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MIA shareholders total dividend of €0.070 net per share

Welcoming the shareholders at the Company’s 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM), Malta Airport Chairman Michael Hoeferer said that 2012 has been a remarkable year, from both the financial and passenger traffic perspectives – achievements that have enabled the Company to face the current challenges and strategically plan the years ahead. The Annual General Meeting of [...]
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Mathematics sessions for gifted & talented students in Gozo

Form 4 students from all the secondary schools in Gozo were invited to attend two sessions for gifted and talented students in Mathematics, which took place during April and May. These activities were held after school hours and were organised by the Mathematics Section within the Curriculum Management and eLearning Department. Several students attended these [...]
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HSBC Gozo staff volunteer their time with Wirt Ghawdex

As part of their social contribution towards the local community, HSBC Victoria Gozo management, staff and family members spent several hours volunteering with Wirt Ghawdex. To begin the group were given a tour of all the sites managed by the NGO, this ended at the Mgarr ix-Xini Tower. Here, they took on various maintenance tasks [...]
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“Malta against more rules that hamper EU funds absorption”

On Tuesday, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for European Affairs, Louis Grech, led Malta’s delegation at a meeting of the General Affairs Council in Brussels. The meeting was held to discuss both the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014-2020 and to prepare for the European Council summit taking place tomorrow. During discussions on the [...]
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Ghajnsielem Council hosts the GreenInfraNet conference

The Ghajnsielem Local Council is one of 12 European project partners participating in the Interreg IVC project called GreenInfranet and the Council recently hosted the project partners in Ghajnsielem, where the group held its Steering Committee and Monitoring Board meetings. The partners are working together to promote the development and implementation of green infrastructure in [...]
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Malta & Gozo’s bathing sites above EU average with 97%

Ninety-four per cent of bathing sites in the European Union meet minimum standards for water quality, according to the European Environment Agency’s annual report on bathing water quality in Europe. Water quality is excellent at 78 % of sites and almost 2 % more sites meet the minimum requirements compared to last year’s report. In [...]
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My Life My Health – A book on health issues for young girls

During a seminar for PSD teachers, Europa Donna Malta launched a new publication ‘My Life My Health.’ This book is intended for young girls, between the ages of 13/15 years and has been written by Ms Maryanne Massa and illustrated by Ms Debbie Cassar Wheelan. This publication presents up to date information on health issues [...]
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Happy, healthier smiling children & parents at Gozo Stadium

Health, physical activity, inclusive free-for-all policy, continuous positive reinforcement and achievement. These five elements describe perfectly last Saturday’s 2013′s Football 4 U+friends Open Day organized by Ghajnsielem Football Academy at the Gozo Stadium. All the children between the age of 5 and 15 years (Year 1 to Form 5) participated in football practice sessions led [...]
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Matthew & Eliza are most popular choice for baby names

Matthew and Eliza rose to first place as the most popular names given to new-borns in Malta during 2012. A decrease of 1.2 per cent in live births was observed during 2012 when compared to the previous year. Of the 4,231 babies born last year, 51.8 per cent were boys, the National Statistics Office said [...]
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HSBC Malta launches a special offer on Flexicredit loans

HSBC Malta has introduced a special offer on Flexicredit loans with discounted rates and a full waiver of processing fees for all customers who take a Flexicredit loan by the end of June 2013. “HSBC Flexicredit loans provide quick, secure, and affordable short-term financing to help our customers make their ambitions a reality without delay,” [...]
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Gozo cruise liner terminal EOI to be issued in coming weeks

The Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced last night that “in the coming weeks the Government will be launching an international Expression of Interest for the development of a new cruise liner terminal in Gozo. “We are certain that Gozo will provide not only an excellent business opportunity but also a vibrant new destination for the [...]
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