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The Malta & Gozo link, to be or not to be? – Ricky Bugeja

Parlimentary Secretary Chris Said’s recent proposal to consider a permanent link between Malta and Gozo has sparked controversy throughout the islands. GUG (Gozo University Group), the organisation representing Gozitan students in Malta, yesterday held a debate at university quadrangle as part of the ongoing activities at ‘organizations week.’ The speakers were Dr. Chris Said from [...]
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AXN from Sony Pictures Television available soon in Malta

Melita has announced that AXN, the fastest growing pay entertainment channel on the Sky platform in Italy, AXN HD, and the newly launched AXN SCI-FI, will all be exclusively available on the Melita Pay TV platform on channels 301 (AXN), 303 (AXN SCI-FI) and 330 for AXN HD. From March 1st, subscribers to Melita’s XL [...]
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Special transport arrangements for Carnival Weekend 2011

Gozo Channel has announced the arrangements being made for the Carnival weekend between the 4th and the 6th of March 2011. In order to make Gozo more accessible, Gozo Channel said it will be performing an additional trip early Saturday and Sunday morning, leaving Mgarr, Gozo at 02:30hours and departing Cirkewwa, Malta at 03:00hours.
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Gozo Snooker Cup 2010-2011 comes to end tomorrow

The Gozo Snooker Cup 2010-2011 organised by the Gozo Billiards & Snooker Club, within the Leone Philharmonic Society, comes to an end tomorrow Friday, the 25th of February 2011. Running uninterruptedly since last November, the cup final will once again see Jason Vassallo trying to defend the title he has won for the last 5 [...]
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GDP per inhabitant from 28% to 343% of EU27 average

In 2008, GDP per inhabitant, expressed in terms of purchasing power standards, in the EU27′s 27 NUTS-2 regions ranged from 28% of the EU27 average in the region of Severozapaden in Bulgaria, to 343% of the average in Inner London in the United Kingdom. Eight capital regions in the ten first places The leading regions [...]
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Registered unemployed persons down by 12.4% in January

A drop of 12.4 per cent was recorded in the number of registered unemployed in January compared to the corresponding month last year. In January, the number of persons registering for work in Malta stood at 6,070 whereas those in Gozo stood at 727. Both Malta and Gozo registered decreases in the registered unemployed by [...]
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A Play for Charity is to be held in aid of the Arka Foundation

A Sports Marathon titled ‘Play for Charity’ is being held in Gozo on Saturday the 26th of March at the Gozo Sports Complex in Victoria. These sports games are being organized by the Gozo Sports Complex together with the Ministry for Gozo and are in aid of Arka Foundation. The ‘Play for Charity’ marathon will [...]
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Libya: Alternattiva insist on European Responsibility Sharing

In view of the impending tragedy in nearby Libya, Alternattiva Demokratika and the European Greens said they are insisting with the EU on the concept of “responsibility sharing.” Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, said, “Until now a good number of EU member states have refused to accept the EU [...]
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