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Finance Minister announces budget date as 28th November

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech announced on television this evening that the date for the budget will be Wednesday the 28th of November, when it will be presented in Parliament. There had been much speculation over the date, with the Government saying that it would be towards the end of November, but had not given specific [...]
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Gozo’s ‘Students’ Voice’ in Fun Run from Victoria to Valletta

‘Students’ Voice’ of Sir M.A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies Fortunato Mizzi Street, Victoria, has said that it will be taking part in the President’s Charity Fun Run organised by the Malta Community Chest Fund (MCCF). However, ‘Students Voice’ said that will be doing this with a unique twist for our islands, as their journey [...]
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Week-long ZiguZajg Festival gets underway on Monday

Monday 19th November is set to see the start of the second edition of the ZiguZajg International Arts Festival for Children and Young People. The festival, which will include twenty-four local and international productions featuring music, story-telling, animation, film, dance and theatre, will take place in various venues in Valletta and also in Gozo, coming [...]
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EU countries will be pushed to fully apply EU energy rules

The European Commision has said that all EU countries will be pushed to fully apply EU energy rules so the market works to its full potential for consumers. EU countries have agreed on common rules for a more competitive energy market, one that offers people and businesses secure and sustainable supplies at fair prices. These [...]
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AFM hands over 8 preserved weapons for museum display

The Armed Forces of Malta has handed over eight preserved weapons to Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna (FWA) to be later displayed at the Foundation’s Museum of War in Vittoriosa. Major Melvyn Haber and Lt.Col. George Galea handed over the weapons to Mr Mario Farrugia during a handing-over ceremony held at Fort Mosta to mark the event. [...]
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Gozo Rugby Club to field teams in both League and Union

The Malta Rugby League (MRL) would like to confirm to supporters of the MRL that the Gozo entry in MRL competition will return to being known as Gozo Rugby League (Gozo RL). The Gozo Rugby Club (Gozo RC), formerly known as Gozo Rugby League (Gozo RL), a foundation club of the MRL, will field teams [...]
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‘Irricikla ghall-Istrina’ recycling plastic bottle caps for l-Istrina

GreenPak Coop Society launched its Irrickla ghall-Istrina initiative which aims at collecting funds for the upcoming l-Istrina 2012 through collecting and recycling of plastic bottle caps. The campaign was launched on Friday at the Gzira Primary School. For this second edition, GreenPak has further extended its scheme to local councils enabling households to actively contribute [...]
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Charity Sale on Sunday for the Friends of the Sick & Elderly

The last charity sale for winter 2012, organised by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly, is taking place next Sunday, the 25th of November, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 8am to 1pm. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric a brac etc [...]
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Panthers claw back a win against the Sharks in final game

On Saturday the final game of the Chairman’s Panthers and the Captain’s Sharks was played. The Sharks won the toss and surprisingly asked the Panthers to bat first. The last time the Panthers batted first they managed to win. Joy Ghoseroy and Haroon Majeed opened the batting. Majeed was in the mood for batting as [...]
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Panthers claw back a win against the Sharks in final game

On Saturday the final game of the Chairman’s Panthers and the Captain’s Sharks was played. The Sharks won the toss and surprisingly asked the Panthers to bat first. The last time the Panthers batted first they managed to win. Joy Ghoseroy and Haroon Majeed opened the batting. Majeed was in the mood for batting as [...]
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