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Rebuilding of Xlendi road was an utter waste of money

Readers Letter – “I thought that the money that the tax payer spent in rebuilding this road to Xlendi was supposed to stop this happening again? Is this what we waited x amount of years for, plus well over a year to build? An utter waste of money.” Anthony J Stivala.
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Malta to receive EU funds under the School Fruit Scheme

The allocation of EU aid under the School Fruit Scheme for the 2012/2013 school year has been backed by Member States in the Management Committee yesterday and will be formally adopted by the Commission in the coming weeks. Malta will receive a 75% co-financing rate, which is €262 500. The EU funding of € 90 [...]
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EU statistics in celebration of International Women’s Day

How many more women than men are there among the total population and among the elderly? Is the share of women at risk of poverty or social exclusion higher than for men? How do employment rates for women and men differ by education level? Do women buy different goods and services over the internet than [...]
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Xewkija delivery hub wins the best Postal Area Group Award

During the Annual Staff Meeting held recently, MaltaPost employees were given an update on the Company’s performance for the previous year by the Chairman Joseph Said. During this event a number of postal employees were presented with special awards for their performance and accomplishments during the past year. The awards form part of a series [...]
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MicroInvest scheme extended & nearly at the 1000 mark

Almost a thousand micro enterprises including start-up companies and selfemployed which between them invested a total of €15.7 million and generated more than 235 new jobs have already applied for the MicroInvest schemes, which assists them to innovate, expand and develop their operations. Through the MicroInvest scheme administered by Malta Enterprise, businesses can get 40 [...]
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2010 female population in Malta & Gozo was just over 50%

International Women’s Day is commemorated worldwide every year on the 8th of March. On this day, women are recognised for their past and present struggles, as well as their achievements. The female population as at the end of 2010 stood at 210,031. Females aged less than 25 made up 28 per cent of the total, [...]
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MaltaPost definitive issue – Additional values set of 2 stamps

The Philatelic Bureau of MaltaPost will be issued today, Wednesday, the 7th of March 2012, a philatelic set of two stamps which add to the Definitive set that was originally issued on 29 December 2009. The set of two stamps depicts a gold coin (Byzantine Period) and the George Cross Medal (British Period). As well [...]
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