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Karate seminar held yesterday featuring Master Borut Kinci

A seminar was held yesterday at the Gozo Sports Complex, in Victoria, organised by the Gozo Karate Club, and inaugurated by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. The seminar featured Shihan Borut Kincl, 6th Dan Black Belt, founder and head of the Kempo Arnis Federation (KAF and Head Instructor of the Special forces of Slovenia. [...]
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EU priorities at G20 summit for restoring global growth

The EU will call on the world’s major economies to adopt a plan for restoring global growth, reforming financial markets and boosting international trade. “All countries need to contribute to the plan,” the EU will say at the G20 meeting, being held in Cannes, France, on Thursday and Friday this week. The bloc has led [...]
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The Gozo – FMVA Vintage Motors Festival 2011 this Sunday

The Gozo – FMVA Vintage Motors Festival 2011, is taking place this coming Sunday, the 6th of November in Ghajnsieldm, Nadur, Sannat and Xaghra. In case of inclement weather the event will be held a week later on Sunday the 13th of November. The participants will all meet in Ghajnsielem at 9.00am, where the static [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Wednesday, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 1st of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ L-GHAZZIELA, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAC-CICRI, TRIQ L- ONICI, SQAQ ANTON MALLIA and TRIQ TA’ CAQRA. .
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Charity Fun Run by the St Theresa College Girls’ Sec Mriehel

The School Tuck Shop is the official main sponsor of the 22nd edition of the Charity Fun Run Marathon fund raising, organised by the St. Theresa College Girls’ Secondary Mriehel in conjunction with Gestfest. This year the Charity Fun Run will be held on Friday, the 25th of November 2011. Currently over 868 students are [...]
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Diesel & kerosene price rises to rise from tomorrow

Enemalta has announced that diesel and kerosene prices are to go up by 1 euro cent and that these changes will come into effect from tomorrow, Tuesday, the 1st of November, 2011. The revised price list is shown below: Fuel Product Previous Price Revised Price Change Unleaded €1.41 €1.41 unchanged Diesel €1.31 €1.32 €0.01 Kerosene [...]
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Trapping of Song Thrushes being permitted from tomorrow

The Government has announced in a statement this afternoon that “after studying the ORNIS recommendation on a derogation for trapping in autumn, it is satisfied that at this stage, it can apply a derogation for trapping of the Song Thrush (mlievez).” The statement continued that as regards to the recommendation for a derogation for trapping [...]
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A Richmond Foundation seminar taking place in Nadur

Richmond Foundation in collaboration with Malta Community Chest Fund started a project named ‘Overcoming Barriers: Supported Employment for Youths.’ As part of this project, Richmond is organising a seminar which focuses on the negative consequences on a young person’s well-being at being discouraged from seeking employment and encouraged to be fully dependent on social welfare [...]
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Stop Shop Melita week long mega sale runs until this Sunday

Between today and Sunday, the 6th of November, Stop Shop Melita will be holding a week long mega sale where the company said “clients will find numerous special offers and gifts ranging from Free mobile phones, free cordless home phones, free tickets from Circo Viviana Orfei, Free Sports Channels, mobile top up vouchers, as well [...]
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Businessmen successfully swim 37km round Gozo for charity

Two businessmen successfully swim 37km round Gozo and well on their way to raising €37,000 for the Malta Guide Dog Foundation The men who swam around Gozo to raise much-needed funds for the Malta Guide Dog Foundation have successfully completed their mission. Simon Zammit, 46, and Sammy Attard, 45, determinedly began their adventure at 7am [...]
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Anniversary of Jum it-Tragedja commemorated yesterday

Yesterday, Jum it-Tragedja was commemorated to mark the 63rd anniversary of one of the worst sea tragedies, which caused the drowning of 23 persons near the shores of Gozo as they were crossing from Malta to Gozo on the 30th of October 1948. A Mass attended by the family members of the victims, and the [...]
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Malta’s September unemployment rate down on last year

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 10.2% in September 2011, compared with 10.1% in August. It was 10.1% in September 2010. The EU27 unemployment rate was 9.7% in September 2011, compared with 9.6% in August. It was 9.6% in September 2010. Eurostat estimates that 23.264 million men and women in the EU27, of [...]
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September’s inbound tourist numbers up slightly on last year

Tourstat data for September showed an increase of 2.1 per cent in the number of inbound tourists when compared to last year. Nights spent were also up 2.1 per cent. Inbound tourists were estimated at 154,529, most of whom came to Malta by air, albeit a notable increase observed in those travelling by sea. The [...]
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Xewkija’s Ghaqda Drammatika presents its latest production

Ghaqda Drammatika of Xewkija is preparing for their next production. This year the theme chosen is comedy and the play that has been chosen is Il-praspar ta’ Pacikk f’Hotel Xewkija, which has been written by Lino Ferris. The production will be presented on two evenings, Sunday, the 13th of November at 7.00pm and Saturday, the [...]
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