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The Beauty of Life – A package for Gozitan primary schools

The Ministry for Gozo is financing the publication of ‘The Beauty of Life’ package for teachers, a project of Dar Guzeppa Debono, which includes a number of lesson plans intended for Gozitan primary school children between year one and year six. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, launched this pack at Dar Guzeppa Debono in [...]
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Office for the Commissioner for Children moves this month

The Commissioner for Children would like to inform all professionals and members of the public that the Office of the Commissioner for Children will no longer be located at Dar Vincenzo Bugeia in St. Venera. As of the 30th of January 2012 the Office will operate from 16/18 Tower Promenade, St. Lucia. The telephone number, [...]
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No-confidence motion vote to take place next Thursday

The Government and the Oppostion party have reached an agreement during the meeting of The House Business Committee held this afternoon. It was decided that the Opposition motion of no-confidence in the Government is to be discussed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, with the vote to be taken on Thursday at noon. Joseph Muscat, the [...]
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GO extends offer on Home Pack and GO interactive tv

GO Malta has announced that it is extending its offers on Home Pack and GO interactive tv with Home Pack. “The decision to extend both superb offers is strongly in line with the positive response that both offers enjoyed since hitting the market last December. The two offers now run till 31st January 2012,” the [...]
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Caritas Malta Epilepsy Association National Conference 2012

The drive to overcome the stigma associated with epilepsy will be the theme of this year’s national conference of the Caritas Malta Epilepsy Association. The conference is being held in conjunction with the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the University of Malta. The conference will highlight the European Parliament’s recently approved Written Declaration [...]
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Alarm bells for talks on closer economic union deal

European Parliament on Wednesday again sounded the alarm about possible pitfalls for the intergovernmental agreement currently being negotiated on closer economic union. Its resolution voices overwhelming doubts as to the need for any such agreement outside the EU system. It also stresses that democratic accountability must be improved, and says the deal should aim to [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 20th of January, between the hours of 12.30pm to 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: PJAZZA L- INDIPENDENZA, TRIQ G. P. F. AGIUS DE SOLDANIS, TRIQ G. P. F. AGIUS DE SOLDANIS SQAQ [...]
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ASA urges members to take interest in stage & film changes

The Arts Students Association said that it is “pleased to note that the amendments to the Stage and Film Classification have been launched for public consultation, and agree that this is indeed a positive step forward to revive the cultural scene in Malta, and move towards lending it a greater autonomy.” ASA also said that [...]
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Call for project proposals under the European Social Fund

The Managing Authority for Cohesion Policy 2007-2013 in Malta, the Planning and Priorities Coordination Division (PPCD) within the Office of the Prime Minister would like to announce that it has launched a new call for project proposals to be part-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund (ESF) 2007-2013. Eligible applicants are invited [...]
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Q3 turnover & employment in selected services up slightly

In the third quarter of 2011, turnover in selected services activities stood at 116.2 points, up by 0.3 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010. During this period, retail trade went up by 5.0 per cent, on account of increases registered in the food and non-food sectors of 9.1 and 3.1 per [...]
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Amendments announced to the stage & film classification

Following the launch of the National Cultural Policy in July 2011, which states that in terms of freedom of expression, the Ministry responsible for Culture shall initiate the process of updating Maltese legislation, Government yesterday launched for public consultation the amendments to the Stage and Film Classification. The consultation process is open for a period [...]
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