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Seher il-Punent Festival 5th edition concludes successfully

The Gharb Local Council has sucessfully concluded the fifth edition of Seher il-Punent Festival which was held last weekend, the 1st to 3rd of April, 2011. The festival was officially opened by Mayor David Apap together with the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono and Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Chris Said. The festival commenced on Friday, the [...]
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Special hand postmark, Guze’ Aqulina Mitt Sena minn Twelidu

For the occasion of 100th Anniversary of the birth of Prof. Guze` Aquilina, MaltaPost has announced that a special hand postmark, ‘Guze Aqulina Mitt Sena minn Twelidu 1911-2011′ will be used this Thursday, the 7th of April 2011 at MaltaPost, Victoria, Gozo Branch. This Special Postmark can be ordered by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, [...]
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Heritage Malta celebrates the Chinese Year of the Rabbit

Heritage Malta is organising an exhibition to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rabbit. This exhibition, based at the National Museum of Natural History in Mdina, will give a general explanation of how rabbits influence our everyday lives. A mixture of information will be on display, from famous cartoon characters to the fenkata, Malta’s traditional [...]
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Automatic prosecution for sex crimes – European Parliament

Rape and other forms of sexual violence against women should be classified as crimes in all EU countries, leading to automatic prosecution, says a European Parliament resolution adopted on Tuesday that calls for an EU directive to combat gender-based violence. Europe’s women do not have equal protection against male violence across the EU, as national [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Nadur

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Nadur, Gozo, on Friday, the 8th of April, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghasri: Triq Il Fanal. Nadur: Triq Hida, Triq ir-Ramla, Triq Ghajn Qasab, Triq Duru, Triq [...]
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Contaminated sea around Gozo’s coastline – Readers letter

I am a resident of Gozo and a keen scuba diver and enjoy diving all around the island, one of my favourite dive sites was Raz il Hobz situated just bellow the water treatment plant in Ghajnsielem. Ever since the treatment plant was finished their has been a leak from the pipe that goes into [...]
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Presentation of design concept for new Victoria museum

The Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria has recently presented a totally innovative design concept for its Historical Museum and Cultural Center in the ancient heart of Victoria, Gozo, as part of the project The Making of a People, partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme I – Cohesion Policy 2007-2013). The public meeting was [...]
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Employment in construction industry fell by 4.1% in 2010

A sample survey conducted among construction enterprises revealed that employment fell by 4.1 per cent, while wages and salaries and hours worked increased by 5.7 and 4.4 per cent respectively when compared to the fourth quarter of 2009. Year-on-year data reveal that employment in construction activities fell by 4.1 per cent, mainly on account of [...]
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