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Only a few tickets left for Brazillian dance extravaganza

The La Stella Philharmonic Society have announced that tickets for ‘RIO’ the Brazillian dance extravaganza which is being performed on Saturday, the 31st of March, the Astra Theatre, have now almost sold out, with only a few remaining. Gozitan and Maltese dancers alike will join forces to perform in one of YADA’s trademark shows with [...]
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White paper launched on control of neighbourhood noise

The Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Environment has launched for public consultation the White Paper on the Prevention, Abatement and Control of Neighbourhood Noise. Launching the white paper, Minister Mario de Marco said that whilst considering the EU obligations on noise, the white paper goes a step further and includes local considerations. Mario de [...]
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BOV establishes an EU Business Development Department

Bank of Valletta has announced that it is sharpening its business development strategy and strengthening its efforts in supporting SMEs with the setting up of a new EU Business Development Department. The objective of the EU Business Development Department is to consolidate Bank of Valletta’s position as the facilitator for the local business community to [...]
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MaltaPost to participate in the London Stampex Fair 2012

MaltaPost will be participating in the Stampex Fair 2012 in London. For this special event, the Philatelic Bureau will be issuing an Occasion Card, Personalised Stamp/Cover and Personalised stamps. The Occasion Card will be available for sale in mint and cancelled condition as from tomorrow, Wednesday, the 22nd of February 2012, at all Post Offices, [...]
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Gozo Regional Carnival 2012 closing celebrations cancelled

The National and Regional Celebrations Committee within the Ministry for Gozo has said that due to weather conditions, the concluding carnival celebrations in Gozo, which should have been held in Victoria this evening, have been cancelled. Further information may be obtained from the Cultural Office on 22156700 or info@gozoculture.com.
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things* at Arkadia in Gozo closes its doors for the last time

things* at Arkadia Commercial Centre, Gozo, closed its doors for the last time yesterday. Arkadia said that “things* which has enjoyed many years of trading women’s accessories and seasonal gifts is making way for the first outlet of Parfois in Gozo.” The flagship Parfois store has now opened in Republic Street, Valletta and Arkadia said [...]
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More help needed for abandoned properties in urban areas

“Although the government’s newly announced scheme, granting financial assistance to property owners who carry out rehabilitation works on scheduled properties or in urban conservation areas, is a positive one, it will not solve the problem of abandoned buildings in urban centres,” the Malta Developers Association said. In a statement, the MDA said it hoped the [...]
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Meat production & producer value both down in Q4 of 2011

Meat production and the producer value declined by 12.5 and 9.4 per cent respectively in the fourth quarter last year when compared to 2010. Meat production dropped by 12.5 per cent to 3,188 tonnes during the quarter under review, as a result of a decrease in the production of beef, pigmeat and broilermeat of 2.9, [...]
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Second bailout agreed for Greece worth more than €130bn

Following talks last night in Brussels that lasted over 13 hours, Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a second bailout for Greece. The agreen bailout means that Greece will receive loans worth more than €130bn. In a statement the Eurogroup said that it welcomes the agreement reached with the Greek government on a policy package that [...]
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