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Family Commission of the Gozo Diocese annual conference

The Family Commission of the Gozo Diocese will be hosting its annual conference, tomorrow, Friday, the 27th of January. The subject of the conference for this year is Familja Soda, Socjetà b’Sahhitha (Solid Family, Strong Society). The keynote speaker on this subject will be Fr Carlo Bresciani, a psychologist, family therapist and adviser to the [...]
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AFM officer joins Costa Concordia EU Observer Mission

Colonel Emanuel Mallia of the Armed Forces of Malta has been selected by the EU’s Monitoring and Information Centre (MIC) to participate in the EU Observer Mission in Italy in relation to the Costa Concordia cruise liner incident. Due to complexity of the emergency, the Italian Civil Protection has invited a small EU mission to [...]
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Assistant Electoral Commissioners – Local Council elections

The Electoral Commission has said that it will receive applications for Assistant Electoral Commissioners for the forthcoming Local Councils Elections. Applications will be accepted only from voters registered (in the October, 2011, Register) in the localities of Birgu, L-Isla, Hal Qormi, HaS-sebbua, Is-Siaaiewi, H’Attard, Hal Balzan, BirSebbuaa, Had-Dingli, Floriana, Il- Azira, Ghajnsielem, Hal Gharghur, Il-Hamrun, [...]
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The EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project launched in Malta

The EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project was launched yesterday afternoon by Minister Mario de Marco at the Exchange Buildings in Valletta, during an event attended by representatives from many businesses and hotels that are being offered help to save water. Minister de Marco thanked project partners the Malta Business Bureau, the Malta Chamber of [...]
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Unstable Government despite the motion result today – AD

In view of the outcome of Parliamentary vote, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, Chairperson Michael Briguglio said that “in view of the politically unstable situation in the country, a general election should be held despite the fact that PL’s motion did not garner a majority. Malta cannot be held hostage by a member of [...]
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Labour’s no-confidence motion defeated in Parliament

Following the this morning’s last minute discussions in Parliament on the no-confidence motion, a vote was taken and the motion proposed by the Labour Party last week, was defeated. Franco Debono abstained in the confidence vote, however with a tie of 34 votes for and 34 against, it was decided by the Speaker’ casting vote [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria and Fontana

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria and Fontana, Gozo, on Saturday, the 28th of January, between the hours of 2.30pm to 5.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: TRIQ SANTA DUMINKA. Fontana: TRIQ WIED SIEKEL.
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Arrivals & nights spent in accommodation down in November

In November, total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation stood at 82,611 and 443,405 respectively, down by 2.2 and 1.4 per cent respectively. The average length of stay edged down by 0.2 of a night, to 5.4 nights. Non-resident arrivals stood at 70,473, up by 5.0 per cent when compared to November 2010. On [...]
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