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University of the Third Age Gozo launch CD ‘Gozo Memories’

A group from the University of the Third Age (U3E) Gozo have been working together to compile a compact disc entitled ‘Gozo Memories.’ The disc includes photographs, writings and other materials reflecting memories of the past sixty years. Mr Charles Farrugia, national archivist, coordinated the work that went into the CD. The group U3E Gozo, [...]
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Parochial Festa Processional Statues – Heritage Malta

In its endeavors to promote intangible heritage, the Ethnography Section within Heritage Malta will be setting up a temporary exhibition of miniatures of Parochial Festa Processional Statues. This display will be inaugurated on Friday 11 February and will remain open for public viewing at the National Museum of Ethnography, the Inquisitor’s Palace in Birgu until [...]
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Digital switchover for TV to be completed by 1st June

The Digital Switchover is set to take place by 1st June 2011. The details on the Digital Switchover were announced today by the Digital Switchover Committee. It was announced that as from 1st June 2011 free-to-air Maltese TV stations will only be broadcast using digital technology. Charlò Bonnici, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister for [...]
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Europe on track for 2014 with satellite navigation

Galileo, the EU’s global satellite navigation system, will be launched in 2014. EGNOS, which improves the accuracy of GPS across Europe, already provides services to users like farmers and rescue workers. A report on the EU’s two satellite navigation programmes finds progress so far has been satisfactory and that the bloc remains committed to completing [...]
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December Retail Price Index increased 0.54% on November

In December, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.54 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 1.81 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, due to seasonally higher prices of garments. A rise in the price of fuels caused the Transport and Communication Index to go up by 1.10 per cent. The [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija and Victoria

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija and Victoria, Gozo, on Sunday, the 23rd of January, 2011. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Xewkija 8.30am-11.30am: Triq Imgarr Ix-Xini, Triq San Duminku, Triq Santa Marija, Sqaq Santa Marija No.1 and Triq Cappelli. Victoria 2.30pm-5.00pm: Triq Tac-Cawla [...]
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