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Malta’s banking sector is robust and stable – Government

In a statement from the Government this evening it said that Malta joined the euro area in 2008 in order to further enhance its macroeconomic and financial stability and to contribute to the stability of the euro area-wide economic and financial system. “The banking system has strong solvency ratios. It is also well capitalised with [...]
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St Joseph Band Club invested €260,000 over last 6 years

The St Joseph Band of Ghajnsielem invested over €260,000 during the last six years in capital projects, musical instruments, publications and feast decorations. This was announced by Club Secretary Kevin Cauchi during its Annual General Meeting. The meeting started with an introduction by President Gino Cauchi who said that 2012 was an important year for [...]
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MaltaPost announces new rates for domestic letter mail

MaltaPost has said that with effect from this coming Monday, the 1st of April 2013, the following rates for Domestic Letter Mail will apply: For letters weighing up to 50 grams, the new postage rate will be €0.26. For letters weighing above 50 grams and up to 100 grams, the new postage rate will be [...]
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‘Shark Fete’ fundraising day at Golden Bay on Saturday

Sharklab-Malta is organising a fundraising fun day for all the family, ‘Shark Fete,’ which will take place at Golden Bay on Saturday. The event will include a shark exhibition, as well as talks and multimedia shows that will be held at the H20 dive centre. Sharklab-Malta is undertaking many different activities to try and play [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra Saturday & Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 30th and 31st of March between the hours of 8.30am and 2.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday: TRIQ IT- TMIENJA W GHOXRIN TA’ APRIL 1688, TRIQ TAL- QACCA, TRIQ SAN [...]
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MEPA announces the full details of spring hunting season

The Government has published a Legal Notice declaring the opening of a Spring Hunting Season in 2013 for Turtle Dove and Quail. The Spring Hunting Season will be open between Wednesday, 10th April 2013 and Tuesday, 30th April 2013, both dates included. The national hunting bag limit for this season has been established at 11,000 [...]
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Xaghra Council locality meeting taking place in April

The Xaghra Local Council will be holding its annual locality meeting at the local council’s administrative offices in 8th September Avenue, Xaghra Gozo. During this meeting the Council said it will hear the residents’ proposals regarding the financial estimates for the period January – December 2013 and the three-year budget plan. All residents are invited [...]
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Government shortfall rises by €143.7 million during 2012

During 2012, the shortfall between recurrent revenue and total expenditure of Central Government registered an increase of €143.7 million when compared to 2011 and amounted to €362.3 million, the National Statistics Office said today. The increase recorded in 2012 in respect of recurrent revenue of €71.9 million was exceeded by higher total expenditure of €215.6 [...]
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EU set to run out of funds in 2013 – Budgets Committee

The European Commission proposal to settle only part of the EU’s €16.2 billion debt rolled over from 2012 threatens the EU with insolvency later in 2013, said Budgets Committee chair Alain Lamassoure on Wednesday. The Commission, Parliament and Council agreed last year to settle all bills left over from 2012. “It is thus confirmed: there [...]
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New ecclesiastical Directory published in Maltese & English

A new edition of the Ecclesiastical Directory for 2013 has just been published, with over 530 pages of updated information in Maltese and English about the organisation, including structures and entities of the Archdiocese of Malta. The Directory includes detailed information about the number of parishioners and families; Masses on Sundays and Feast Days, as [...]
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