nadur, by the Cultural Commission of Nadur Parish and the Nadur Local Council. In this first edition of exhibitions series the chosen theme is ‘Memories from the last World War.’ Various memorabilia from this [...]
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Malta calls on Syrian authorities to stop the violence

A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued this morning said that “Malta joins the international community in expressing grave preoccupation at the widespread violations of human rights and use of force with which the Syrian authorities are confronting civilian protestors seeking democratic change in their country. The Syrian authorities must take all necessary [...]
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July’s annual inflation rate at 2.2% down from June’s 3.30%

Figures from the National Statistics Office show that in July the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down to 116.84 from 117.14 in June. In July, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down by 0.3 per cent over the previous month. This primarily reflected a drop of 12.1 per cent in the Clothing and [...]
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