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Holy Week exhibition by Ghaqda Dilettanti tal-Gimgha l-Kbira

A Holy Week exhibition, which is being held by the Ghaqda Dilettanti tal-Gimgha l-Kbira, has been inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The exhibition is being held within the Ministry for Gozo’s Exhibition Hall in St Francis Square, Victoria, and will be opening daily till Sunday the 27th of March 2011.
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Nuclear plants to be tested – Council of the European Union

It is in every Member State’s interest to participate in the security and risk survey of nuclear plants, stated Minister for National Development, Tamás Fellegi, after the extraordinary meeting of energy ministers in Brussels, on the 21st of March. The Hungarian Presidency convened the meeting, to discuss the implications of the events in Japan and [...]
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The MCAST Diploma in Manufacturing Excellence graduation

Twenty-five workers from a total of sixteen manufacturing companies have successfully completed the Diploma Course in Manufacturing Excellence which was launched by MCAST two years ago. The eleven study modules, each of which had a 30-hour taught component, were designed with an aim to equipping candidates with the ability to understand and critically analyse various [...]
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Separation for international couples – Ending the headache

New European rules on property rights will simplify legal aspects of separation, divorce and death for couples with different nationalities and couples living in different countries. More and more Europeans have a spouse or partner of a different nationality. Even if both partners are of the same nationality, many couples now live abroad – sometimes [...]
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The Gozo SPCA are helping to find homes for Paddy & Bella

The Gozo SPCA are helping in re-homing these two adorable young cats, Paddy and Bella. Paddy the male is about 12 months old and Bella the female is about 15 months old. The cats have been neutered and spayed. An ideal situation would be for these two cats to be re-homed together as they are [...]
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MaltaPost announces closure of Qala Sub-Post Office

MaltaPost has said that ‘Sunny Island Mini Market,’ of Pjazza San Guzepp, Qala QLA 1113, stopped operating as a Sub-Post Office as of the15th March 2011. The closest alternatives are the following: MaltaPost Branch, Triq JF de Chambrai, Ghajnsielem GSM 1050 and MaltaPost Branch, 13, Triq it-Tramuntana, Nadur NDR 1220.
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AD calls for increased social inclusion and social rights

On the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day, yesterday, the 21st of March, a delegation of Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party comprising Chairperson Michael Briguglio and Spokesperson for Disability Issues Claire Azzopardi Lane, met the Down Syndrome Association. Claire Azzopardi Lane, AD spokesperson for Disability Issues, said, “AD supports increased social inclusion and social [...]
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Current account deficit at €169.2 m in last quarter of 2010

Provisional figures on the international economic and financial transactions of Malta during the last quarter of 2010 show a current account deficit of €169.4 million, practically unchanged over the net deficit registered a year earlier. On an account by account basis, however, the goods account of the statement recorded an expansion in the visible trade [...]
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Gozo General Hospital Radiology Department inaugurated

The Gozo General Hospital, originally known as Craig Hospital, started functioning as the main health services provider on the island of Gozo in the first months of 1975. At the time the hospital was serviced by a single X-ray screening machine that continued to be used up to 1992, when it was replaced by a [...]
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The March 22nd 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks March 22nd 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 story covered in this weeks issue is: Victoria Mayor, Samuel Azzopardi, announced during the councils annual general meeting that the Council is addressing Victoria’s [...]
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