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Celebration of Ordination of two deacons at Gozo Cathedral

Tomorrow, Thursday, the 23rd of June 2011, The Vigil of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, His Lordship Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo will lead the celebration of Ordination of deacons Mark Bonello (Xaghra) and Daniel Grech (Kercem) at the Cathedral of the Assumption in Victoria. The two deacons will be conferred with [...]
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Austria beat Malta by 80-runs in todays ICC Group B match

In the Group B match, with Austria and Malta, maintained their pressure on the leaders with a comfortable 80-run win over Malta in Ghent. After winning the toss and electing to bat, the Austrians made 171`for seven, with opener Lakmal Kasthuriarachchige smashing 22 from just 14 deliveries, and Amandeep Amandeep making a 38-ball 40. hen [...]
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Meeting on tourism projects with the GTA & Gozo Ministry

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, gave details about planned infrastructural projects related with the Gozitan tourism industry during a meeting held recently with members of the Gozo Tourism Association council. These projects include extensive refurbishment works at Zewwieqa waterfront, as well as in the popular resorts of Marsalforn and Xlendi. The meeting, held at [...]
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HSBC Environmental Advisor visits afforestation project

Mr. Francis Sullivan, Environmental Advisor of HSBC International met The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, at Mgarr, during his recent visit to Malta and Gozo.Mr Sullivan was updated on the afforestation project coordinated by the Directorate for Eco Gozo and Regional Development within the Ministry for Gozo, which also includes the extension of Mgarr Grove [...]
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2 dead loggerhead turtles found at Ramla Bay in 10 days

Nature Trust (Malta) has reported that within a period of ten days two dead loggerhead turtles have been found at Ramla Bay in Gozo. NTM said the indication of the cause of death seems to be fishing lines in their system. Loggerhead turtles often get caught on long lines. NTM continued that fishermen often cut [...]
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TM reserves 43 bays in Malta & Gozo just for swimmers

Fond Ghadir in Tas-Sliema, Xemxija and St George’s Bay in Birzebbuga are three new zones Transport Malta (TM) has reserved exclusively for swimmers for this summer. These bring the total number of Swimmers’ Zones around the Maltese Islands to 43. Transport Malta announced this during the launch of the Safety at Sea Campaign, now in [...]
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The Din l-Art Helwa Award for Architectural Heritage 2011

The Din l-Art Helwa Award for Architectural Heritage for 2011 is now open for entries. The Award has been designed to encourage better architecture by rewarding any building project which made an outstanding and significant contribution to architectural excellence in a Maltese context and that the project sends a clear message that old buildings can [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Friday, the 24th of June, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ GHAJN QAMAR, TRIQ L- GHONQA, TRIQ PATRI MATTEW SULTANA, TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA, TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA SQAQ FI, [...]
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Gozo Ministry & Nature Trust sign Eco-Schools agreement

The Ministry for Gozo and Nature Trust (Malta) have signed an agreement of cooperation on the Eco-School programme for the next three years. The event was attended by groups of school children from primary schools in Victoria. The Ministry said that the purpose of this agreement is to strengthen the collaboration between the Ministry and [...]
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Malta’s current account balance improved in first quarter

The National Statistics Office has said that when compared to the first three months last year, the current account balance of Malta is estimated to have improved by €70.3 million, from a net deficit of €150.0 million during the March 2010 quarter to one of €79.8 million during the corresponding period this year. Generating this [...]
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Isle of Man take control of Group A with third straight win

Isle of Man made it three wins out of three to assume control in Group A when they recorded a comprehensive nine wicket win against Finland at Royal Brussels. A thoroughly professional performance in the field restricted the Finns to just 87 all out in 17.2 overs, with only Bilal Khan (26) reaching double figures. [...]
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