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Government provides financial assistace to ERRC of Gozo

The Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family Dr Chris Said, today presented financial assistance to the Emergency Response Rescue Corps of Gozo. The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps is the only Gozo based non-profit and voluntary organisation that works in the field of first aid and rescue on land and sea. The Corp said [...]
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Goverment provides financial assistace to the ERRC of Gozo

The Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family Dr Chris Said, today presented financial assistance to the Emergency Response Rescue Corps of Gozo. The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps is the only Gozo based non-profit and voluntary organisation that works in the field of first aid and rescue on land and sea. The Corp said [...]
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Enemalta puts up prices of unleaded fuel & gasoil for heating

Enemalta has announced in a statement this afternoon that the price of unleaded fuel will go up in prcie by 1 cents effective from tomorrow, Friday, the 1st of March 2013. Gasoil for heating has gone up in price by 2 cents. Other fuel prices have remained unchanged. The revised price list is shown below: [...]
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Information on voting for those who may be in hospital

All voters who will be recovered in one of the Hospitals listed below at 6.00pm on Tuesday, the 5th of March 2013, will vote at the Hospital where the voters will be on that date and time and not as indicated on the voting document, even if such voters are released from Hospital after that [...]
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Lower LPG prices for March 2013 announced by Liquigas

Liquigas has announced a slight reduction in the price of LPG in cylinders. The new prices are effective as from tomorrow, Friday, the 1st of March2013, being the beginning of the month. The revised prices are as shown in the table below: Type LPG – Price 12 kg cylinders € 18.15 15 kg cylinders € [...]
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National Museum of Archaeology – Hall on Phoenician period

The National Museum of Archaeology has extended its permanent display to include a hall dedicated to the Phoenician period, Heritage Malta said today. “This represents the beginning of written history in the Maltese Islands.” The opening of this hall is part of an on going extension project that will also eventually include the Roman, Byzantine [...]
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Euro area annual inflation down to 2.0% EU down to 2.1%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.0% in January 2013, down from 2.2% in December 2012. A year earlier the rate was 2.7%. Malta stood at 2.4%, down from 2.8% in December, a year earlier the rate was 1.7%. Euro area monthly inflation was -1.0% in January 2013. EU annual inflation was 2.1% in January 2013, [...]
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Closure of the Identity Cards Offices in Victoria & Valletta

The Electoral Commission has said that, owing to work in connection with General and Local elections, the identity cards offices in Victoria and Valletta, will be closed from Monday 4th to Tuesday 12th March, 2013. Exceptions will be made from 4th to 8th March for those who solemnly swear or declare that they have lost [...]
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Tourist arrivals and total nights spent in Malta up in January

Tourstat data for January estimates inbound tourism at 64,887, an increase of 5.8 per cent over last year. Total nights spent advanced by 16.8 per cent, bringing the average length of stay to 9.1 nights. The Tourstat survey resultsalso indicate that 55,811 tourists visited Malta for holiday purposes in January, accounting for the majority of [...]
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AD would ‘guarantee decent quality of life for retired people’

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said in a press conference this morning that, “in Parliament it will ensure a sustainable and socially just pension system which will guarantee a decent quality of life for retired elderly people.” Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, ‘As a Green Party, Alternattiva Demokratika believes in a socially just and [...]
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PN Party “in favour of sustainable hunting and trapping”

The Nationalist Party in a statement today said that denied allegations that it wanted to eventually abolish hunting and trapping, by the means of holding a referendum. Yesterday Lino Farrugia, the FKNK Secretary General, in a statement with St Hubert Hunters that during the ‘Big Debate’ held earlier in the week, that he was ready [...]
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Eco-Gozo funds Gozo College Zebbug Primary gym project

Gozo College Zebbug Primary is aiming high to integrate and accelerate three dimensional learning in the school curriculum. To enhance the attainment of three dimensional learning, the school said it is currently focusing on the cross curricular project entitled ‘Defeating Obesity through Sports and Healthy Eating.’ This project aims at giving each and every child [...]
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Restoration of documents to begin at the Notarial Archives

A long-term restoration project aimed at restoring several volumes of deeds and documents at the Notarial Archives in St Christopher Street, Valletta. GasanMamo as part of its CSR policy will be entering into a three year contract with the Acting Chief Notary to Government, who is also the Keeper of the archives. Funds will go [...]
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Labour would continue to apply derogations over hunting

This morning BirdLife Malta welcomed Joseph Muscat to Ghadira Nature Reserve, where the Labour Party leader was given a guided tour and the opportunity to see first-hand the positive results that have been achieved for birds and wildlife through the restoration and management of habitats at the internationally important wetland. During the tour of the [...]
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