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‘Journeys of Discovery’ by Gozo College Primary Schools

‘Journeys of Discovery’ (2nd edition), is a selection of art works by Gozo College Primary Schools. The exhibition, which is being organised by Heritage Malta, will be held at The Citadel Gozo Area Exhibition Hall, the Citadel, Victoria. Artworks as drawings, paintings and sculptures by Gozo College Primary Students, inspired by the collection at the [...]
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Women in Malta still earn 6.4% less on average than men

Women across the EU continue to earn an average of 16.4% less than men, according to new figures released by the European Commission on European Equal Pay Day. For 2010 the gender pay gap in Malta stood at 6.1 %. Gender statistics for Malta are available according to each key life stage and covers educational [...]
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MEPA to issue penalties to Enemalta on Marsa Power Station

MEPA said in a statement this afternoon that “the Marsa Power Station is subject to the limited lifetime derogation under Article 4 (4) of Directive 2001/80/EC. This derogation allowed four generating plants at the Marsa Power Station to operate at higher emission limits than those allowed by the Large Combustion Plants Directive for a limited [...]
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Day four of ‘Gozo Week on Campus’ with guests & a debate

On the 4th day of the Gozo Week, several prominent people visited the stand including Dr Justyne Caruana, H.E. Mario Grech the Bishop of Gozo, Dr Franco Mercieca and Dr Marthese Portelli. A debate took place with Dr Andrew Azzopardi on the survey carried out by OASI about Youths in Gozo, during which the results [...]
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October’s full-time employment increased by 1.6% on 2010

Full-time employment during October increased by 1.6 per cent to 149,467 persons when compared to the corresponding period in 2010. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a period of one year, the gainfully occupied population increased by 2,370 while the registered unemployed decreased by 158. This was reflected in [...]
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25 European countries including Malta sign fiscal compact

Twenty-five European leaders today signed the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance aimed at strengthening fiscal discipline and introducing stricter surveillance within the euro area, in particular by establishing a “balanced budget rule.” Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi signed for Malta. The content of the treaty had been endorsed at the last European Council meeting in [...]
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FKNK insists on correct application of trapping derogations

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) in a statement said that it “notes the discussions that ensued in Parliament on Tuesday between Environment Minister Mario Demarco, Nationalist MP Franco Debono and Labour MP Anthony Aguis Decelis, regarding live- bird trapping, in particular to traditional live-finch trapping.” “Dr Demarco should be informed that [...]
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