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The main highlights for Gozo from Government’s Budget

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech, presented the Budget 2013 in Parliament on this evening. Some of the main highlights that have been announced in Budget 2013 for Gozo are as follows: An ERDF Scheme for Gozitan businesses. Incentive guidlines for hoteliers to be reviewed, which includes incentives for 3* hotels. Revision of licences related to property [...]
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“The Budget of Uncertainty” – Alternattiva Demokratika

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that the budget for 2013 was taking place in a surreal electoral context given the statements of MP Franco Debono. AD said that despite a number of positive measures the budget lacks a progressive direction especially for low to mid-income earners. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “If Franco [...]
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Some of the main highlights of Government’s Budget 2013

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech, presented the Budget 2013 in Parliament on this evening. The next step is the reply by Opostition Leader, Dr Joseph Muscat on the 5th of December. The crucial vote for Budget 2013, requesting Members of Parliament for its approval, is due to take place on Monday, the 10th of December following [...]
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Liquigas announce prices rise on LPG from Thursday

Liquigas Malta Limited has said this evening that during the last weeks, the international LPG market continued to suffer from high prices. As a result, Liquigas Malta Limited announced in its statement an increase in the LPG prices effective as from tomorrow Thursday 29th November 2012. The revised prices are as shown in the table [...]
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150th birthday of Madre Margherita being celebrated today

Wednesday, the 28th of November is the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Servant of God Madre Margherita De Brincat, foundress of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Mother Margherita De Brincat passed away on January the 22nd 1952. She was baptised at St George’s parish, and this is where [...]
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10,000 free internet upgrades given to clients from Melita

Over the past few weeks, Melita said that it has rolled out a free internet upgrade to around 10,000 clients who are already subscribed to its Fibre Power packages. Melita said that its customers on Fibre Power 25 Megabits or Fibre Power 50 Megabits received a free 5 Megabit and 10 Megabit upgrade respectively. The [...]
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“Border surveillance system must help save migrants’ lives”

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee approved legislation on Tuesday evening to improve surveillance at the external borders of the Schengen area. The committee said protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, especially at sea, must be a key aim of the EU’s new “Eurosur” border surveillance system. When using Eurosur, member states must respect [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday the 30th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ GUZEPPI BAJADA, TRIQ TA’ BERTRIJA, TRIQ TA’ BULLARA DAHLA TA’ L- EGHZIEN, TRIQ LIBERAT GRECH, TRIQ [...]
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Producer and input prices for agricultural output rise in Q3

During the third quarter, producer and input prices for agricultural output advanced by 8.8 and 7.3 per cent respectively when compared to the comparative period last year, the National Statistics Office said today. The producer price index for agricultural products increased by 8.8 per cent, from 111.53 points in the third quarter of 2011 to [...]
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Ghasri man involved in motorbike accident in Victoria

A 37-year old man from Ghasri was taken to hospital earlier this morning, after he was involved in a traffic accident in Victoria. The accident, which happened in Republic Street, was between a motorbike, which the man from Ghasri was riding and a vehicle driven by a 48-year old man from Ghajnsielem. The motorbike rider [...]
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