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Book on ‘The Gozo Civic Council’ by Mgr Dr Joseph Bezzina

Monsignor Dr Joseph Bezzina has published the first book about the Gozo Civic Council entitled ‘The Gozo Civic Council: The story of a Regional Government.’ The book, which was inaugurated on Friday, deals with the move towards the achievement of a Regional Council responsible for the internal affairs of the island, the Civic Council’s work [...]
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Decision reached for Melita customers to get free upgrade

The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority has said in a statement this afternoon that following meetings and discussions with Melita, it was decided that in the best interest of the consumer, the company will ensure its customers receive more information about changes to their service. They will also get a number of days within [...]
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ME providing free Arabic language course for business

Malta Enterprise is organising a practical introductory course to the Arabic language aimed at those entrepreneurs carrying out their business activities in Arab speaking countries or interested in expanding their business activities in the region. The course, which will be provided free of charge, is scheduled to start on January 31st, 2012. Twohour sessions between [...]
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Malta’s employment rates for over 55?s some of EU’s lowest

Active ageing in the EU The employment rate for persons aged 60-64 increased from 23% in 2000 to 31% in 2010 …and from 50% to 61% for those aged 55-59. The share of persons aged 55 and over in the total population increased between 1990 and 2010 in all Member States. In 2010, the largest [...]
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John Inguanez is new Permanent Secretary in Gozo Ministry

John Inguanez has been appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Gozo. His new position will come into effect from the 22nd of January 2012. He will replace Mr Joe G. Scerri who has moved to Heritage Malta as the new CEO. John Inguanez joined the Public Service service in April 1987, after graduating from the [...]
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Opposition Leader presents a motion of no-confidence

Update: The Opposition Party Leader, Joseph Muscat, has this morning presented two motions calling for a vote of no-confidence in the Government. Mr Muscat said that he will be moving the motion early today. The Labour Leader confirmed on the TVAM breakfast show earlier this morning that he would be presenting a motion of no-confidence [...]
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Joseph G. Scerri is new Executive Head of Heritage Malta

Joseph G. Scerri has been appointed Chief Executive of Heritage Malta, commencing his new position on 22nd of January 2012. Mr Scerri joined the Public Service in 1986 and became a teacher after graduating from the University of Malta in 1992 with a Batchelor of Arts in psychology and sociology and took the PGCE. In [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Sannat

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Sannat, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 14th and 15th of January. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem Saturday 8.30am-11.30am: PJAZZA TAD- DEHRA, PJAZZA MADONNA TA’ LORETO, PJAZZA INDIPENDENZA, TRIQ ANGLU GRECH, TRIQ FUQ IL-GHAJN and [...]
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Q3 Government account registered shortfall of €41m

In the third quarter of 2011, the General Government account registered a shortfall of €41.0 million. Quarterly Non-Financial Accounts (t/t-4) The deficit recorded by the General Government for the September quarter last year amounted to €41.0 million, down from €43.6 million in the comparable period of 2010. During July-September 2011, total revenue stood at €627.7 [...]
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