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Leone Philharmonic Society statement on disco incident

The Leone Philharmonic Society has tonight issued a statement refering to “the violent incident reported in the media. The incident involving a number of people allegedly took place in the Leone’s Band Club premises in Republic Street, Victoria and subsequently continued outside the club’s premises.” The statement said that “whilst condemning the incident and the [...]
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Exhibition of talented young artists taking place in Gozo

This month young artists from Gozo are exhibiting their work in the Cittadella Centre for Culture and the Arts, the Citadel, Victoria, Gozo. The exhibition entitled ‘Expo 2012,’ will include a wide variety of work in various media, from many gifted young artists. It includes work kindly provided by the schools of Gozo College. As [...]
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Time extended to review rules on EU Working Time Directive

The European Commission has agreed to a joint proposal from the European social partners to extend the negotiating period on reviewing the Working Time Directive to 31 December 2012, given that their negotiations are making progress. László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion said today, “The social partners have my best wishes [...]
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Sustainable tourism project now well underway at Xlendi

The Government said today that a sustainable tourism project that is currently being carried out by the Munxar Local Council in Xlendi is in “an advanced stage.” This project is co-financed by the European Agriculture Funds for Rural Development programme with funds, amounting to around € 400,000, which were acquired with the assistance of MEUSAC [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur this weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 18th and 19th of August. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ L- EMIGRANTI, TRIQ TA’ GRUNJU and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA. Sunday 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA and [...]
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Cash prizes to be won through BOV Cards Travel Promotion

Cash prizes totaling €3,000 are being made available to BOV Cardholders through the BOV Cards Travel Promotion that will run up to the 16th September 2012. Every transaction by a BOV Cardholder with a minimum value of €25 made while traveling abroad entitles them to an automatic stake in a lottery that gives out a [...]
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Mediterranean Bank opens its new Gozo branch in Victoria

Mediterranean Bank is pleased to announce the opening of its Gozo Branch at 140, Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria. The Branch will be managed by Mr Joseph Refalo, who brings to the Bank a wealth of experience from his many years in the local market. Joseph will report to Mr Ray Calleja, Head of Consumer Banking. [...]
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Euro area annual inflation at 2.4%, EU 2.5% & Malta 4.2%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.4% in July 2012, stable compared to June. A year earlier the rate was 2.6%. Monthly inflation was -0.5% in July 2012. EU annual inflation was 2.5% in July 2012, also stable compared to June. Malta had the second highest annual inflation in the at 4.1%. Inflation in the EU [...]
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July’s annual rate of inflation at 4.2% the 2nd highest in EU

In July the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 2.8 per cent, whereas the annual rate of inflation stood at 4.2 per cent, which is the second highest in the EU behind Hungary at 5.7%. The EU is stable at 2.4% and the EU area also remains stable at 2.5%. In July, the [...]
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Boathouses on public land at Armier should be removed – AD

“Those who have taken over public land at Armier should not be permitted to enjoy the fruits of their crime.” This was stated by Carmel Cacopardo, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Deputy Chairperson and Spokesperson on Sustainable Development and Home Affairs. AD said that earlier this month during a press conference MEPA officials stated [...]
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