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Agreement signed for services to the elderly in Gozo

The signing of an agreement recently took place between the Ministry for Gozo, MAS and 12 Gozitan Local Councils, in relation to the provision of services to the Gozitan elderly through the Day Centre at Ghajnsielem. These day services together with the Meals on Wheels services are offered through the coordination of the Care for [...]
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Melita TV airing most of the Rugby World Cup matches 2011

Melita TV has confirmed that through its international channel France 2, it will be airing a significant number of the matches from the Rugby World Cup 2011 which is being held in New Zealand. More than 70,000 fans from around the world are expected to travel to New Zealand to watch the tournament with the [...]
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New traffic arrangements from Monday around Cirkewwa

Transport Malta has said that a new traffic management scheme will be implemented with effect from this coming Monday, the 12th of September along Triq il-Marfa, Cirkewwa. Vehicular traffic and public transport from Ghadira Bay, Mellieha in the direction of Cirkewwa will be diverted from Triq il-Marfa onto Triq Wied Musa (exits off Paradise Bay) [...]
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Health Inspectorate closes 4 Malta premises during August

This is the monthly report of salient activities performed by the Health Inspectorate Services of the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health during August, 2011. SUMMARISED REPORT The following is a summary of the report for the month of August: o 4 premises were closed down; o 6 operators were ordered to [...]
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EU27 current account deficit rises in the Q2 to €43.2 billion

The EU27 external current account recorded a deficit of 43.2 billion euro in the second quarter of 2011, compared with a deficit of 33.1 bn in the second quarter of 2010. In the second quarter of 2011, the EU27 external balance of trade in goods was in deficit by 37.4 bn euro, compared with a [...]
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Health warning issued not to consume Monika Fish Sauce

Following information received from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health said that as a precautionary measure the following product is not to be consumed because of the possible excessive presence of a preservative (benzoic acid). Product Description: Fish Sauce Brand: Monika Weight: 750ml [...]
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MHRA pursues regulations governing the sale of alcohol

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association said it has “continued with its discussions with Government in order that the revised regulations concerning the sale of alcohol through the so called bottle shops are concluded and published.” The MHRA continued, it “is also engaged in talks with Government regarding a revision of the regulations governing the [...]
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Saturday is World Suicide Prevention Day 2011

World Suicide Prevention Day is held on September 10th each year. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented. Disseminating information, improving education and training, and decreasing stigmatization are important tasks in such an endeavour. The theme in 2011 is “Preventing Suicide in Multicultural Societies.” The [...]
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July’s industrial production down by 4.8% on last year

The National Statistics Office has said that July’s industrial production decreased by 4.8 per cent from 108.4 points in July last year. This was due to declines of 6.2 and 9.7 per cent in intermediate and consumer goods respectively. On the other hand, energy and capital goods increased by 1.1 and 12.4 per cent respectively, [...]
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