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Liturgical Feast of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck in Marsalforn

Between Wednesday, the 9th and Thursday, the10th of February 2011, the Marsalforn community will celebrate the Liturgical Solemnity of Saint Paul’s Shipwreck, thus bringing to a close the festivities held in January in honour of its patron saint. The programme of activities will be as follows: Wednesday 9th February: Eve of the Solemnity. 5.15pm: Translation [...]
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Euro area annual inflation is estimated to be 2.4%

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.4% in January 2011 according to a flash estimate issued by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. It was 2.2% in December 20103. Euro area inflation is measured by the Monetary Union Index of Consumer Prices (MUICP). To compute the MUICP flash estimates, Eurostat uses [...]
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BirdLife Malta appoints it’s new Executive Director

During a press conference held in Valetta today, BirdLife Malta introduced the organisation’s new Executive Director, Mr Paul Debono, to the media. A dedicated environmentalist with a history of working for Greenpeace Mediterranean as the Finance Director and Executive Director between 2001 and 2005 as well as being an active volunteer of BirdLife Malta, Mr [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Santa Lucija and Kercem

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Santa Lucija and Kercem, Gozo, on Thursday, the 3rd of February, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Bir Rix, Triq Santa Lucia, Triq Qasam San Gorg, Triq L-Orkestra Td-Dudi and [...]
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Vodafone Malta helps out its customers who are in Egypt

Vodafone Malta has announced that it has topped up the credit of all its customers who were facing the possibility of ending up without credit and who are currently in Egypt. The mobile service provider said it was concerned that due to current events in Egypt these customers would have had difficulty in topping up. [...]
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Malta has the largest fall in unemployment rate in the EU

The euro area (EA16) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.0% in December 2010, unchanged compared with November. It was 9.9% in December 2009. The EU27 unemployment rate was 9.6% in December 2010, unchanged compared with November. It was 9.5% in December 2009. Compared with a year ago, the unemployment rate fell in eight Member States, remained [...]
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The Victory Philharmonic Society of Xaghra to hold it’s AGM

The Victory Philharmonic Society of Xaghra Gozo announces that it will be holding the annual general meeting for the year 2011 next Sunday, the 6th of February at 9.00am, at the ‘Dun Alwig Camilleri’ Hall in the Victory Band Club. The agenda is as follows: Reading of the last annual general meeting’s minutes; Reading and [...]
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There were two traffic fatalities in fourth quarter of 2010

In the fourth quarter of 2010, the number of reported traffic accidents reached 3,297, a decrease of 1,065 cases over the corresponding quarter in 2009. Decreases were recorded in all districts, with the biggest percentage decrease (33.7 per cent) occurring in the Northern district. The Northern Harbour district registered most accidents – 1,274 cases, or [...]
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AD says PN & PL are being irresponsible on divorce issue

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, said that the Nationalist and Labour Parties are being irresponsible in the way they are treating the divorce issue. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “The Nationalist Party is acting like a confessional party stuck in the middle ages, showing no sensitivity to the thousands of people who would like [...]
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The February 1st edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 1st February 2011 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. The stories covered in this weeks issue are: 1. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech met media members on the feast of St Francis de Sales, patron [...]
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Meeting held for members of the Gozo Regional Committee

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently held a meeting with Gozitan mayors who are members of the Gozo Regional Committee. The meeting was held at the Ministry for Gozo’s Conference Hall, St Francis Square, Victoria. The Gozo Regional Committee is headed by the Mayor of Victoria, Dr Samuel Azzopardi.
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