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A different Passion play musical this April at the Astra, Gozo

Ghaliex Jien? Il-Passjoni b’differenza (Why Me? A Passion play with a difference) is the name of the upcoming production to be held at Teatru Astra in Gozo, in line with the approaching Lent and Easter festivities this spring. Ghaliex Jien? Il-Passjoni b’differenza is different in the sense that the musical does not only retell the [...]
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MEUSAC promotes the EU healthy eating initiatives

Malta EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) organised two information sessions for undergraduate students at the University of Malta on Healthy Eating and the European Union’s School Fruit Scheme. The sessions were intended primarily for those students reading for a B.Ed. degree. It was a one time opportunity for aspiring educators to obtain firsthand knowledge [...]
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Women’s rights one hundred years on – The fight continues

European Parliament marked the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (Tuesday 8 March) with a debate and vote on two resolutions tabled by the Women’s Rights Committee: one on gender equality and the other on female poverty. A third resolution, on reducing health inequalities, was also adopted. In a special ceremony held today to commemorate [...]
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Bank of Valletta launches the new FIDDA Account

Bank of Valletta has launched a new edition of ‘The BOV FIDDA Account,’ a six-year term deposit offering access to diverse markets globally and the peace of mind of guaranteed capital and income. The BOV FIDDA Account is a Structured Deposit Account denominated in Euro, US Dollars, Pound Sterling or Australian Dollars. This account offers [...]
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Power suspensions in various localities around Gozo

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Zebbug, Gharb, San Lawrenz and Nadur, Gozo, on Thursday, the 10th of March, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria: Triq Tac-Cawla Blk.-G-Ha-Hb-Ia- Ka- Kb, Parti Triq Il-Mithna, Triq Wied [...]
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Sprints, Relay and Hurdles Training Camp in Formia, Italy

With the focus being the Games of the Small States of Europe due to be held later on in Liechtenstein , the preparation of the National sprints relay team has been very active as from September of last year with a number of training camps that were held in Malta and in Gozo. Thanks to [...]
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H.L. Bishop Joseph Bonello OFM visits the Ministry for Gozo

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently received a courtesy visit At the Ministry for Gozo, Victoria, by H.E. Mgr Joseph Bonello O.F.M. who has recently been ordained Bishop at Juticalpa in Honduras, where he has been working as a missionary since 1989. Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant within the Ministry for Gozo and PL MPs, [...]
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Order of Malta medical teams in Lampedusa are reinforced

CISOM (the Corpo Italiano Soccorso dell’ Ordine di Malta) of the Italian Association of SMOM has reinforced its presence of medical teams in Lampedusa due to the heavy influx of migrants which are arriving on the island. The Order of Malta in Italy has a diplomatic agreement to provide specialized medical teams to the Guardia [...]
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Malta produced 600 to 700kg of waste per person in 2009

Environment in the EU27 Recycling accounted for a quarter of total municipal waste treated in 2009 In the EU27, 513 kg of municipal waste was generated per person in 2009. The amount generated per person varied from 316 kg in the Czech Republic and Poland to 833 kg in Denmark. On average in the EU27, [...]
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Producer & input price indices rise in 4th quarter of 2010

During the fourth quarter of 2010, producer and input price indices for agriculture advanced by 4.9 and 9.3 per cent respectively over the corresponding quarter of 2009. The producer price index for agricultural products rose by 4.9 per cent, from 112.97 in the fourth quarter of 2009 to 118.52 in the quarter under review. An [...]
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Malta Charities presents donation to the Arka Foundation

Last Wednesday, the 2nd of March 2011, representatives of “The Malta Charities Association” of London have visited The Arka Respite Centre in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, to make a donation towards Arka Foundation. In fact, Mr & Mrs Michael Rapinet together with Gozitan sculptor Joe Xuereb, were welcomed at the center by Mr Joe Cremona, manager of [...]
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The March 8th edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks March 8th 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. A commemorative book comprising all the articles written in The Times and The Sunday Times by [...]
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