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Voluntary work makes responsible citizens – Michela Galea

Michela Galea is from St George’s Parish in Victoria and over the past few months she has been doing voluntary work at Dar Guzeppa Debono in Ghajnsielem as part of her ‘Systems of Knowledge’ project. Michela has written of her experiences there for everyone to share – An act of enriching your values. “Many people [...]
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LP’s energy proposal is ‘doable project’ – Malta Developers

The Malta Developers Association said today that, “the positive effect of cheaper tariffs on the scale indicated by the Labour Party on the Maltese economy would undoubtedly be huge and would stimulate the business sector to contribute further for the good of Maltese society and its further progress.” The political discussions on energy tariffs taking [...]
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Jeep limited edition Personalised Covers from MaltaPost

To celebrate Jeep’s first year in Malta, U.C.I.M Co Ltd., in collaboration with MaltaPost is launching a limited edition of Personalised Covers featuring the four Jeep models available in Malta namely the Jeep Wrangler, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, the Jeep Compass and the Jeep Grand Cherokee. “A year ago, Jeep was officially introduced in Malta [...]
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Euro Standard Five cars tax reduction to be implemented

The Ministry of Finance has issued a statement this afternoon regarding the reduction in registration taxes for Euro Standard Five vehicles proposed in the Budget 2013. The Ministry said that both political parties had issued statements to say that if elected, both Party Leaders pledged that the measure would be implemented. Earlier today the PL [...]
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Island Caterers teams up with Ta’ Frenc Restaurant in Gozo

Island Caterers has announced today that it has teamed up with Ta’ Frenc Restaurant in Gozo to add Malta’s sister Island to its long list of prestigious venues on offer to its clients. “Ta’ Frenc Restaurant, set in an authentic old farmhouse surrounded by beautiful country views of Xaghra, Zebbug & Marsalforn valley is Gozo’s [...]
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Maltese abroad should have possibility to vote in Embassies

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a statement this afternoon that it has insisted over the years on the need for for Maltese expatriates to have the right to vote abroad in Embassies instead of coming to Malta. “Notwithstanding the various amendments to electoral legislation, including the most recent, PN and the PL [...]
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Electoral Commission information on the voting documents

The Electoral Commission has said today that those persons who are registered as voters in Gozo and who desire that their voting document is collected personally from the Commission’s office in Malta and those persons who are registered as voters in Malta and who desire that their voting document is collected personally from the Commission’s [...]
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Euro area unemployment rate at 11.8% EU27 at 10.7%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.8% in November 2012, up from 11.7% in October. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.7% in November 2012, stable compared with October. In both zones, rates have risen markedly compared with November 2011, when they were 10.6% and 10.0% respectively. Eurostat estimates that 26.061 million men and [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Nadur

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem and Nadur, Gozo, on Saturday, the 12th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ KEMMUNA, TRIQ SANT’ANTNIN, TRIQ J.F. DE CHAMBRAY, TRIQ IL- FAWWARA, PJAZZA MADONNA TA’ LORETO and TRIQ DUN GUZEPP GALEA RAPA. [...]
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Gozo meetings this coming Sunday for PN and PL Parties

The PN and PL Parties will both be in Gozo this Sunday to meet with the people for their election campaigns. The Labour Party, with Dr Joseph Muscat will be holding its first mass meeting of the election campaign in St Augustine’s Square Victoria between 3.00pm and 4.00pm. Partit Nazzjonalista will also be in Gozo, [...]
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PN Party asks “why do we need an extra power station?”

The Nationalist Party said today that “Labour wants our country to spend 376 million euros to build another power station in addition to the one we have today. With both power stations and the interconnector we will have with Sicily, we will be producing double the energy we actually require. “Labours’ excuse is that with [...]
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Church procedures in cases of breaches of regulations

The Church Authorities have published a document about the procedures to be followed in cases of breaches of the regulations for the admission to Church schools. Two years ago, the Church Authorities revised the admission procedures into Church schools. This brought about a new level of transparency and justice. The new document, which has been [...]
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Industrial production in November decreased by 0.4%

Provisional seasonally adjusted data issued by the National Statistics Office show that industrial production decreased by 0.4 per cent in November compared to the previous month. Industrial production adjusted for working days rose by 6.1 per cent when compared to the corresponding month of 2011. The total industrial production index edged down from 107.8 points [...]
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Parties give their reactions to the PL energy proposals

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika-The Green Party Chairperson in a reaction to the PL energy proposals, said, “Various aspects of Labour’s energy plans are welcome, whilst others can be problematic. The energy mix concept and the proposed shift from Heavy Fuel Oil to gas is welcome, meaning that there is a cross-party consensus on a shift [...]
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