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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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First Friday Mass for professionals at St Augustines Church

The Gozitan Graduates Movement invites graduates and members of all professions in Gozo, including couples, for First Friday Mass in Maltese on the 7th of January 2011. As usual, this will be at St Augustine’s church in Victoria at 8.00 pm, a late enough time to help all professionals accept this opportunity and get to [...]
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Gozo’s contribution to national GDP market prices is €331.7m

Provisional estimates for 2009 indicate that Gozo’s contribution to national Gross Domestic Product at market prices is 5.7 per cent, or €331.7 million. Gross Domestic Product at a regional level increased last year, when compared to 2008. However, Gross Value Added (GVA) for mainland Malta edged down by 0.2 per cent in 2009, while that [...]
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