Archive for » February 9th, 2012«

Bishop Grech speaks of adoption & fostering as ‘heroic acts’

Though the weather was not promising, Dar Guzeppa Debono celebrated Pro-Life Day as planned with a symbolic walk towards Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary last Sunday. During the walk various reflections on life were read and at various points the crowd stopped to reflect as these moments were animated choreographically by the young students of the Central [...]
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Gozo Film Club presents the Spanish movie Martin (Hache)

The Gozo Film Club, is a group created by a handful of friends living in Gozo, who decided it was time for Gozo to taste what the world of cinema has to offer. Thanks to the help of some foreign Embassies and Cultural Centres, The Gozo Film Club are able to bring to Gozo some [...]
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AD to contest local elections as OPM says leave is “optional”

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that Principal Permanent Secretary, Godwin Grima, has informed its representatives Carmel Cacopardo and Arnold Cassola, in a meeting held today, that leave of candidates for local council elections was optional. Therefore candidates have the option of not taking leave. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said: “AD will therefore be [...]
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Vodafone business partnership with Dental Assoc of Malta

Vodafone Malta has reached a business agreement with the Dental Association of Malta, wherein Malta’s leading telecoms company will offer the organisation’s members special benefits on its already competitive mobile telephony and internet services. The communications solutions, which include an extensive range of mobile and internet products and services, have been tailor-made to help meet [...]
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ECB leaves interest rates unchanged for February 2012

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 1.00%, 1.75% and 0.25% respectively. The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee have also today decided to keep interest [...]
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National TV does not report the full news on Gozo – Bishop

The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech recently celebrated Mass for Gozitan writers and journalists to mark the Feast of St Francis De Sales, their Patron Saint, The Mass was held at the church of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Victoria. The Bishop said, “Today’s civilisation has not only given [...]
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In 2011 the visible trade gap widened by €11.0 million

Figures show that from an annual perspective, the visible trade gap in 2011 widened by €11.0 million, to stand at €1,531.5 million. This was due to increases in imports and exports of €944.6 million and €933.6 million respectively, when compared to 2010. The increase in imports was primarily due to fuels and lubricants, with other [...]
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AD to withdraw from Local Elections over OPM directive

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that if the OPM directive restrictions on public sector employees are not removed, it will not be contesting the local council elections. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “It is absurd that the Office of the Prime Minister is penalizing local candidates by asking them to take special unpaid [...]
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