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Daily Carnet de Chasse figures not yet compiled – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) has responded this evening to a statement issued by Bird Life (Malta) today, “whereby it is stating that the Authority has not yet provided it with a daily breakdown of Carnet de Chasse figures for last autumn.” MEPA said that it “notes that the daily figures have not [...]
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89% of Gozitan students stay in Malta through the week

A study launched at a conference at the University campus in Gozo today by the Gozo University Group (GUG) gives a clear indication that Gozitan youths of today have determination and although many of them are living independently, still cherish the value of family and religion as well as the beauty of the island. The [...]
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Ghajnsielem man in Mater Dei Hospital following car accident

A 73-year old man from Ghajnsielem has been taken to Mater Dei Hospital with serious injuries, following an accident in Independence Road, Msida. The man was driving a Daihatsu Hi-Jet, when he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree causing it to overturn. The accident took place at around 2pm this afternoon. Valletta [...]
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BOV’s €40 million 4.25% notes due 2019 fully subscribed

Bank of Valletta’s offer of €40 million 4.25% Notes due 2019 has been fully subscribed. Whilst expressing his satisfaction to the Notes’ take up, Charles Borg, BOV’s Chief Executive Officer stated, “The response of investors to this offer has once again given testimony to the strength and trust of the BOV brand.” Mr Borg further [...]
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EU to make registering a car in another EU state simpler

Each year, EU citizens and companies have to move some 3.5 million vehicles to another Member State, and need to get them registered according to the national legislation. However, what should be a simple registration procedure in the 21st century Single Market remains a cumbersome and lengthy administrative procedure because of the diversity of rules [...]
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“Malta is taking the Commission for a ride” – BirdLife Malta

“This year’s spring hunting derogation is clear evidence of the Government’s strategy of slowly extending the spring hunting periods from one year to the next,” BirdLife Malta announced today. “Following the European Court of Justice ruling in 2009, which condemned Malta for its past spring hunting and trapping derogations, the government claimed that only a [...]
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Musicals in Gozo with D.R.E.A.M.S. XOW and Mamma Mia

The busy 2011-2012 theatre season at Gozo’s Teatru Aurora will come to a spectacular end with two big musical shows in less than a month, with D.R.E.A.M.S. XOW in April followed by the Mamma Mia Dance Show in May. On Saturday, April the 14th 2012, the Aurora will present D.R.E.A.M.S. XOW by Rewind Productions. After [...]
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Employment figures in construction industry down by 4.1%

A sample survey carried out among construction enterprises showed that employment went down by 4.1 per cent, wages and salaries increased by 0.4 per cent and hours worked declined by 4.0 per cent when compared to the fourth quarter last year. Year-on-year data reveal that employment in construction activities went down by 4.1 per cent, [...]
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MEPA issues spring hunting question & answer guidelines

In a statement from MEPA this morning, the Authority issued questions and answer guidelines on Spring Hunting, saying that “Government has published a Legal Notice which has declared the opening of a spring hunting season in 2012. This hunting season will open between the 12th April and the 30th April (both dates included), with a [...]
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