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National Audit Office issues scathing report on Enemalta

The Auditor General has conducted a performance audit addressing the effectiveness of Enemalta Corporation’s fuel procurement. The National Audit Office (NAO) focused on the procurement process as a whole, and the Corporation’s hedging function. From an essentially strategic perspective, NAO said its primary concern with respect to the operations of the Fuel Procurement Committee (FPC) [...]
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First Aid Course held for staff members at Sir M.A. Refalo

The health and safety teachers at Sir M.A. Refalo, Mr Andrew Dimech and Mr Charles Daniel Saliba, in collaboration with the Health and Safety Department led by Mr Kenneth Scicluna, Service Manager, recently organised two first aid courses for all staff members at their post-secondary school.These courses were delivered by two health and safety teachers, [...]
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Essential for Libya to sign & ratify Geneva convention – AD

In view of Prime Minister Muscat’s declaration, following talks with Prime Minister of Italy Enrico Letta, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson Prof. Arnold Cassola said, “It is positive that Prime Minister Muscat stated, ‘I’m glad to see that we share the same views on Libya as a part of the solution on migration. It’s unprecedented to have [...]
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Three turtles released at Hondoq Bay in Gozo by NTM

This morning crowds of well-wishers were on the beautiful beach of Hondoq ir Rummien in Gozo, to witness the release of three turtles, Moon, Robin and Tiny Tim by Nature Trust (Malta). This was the first time that a turtle release had been undertaken from the Island of Gozo. Robin had been in rehabilitation the [...]
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‘It-Tieg ta’ Karmena Abdilla’ to be staged in Xaghra, Gozo

The Xaghra Gozo Drama Circle ‘It-Teatru l-Antik,’ is to present a three-act comedy by Charles Clews ‘It-Tieg ta’ Karmena Abdilla,’ on Friday, the 9th of August. The main parts in this comedy will be played by Sharon Calleja as Karmena Abdilla and Joe Farrugia (Id-Dulli) as the Headmaster Pa`ifiku. The comedy is directed and produced [...]
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Anti-poverty campaign requires social model – Zminijietna

Zminijietna – Voice of the Left said in a statement today that it welcomed the Government’s plans to have a campaign against poverty. The NGO added that to be successful, this campaign requires a social model and progressive fiscal policy. “It is positive that the Government is recognising the real existence of poverty in Malta [...]
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21638.24kgs of foodstuffs, and milk products destroyed

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health is making every effort to keep its contact with the public through a regular review statement. The following is a summary of actions taken during July 2013. The following is a summary of the report hereunder: o 472 improvement notices were issued; o 14 undertakings [...]
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ALIVE Cycle Challenge bikes already on the way to London

After 14 weeks of training for the Malta Airport ALIVE 2013 Cycling Challenge for Cancer, the participating 38 cyclists excitedly packed and loaded their bikes on an Express Trailer shipping container that will arrive in London in time for the start of their 720 kilometre challenge on 19th July. The endurance challenge is to raise [...]
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MEP Marlene Mizzi in EP high level delegation visiting Abuja

Labour MEP Marlene Mizzi is currently in, Abuja, Nigeria as part of a high profile delegation from the European Parliament visiting the country – the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. This is Marlene Mizzi’s first international appointment since her election as a Member of the European Parliament earlier this year. Marlene Mizzi said, “It is a [...]
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Have some fun & be a film extra for a day promoting Gozo

Gozitan Michael Tabone, is a guiding force in promoting the beautiful island of Gozo as a film making destination and to do this he has written the script for his own film, which will be made in Gozo. Michael is asking for people to appear in the film as extras. Filming will take place on [...]
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EU rules combating misleading information on cosmetics

With immediate effect cosmetics on shop shelves, both manufactured in the EU and imported from third countries, should be fully compliant with the Cosmetics Regulation ensuring strengthened safety standards and providing better information for the consumers. Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Consumer Policy, said, “from daily essentials like toothpaste to that little luxury of a [...]
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May’s oubound tourist trips down by 3.4% on last year

Outbound trips during May totalled 22,937, a decrease of 3.4 per cent over the comparative month in 2012, the National Statistics Office today. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries stood at 19,960, while a further 2,978 trips headed towards Non-EU destinations. Both markets registered decreases of 3 and 7 per cent respectively. [...]
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