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Further desecration of Gozo, by the church again – L. Kreupl

When reading the list of MEPA applications on Saturday, February 12, 2011, I was at first furious, then sad and finally disgusted. Once again the church has applied to build totally unnecessary buildings in an Out of Development Zone. This time it is on the hill opposite Ta’ Pinu. The new application is as follows: [...]
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Watersports magazine Azure launches its second edition

The message from the publishers of Azure, a local magazine dedicated to diving and watersports is “Don’t Delay, Dive Into Azure today! “ Azure was first published by Island Scene Ltd, a year ago, the company said the issue was a great success and the aim is to build on that for 2011 edition. “Aimed [...]
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A taste for Europe with the EU quality labelling system

EU quality labelling system protects 1 000 names used to designate traditional agricultural produce and foods. Today, Piacentinu Ennese, a saffron-flavoured sheep’s cheese from Italy, became the one-thousandth name registered under the EU’s quality labelling system. The system helps protect and promote the brand names of Europe’s traditional agricultural produce and foods. It safeguards the [...]
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New easyJet Belfast to Malta route launched today

easyJet, today started its new service from Belfast International Airport to Malta The route was launched by His Excellency Joseph Zammit Tabona, Malta’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. who was at the airport to greet passengers and travelled with them on the inaugural flight. Today’s 156 passengers flew on easyJet’s Airbus 319 aircraft ‘Pride [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Thursday, the 17th of February, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Bajjada Giuseppi, Triq Ta’ Bertrija, Triq Ta’ Bullara, Dahla Eghzien, Triq l-Ghar ta’ Xerri, Triq Gnien [...]
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MIA ranked as top airport in Europe by passenger survey

Malta International Airport has said that it welcomes the announcement earlier today that it is one of the top performing airports in the annual ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger survey, by placing it as the first airport in Europe across all categories. Commenting about this achievement, MIA Chief Executive Officer Julian Jaeger said that [...]
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9th Delicata Classic Wine Festival at Nadur in September

Delicata in conjunction with Nadur Local Council has announced the dates for their 9th Delicata Classical Wine Festival which will be taking place at the viticulture heart of Gozo, Nadur, from the 2nd till the 4th of September 2011. Once again the village of Nadur will come alive as the wine festival gets underway at [...]
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GDP in both the euro area & EU27 up in last quarter of 2010

GDP increased by 0.3% in the euro area (EA16) and by 0.2% in the EU27 during the fourth quarter of 2010, compared with the previous quarter, according to flash estimates published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2010, growth rates were +0.3% in the euro area and [...]
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Fresh fruit & vegetable volume down in last quarter of 2010

In the last quarter of 2010, the volume of fresh fruit and vegetables declined by 7.6 per cent, whereas the wholesale value increased by 12.5 per cent, when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2009. The volume of fresh fruit and vegetables passing through the official markets in the fourth quarter last year dropped by [...]
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The February 15th edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 15th 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: Page 9. 1. The Gozo Philatelic Society, distributed prizes and participation certificates to all participants in its [...]
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