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A tribute to Gozo’s oldest active bandsman – Charles Spiteri

The demise of 86-year old Francis Bonello from Xaghra, pulled down the shutter of a musical era. Popularly known as Frenc is-Sansun, Francis was a veteran and enthusiast of everything that is Xaghra made. He was credited to be the oldest active bandman in Gozo at the turn of the century when, with deep reluctance, [...]
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Just a single permit for workers to live and work in the EU

The proposed “single permit” must suffice to enable third-country workers to live and work in the EU, said the Civil Liberties Committee on Thursday. Allowing Member States to issue additional documents would defeat the whole purpose of having a “single permit”, which should include all relevant information on the right to work. MEPs backed the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 8th of February, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 1.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Dun Karm Caruana, Triq Salvu Gambin, Parti minn Triq Il-Knisja, Pjazza Is-Salvatur, Triq Il-Wilga, Triq Wied [...]
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Vodafone offers free week of internet on any mobile phone

Whether you want to check Facebook™, chat for hours, answer your emails or simply browse the web, now you can use Vodafone’s fast internet connection in Malta for free. Vodafone Malta is offering everyone, including people who are not Vodafone Malta customers, a free week of Internet on their mobile. The offer is available for [...]
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Gozo – The gap can be bridged: by Dr. Franco Mercieca

The possibility of a fixed link between mainland Malta and Gozo has been on the agenda in the past but never got beyond pen and paper. The double insularity that Gozo suffers from, has recently been having its toll on the economy. The insularity and connectedness are the two sides of the same coin but [...]
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