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‘Heritage in Stone’ – A collective art exhibition is inaugurated

‘Heritage in Stone,’ is a collective art exhibition organised by the Housing Authority, with the participation of art students from the Malta School of Art, MCAST Institute of Art & Design and the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art and Crafts. The exhibition is being held at the Ministry for Hozo Exhibition Hall, in St [...]
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3 Gozo Sub Post Offices closed on Wednesday afternoon

MaltaPost has announced that the three Sub Post Offices listed below will be closed for business on Wednesday, the 14th of September, from 1.00pm onwards due to upgrade works on its retailing system: Kunsill Lokali, Pjazza Orvieto Ta’Kercem Kunsill Lokali San Lawrenz, Triq id-Duluri San Lawrenz Xlendi Hotel, Triq San Xmun Ix-Xlendi, Il-Munxar Normal service [...]
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‘Malta and further out’ a new Sunday morning show on TVM

Malta u lil hinn minnha (Malta and further out) is a new Sunday-morning prime-time show, on TVM, a weekly magazine which is set to illustrate the essence of the Maltese joie-de-vivre. It aims to expose some of the most scenic spots of the island, views whose silence has tales to tell and places whose activity [...]
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WHO Regional Committee 2012 is to be held in Malta

While addressing the 61st session of the World Health Organisation Regional Committee for Europe, the Hon. Joe Cassar, Minister for Health, the Elderly and Community Care invited all ministers and delegations for the 2012 committee which will be hosted by Malta. During his address, the Minister congratulated the Regional Director for her work on the [...]
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FRONTEX the new human rights watchdog, new powers

FRONTEX, the EU border control agency set up in 2004, will appoint an inspector to ensure that EU border checks respect human rights, under changes to its mandate adopted by the European Parliament on Tuesday. The agency will also own or lease its own assets and will no longer depend on Member States’ commitments. The [...]
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MaltaPost issues Malta-Iceland Joint Issue – Fishing Villages

On the 15th of September 2011, MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet in a joint issue with Iceland Post. This philatelic issue has ‘Fishing Villages’ as its theme which captures an important economic and cultural activity that is common to both countries. The village of Húsavík has been chosen for the Icelandic miniature sheet while [...]
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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 15th of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- BICCERIJA, TRIQ L- IMGARR and TRIQ TAFLIJA.
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Factor income of agricultural sector up by 11.9% in 2010

Factor income at current market prices went up by 11.9 per cent in 2010 when compared to the previous year, to stand at €77.2 million, the National Statistics Office said this morning. This income is defined as the market value of agricultural output as perceived by producers, plus subsidies received by the sector and netted [...]
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Special grants distributed to help with the higher energy bills

A special grant will be issued to families this week who benefit from some kind of Social Welfare or are on low incomes. This was announced by the Department of Social Security this morning. The government had announced details of the proposed grant at the end of July, which is to aid these families with [...]
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The 13th of September 2011 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks September 13th 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 stories covered in this weeks issue are: 1. An exhibition of animals by Xewkija Local Council was set up in Triq Torri Tingi. Animals [...]
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Festubru 2011 – Tradition, food & folklore at Lunzjata Valley

For the third consecutive year, the Ghaqda Muzikali San Girgor of Kercem will be organising Festubru, a festival addressed to all the family. This year it will be held between Friday, the 7th, and Sunday, the 9th of October. The event will be held at the most picturesque valley in the Maltese Islands, Lunzjata Valley, [...]
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