Archive for » May 2nd, 2011«

‘Jum ix-Xaghra’ celebrations held over last weekend

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono and Chris Said, Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Dialogue, addressrf those present at the ‘Jum ix-Xaghra’ commemoration, which took place over the weekend. Mr Vincent Vella, who was instrumental in the setting up of the Xaghra Scout Group, was awarded Gieh ix-Xaghra 2011,’ at [...]
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Gozo Hospital Fun Walk draws crowds for Puttinu Cares

The Employees’ Social, Cultural and Educational Committee of Gozo General Hospital, in collaboration with Puttinu Cares Gozo, organised a fun walk yesterday, to raise funds in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organisation that helps by supporting those ill with cancer and their families. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono and Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant within [...]
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EU wants to steer innovation on Active and Healthy Ageing

The number of Europeans aged 65+ is expected to increase by 45% between 2008 and 2030, and even further to over 30% of the population by 2060. This major challenge needs to be tackled at EU level to help older Europeans enjoy an active and healthy life. Meeting in Brussels for the first time today, [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Zebbug, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 4th of May, 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, Triq ta’ Ghammar, Triq il- Maxrabija, Triq it- Tamar, Triq il- [...]
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Why does nobody care about the lasting damage at Dwejra?

Over the past few weeks we have read in the press letters from MEPA and the Government stating that everything is back to normal at Dwejra and a line has now been drawn under the matter. In other words as far as the Government and MEPA are concerned no-one should be punished for what occurred [...]
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March unemployment figures down by 11.8% on last year

In March, persons registering for work under Part 1 and Part 2 of the unemployment register amounted to 6,662: 5,932 in Malta and 730 in Gozo. Both Malta and Gozo registered decreases in the number of registered unemployed when compared to the previous year, of 846 and 48 persons respectively. The number of men on [...]
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Chairman’s XI and Captain’s XI play weekend friendly match

On Saturday with the rain in the morning the game between the Chairman’s XI against the Captain’s XI was in jeopardy. Eventually, a game was played. The original twenty over game was now further reduced to a friendly fifteen overs and batsmen had to retire after facing twenty balls. The Chairman’s team batted first and [...]
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