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Lawrence Mizzi wins the Gozo Hospital Worker of the Year

The Gozo General Hospital, Worker of the Year prize, has been awarded during an evening event which recently took place within the gardens of the hospital. This was the second time such an award has been made. The event.was organised by the hospital administration in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo. The award was the [...]
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Bitch and her puppies dumped in Sannat hotel grounds

The Gozo SPCA has said that only the “prompt action by concerned staff at Hotel Ta’ Cenc, Sannat and a speedy response from Gozo SPCA, saved a bitch and her 2 puppies from needless distress and suffering after they were callously dumped in the hotel grounds last Monday evening.” “They were left in an area [...]
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FKNK accuses government of ‘toying with minds’ on trapping

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK) said that it has sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi. FKNK said that the gist of the letter states, “What your administration seems to be ignoring, whether knowingly or not, is the fact that this state of affairs, where persons’ minds are [...]
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AD deplores the Russian criticism over EU Syria sanctions

Alternattiva Demokratika said it deplored Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for criticising the European Union over Syria sanctions. Prof. Arnold Cassola, Alternativa Demokratika-The Green Party spokesperson on EU and International Affairs, said, “Russia’s behaviour in the unfolding popular Arab uprisings has been really dubious. First Russia was very reluctant to side with the Libyan opposition [...]
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Consumer protection & market stability on mortgage credits

Draft legislation in the European Parliament promises improved consumer protection and proposes standards to make mortgage markets more stable and flexible and better serve the real economy. This response to the Commission’s legislative proposals on residential mortgage credit, considered a cornerstone in restoring consumer confidence, will be hammered out between Parliament and Member States over [...]
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San Lawrenz Spectacular 3D event being held on Saturday

The San Lawrenz Local Council creates a major event, which is held every two years and attracts hundreds of people, the event, named 3D, is now in its third edition. The first event was held in Dwejra and the second event was held in the main square of San Lawrenz. This year’s event takes place [...]
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Archbishop leads 350 Maltese on a pilgrimage in Lourdes

Last Wednesday, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. left Malta on a visit to Lourdes to lead a pilgrimage organised by the Lourdes Voluntary Association. 350 people are attending this pilgrimage, which includes 120 patients, 6 doctors, 12 nurses, a therapist and a pharmacist. Besides this, each patient is accompanied by a helper. This year, the Lourdes [...]
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FKNK questions the method on applications of derogations

The Federation for Hunting & Conservation – Malta (FKNK), has said in a statement that “whenever Government produced documents to substantiate the criterion of ‘small numbers’ that can be taken from the wild, as required for the application of a derogation from the EU Birds Directive to permit hunting or trapping, it invariably used incorrect [...]
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