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Malta National Cricket Team hold weekend training camp

Over the long weekend the Malta National Cricket Team is holding a training camp to prepare for the ICC European second division twenty over competition which will be held in Corfu from the 3rd to the 8th of September 2012. Twelve teams will be competing which include, the Isle Of Man, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Israel, [...]
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The Friends of the Sick & Elderly Charity Sale next weekend

The Friends of the Sick and Elderly is organising a charity sale next Sunday, the 25th of March, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. A donation of €10 for sellers is requested. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac [...]
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FIMBank boosts profits by 35% to over USD 9 million

FIMBank Group’s financial results for 2011, which were announced today showed that it registered a 35% increase in its after tax-profit during 2011, to reach USD9.13 million at the end of that year. The Group’s Balance Sheet also saw considerable growth, with Total Consolidated Assets as at 31 December 2011 exceeding the USD 1 billion [...]
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AD slams Ornis Chairmans Proposed Spring Hunting Period

Alternattiva Demokratika has slammed the Ornis Chairman for proposing a spring hunting period with regard to the hunting and trapping of the Turtle Dove (gamiem) and Quail (summien). Ad said that such proposals are government motivated. Michael Briguglio, Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika whilst reaffirming his party’s consistent stand against spring hunting said: “It is evident [...]
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President Emeritus Censu Tabone to be laid to rest in Gozo

President Censu Tabone, who was born in Gozo 98 years ago, will make his final journey back to his beloved Gozo this afternoon. He will be buried in the Victoria cemetery at Xewkija, where only his family will be in attendance. The Funeral Cortege will proceed as follows from Mgarr Harbour: • 2:35 pm Arrival [...]
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Malta Karate Open 2012 – Malta placed 3rd with 24 medals

A total of 385 Karate athletes from twelve different Countries attended and participated in this year’s Malta Karate Open 2012, which marked the 10th anniversary of these events since the first edition back in 2003. Chris Galea, the person behind the organization of these championships, said he was very satisfied with the level of Karate [...]
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Euro area external trade deficit €7.6 bn and EU27 €23.8 bn

The first estimate for the euro area (EA17) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in January 2012 shows a 7.6 bn euro deficit, compared with -16.1 bn in January 2011. The December 2011 balance was +9.1 bn, compared with -1.7 bn in December 2010. In January 2012 compared with December 2011, [...]
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