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Bookings for election flight seats still available – Air Malta

Air Malta today reacted to a statement made by Alternattiva Demokratika spokesman for EU and international affairs, Arnold Cassola in which he said, “reports have reached Alternattiva Demokratika that voters are finding it difficult to book flights to Malta for the 9th March elections. Amongst other cities, Brussels and London seem to be the problematic.” [...]
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FAA queries lack of details provided on reform of MEPA

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) in a statement this evening regarding PL’s proposals for the reform of MEP, said that it “agrees that a review of MEPA’s functioning is necessary however the heritage and environment NGO feels that not enough detail has been provided. FAA has long called for separation of the environment directorate from [...]
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‘God of Carnage’ a play by the Gozo Creative Theatre Club

The innovative drama group, The Gozo Creative Theatre Club, is set to stage the so called “comedy of manners” God of Carnage by French playwright Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton In collaboration with the Gozo Culture and Information Office. The play explores different facets of marriage and life as well as the kind of [...]
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Voters finding difficulty to come to Malta for elections – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – the Green Party spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, Prof. Arnold Cassola said, “reports have reached Alternattiva Demokratika that voters are finding it difficult to book flights to Malta for the 9th March elections. Amongst other cities, Brussels and London seem to be the problematic. “It would seem the PN and the [...]
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NGOs condemn threats received by the AD Chairperson

Local NGOs, the Ramblers’ Association of Malta, Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar, Friends of the Earth (Malta) and Nature Trust (Malta), in a joint statement this afternoon said that the “are deeply concerned at the news of the threatening letter received by Alternattiva Demokratika leader Dr Michael Briguglio in connection with his party’s strong stand over [...]
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70 PN candidates contesting the General Election

The Partit Nazzjonalista this morning presented the full list of candidates for the Malta General Election 2013. There are a total of 70 candidates will be contesting the 13 electoral district of Malta and Gozo, and 30% of these candidates are contesting the General Election for the first time. Ninteen per cent of the candidates [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Ghasri on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Ghasri, Gozo, on Friday, the 1st of February between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- FANAL, TRIQ TA’ GHAMMAR, TRIQ IL- MAXRABIJA, TRIQ IL- LANTERNA and TRIQ TAL- GALLINA.
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Labour Party announce proposals for reform of MEPA

Joseph Muscat at a press conference this morning announced the Labour Party proposals for MEPA reform. He said that the reforms will separate the functions of planning and environment that so far form part of the same Authority. The Labour Leader said that the current Resources Authority will form part of a new Environment and [...]
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Ghajnsielem Local Council launches its new website

Ghajnsielem Local Council has launched a new website, which it hopes will further strengthen the ongoing communication between the Local Council and the community at large. Ghajnsielemlc.com offers an easy way to keep up to date with local information and some of the services available online include downloadable forms, a section to report faults and [...]
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Inspire launches a 3-day Induction course for parents

Inspire works closely with parents and carers to ensure that a unified holistic approach supports their children, by addressing all aspects of their life… throughout their life. Nevertheless, another important aim for Inspire is to support the parents in their journey as parents of individuals with diverse abilities. As part of this drive towards enhancing [...]
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Government expenditure in 2011 estimated at 42% of GDP

In 2011, Social Protection made up 34.3 per cent of total General Government expenditure, followed by expenditure on General Public Services, Education and Health, the National Statistics Office said today. The share of total General Government expenditure in 2011 as a percentage of GDP was estimated at 42.0 per cent, at par with the level [...]
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10% of EU funds will go directly to Gozo – Lawrence Gonzi

This afternoon the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi, met up with the Gozo Business Chamber, where he talked about the recently launched Electoral Programme – and the special measures and proposals the PN Party had earmarked for Gozo. Dr Gonzi explained how “Gozo has always been at the heart of the PN policies” and explained [...]
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Gozo College Zebbug Primary tree planting for Arbor Day

Arbor Day was celebrated in Gozo today at Gozo College Zebbug Primary, with an event organised by the EkoSkola Committee – which is mostly formed by children elected by their school friends, as well as staff members, children and the School Council. Known locally as ‘Jum is-Sigar f’Ghawdex,’ Arbor Day got underway with a tree [...]
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EP multi-annual Programme of Grants for 2012 – 2014

The European Parliament, in the run up to the 2014 European elections, signed a number of framework agreements with potential grant beneficiaries covering the three year period 2012 to 2014, with a view to awarding grants on the basis of an annual call for proposals open to all the framework partners. EU-Added Value and Citizens’ [...]
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