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Leader Programme – Support assistance to Gozo craft sector

The Gozo Action Group Foundation under the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs recently launched a call under the Leader Programme for Measure 410 – Action 413.3 of the Rural Development Programme for Malta (2007-2013). The scope of this Measure 413 – Action 413.3 – Craft Sector Support is to provide assistance to the craft [...]
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Construction works in Gharb leads to removal of post box

MaltaPost has said that due to construction works, the postbox which is situated in Pjazza Zjara tal-Madonna, L-Gharb, will be removed as from this coming Thursday, the 26th of January 2012 for an indefinite period. The nearest post box is situated in Triq il-Vizitazzjoni, L-Gharb MaltaPost apologises for any inconvenience caused.
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Mixed verdict on credit rating agency reform proposals

Stepping up supervision of credit rating agencies could help to eliminate their conflicts of interest, but obliging companies to “rotate” their use of them could actually reduce competition among agencies, argued experts at a public hearing held by the EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Monday and Tuesday. Rapporteur Leonardo Domenici said that Parliament [...]
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Latest issue of Government stocks announced for February

The Accountant General announces the issue of €150,000,000 Malta Government Stocks subject to an over-allotment option of an additional sum of €150,000,000 as follows: Fixed Rate Malta Government Stocks (i) 4.25% Malta Government Stock 2017(III) Fungibility Issue, and (ii) 4.3% Malta Government Stock 2022 (II), and (iii) 5.2% Malta Government Stock 2031 (I) Fungibility Issue, [...]
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‘The Cross and the Crescent’ – A Wirt Ghawdex lecture

Wirt Ghawdex has the pleasure to announce it will be holding the first activity at the recently restored St. Cecilia Medieval Chapel. It will be a lecture entitled ‘The Cross and the Crescent,’ by Dr Paul George Pisani. The title of the lecture takes its inspiration from Samuel P. Huntington’s famous book, ‘The Clash of [...]
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Malta has one of weakest growths in bed nights for 2011

Tourism in the EU27 Record number of nights spent in hotels in the EU27 in 2011 Nights spent by non-residents up by 7% In 2011, the number of nights spent in hotels and similar establishments in the EU27 reached a peak of 1.6 billion nights, up by 3.8% compared with 2010. The evolution of the [...]
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Malta’s IIP down 65% at end of June 2011 over June 2010

As at the end of June 2011, the Maltese economy recorded an estimated net international investment position (IIP) of €253.1 million. The International Investment Position (IIP) Statement is a statement which summarises the country’s balance sheet showing the stock of external assets and liabilities of Malta with respect to the rest of the world at [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Nadur & Fontana

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Nadur and Fontana, Gozo, on Thursday, the 26th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria 12.30pm-3.30pm: TRIQ TAL- GHAJN, TRIQ SANTA DUMINKA, TRIQ ID- DEJQA, TRIQ MONS. GUZEPPI FARRUGIA, TRIQ ALFONS MARIJA HILI, TRIQ L- ISKOLA, [...]
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