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Economic sentiment down further in both the EU & euro area

In August, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) declined by 5.0 points to 97.3 in the EU and by 4.7 points to 98.3 in the euro area. This decline resulted from a broad-based deterioration in sentiment across the sectors, with losses in confidence being particularly marked in services, retail trade and among consumers. Only the construction [...]
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Sunset Heritage Trail at Hagar Qim Park with Heritage Malta

Heritage Malta will be organising a Heritage Trail within the magnificent Hagar Qim Park in Qrendi. Curators and experts within the field will be available on site to discuss the surrounding archaeological remains and highlight the natural features surrounding the temples that last year alone attracted nearly 175,000 visitors. This event, organised by Heritage Malta, [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Thursday, the 1st of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: PJAZZA TAL- BARMIL, TRIQ IL- BALLATA, TRIQ IL- MANWALA, TRIQ IN- NAGGARA and TRIQ L- IMGARR.
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Eurozone special meeting, time to pull together to defy crisis

Two key messages emerged from Monday’s discussion with leading Eurozone figures organised by the EP’s Economics committee just a couple weeks after some of the stormiest times in the Euro’s history. Firstly, the ECB has remarkably stood up to fill the void left by Member States’ inability at tackling the current crisis. Secondly, the economic [...]
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July’s industrial producer price index went down by 1.2%

The National Statistics Office has said that in July, the producer price index for total industry decreased by 1.2 per cent. This decline was reflected in a 2.3 per cent drop in prices for intermediate goods, while prices in the other main industrial groupings remained stable. Producer prices in the domestic market remained stable while [...]
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The 30th of August 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks August 30th 2011 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. The story covered in this weeks issue is: The inauguration of the set of eight new bells at Ghajnsielem. Beauty and excellence were the hallmarks [...]
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Extensive diabetes monitoring drive to take place in Gozo

Vivian Corporation will be hosting an awareness and education campaign in Gozo about diabetes and the importance of regular blood glucose monitoring. The campaign will kick off with a one-day event on Wednesday, the 14th of September, in Victoria and will extend for a whole week throughout all the pharmacies in Gozo who will be [...]
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Information meeting held for new Gozo University students

An introductory meeting was organised for Gozitan students, who will this year begin courses at the University of Malta. The meeting was held at the exhibition hall of the Ministry for Gozo. In her address to the students the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, urged them to collaborate with the Gozo University Group (GUG) and [...]
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Dorthese Ellis Foundation to present equipment to the GGH

UPDATED: Dame Maria Ellis, of the Dorthese Ellis Foundation, will be presenting items of much needed medical equipment to the Gozo General Hospital next Wednesday morning, the 7th of September. The equipment, 6 Codan Argus Syringe Pumps and 4, is valued at over 15000.00 Volumetric pumps fasten to a drip stand and deliver fluids or medication [...]
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Ongoing works taking place around Santa Lucija village

Works are currently underway in the area of Santa Lucija, organised by the village Administrative Committee, under the eco-Gozo scheme for Local Councils and Administrative Committees. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, visited the works which include the rebuilding of rubble walls in Triq Ghajn Abdun and Triq Ghar Ilma. These are two popular areas [...]
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Victor Grech from Ghasri Gozo celebrates his 102nd birthday

Victor Grech, a resident in the Elderly Section at the Gozo General Hospital, celebrated his 102nd birthday yesterday, Sunday, the 28th of August. His family said that Victor is the first resident in this unit to have reached that age. Members of Victor’s family organised a party at the Elderly Unit to celebrate this unique [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 31st of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ GUZEPPI BAJADA, TRIQ TA’ BRIERET, TRIQ TA’ BULLARA DAHLA TA’ L- EGHZIEN, TRIQ LIBERAT GRECH, TRIQ JANNAR [...]
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Ghajnsielen Council prepare Sustainable Locality Action Plan

The Ghajnsielem Local Council is preparing on a Sustainable Locality Action Plan for Ghajnsielem. A Public Event to get the views of the local community, in the form of an interactive exhibition and workshops, is going to be held in the Ghajnsielem Band Club on Thursday, the 15th of September 2011, between 7.00pm and 10.00pm. [...]
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Tourist arrivals up in accommodation but stay is shorter

Total reported arrivals in collective accommodation establishments during June stood at 136,715, up by 6.7 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year, according the the figures released today from the National Statistics Office. Non-resident arrivals and nights amounted to 126,432 and 765,605 respectively, with an average length of stay of 6.1 nights. [...]
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