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PN Electoral Programme approved by the General Council

The PN’s Electoral Progamme was approved by the General Council this evening and presented to the public. The PN said that an “extensive number of concrete ideas and proposals are all enclosed in the Partit Nazzjonalista’s Electoral Programme which includes a clear strategy over the next five years for a further improvement in your quality [...]
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Il-Kunjata tal-Ministru a comedy at Teatru Govanni, Xewkija

Ghaqda Drammatika Xewkija said that it is pleased to announce that it will once again host Kumpanija Teatrali San Mikiel of Haz Zebbug for their latest production Il-Kunjata tal-Ministru, a 3-act comedy written and adapted to stage by Carmelo Debono. Everybody who wants to enjoy an evening of laughter, should join them at the theatre [...]
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Archbishop receives around 300 messages on Facebook

Archbishop Paul Cremona OP was on Facebook this afternoon, between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the occasion of his 67th birthday, to communicate directly with the people. The Curia said this was the first time that the Archbishop had communicated directly with people through the Facebook page. The Church in Malta page has 5,383 ‘friends’ as [...]
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Air France economy offer on its Malta – Toulouse route

Air France is today launching its new Economy Offer on fares to 58 destinations including its Malta – Toulouse route. As of February, the 6th, passengers flying this route will be able to choose between: its Classic fare range and all inclusive product and the MiNi fare range which has no baggage allowance or flying [...]
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Tablet initiative is next step in Smart Learning strategy – PN

“The Nationalist Party’s pledge to provide tablet computers to students in primary and secondary school will represent another significant leap in the quality of our children’s education. Our initiative is intended to better equip our students with the tools necessary to fulfill their aspirations in an increasingly technological world,” PN said. In a press conference [...]
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FAA statement unfounded and irresponsible – MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA)in a statement today said that it “strongly refutes yesterday’s statement made by Flimkien Ghall-Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) that over the past days the Authority has been rushing with the processing of deciding planning applications due to the forthcoming election.” “This statement is unfounded and irresponsible. FAA clearly knows that [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Nadur & Victoria on Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Nadur and Victoria, Gozo, on Sunday, the 27th of January. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Nadur 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ FRANGISK ATTARD, TRIQ DAHLET QORROT, TRIQ GUZE’ ELLUL MERCER, TRIQ SAN BLAS and DAHLET TA’ GAZAMAN. Victoria 2.30pm-4.30pm: TRIQ TAHT [...]
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The Feast of St John Bosco being celebrated in Victoria

The Feast of St John Bosco is being celebrated this weekend at St John Bosco at the Oratorju Don Bosco in Victoria Gozo. On Saturday, the Vigil of St John Bosco at the Oratorju Don Bosco, the programme will be as follows: 9.30am: Sports Festival for children. 7.00pm: Holy Mass, concelebrated by Fr Charles Cini. [...]
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The Feast of St John Bosco being celebrated in Victoria

The Feast of St John Bosco is being celebrated this weekend at St John Bosco at the Oratorju Don Bosco in Victoria Gozo. On Saturday, the Vigil of St John Bosco at the Oratorju Don Bosco, the programme will be as follows: 9.30am: Sports Festival for children. 7.00pm: Holy Mass, concelebrated by Fr Charles Cini. [...]
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‘Stipends to be adjusted according to cost of living increase’

“A new Labour Government will be increasing the stipends pro-rata according to the cost of living increase.” The above was announced by the Leader of the Labour Party, Joseph Muscat, during an event as part of the Forum Zghazagh Laburisti, “I’m in” campaign at the Valletta Waterfront. Joseph Muscat said that last October the FZL [...]
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Number of registered unemployed up by 3.4% in December

Registered unemployed persons stood at 6,811 in December, up by 3.4 per cent over December 2011. In the twelve months to December 2012, administrative records of the Employment and Training Corporation (ETC) indicated an increase of 224, or 3.4 per cent, in the number of registered unemployed persons. On the other hand, the number of [...]
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AD calls for PN and PL “to stop the electoral gimmicks”

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party Chairperson said, “It is unacceptable that both the Nationalist and Labour Parties are resorting to a copycat game, each promising to top up what the other is offering to the electorate. Such cheap electioneering is of disservice to the seriousness of the same issues, such as energy [...]
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Identity Cards Offices closing for three days next week

The Electoral Commission notifies that, owing to work in connection with the General and Local Councils’ elections, the Identity Cards Offices in Valletta and Rabat, Gozo, will be closed on the following days: from Monday 28th to Wednesday 30th January, 2013. However, the same offices will re-open with the following extended hours: from Thursday 31st [...]
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Immigrants involved in scuffles outside Citizenship Offices

Scuffles broke out in front of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration in Valletta this morning as immigrants tried to jump the queue to get inside for identity cards and residence permits. There were no reports of any injuries. Policemen who were on site calmed the situation in a bid to restore order. Immigrants had [...]
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