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Support schemes for roof insulation and double glazing

The Malta Resources Authority has launched a scheme aiming to encourage the use of systems for domestic use that reduce the consumption of energy or those systems that make use of renewable sources of energy. The scheme was in line with the Budget 2011 and applies to roof thermal insulation material and double glazed windows [...]
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‘Masters of the Sea’ powerboat event next weekend

The Malta Powerboat Association in collaberation with the Royal Yachting Association UK, San Pawl il-Bahra Kunsil, Transport Malta and Kunsil for Sport are pleased to announce their forthcoming event ‘Masters of the Sea.’ The event is taking place on the 14th/15th April 2012, from 10am till 4.30pm. Located in St Pauls Bay participants will be [...]
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Gas price rise due to higher international prices – Liquigas

Liquigas Malta issued a statement today in response to the backlash it received following the recent increases it made to gas prices, stating that the increases were because of the rising international LPG prices. Liquigas said that it “has been constantly faced with rising international LPG prices ever since October 2010 just a few months [...]
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APS Bank launches the 5th edition of its Kapital Plus Account

APS Bank has launched the fifth edition of its Kapital Plus Account. This new limited offer deposit account is capital guaranteed on a five year term and is being offered in Euro. The Kapital Plus account pays regular income of 2% p.a. and also provides the opportunity to earn potential additional bonuses on each anniversary [...]
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MV Ta’ Pinu is to be out of service until the end of May

Gozo Channel has said that the MV Ta’ Pinu will be out of service with effect from this Wednesday, the 11th of April 2012, owing to the 2nd phase of the retrofitting of the Hoistable Decks at Palumbo Shipyards. During this period all cargo trips to Sa Maison will be operated ad hoc late in [...]
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February’s visible trade gap narrowed by €130.6 m on 2011

Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in February stood at €74.9 million, down by €130.6 million when compared to the corresponding month in 2011. There were increases in imports and exports of €40.0 million and €170.7 million respectively. The rise in imports was due to mineral fuels, lubricants and related [...]
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Persons with disability need access to public transport – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said payments reflecting the budgetary increase in the public subsidy to Arriva should be withheld before it is ensured that all buses are accessible for persons with disability. Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson, said, “It is disappointing to learn that some Arriva buses are not [...]
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