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KPMG report shows 5% rise with PL proposal – Tonio Fenech

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech revealed at a press conference this afternoon, that if one had to take MLP’s proposal and calculate expected fees energy bills would have to increase by 5%. “Taking into account the energy mix proposed by MLP and working from the premise that the Power Station MLP proposed in its energy plan [...]
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Gozo Ministry issues call for tender for Comino resident

The Ministry for Gozo responded this afternoon to comments made by the Labour Leader Dr Joseph Muscat on Sunday regarding a Comino resident who needs treatement at the Gozo General Hospital. The Ministry said that it has issued a call for tender for the service of collecting the patient from Comino and also the return [...]
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“Nationalist Party remains faithful and committed to Gozo”

Nationalist Party leader, Lawrence Gonzi has reaffirmed the Party’s “unshakeable commitment to Gozo” in a speech to those gathered for the 42nd annual ‘Ikla tal-Hbieb’ (meal amongst friends) held at the Calypso Hotel in Marsalforn on Sunday, which, the Party said is an important feature in its annual calendar. “Successive Nationalist Governments have worked hard [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Victoria on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 16th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ WIED SARA.
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AD agrees with Joseph Muscat on parliamentary proposals

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a statement this afternoon that it agrees with Joseph Muscat that MPs should be paid according to the number of parliamentary sittings they attend as well as with the removal of the time-bar for corruption cases involving politicians. Prof. Arnold Cassola, Spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, [...]
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MP’s Honoraria to be related to attendance – Joseph Muscat

“There is a need for reforms regarding the Honoraria payment of Members of Parliament which would depend of their attendance expect for cases when they are excused due to parliamentary work, sickness and other extraneous matters.” This proposal, along with others, was announced by Joseph Muscat during a press conference at the Pesidential Palace in [...]
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Air Malta flights for election voters from abroad to be €35

Travel arrangements are being made for eligible voters residing abroad to enable them to vote in Malta at the forthcoming General Election on 9th March 2013. For this purpose, Air Malta will be making available return air tickets on its services at a charge of €35, inclusive of taxes and other charges, to persons who [...]
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Nadur Local Council awarded funds for three local projects

The Nadur Local Council has announced that it has been allocated funds for three projects in the local area. These funds were awarded to the Council during two separate ceremonies which were attended by Nadur Mayor Charles Said and Executive Secretary Rita Mifsud Attard. The funds were allocated though schemes for the following projects: - [...]
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Gainfully occupied population increased by 1.4% in August

The gainfully occupied population during August 2012 increased by 1.4 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2011. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that in the twelve months to August 2012, the number of persons registered as employed increased by 2,108 or 1.4 per cent, reaching 152,669. The [...]
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Gozo Commandery members donate gifts at Gozo Hospital

Members from The Gozo Commandery of the Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem, recently paid a hospital visit to the in house residents of the psychiatric section of the Gozo General Hospital. These hospital visits are organised regularly by the Gozo Commandery, when food gifts along with clothing are individually presented to each of these [...]
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Malta’s proportions of innovation co-operation is only 18%

In the EU27, 53% of enterprises from industry and services reported innovation activity between 2008 and 2010. Among the EU27 Member States, the highest proportions of enterprises with innovation activity were recorded in Germany (79% of enterprises), Luxembourg (68%), Belgium (61%), Portugal, Sweden and Ireland (all 60%), and the lowest in Bulgaria (27%), Poland (28%), [...]
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