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Gaulitanus Choir to perform in Santa Lucija Summer Concert

As has become customary the Gaulitanus Choir is presenting another open-air concert in July in collaboration with the Gozo Cultural Office. This year’s summer concert is being held at Santa Lucija, in the square, on Tuesday, the of 12th July and starts at 9.00pm. The concert is entitled ‘The Musical Theatre Revisited’ and the programme [...]
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On Demand Group for Melita’s Video on-demand service

Melita announced that it has chosen the world-leading television Video on-demand aggregator, On Demand! Group (ODG) to launch the first Video on-demand services on Melita’s network later this summer. Melita’s VOD launch will mark the extension of ODG’s reach to 18 platforms in 12 countries handling over 1 billion video on demand transactions per year [...]
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New reports confirm need for reform of EU fisheries policy

Two recent reports by the European Commission add further weight to calls for significant structural change within the EU fish catching sector and a far reaching reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The 2010 Annual Economic Report on the EU fishing fleet shows a reduction in economic performance of the EU fishing sector in [...]
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Gozo couple win Air Malta tickets in NSO survey lottery

A couple from Gozo won two return Air Malta tickets to London, including accommodation, for six nights. Mr and Mrs Scerri from Marsalforn were the lucky winners of a lottery held by the National Statistics Office for their participation in the 2010 Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC). When presenting the prize at the [...]
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Arriva roadshow visits the new Victoria bus terminus

The Arriva roadshow were at the new Victoria bus terminus today to enable everyone to see the new transport which will be starting in service on the 3rd of July. Arriva staff where onsite to answer any questions and help with information on timetables and travel costs. Later in the afternoon members of the Arriva [...]
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MEPA board refuses further boathouse sanctions at Dwejra

MEPA has refused five separate applications for the sanctioning of or alterations to boathouses at Dwejra today, consideration on a further three applications has been postponed. MEPA board chairman Austin Walker, said the Dwejra Action Plan, which was approved in November 2005, ruled that no boathouses which were not apparent from an aerial view taken [...]
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Increase in industrial turnover & manufacturing new orders

In the first quarter this year, provisional data indicate that industrial turnover and manufacturing new orders rose by 4.0 and 20.3 per cent respectively over the corresponding quarter of 2010. Total industrial turnover went up by 4.0 per cent to 110.4 points in the first quarter of 2011, primarily as a result of an 18.7 [...]
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Din l-Art Helwa on the threat to swordfish – A message to all

Following the highly successful ‘Fished Out’ Conference earlier this spring, Din l-Art Helwa has put its views to the Ministry of Resources and Rural Affairs responsible for agriculture and fisheries that regulations be enacted and enforced that will protect swordfish. The NGO said that “It appears that this species is in greater danger now of [...]
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