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650 CT scans carried out at the radiology dept in Gozo

Last March the fully modernised Radiology Department at the Gozo General Hospital, was officially inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The Minister recently made a brief visit to the Department where she met with some of the staff, as well as officials from the hospital administration. The Minister visited the five units Radiolgy [...]
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Europeans more confident about the economy – EU survey

Europeans are starting to be more optimistic about the economy’s outlook with more people saying that the worst of the crisis is behind us, according to the Spring 2011 Eurobarometer, the bi-annual opinion poll organised by the European Union. 43% of Europeans think that the crisis’s impact on the job market has already reached its [...]
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Local centre wins 3rd place in Dive Against Debris Campaign

Project AWARE, the International non profit organisation mobilising divers to protect the ocean, has awarded Bubbles Dive Centre in Marsalforn, with joint 3rd place in its Global Dive Against Debris campaign. This award was given by Project AWARE in recognition of the efforts made by the dive centre during their recent two ‘Dive Against Debris’ [...]
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GO limited period reduced price offer on sports packages

GO has just launched an offer on its Sports package for €9.99 a month. The offer starts today, Thursday, 4 August and will run for a very limited time only. The company said that the sports package offers sports broadcasts from around the globe. The channels showcase a massive variety of world-class football including the [...]
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FAA to hold an environment awareness event in Gozo

“The Ramla l-Hamra project and the Hondoq ir-Rummien project, two of the most damaging development projects in Gozo, are being refused by MEPA,” Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) said. “These are major achievements for the preservation of Gozo’s environment and quality of life,” which, (FAA) said “it has been actively working towards for the last [...]
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Gozitan fish landings sees significant rise in 2nd quarter

Figures from the National Statistics Office show that fish landings in the second quarter amounted to 403,199 kilograms, an increase of 21.7 per cent over the comparative quarter last year, although the two dominant species caught during the period, Blue Fin Tuna and Swordfish, decreased by 34.7 per cent and 7.7 per cent respectively. Similarly, [...]
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Second call issued for Gozitan local councils funding scheme

The Ministry for Gozo has launched the second call in relation to the funding scheme for eco-Gozo projects by Local Councils. Those Local Councils who have not benefited under the first call or those who did not benefit from the maximum grant off €70,000 under the first call, are again able to apply for funding [...]
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Qala Council welcomes the EPD recommendation for Hondoq

The Qala Local Council has said in a statement that it “welcomes with satisfection the MEPA Environment Protection Directorate (EPD) recommendation of the refusal of the Hondoq ir-Rummein – Qala Creek project application.” The Council said, “As highlighted in the report by the Environment Protection Directorate, there are various bias put forward in the Environmental [...]
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