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The Giffoni Film Festival 2011 experienced by local students

Six Maltese students and a teacher participated in the Giffoni Film Festival held in Giffoni, a small village quite near Salerno in Italy. Three of these students were from Sir Michaelang Refalo Upper Lyceum of Gozo and the other three were from St. Augustine’s Boys’ Secondary School in Pieta.’ The 41st Edition of this Film [...]
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Vodafone Foundation advocates inclusion at summer club

With the support of the Vodafone Malta Foundation, the Equal Partners Foundation ran a successful Summer Club for youngsters between the ages of 13 to 16. The programme ran a varied set of activities including drama, music, sports and community living to help the youngsters develop skills which aid them to access mainstream secondary and [...]
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The sustainability of EU public finances is key policy concern

The economic crisis has taken a heavy toll on EU Member States’ public finances, making debt sustainability a major challenge across the Union. At the same time, a major overhaul of EU fiscal surveillance is underway. The 2011 Report on the Public Finances in EMU takes a look at the recent developments in public finances, [...]
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Smiley & Chuckles are waiting for homes at the Gozo SPCA

Smiley and Chuckles are two very happy and friendly young dogs currently at the Gozo SPCA re-homing centre in Victoria. Smiley, a mixed breed dog, shown in the top 2 photos, was found in Qbajjar. She is Smiley by name and by nature! She has a funny grin that she likes to show a lot, [...]
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Agricultural producer prices rise in Q2 compared to 2010

According to the National Statistics Office, during the second quarter, producer prices for agricultural output and input prices advanced by 2.6 per cent and 13.7 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter last year. The producer price index for agricultural products in the second quarter of 2011 stood at 114.54 points, up by [...]
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