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MEPA fails to take action against serious illegalities at Ramla

The Non-Governmental Organisation, Save Ramla, has said in a statement that “the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is still resisting to issue an enforcement notice with respect to serious illegalities which exists at Ramla Bay.” “After three and a half years since the last correspondence with the Chairman of MEPA on the development project [...]
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‘The World is YOUth’ publication by JP2 Youths and GUG

As part of its activities for the International Year of Youth, JP2 Youths in collaboration with GUG took the initiative to publish ‘The world is YOUth.’ This online publication consist of articles by youths on the various issues and themes related to this year and to the United Nations. The youths tackled these issues and [...]
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Prices announced for Government’s February stocks issue

The Accountant General notifies that the price for each Stock offered for subscription by members of the public has been established as follows: (i) 4.25% Malta Government Stock 2017 (III) Fungibility Issue at €103.75 with a YTM of 3.523%, which corresponds to an annualised rate of 3.554%; (ii) 4.3% Malta Government Stock 2022 (II) at [...]
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MIA forecasts fewer passengers in 2012 than last year

Malta International Airport has said in a statement today that it is forecasting that passenger numbers for 2012 will be slightly less than the record achieved in 2011, i.e. c. 3.4 million, down 2.8% from the all-time record of 3.5 million achieved last year, but over 3% more than the previous record achieved in 2010. [...]
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EC withdraws case against Malta on submitting noise maps

On 26 January 2012, the European Commission formally adopted its decision to close infringement proceedings and withdraw the case it had instituted against Malta before the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning the submitting of noise maps. In this case the European Commission had alleged that Malta had not properly implemented Directive 2002/49/EC [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Sunday, the 29th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: 8.30am-11.00am: TRIQ IL- MITHNA, TRIQ IT- TABIB ANTON TABONE and TRIQ SIR PAWLU BOFFA. 2.30pm-5.00pm: TRIQ GHAJN QATET, TRIQ IL- WIEHED U TLETIN TA’ MARZU [...]
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First Rugby League fixture to be held at Gozo Stadium

Gozo is to host its first official rugby fixture when Calderdale College visit from England next month. The Gozitan team, who debuted in the MRL Championship in 2011, will field their open age side against the Calderdale College U19′s from West Yorkshire. Player-coach Clifford Debattista agreed to the fixture in Gozo along with Gozo RL [...]
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December’s producer price index up 3% on previous month

Provisional data indicates that in December, the producer price index for total industry increased by 3.0 per cent when compared to the previous month. This rise was reflected in a 5.9 and 0.1 per cent increase in prices for intermediate and capital goods respectively. Energy and consumer goods prices remained stable. During the month, the [...]
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1,543 counterfeit notes withdrawn from circulation by CBM

In the second half of 2011, the number of counterfeit euro banknotes reported to the Central Bank of Malta amounted to 1,059. This brought the total of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation for the whole of 2011 to 1,543, or 36.3% less than the 2010 level. However, the latest six monthly figure was higher than the [...]
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