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Summer schools educational campaign on eco-Gozo

Around 500 children from primary schools in Gozo are attending summer school within the Gozo College. The summer club in the Don Bosco Oratory, has been involved in an educational campaign related to the recognition and promotion of the cultural identity of Gozo, one of the measures within the action plan for eco-Gozo from 2010 [...]
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Special offer on Tosca ticket prices has now been closed

The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora has announced that the 10% offer off tickets for the opera Tosca has now been terminated. The offer was an instant success, so much so, that the theatre said the top price range tickets as well as the first two levels of tiers have already been sold out. A limited number [...]
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Capture life in 3D with the HTC Evo 3D from Vodafone

The first glasses-free 3D smartphone is now available on the market. One of the first smartphones to integrate 3D into its display is the HTC Evo launched this month. “It was only a matter of time for 3D to be integrated into smartphones,”said Alexandre Froment-Curtil, Head of Marketing at Vodafone Malta. “Meia convergence, the popularity [...]
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Delimara Power Station extension public consultation begins

MEPA has commenced the public consultation process for the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) application for the Delimara Power Station extension. The existing power station, operated by Enemalta, is already regulated by an IPPC permit which limits emissions, and imposes monitoring obligations and requirements for appropriate management of the installation. The proposed extension however [...]
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June’s industrial new orders down in both EU & euro area

In June 2011 compared with May 2011, the euro area (EA17) industrial new orders index fell by 0.7%. In May the index rose by 3.6%. In the EU27 new orders decreased by 0.3% in June 2011, after an increase of 1.2% in May. Excluding ships, railway & aerospace equipment4, for which changes tend to be [...]
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The EU is geared up for the humanitarian challenge in Libya

Following the dramatic events in Libya with the speedy progress of National Transition Council troops into Tripoli, the European Commission confirms that it is fully prepared to respond to humanitarian needs stemming from the fighting and its aftermath. Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, said, “The Commission has [...]
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The Gozo School of Art launches new courses for this year

The Gozo School of Art, is a public institution catering for participants starting from the young age of 7 upwards. While aiming to develop a sense of inclusiveness to the abilities in respect of adult participants, targeting a goal of obtaining a sustainable career,the school’s goal differs with regards to courses available to young participants. [...]
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July’s Retail Price Index down due to seasonal reductions

In July, the Retail Price Index went down by 0.58 per cent, according to figures from the Nationals Statistic Office. This primarily reflected a decrease of 12.24 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonal price reductions in garments. A drop of 1.34 per cent was registered in the Food Index, [...]
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CPD organises collections of essential aid for Libyan people

The Civil Protection Department is organising collections of food and water to be sent to the Libyan people who are suffering from shortages of essential basic needs. The CPD is asking the public is to take canned food and water to the humanitarian aid centre at Xatt il-Bahhara, Marsa, this coming Saturday and Sunday, the [...]
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