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Children to take part in snooker marathon for Puttinu Cares

The Gozo Billiards & Snooker Club within the Leone Band Club is organising a 24-hour snooker, billiards and pool marathon in aid of the Puttinu Cares children’s cancer foundation, on Friday, the 29th and Saturday, the 30th of April, at the Aurora Opera House in Victoria. The 29th of April is a special date for [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Friday, the 15th of April, 2011, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Triq Borg L-Gharib and Triq Il-Qala (Near Gamarija Ready Mix).
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Special hand postmark issued – Kunsill Civiku ta’ Ghawdex

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary from the founding of the Gozo Civic Council, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark – Kunsill Civiku ta’ Ghawdex – 50 sena mit-Twaqqif 1961-2011, will be used tomorrow, Thursday the 14th of April 2011, at MaltaPost, Victoria, Gozo Branch. This Special Postmark can be ordered by [...]
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Roadmap for a stronger EU economy with 12 measures

EU targets 12 priority measures to make its single market work better for consumers, workers and businesses. Over the past two decades, increasing economic integration in the EU has been one of the main drivers of growth and job creation in the bloc. Even so, the EU economy has still not fully exploited the opportunities [...]
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Alternattiva Demokratika – “Let’s talk sense on migration”

Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternattiva Demokratika Spokeserson on EU and International Affairs, said that “it is good to hear that Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has dissociated the Italian government from the ‘stupid’ declaration by Junior Minister Stefano Saglia, threatening to cancel the energy link between Malta and Italy. Blackmailing tactics and attitudes only befit despots [...]
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Order of Malta Gozo volunteers appeal for more Libya aid

The Order of Malta (SMOM) Gozo Volunteers, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and SOS Malta is urging people of good will to help in their relief efforts to send another consignment of medical supplies and emergency equipment for certain stricken areas in Libya particularly Misurata. “We [...]
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Malta registers largest EU decrease in industrial production

In February 2011 compared with January 2011, seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 0.4% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.2% in the EU27. In January production rose by 0.2% and 0.5% respectively. In February 2011 compared with February 2010, industrial production grew by 7.3% in the euro area and by 7.0% in the [...]
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Rise in commuters and vehicles recorded on Gozo Channel

In the first quarter of 2011, sea transport between Malta and Gozo registered increases in both vehicles and commuters when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010. In the first quarter of this year, commuters between Malta and Gozo increased by 8.4 per cent, totalling 797,089 when compared to the corresponding period of 2010. During [...]
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Volcanic ash disruption one year on and crisis preparedness

One year after the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in April 2010, a wide range of follow up measures have been taken – as agreed by ministers at the Transport Council of May 4 2010 on the basis of proposals by the Commission – at international, EU and national level to improve crisis preparedness in aviation, particularly in [...]
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