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Government’s patronisation of consumer affairs – GRTU

On the occasion of the Consumer Day, which in Europe this year is dedicated to “sustainable consumption in a time of crises”, in Malta the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) prefers to steer away from sustainability and insists on its never ending patronisation of consumer affairs. In a day long conference marking European [...]
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Fort St Elmo restoration Project given go ahead by MEPA

The MEPA Board, have given planning permission for extensive restoration works to be carried out, at one of Malta’s most prestigious military forts, Fort St Elmo in Valletta. The approved restoration works, which excludes the Pinto Stores situated at the Lower Area of the Fort, will also entail the rehabilitation and reuse of the Carafa [...]
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Exhibition of eleven statues at the Victory Band Club Xaghra

As part of the Holy Week festivities in Xaghra, the Victory Philharmonic Society are organising an exhibition of statues and engraving at its club in Maria Bambina Street. A set of eleven artistic statues made by local artist Paul Aquilina together with a set of engraved works made by Michael John Grech and two artistic [...]
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Vodafone Malta launches its new social message campaign

Vodafone Malta has launched its social message campaign in an effort to remind people to act responsibly in a number of situations. The first phase of the public service announcement campaign is running on radios and reminds drivers to use communication technology safely while driving. The main message that the campaign is promoting is that [...]
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Rise in January’s industrial production one of EU’s highest

In January 2012 compared with December 2011, seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 0.2% in both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27. In December production fell by 1.1% and 0.8% respectively. In January 2012 compared with January 2011, industrial production dropped by 1.2% in the euro area and by 1.0% in the EU27. In [...]
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Former President Dr Censu Tabone to be buried in Gozo

The Government have announced the funeral details of former President Dr Censu Tabone. It will be a state funeral and the cortege will leave the former President’s residence at St Julians at 1.30pm today for the Presidential Palace in Valletta where Dr Tabone will lie in state. The public may pay their tribute today between [...]
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Industrial turnover & manufacturing down in Q4 of 2011

In the fourth quarter last year, provisional data indicate that industrial turnover and manufacturing new orders decreased by 4.6 and 15.6 per cent Total industrial turnover decreased by 4.6 per cent to 108.2 points in the fourth quarter of 2011, primarily as a result of a 15.0 per cent decrease in intermediate goods, which comprise [...]
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28-year old Fontana man seriously injured in accident

A 28-year old man from Fontana was seriously injured in a an accident on the coast road at Bahar ic-Caghaq sometime after 4am this morning. Chris Micallef was driving his Toyota car towards Qawra, when he hit an electricity pole, causing it to overturn, ending up on the rocks, the Police said. He was rushed [...]
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