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Report on Public Procurement analysis through case studies

The Auditor General, Mr Anthony C. Mifsud has presented to the Speaker the Report “Public Procurement analysis through case studies 2007 to 2009.” This exercise was carried out by the National Audit Office in the light of the need for efficient management of public procurement particularly in view of prevailing financial and economic situations locally [...]
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Gozo commemorates 214th anniversary of island’s liberation

Gozo Day was celebrated on Sunday, commemorating the 214th anniversary of when Gozo was liberated from the French occupation in 1798, as a result of which for a 22-month period, Gozo gained complete autonomy under the leadership of Archpriest Saverio Cassar. The ceremony, which was organised by the Gozo Regional Council, was attended by the [...]
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Young British boy rescued from the sea at Marsalforn

A young boy was rescued earlier this afternoon by two French divers after he fell into the sea at Marsalforn. The British boy and his parents were standing near the breakwater at Marsalforn when he fell in. The divers who were near the spot and saw the incident, immediately went into the water to assist [...]
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EC adopts new rules for faster & simpler access to EU funds

Following the recent entry into force of the new Financial Regulation the European Commission has adopted its new detailed Rules of application. The delivery of EU funds to businesses, NGOs, researchers, students, municipalities and other recipients will be improved as of 1 January 2013 thanks to simplified procedures. The new legislation increases transparency and introduces [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Zebbug on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Zebbug, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 31st of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- BATTERIJA, TRIQ GHAJN MHELHEL and TRIQ IX- XWEJNI.
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Art exhibition at the Cittadella on Mother Teresa of Calcutta

An exhibition of paintings by Liliana Hurtado Abt, of Peru, is currently being held at St Ursola Hall, Cittadella Centre for Culture & Arts, Victoria. The exhibition titled “Veni, sit mihi lux…” – ‘Come, be my light,’ features paintings on ‘Mother Teresa of Calcutta’ and is open to the public until Sunday, the 25th of [...]
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Arrivals in accommodation for August up in Gozo & Malta

Reported arrivals in collective accommodation establishments totalled 148,019 in August, up by 4.3 per cent over last year. Total nights also increased by 2.5 per cent to 1,020,209, according to figures released by the National Statistics Office. In August, total arrivals and nights in Gozo and Comino numbered 9,943 and 41,825 respectively. The average length [...]
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A flexible Common Agricultural Policy for sustainable farming

A sound Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one that provides the right instruments to farmers in different agricultural realities to operate sustainable farming practices which produce adequate high quality food at competitive prices, a round table was told. The round table was held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Floriana as part of Re:turn to [...]
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Public Warning Statement issued against Fantasy Tours

The Director General (Consumer Affairs) has this morning issued a Public Warning Statement identifying and giving information about services supplied in an unsatisfactory manner by Golden Travel Club Limited (C 33107) that has its registered Office at 2, Salvu Psaila Street, Birkirkara. It operates commercially under the trade name Fantasy Tours operating as tour operator, [...]
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