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“This movement is one united entity” – Joseph Muscat

The Labour Party held its second mass meeting of the campaign on Gozo earlier this evening, this time in Victory Square, Xaghra. Large crowds welcomed the Labour Party Leader, Joseph Muscat. He said that the first meeting which was held in Victoria at the start of the campaign, a send a strong signal, which was [...]
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PL & FKNK agree on revision of laws, regulations & policies

In a joint statement issued today by the Labour Party and the Federazzjoni Kaccaturi Nassaba Konservazzjonisti (FKNK) it said that they will work together on a revision of laws, regulations and policies should Labour be elected to Government. After joint talks the PL and FKNK agreed that the review process would be carried out in [...]
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“Broken Government promises may force closure of ERRC”

“This summer, many of us will be enjoying the beautiful Gozo beaches with our families. But accidents and mishaps do sometimes happen, so it is likely that some of us may need first aid, or even emergency support when getting into difficulty whilst swimming, falling on rocks or maybe with jellyfish stings. The Emergency Response [...]
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MIA reports record number of passenger movements

Malta International Airport said today that passenger movements at MIA for the month of February increased by 4.2% when compared to the same month last year, “reaching an all-time record of 176,818 for the second month of the year.” Seat capacity for the month increased to 249,144 seats, i.e. 1.6% more than February 2012. The [...]
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Voting documents issued in old people’s homes & hospitals

The Electoral Commission has said that it would like to notify all administrators of old people’s homes and hospitals as follows: The voting document belongs to the person to whom it has been issued and “whoever is in illegal possession of a voting document would be committing a crime.” The Commission said that “although no [...]
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Search underway at Dwejra for diver missing since Friday

Update: A search is taking place at Dwejra for a diver that has been missing since the beginning of the weeekend. The search is being carried out by the AFM and Police with the assistance of the Civil Protection and the Emergency Response Rescue Corps of Gozo. The diver is believed to be a Maltese [...]
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Inaguration carried out of the Xewkija Tigers ground project

The Xewkija Tigers ground project has recently been completed. Synthetic turf now covers the pitch and minor restructuring works were carried out around the ground. The works, which cost arount €120,000, were coordinated by the Xewkija Tigers Club with financial support from the Mininstry for Gozo, the National Lottery Good Causes, the Xewkija Local Council [...]
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92% of Malta’s municipal waste is landfilled, EU’s 3rd highest

In the EU27, 503 kg of municipal waste was generated per person in 2011, while 486 kg of municipal waste was treated per person. This municipal waste was treated in different ways: 37% was landfilled, 23% incinerated, 25% recycled and 15% composted, compared with 56% landfilled, 17% incinerated, 17% recycled and 10% composted in 2001. [...]
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77.5% of households had access to the internet in 2012

During 2012, 77.5 per cent of households in Malta and Gozo had access to the internet. The proportion of internet users accessing the internet on an almost daily basis stood at 83.3 per cent. During 2012, an estimated 78 per cent of households had access to a computer at home. The National Statistics Office said [...]
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HSBC reports a profit before tax of €95 up by 8% on 2011

HSBC Bank Malta said in a statement today that it delivered a positive performance for the year ended 31 December 2012. Reported profit before tax of €95m increased by 8% or €7m over prior year. The Bank said that the main factors driving the improvement in profit before tax were a strong performance from the [...]
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