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Meeting in Gozo for MUT Members in state schools

The Malta Union of Teachers will be holding a meeting for Gozitan educators in state schools on Tuesday, the 20th of November, at the Ghajnsielem Primary Hall, starting at 4.30pm. The MUT said that this important meeting will give members the opportunity to meet the Union officials, who in turn, will also be addressing any [...]
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Europe’s health spending in 2010 fell for 1st time in decades

Health spending per person and as a percentage of GDP fell across the European Union in 2010. This is one of the many findings in the “Health at a Glance: Europe 2012,” a new joint report by the OECD and the European Commission. From an annual average growth rate of 4.6% between 2000 and 2009, [...]
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Programme of celebrations for Mgr Charles J. Scicluna

A programme of celebrations has been announced by the Curia in preparation for the Episcopal Ordination of Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, Auxiliary Bishop of Malta. The celebrations get underway on November the 20th. 5.30pm: At St Sebastian parish church in Qormi, where Mgr Scicluna spent his childhood, there will be a celebration for children. This [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Victoria on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Victoria, Gozo, on Monday the 19th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ SIR LUIGI CAMILLERI, TREJQET L- EXCHANGE, TRIQ IR- REPUBBLIKA and TRIQ TAHT PUTIRJA.
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AD calls for progressive policies to meet challenges in Malta

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that the budget should have a progressive orientation so as to meet important social, economic and environmental challenges in Malta. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said, “We are calling for a cross-party consensus for an increase in the minimum wage. This increase is essential because even though the [...]
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Industrial production down in both the euro area and EU27

In September 2012 compared with August 2012, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 2.5% in the euro area (EA17) and by 2.3% in the EU27, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August production increased by 0.9% and 0.5% respectively. In September 2012 compared with September 2011, industrial [...]
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Annual Saint Martin Dinner held at the Major Seminary

The feast of St Martin of Tours, this year fell on Sunday, the 11th November. To mark the occasion, the Major Seminary in Victoria, Gozo, holds its annual dinner known as L-Ikla ta’ San Martin, which was held on Saturday. This traditional dinner has been held for many years and was organised by L-Ahwa Hbieb [...]
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Mgr.Victor Grech in Brussels for European Citizens Prize

Caritas Malta Director Mgr. Victor Grech last week met with Mr. Martin Schultz, President of the European Parliament, in Brussels, together with European Citizen’s Prize Winners from 18 countries in the European Union. The invitation to the European Parliament was made by the Chancellery of the European Citizens’ Prize. Certificates of the European Citizen’s Prize [...]
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Peace, Europe, Future – A competition for young people

The European Parliament Office in Valletta is encouraging children and young people aged 8 to 24 to participate in a drawing and writing contest organised by the European Union to be in for the unique opportunity to attend the 2012 Nobel peace prize ceremony in Oslo. The drawing and writing contest is organised in partnership [...]
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