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Nadur Carnival 2013 programme of activities announced

The Nadur Local Council is once again organising the annual and popular village Carnival activities which attracts visitors from all over Gozo and Malta. The Council said that some detest it, while others love it: This is the Nadur Carnival- A unique experience lasting a few days, “when the silliness, the senseless and the idiotic [...]
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‘Mattia Preti – Faith and Humanity’ Heritage Malta exhibition

Mattia Preti’s fourth centenary from his birth in 2013 as the backdrop for the event of the year. Preparations for the Mattia Preti international exhibition are in full swing. This will be Heritage Malta’s major event for 2013; a joint collaboration between the National Museum of Fine Arts and Museo Civico di Taverna which will [...]
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“Ratings downgrade confirms need to implement PL plan”

The Leader of the Partit Laburista, Joseph Muscat said in reaction to Malta’s ratings downgrade by the credit agency Standard & Poor’s, “that in view of the Standard & Poor’s downgrade of Malta’s ratings, it is now more fundamental than ever the need to implement the PL’s plan for economic growth that reaches everyone, and [...]
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Tougher credit rating rules confirmed by Parliament’s vote

New rules on when and how credit rating agencies may rate state debts and private firms’ financial health were approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. They will allow agencies to issue unsolicited sovereign debt ratings only on set dates, and enable private investors to sue them for negligence. Agencies’ shareholdings in rated firms will [...]
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Seminars for young Maltese writers in ‘TAHZIZ’ programme

As part of its Empowerment Programme Agenzija Zghazagh in collaboration with Ghaqda tal-Malti – Università & Fondazzjoni AWL is invites young writers, writing in Maltese, aged between 18 and 25 years to participate in ‘TAHZIZ’ programme, for a series of three intensive residential seminars on creative writing. At the end of the program there will [...]
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Appointment system now available for the e-residence Card

Identity/residence documents for non-Maltese persons are now being issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Commissioner of Police, as indicated hereunder and therefore, the Identity Cards Office of the Electoral Office will no longer issue identity cards to non-Maltese persons (ie., identity cards bearing a number ending with the letter ‘A’). THE NEW [...]
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Xaghra Local Council Public meeting for January 2013

Xaghra Local Council meeting will be held on Thursday 24th January 2013 at 5.30pm at the Local Council’s administrative offices in 8th September Avenue. The Council said that the agenda for the meeting will be as as follows: 1. Opening prayer; 2. Reading and approval of Council minutes of last meeting; 3. Mayor’s communications including [...]
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Anniversary of the ordination of Archbishop Paul Cremona

On the occasion of the sixth anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. will be celebrating a Thanksgiving Mass at St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta, this coming Sunday, the 20th of January 2013, at 5:30 p.m. Priests are invited to concelebrate and everyone is invited to attend. On Friday the 25th of January, the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Sannat & Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Fontana, Sannat and Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 18th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Fontana: TRIQ WIED SIEKEL Sannat: TRIQ DUN XAND AQUILINA, TRIQ TA’ CENC and TRIQ SANTA [...]
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EkoSkola Zebbug Primary in full swing for Gozo Arbor Day

At Gozo College Zebbug Primary children are actively involved in participating in the literacy theme of the month – trees, benefits and the joy of outdoor learning. With the participation of all staff members, children, the School Council, the community and other stakeholders, the EkoSkola Committee mostly formed by children elected by their schoolmates earlier [...]
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Euro area annual inflation stable at 2.2% EU down to 2.3%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.2% in December 2012, the same as in November. A year earlier the rate was 2.7%. Monthly inflation was 0.4% in December 2012. EU annual inflation was 2.3% in December 2012, down from 2.4% in November. A year earlier the rate was 3.0%. Monthly inflation was 0.3% in December 2012. [...]
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HICP down 0.6% & annual rate of inflation down to 2.8%

In December, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down by 0.6 per cent over the previous month, the National Statistics Office said today. In December, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 3.2 per cent and the annual rate stood at 2.8 per cent, down from 3.6% in November. This primarily reflected [...]
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AD welcomes comments on appointment of Judiciary

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that it has noted with satisfaction that the Prime Minister now too considers it essential to revise the manner in which members of the judiciary are appointed. This was stated by Carmel Cacopardo, Deputy Chairman and Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Home Affairs with reference to a speech [...]
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Two cannons to be mounted on the Red Tower at Mellieha

In its ongoing efforts to improve the visitors’ experience at St. Agatha’s Tower (The Red Tower) Mellieha, Din l-Art Helwa will be mounting two cannons from the period of the Knights of St. John on the roof the the Tower, this coming Friday, the 18th of January, 2013. The cannons have been loaned to Din [...]
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