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Seminar on diabetes held in Gozo for World Diabetes Day

A seminar was organised in Gozo on diabetes on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, which was celebrated on Wednesday. The seminar was aimed at raising awareness of this condition and and how to manage it, while also promoting good practices that could be instrumental in preventing diabetes. Gozitan children who regularly attend the outpatient [...]
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PBS board of directors to be held responsible for damages

Saviour Balzan, as Managing Editor and director of MaltaToday, has asked MediaToday lawyers to hold the directors of PBS, the chairman, the editorial board, the chief executive, head of news and presenter Lou Bondì responsible for any commercial damages to MediaToday. In a statement issued by Mr Balzan, it said that the lawyers have also [...]
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Worst autumn hunting season for protected shot birds – BLM

Birdlife Malta said in a statement today that “since the opening of the autumn season on 1 September, it has received 62 shot protected birds – nearly double the total of 33 shot protected birds recovered over the same period last year. This is the worst autumn hunting season since the organisation started keeping detailed [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra and Zebbug, Gozo, on Sunday, the 18th of November. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Zebbug 8.30am-11.00am: TRIQ MANWEL MAGRO, TRIQ TAX- XTUT and TRIQ SANTA MARIJA. Xaghra 2.30pm-5.00pm: TRIQ GUZEPPI BAJADA, TRIQ TA’ BERTRIJA, TRIQ TA’ BULLARA [...]
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Gozo show of Bla Kondixin at the Aurora Theatre in Victoria

The Gozo show of Bla Kondixin – a comic/satirical show produced by Ideas Alive, is being presented on Saturday December 8th, at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora, in Victoria. The Bla Kondixin gang is back for the second time round in Gozo, with more seriously funny political satire. Many of the old characters are back but [...]
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Australians are largest group acquiring citizenship in Malta

In 2010, 810 500 persons acquired citizenship of an EU27 Member State. The highest number of citizenships were granted by the United Kingdom (195 000 persons), France (143 000), Spain (124 000) and Germany (105 000) which together accounted for 70% of all citizenships granted by the EU27 Member States. Malta stood at (0.9). In [...]
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HICP went down by 0.7% in October with inflation at 3.0%

In October, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down by 0.7 per cent over the previous month. In October, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 3.0 per cent and the annual rate stood at 3.2 per cent. The National Statistics Office said that the HICP primarily reflected a decrease of 7.3 [...]
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‘Working beyond Retirement’ a conference by MEUSAC

A stakeholders’ conference was organised by the Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), entitled, ‘Working beyond Retirement.’ The Conference was one of a series of activities for the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 within a joint inter institutional arrangement between the Government of Malta,, the European Commission and the European [...]
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Rise in postal rates by MaltaPost effective from Monday

MaltaPost has announced it will be increasing its postal tariffs for Domestic Bulk Letter Mail, Domestic and International Regeistered Mail and Domestic and International Printed Papers as from this coming Monday. There will be no increase on the rates of postage stamps. It said in a statement today that “throughout 2012, MaltaPost was negatively impacted [...]
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New Centre of Research taking shape at the Xewkija farm

An invesment of more that €1.2 million is transforming the Government farm at Xewkija into a Centre of Research, Development and Innovation in Agriculture. This project is being led by the Ministry for Gozo in collaboration with the University of Malta and among others aims to promote agricultural practices that respect health and the environment [...]
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