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Ministry for Gozo funding for Karmni Grima Museum project

Through a scheme launched by the Ministry for Gozo a project is being funded, to purchase a number of display cabinets for use in the residence of Karmni Grima, which is to be a Museum. This is being coordinated by a committee within the Ta’ Pinu National Shrine. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono visited [...]
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A sense of civic pride should guide local councillors – AD

In reaction to news on certain local councillors who are being accused of misusing EU funds, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party called for “a stronger sense of civic pride in local councils, and for less short-sighted personal interests.” Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika Spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, stated, “It is shameful that [...]
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Melita extends home package offer launched in December

Melita has extended the home package offer launched last December. The company said that “the package brings together all home communications and entertainment services in one deal for a special price of just €28 per month if customers subscribe by the 15th of January 2012. The special price is further discounted to €26 until March [...]
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Gozo tour of defence strategies by the Knights of St John

A guided Heritage Trail and tour is being organised by Heritage Malta. The title is ‘In Defence of the Cross’ – Gozo Defence Strategies by the Knights of St John. The day tour will visit Mgarr ix-Xini Coastal Tower (1661), the Dwejra Tower (1652) and from there a tour of the Citadel to visit the [...]
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EC accepts action taken by Malta over excessive deficit

Today the European Commission concluded that Hungary has not made sufficient progress towards a timely and sustainable correction of its excessive deficit. The European Commission proposes to move to the next stage of the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) and recommends that the Council of Ministers decides that no effective action has been taken to bring [...]
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First seminar to discuss the use of social media at work

Social media for some has become a vital tool, to others a phenomenon. Some companies are now embracing it and are using Social media tools such as Linked in, Facebook and Twitter to recruit and manage their employer brand on line. Others are still doubtful and have chosen to keep away. Careerpassport and Twenty-One Law [...]
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NGOs call for the “demolition of Armier’s illegal township”

The Environmental groups Ramblers’ Association, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Friends of the Earth, Din l-Art Helwa, Nature Trust, said in a joint statement that they “wish to commend the recent unanimous decision by MEPA to turn down an application by Enemalta for a substation to be built in the out of development zone at Armier [...]
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Gozo passenger & vehicle crossings down in Q4 of 2011

In the last quarter of 2011, the National Statistics Office figures show that sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered a decrease in vehicles and commuters, compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010. In the fourth quarter last year, commuters between Malta and Gozo edged down by 0.3 per cent, totalling 886,839 when compared to [...]
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