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BOV ‘Dresses down’ to raised funds in aid of Children in Care

Around 1,500 BOV Staff Members dressed down on Friday 13th July 2012 to raise funds for children in care. A great majority of the Bank’s staff members participated in this initiative, including those in the Gozo branch and went to work in informal clothing while making a monetary donation that will be presented to selected [...]
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British companies in Malta employ around 3,000 persons

“The excellent relations that exist between Malta and the United Kingdom are not limited to the political and economic spheres but are also amply reflected in the strong bond of friendship that has developed during the past decades between the peoples of both countries. “This has immensely facilitated the further enhancement of bilateral ties and [...]
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251,000 counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn – ECB

The European Centreal Bank has said that in the first half of 2012 a total of 251,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation. This means that the overall quantity of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation from January to June 2012 was 15.2% lower compared with the figures for the same period in 2011. At the [...]
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Stockport Grammar School square the series against Marsa

There was plenty of cricket played over the past week, with the two remaining games against Stockport Grammar School, the Summer league continued with Krishna C.C entertaining Overseas C.C. and a friendly game between a Travellers C.C from England (which needed a couple of players) against the Marsa C.C. The Malta against the Rest was [...]
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Bolton Youth Choir concert in Sannat on Tuesday

The JP2 Foundation, together with Alpine Travel, have the pleasure of announcing another musical event in Gozo, this time featuring the Bolton Youth Harmonies from the United Kingdom, as part of the Choir’s first overseas tour for twenty years. The concert will be taking place tomorrow, Tuesday the 17th of July, 2012, between 7.00pm. and [...]
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Malta has one of the highest rates of inflation in the EU

Euro area annual inflation was 2.4% in June 2012, unchanged compared with May. The highest annual inflation rate was in Hungary (5.6%), this was followed by Estonia and Malta (both 4.4%). A year earlier the Euro area annual inflation rate was 2.7%. Monthly inflation was -0.1% in June 2012. EU annual inflation was 2.6% in [...]
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May’s outbound tourist trips increased by 13% on last year

Outbound tourist trips during May amounted to 23,711, an increase of 13.0 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Same-day visitors totalled 4,106. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries was calculated at 20,495, while a further 3,216 trips headed towards non-EU destinations. An increase of 10 per cent in tourist trips [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Xewkija, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 18th of July between the hours of 8.30am to 12.30pm . The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: Kercem: TRIQ SAN DIMITRU and SQAQ TA’CINI. Xewkija : TRIQ TAL- BAQQARI, TRIQ TAL- GRUWA [...]
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Heritage awareness programme for hospitalilty front-liners

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association is organising a one day tour for front-liners working in the hospitality industry. The programme is open throughout the whole year and the scope is to create an awareness campaign amongst front-liners working directly with tourists of the Maltese heritage riches The programme involves a tour of Malta on [...]
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