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Development applications to be made easier and to cost less

Parliamentary Secretary Dr Michael Farrugia has announced today that development applications in line with local plans and MEPA policies will be automatically approved without the need for further consideration by case officers and the MEPA commissions. This will mean that the MEPA caseload which currently needs to be handled by the Environmental Planning Commission will [...]
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Italian pianist Nazareno Ferrugio in Concert at Gozo Ministry

The Gozo Ministry’s Hall was yet again the venue for a concert in the Gaulitana: A Festival of Music, which was held on Thursday and featured Italian pianist Nazareno Ferrugio. Due to a power cut during the performance which plunged the whole of Gozo into darkness, the concert was very appropriately started in candlelight. Nazareno [...]
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EU hourly labour costs ranged from €3.7 to €39.0 in 2012

Labour costs in the EU27 Hourly labour costs ranged from €3.7 to €39.0 across the EU27 Member States in 2012 In 2012, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €23.4 in the EU27 and €28.0 in the euro area (EA17). However, this average masks significant [...]
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Cleaning of the valleys in Gozo – A call for tenders

The Ministry for Gozo has announced that tenders will be received up to 10.00 a.m. of Tuesday, the 23rd of April 2013, for the cleaning of the following valleys in Gozo: Advt. No. EGRD 25/2013. Cleaning of Ghasri Valley, and other sites as directed by the ecoGozo Regional Development Directorate. Advt. No. EGRD 26/2013. Cleaning [...]
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Industrial Production decreased by 4.3% in February 2013

Provisional seasonally adjusted data shows that industrial production decreased by 4.3 per cent in February, compared to the previous month of January. When compared to the corresponding month last year, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days decreased by 1.4 per cent. Monthly comparison The industrial production index decreased by 4.3 per cent [...]
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Spring 2013 Hunting Season: Illegalities will not be Tolerated

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) seriously warns its members that illegalities that may occur during the derogated open spring 2013 hunting season, that commences today, will not be tolerated. The FKNK will take drastic disciplinary action, within its power, against any member who may be found in serious breach of the [...]
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ALIVE 2013 to raise funds for breast cancer research

Forty cyclists, including three from Gozo, will be covering an endurance route of 720km cycling from London to Brussels to Paris this July to raise funds for breast cancer research in Malta. The raised funds will go towards breast cancer research projects funded by the University’s Research, Innovation and Development Trust (RIDT). Called Malta Airport [...]
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Auctions & Acquisitions: Sourcing Art in early modern Malta

The Malta Historical Society – Socjeta’ Storika ta’ Malta, continues its Lecture Series 2013 – 2014 with a lecture entitled Auctions and Acquisitions: Sourcing Art in early modern Malta, with Dr Theresa Vella The lecture will take place at 6.00pm, Tuesday 16th April 2013 at Dar L-Ewropa, 254 Triq San Pawl, Valletta (The Dar L-Ewropa [...]
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