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Sir Arturo Mercieca Award presented to Gozitan law student

The Sir Arturo Mercieca Award for the best Gozitan law student in Constitutional Law at the University of Malta has been presented to Ms. Claire Caruana. The prize has been offered by the grandchildren of Sir Arturo Mercieca on the occasion of the translation and publication of Sir Arturo Mercieca’s auto-biography ‘Le mie vicende’ in [...]
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Franco Masini is named as new President of Wirt Ghawdex

Wirt Ghawdex said that it announces with great pleasure that Mr. Franco Masini has accepted to be nominated as President of the society. The NGO said that “Mr Masini takes on this position with enthusiasm and sees it as a natural extension of his love of Gozo and all it stands for.” Franco Masini was [...]
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CABS discovers carcasses of protected migrant birds

On the Dwejra Lines members of the German-based Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today said it had discovered the corpses of numerous dead migrant birds shot by poachers. The organisation stated that the find consisted of 7 freshly-shot Bee-eaters, two Swifts, a Sardinian Warbler and the remains of two Marsh Harriers. All four species are [...]
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Malta has one of largest decreases in industrial production

In July 2011 compared with June 2011, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 1.0% in the euro area (EA17) and by 1.1% in the EU27. In June production fell by 0.8% and 1.2% respectively. In July 2011 compared with July 2010, industrial production increased by 4.2% in the euro area and by 3.6% in the [...]
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Record number of volunteers for this year’s raptors – BLM

BirdLife Malta (BLM) said that its largest ever Raptor Camp kicked off this afternoon with the first teams of bird watchers going out into the countryside to monitor bird migration and deter illegal hunting. The camp will run until the 2nd October and during this period 66 international volunteers from ten countries; Canada, Croatia, Denmark, [...]
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Diabetes monitoring drive is underway this week in Gozo

An extensive diabetes monitoring drive launched by the Vivian Corporation in Gozo, has got underway this week It started off with a one day event through a stand set up in Independence Square, Victoria and was launched by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debonoa. The event will continue throughout the week with the collaboration of [...]
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Ex-smokers are Unstoppable! – Next steps in the campaign

Today, in Brussels, John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy presents the next phase in the EU-wide “Ex-smokers are Unstoppable” campaign. The campaign is about empowering people to quit smoking by showing the benefits of life without tobacco. Commissioner Dalli will unveil two new TV clips and an exhibition of photos and stories [...]
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Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions

Representatives of the 30 national commissions, including Malta, that constitute the Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions (Justice and Peace Europe) will meet in Albania between the 16th and 20th of September 2011 for the annual international workshop and general assembly. Archbishop Rrok Mirdita of Tirana and Archbishop Angelo Masafra of Shkodra will host [...]
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MHRA says survey shows tourists still unhappy with Arriva

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) has said that following a random survey that was carried out between Monday and Tuesday this week, particularly the main tourists areas of Sliema, St Julians, Bugibba, Qawra and Mellieha, it showed that the complaints tourists had voiced in the past still persisted. MHRA said that the “transport [...]
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Special Offers available on BOV Boat and Yacht Finance

Bank of Valletta has announced that it is introducing new benefits to the BOV Boat and Yacht Finance to coincide with the BOV Boat Show being held at Grand Hotel Excelsior between the 15th and 19th September 2011. All loans sanctioned under the BOV Boat and Yacht Finance Package will benefit from a 50% discount [...]
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Training courses for operators in Gozo’s agri-food industry

An intensive course on good agricultural practices and European standards and regulations related to the production of food derived from agricultural products will be held in Gozo during September and October. This will be of interest to all those producing agricultural products which are subsequently used for the production of wine and other food products [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 16th of September, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IT- TMIENJA TA’ DICEMBRU, TRIQ IL- WIEHED U TLETIN TA’ MARZU 1979, TRIQ GHAJN QATET, TRIQ WISTIN [...]
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Antoine Vassallo is the new Gozo Catholic Action President

Last Sunday, Gozo Bishop, Mgr. Mario Grech, announced that Antoine Vassallo as the new Diocesan President of the Catholic Action Movement in Gozo. He will chair his first meeting tomorrow, Thursday, the 15th of September. Antoine Vassallo has, over the years, been involved in the Catholic Action Movement, as well as the diocese and St [...]
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August’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices up by 1.1%

In August, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went up by 1.1 per cent over the previous month, this news comes from figures issed by the National Statistics Office today.This primarily reflected an increase of 5.1 per cent in the Restaurants and Hotels Index on account of seasonal price increases for accommodation services. The Food [...]
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