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Chief Executive of MBA visits Radju Lauretana, Ghajnsielem

Pierre Cassar, Chief Executive of the Malta Broadcasting Authority, was a recent guest of Maria Xerri’s programme Bhal f’Mera aired live on Radju Lauretana, Ghajnsielem. Mr Cassar was welcomed by Lelio Spiteri, the Station Manager.
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EC launches the European Year of Volunteering 2011

“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever,” Kofi Annan said recently. It is in this spirit that 100 million Europeans dedicate their time and expertise to help those in need and give back to their [...]
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Acting Chairperson appointed at Enemalta Corportation

Enemalta Corporation’s Deputy Chairperson, Mr. William Spiteri Bailey, has been appointed Acting Chairperson of the Corporation. This appointment will take effect from 1st January 2011 until the appointment of a new Chairperson. Mr. Edmund Gatt Baldacchino had been appointed Acting Chairperson of the Corporation on 1st June, on a temporary basis until a replacement for [...]
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November’s Central Government debt up €259m on last year

At the end of November, Central Government debt stood at €4,210.0 million, up by €259.0 million, or 6.6 per cent, over the corresponding period last year. This was the result of higher long-term borrowing, which added €387.3 million. In contrast, short-term securities and foreign borrowing declined by €119.2 million and €12.8 million respectively. The euro [...]
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Minister for Gozo visits patients at Gozo General Hosptial

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently visited the Residenza Sant’Anna, the Male Geriatric Ward and other wards within the Gozo General Hospital. The Minster for Gozo presented Christmas gifts to the elderly and patients at the hospital.
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San Lawrenz village square now has free Wi-Fi service

San Lawrenz Local Council has said that access to free Wi-Fi is now available in the village square. The Council said that for everyone’s comfort this is accessible not only from the square but also from the nearby streets. This is another initiative that the Local Council is taking together with the Malta Communications Authority [...]
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New Year festivities being held this weekend in Gozo

Victoria Local Council will tomorrow evening be hosting a New Years Eve event in Independence Square and St George’s Square, from 9pm onwards. The participating artists will be among others, Red Electric, Airport Impressions, Mistaken Identity, Beyond Return, Inside Plan and DJ Jaycee, with the participation of Moira Delia. On Sunday, the 2nd of January, [...]
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MaltaPost shut down and early collection notification

MaltaPost has advised that it will be on shut down on Monday, the 3rd of January 2011 where all MaltaPost branches will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, the 4th of January 2011. This change in schedule is issued by agreement with the Malta Communications Authority. MaltaPost also said that they would like [...]
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Gaulitanus Choir to perform End-of-Festive Season Concert

Gozo’s Gaulitanus Choir will as usual round up the several musical events during the festive season in the sister island with another edition of its annual End-of-Festive Season Concert. This is being held, in collaboration with the Gozo Culture Office, at the Kempinski Hotel, San Lawrenz on Thursday the 6th of January 2011. The concert [...]
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Inbound tourists increased by 8.4% in November 2010

Tourstat data for November revealed an increase of 8.4 per cent in the number of inbound tourists when compared to the corresponding month in 2009. November 2010 – Inbound tourists were estimated at 78,605, most of whom were holidaymakers. The majority of inbound tourists were first-time visitors albeit an increase in repeat tourists was recorded. [...]
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The Three Wise Men to arrive at Xaghra Basilica on Sunday

For the second year in succession, the Magi will arrive in Xaghra, Gozo, this year on Sunday 2nd January 2011, the Cavalcade will commence at 10:30 am. The Three Wise Men, in rich regal attire and riding horses will converge on Victory Square from different routes. In front of the Basilica, they will present their [...]
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Book launch celebrates 50th anniversary of St George’s alter

The Historical and Cultural Committee of St George’s Basilica in Victoria has launched its latest publication entitled, ‘Nidhol hdejn l-altar ta’ Alla. Hamsin Sena mid-Dedikazzjoni ta’ l-Altar Maggur tal-Bazilika ta’ San Gorg (1960-2010).’ It was on December 21, 1960, that the then Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Guzeppi Pace, dedicated the new altar of the Basilica [...]
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Consumer Affairs Council concern on removal of tv channels

The Consumer Affairs Council said that it is preoccupied with the prevailing situation in the telecommunications sector in as far as consumer rights are concerned. The recent removal of two popular channels from the major cable operators programmes has again triggered many complaints by consumers in this sector. The Council said it feels that this [...]
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The Prime Minister’s Visitors’ Book in Gozo for New Year

For the convenience of the public in Gozo, the Prime Minister’s Visitors’ Book, on the occasion of New Year’s Day, will be available at the Ministry for Gozo as follows: Friday, the 31st of December 2009 – between 8.30am and 12.30pm. Saturday, the 1st of January 2010 – between 8.30am and the 12.30pm.
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