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Clifford Debattista named as Gozo RC Player of the Year

Gozo Rugby League, under the name of Club Rugby Club, has announced Malta international Clifford Debattista as its 2012/13 Player of the Year at a gathering of players, supporters and sponsors at its Nadur training venue. Joseph Cefai of Cefai Formalwear – a sponsor of Gozo RC, and Malta national coach Anthony Micallef on behalf [...]
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‘Summer Sizzler BBQ 2013? with the Gozo CCU Foundation

The very popular ‘Summer Sizzler BBQ,’ organised by the Gozo CCU Foundation is being held next Saturday, the 24th of August, around the pool of the Cornucopia Hotel in Xaghra. The BBQ, which will include a suckling pig, free flowing house wine and water, gets underway at 7.00pm. Entertainment during the evening is by Spectrum [...]
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Ministry for Tourism launches its new website for the sector

The Ministry for Tourism has recently launched its new website, which includes general details about the Ministry, the Parliamentary Secretariat and its operation as well as information related to the entities that fall under the Tourism portfolio which include also the aviation sector, culture and local government. These are the Malta Tourism Authority, Air [...]
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Minister passes New Health Act through its second reading

On Wednesday, during the last sitting before Parliament adjourned for the Summer recess, the Minister for Health, Dr. Godfrey Farrugia passed the New Health Act through its second reading. The new Health Act provides a solid, yet flexible legislative foundation to health services in Malta and will be addressing the current lacunae in our legislation [...]
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Government welcomes S&P’s credit rating decision on Malta

The Government in a statement today said that the “credit agency Standard & Poor’s notes that the new Government is progressing with a wide-ranging reform programme to tackle issues – some of which have been persisting for a number of years – such as the energy sector which is being addressed through a clear plan [...]
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Parliament adopts a heart safe policy with donation of AED

Recently the House of Representatives of Malta has welcomed a donation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), which was received from the Malta Heart Foundation, in collaboration with two private companies, Technoline Ltd and Soteria Ltd. The initiative was spurred by Albert Fenech MP, Chairman of the Foundation, who in a speech in Parliament last [...]
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317,000 counterfeit euro notes withdrawn from circulation

The European Central Bank has reported today that in the first half of 2013 a total of 317,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation. Making the quantity of counterfeits withdrawn from circulation from January to June 2013 was 26.3% higher than the quantity withdrawn during the same period in 2012 and 13.2% higher than [...]
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Azure Window ranked in top 50 of 8th Wonder of the World

An update is now available on the rankings of the three local landmarks nominated by the Malta Tourism Authority for’s quest to crown the “8th Wonder of the World.” The three nominations are the Azure Window in Gozo, the Blue Lagoon in Comino and St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta. The current positions as [...]
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Bishop Scicluna & 70 youths attend Rio13 World Youth Day

The 2013 World Youth Day is taking place between the 23rd and 28th of July, over 2 million young christian are converging on the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They will share in their faith, their prayers, their want for life and their good times. Auxiliary Bishop, H.E. Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna is in [...]
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Retail Price Index went down slightly by 0.9% in June

In June the Retail Price Index went down to 108.51 from 108.61 in the previous month. In June the Retail Price Index went down by 0.09 per cent. This primarily reflected a decrease of 0.67 per cent in the Water, Electricity, Gas and Fuels Index, mainly due to lower gas prices. Lower airfares and fuel [...]
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