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New Arriva bus routes & amendments start this Sunday

As had been announced previously by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport, additional new bus routes and changes to existing routes will be introduced with effect from Sunday 11th September, Transport Malta confirmed this evening. The introduction of the additional new routes continues to refine transport services following feedback by public transport passengers and [...]
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6th Qala International Folk Festival being held next week

The sixth Edition of the Qala International folk festival organised by the Qala Local Council and the Qala Menhir Folk Group, which is taking place between the 15th and 18th of September 2011, will transform the picturesque village of Qala, Gozo, into a hub of meticulously organised Folk activities which will give a deep insight [...]
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Vodafone Malta’s €11 million investment in customer service

Vodafone Malta CEO Balesh Sharmahas announced that over the coming months until March 2012 the company will be investing €11 million to further finance projects aimed at taking its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to an even higher level. The company said the investment programme for this financial year is part of a larger on-going [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug and Nadur

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug and Nadur, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 7th of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Zebbug: TRIQ IL- FORN DAHLET L- GHARAJJEX, TRIQ IL- PORT, TRIQ IT- TORN, TRIQ SANTA MARIJA [...]
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Nadur Council deplores theft of rubber mats from play area

The Nadur Local Council said today that it deplored the act of vandalism that was committed in the San Blas playing field. Thieves stole 32 pieces from the saftey rubber mat that is used to protect children on the playground equipment. “This is a cowardly act of vandalism for which the whole community of Nadur [...]
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MIA August passenger movement figures down on last year

Malta International Airport (MIA) registered an increase of 8.5% in passenger movements during the first eight months of 2011. Passenger movements at MIA in August totalled 427,575, a decrease of 349 when compared to the same period last year. August also reached a seat capacity of 499,068 – a decrease of 7% (37,295 seats). Aircraft [...]
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Malta’s retail trade figures show largest decrease in the EU

In July 2011, compared with June 2011, the volume of retail trade grew by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27. In June retail trade rose by 0.7% and 0.5% respectively. In July 2011, compared with July 2010, the retail sales index decreased by 0.2% in both zones. Monthly changes In July [...]
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VersAghtini IKM to particiapate in Zejtun annual event

VersAghtini IKM will be participating in the ‘Zejt iz-Zejtun’ annual event, to be held in Zejtun on the last weekend in September. The VersAghtini programme to be held on Saturday, the 24th of September, will include traditional music, a selection of Maltese literature to commemorate the late Profs Guze Aquilina, and live anecdotes and experiences [...]
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June’s subscriptions up to most communications technology

Figures from the National Statistics show that as at the end of June, subscriptions to all forms of communication technology, excluding fixed telephony, increased when compared to the corresponding period last year, Internet, analogue and digital TV subscriptions Similar to the first quarter, there were no active narrowband (dial-up) internet subscriptions recorded, thus re-confirming the [...]
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