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Ghasri is 5th in UK’s ‘Self-Catering on a Shoestring’ report

Families planning a self-catering holiday in Europe this summer will fnd supermarket prices lowest in Majorca and Portugal, according to the new Self-Catering on a Shoestring report by the UK’s Post Offce Travel Money. The survey compared the cost of a basket of 20 items that can be bought in a supermarket for a family [...]
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Courses commencing in October 2012 at the Gozo Campus

The University of Malta will be offering a number of courses at the University Gozo Campus at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level as from October 2012. The courses on offer are the following: Diploma in Gozo Studies Diploma in Commerce Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Master of Arts in Islands and Small States [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Xewkija, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 14th and 15th of July. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Xewkija Saturday 2.30pm-5.30pm: TRIQ TA’ HAMET. Xaghra Sunday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ GHAJN LUKIN, TRIQ IL- KNISJA, TRIQ MIKELANG PACE and [...]
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Malta Film Fund 2012 increased by €250,000 on last year

The Malta Film Fund has been launched this afternoon by the Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment Tonio Fenech and the Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment Mario de Marco. This year’s Fund has been increased to €250,000 for the development of films and documentaries and the production of short films, feature films [...]
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UK Minister for Europe on two-day visit to Malta next week

The Rt Hon David Lidington MP, UK Minister for Europe at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will be in Malta on July 16 and 17 for an official visit. The visit is designed to strengthen the close ties between Malta and the UK. Mr Lidington’s visit comes at a time when the EU faces a [...]
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Industrial production at -1.3% in Malta & +6% in euro area

In May 2012 compared with April 2012, seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 0.6% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.5% in the EU27. In April production decreased by 1.1% and 0.7% respectively. In May 2012 compared with May 2011, industrial production dropped by 2.8% in the euro area and by 2.3% in the [...]
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Dolphin carcass found at bottom of Ahrax cliffs in Malta

A dead dolphin was found at the bottom of the Rdum tal-Madonna cliffs in the Ahrax tal-Mellieha area by members of Nature Trust (Malta)’s Wildlife Rescue Team a few days ago. The carcass was spotted by BirdLife Malta members, who reported the incident to Nature Trust. Members of the rescue team went on site by [...]
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‘Family Day’ taking place this Saturday at HSBC in Victoria

The HSBC branch in Victoria, Gozo as well as the newly refurbished branches in Mosta, Paola, and Swieqi, are to bring families together for a day of colourful activities and special banking offers. Animators will entertain children with a variety of games and activities, face painting sessions, and balloon artists, while customers may experience the [...]
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ETC data shows employment figures up by 1.5% on 2011

The average gainfully occupied population during the first two months of 2012 increased 1.5 per cent when compared to the corresponding period in 2011. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation indicate that over a period of one year, persons with a full-time job increased in both January and February to 149,946 and [...]
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New British High Commissioner appointed for Malta

Mr Robert Haydon Vernon Luke has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Malta. He will succeed Ms Louise Jane Stanton OBE who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Luke will take up his appointment during October 2012. Mr Luke joined the Diplomatic Service in 2000 from the Millennium Commission, [...]
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