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Gozitan company to participate in German Food Exhibition

Jubilee Foods of Gozo will join over 6,500 exhibitors and 150,000 trade visitors at the most important food and beverage exhibition in the world this October. Anuga Food Fair, hosted in the historic city of Cologne, Germany, will be a sprawling mass of 300,000 square metres of food inspiration, ideas and innovation. The Anuga fair [...]
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Malta’s unemployment rate is below the EU average

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.0% in August 2011, unchanged compared with July. It was 10.2% in August 2010. The EU271 unemployment rate was 9.5% in August 2011, unchanged compared with July. It was 9.6% in August 2010. Eurostat estimates that 22.785 million men and women in the EU27, of whom 15.739 [...]
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Tommy & Rosy episode II Premiere at Notte Bianca

2011 is the European Year of Volunteering. This year, the EU is therefore trying to promote the values and benefits of volunteering. As a result, it is embarking on various initiatives aimed at empowering volunteer organisations and improving the quality of volunteering, rewarding and recognising volunteering activities, and raising awareness on the value and importance [...]
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Nathan Farrugia completes 20th leg of marathon in Vienna

Earlier today Nathan Farrugia successfully ran the 20th leg of his gruelling challenge of completing 27 marathons in 27 countries in 27 days. With the end of the challenge now clearly in sight, Nathan Farrugia today finished his marathon in Austria before moving on to Brno for the next leg of the challenge in the [...]
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Bishop of Gozo in Australia at the start of pastoral visit

The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech, arrived at Sydney airport early Friday morning local time, on the start of his his pastoral visit to Australia. He will be holding a series of meetings during his visit with emigrants from Gozo And Malta, which is due to finish on the 1st on November. The programme [...]
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Central Government debt rises by 4% on last year

Figures from the National Statistics Office today show that in the first eight months this year, the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure of Central Government amounted to €172.2 million, down by €103.1 million when compared to the corresponding period in 2010. In January-August 2011, recurrent revenue increased by €93.8 million, while total expenditure [...]
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MUMN welcomes the PM’s decision on Libyan ITU patients

MUMN would like to point out that while that the Maltese Government went to extreme measures to assist the patients from Libya, it is a pity that the same political commitment was not exerted to the Gozitan patients who need chemotherapy and have to come to Boffa hospital for such treatment on a regular basis. [...]
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