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“A responsible decision – What’s the best choice for Gozo?”

“A responsible decision – What’s the best choice for Gozo?” An election message from the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. “The general elections do not simply imply a choice between two or more political parties. More importantly they represent a valid democratic tool through which our people elect their parliamentary representatives. However, what’s most important [...]
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Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs exchange programme

Malta Enterprise in collaboration with Stiftelsen Europa Institutet in Sweden will be working to facilitate exchanges for entrepreneurs between Malta and Sweden within the framework of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme. Partly funded by the European Commission, which gave its green light to the collaboration between the organisations in Malta and Sweden, the Erasmus [...]
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In 2011 only 24% of managers in Malta were women

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March 2013, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has published a selection of data on women in employment and on reconciliation of work and family life. Highest proportion of female managers in Latvia, Hungary and France In 2011, a third of managers [...]
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Don’t miss out on the Grand Lottery’s jackpot of €1,000,000

The Grand Lottery’s jackpot of €1,000,000 is up for grabs with the draw taking place on Friday, the 8th of March. Maltco said that only three hundred thousand (300,000) tickets are available, making the Grand Lottery’s highest prize the one with the highest chances to be won compared to the other games in Malta and [...]
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Warnings on unsafe safety helmets & hazardous adaptors

The Technical Regulations Division within the Malta Competition and Consumers Affairs Authority (MCCAA) are advising consumers who bought a ‘Heavy Duty Safety Helmet’ branded ‘Daniel Professional Tools,’ to stop using this product immediately. The safety helmet is distinguished as yellow in colour and classified as ‘Item No: T-611′. The ‘Daniel Professional Tools’ safety helmet does [...]
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Talk about Permaculture for the general public held in Gozo

A talk about Permaculture was held recently for the general public at the Gozo College San Lawrenz Primary and was delivered by Mr. Peppi Gauci from the PermaCulture Research Foundation Malta. The term Permaculture refers to the bond between ideas of sustainability based on scientific studies and the designs from nature. This is a positive [...]
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69% of domestic violence cases reported were on women

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day focuses on action to end violence against women. In 2012, 77 per cent of reported domestic violence victims were females. International Women’s Day is globally celebrated on the 8th of March, where women are recognised for their achievements through time. The female population in Malta and Gozo [...]
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FIMBank registers a 7% increase in pre-tax profit for 2012

The FIMBank Group registered a pre-tax-profit of USD 8.84 million during 2012, compared with USD 8.28 million in 2011. The Group’s Balance Sheet saw considerable growth, with Total Consolidated Assets as at 31 December 2012 standing at USD 1.13 billion, an increase of 11% over end-2011 figures. These positive indicators emerge from the FIMBank Group’s [...]
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