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The eighth annual GozoAutofest in aid of Arka Foundation

For the eighth year running, the GozoAutofest is being held in aid of Arka Foundation. The event is taking place this coming Saturday, the 18th of June 2011 from 6.00pm onwards, at the new road situated between the Boy’s Secondary School and the Gozo sports complex. There will be plenty of cars on display, with [...]
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YADA Dance Academy presents GOZIDANS II this Friday

Friday evening will be host to a celebration of artistic dance hosted by YADA Dance Academy, Gozo, entitled ‘GOZIDANS II.’ This 10th anniversary production will be held at the Ministry of Gozo courtyard, in St Francis Square, Victoria. Various dance forms will be staged in both classical and modern themes, and include extracts from the [...]
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Government looking to improve laws in Animal Welfare Act

Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs said in a statement this afternoon that, as already announced, that it is already carrying out a review on how to improve the law for the protection of animals. “The change in the law this year, meant that now a person can be liable to a fine of up [...]
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Government responds to EU on non implementation of laws

The Government has said that in relation to the statement issued today by the European Commission “in relation to the alleged non-transposition into national law of the Directive on the protection of the environment through criminal law (2008/99/EC). It is in the process of transposing the provisions of the Directive on the protection of the [...]
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Malta not implementing EU rules on environmental crimes

The European Commission has given 13 Member States, including Malta, two months to transpose EU rules laying down criminal penalties against sea pollution and other environmental offences. Directive 2008/99/EC on criminal law measures to protect the environment should have been introduced in national law by 26 December 2010. However, 10 countries (Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, [...]
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May’s annual rate of inflation up slightly on April at 2.5%

In May, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at 2.7 per cent, whereas the annual rate of inflation stood at 2.5 per cent. The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went up by 1.3 per cent over the previous month. This primarily reflected a seasonal increase of 4.1 per cent in the Restaurants and [...]
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MUMN condemns unsafe practices at the Gozo Hospital A&E

MUMN has issued a statement this morning stating that it “wishes to confirm information that has been reported in the media recently, that ECG recordings taken at the Emergency Department in Gozo General Hospital are at times being taken by nurses who have not had the proper training for this type of procedure as ECG [...]
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