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These practices in Gozo must change – Readers Letter

I write on behalf of many sensible people who witness a comical affair every so often at Piazza San Frangisk in Victoria I am refering to the performance that the poor bus drivers who wants to go to the Terminus via this place, has to go through. Only today I saw a driver waiting patiently [...]
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Cultural Tours taking place in Malta in aid of L-Istrina 2011

The Cultural Tours in aid of l-Istrina 2011 will commence as from Sunday the 9th of October. A Mass will be celebrated at San Anton Palace at 0810hrs, followed by light refreshments courtesy of the Office of the President. Soon after tour will proceed to the following places: Tunnara Museum The Tunnara Museum is located [...]
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Ghaqda Drammatika of Xewkija end of summer show

Ghaqda Drammatika of Xewkija recently brought to an end to the Summer Workshops with a presentation by the students. The main item of the show was Trevor Zahra’s production Is-Sultan u l-Kaptan where the students were the actors, responsible of the scenery and helped their tutor Vanessa Attard with the production. At the end of [...]
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Magro Brothers of Gozo launches new interactive website

Magro Brothers, the Gozo-based food producers, renowned for their local brands; Hanini, Savina and Three Hills amongst others have just launched a new and improved website. Designed by Switch Brand Communications and developed by InFusion Solutions, the new website was developed in order to create as much interaction with users as possible. As a company, [...]
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45 buses hourly to Mater Dei & University – Transport Malta

Transport Malta has said that “45 buses an hour are now servicing Mater Dei and the University and these are expected to increase to 52 per hour when the last the remaining connections kick into the network. At this point every locality in Malta will have a direct link both to Mater Dei Hospital and [...]
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ECB once again leaves the interest rates unchanged

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 1.50%, 2.25% and 0.75% respectively. The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee also kept interest rates [...]
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History and details of the Cittadella plans and applications

In 2008 the Ministry for Gozo commissioned a Master Plan for the conservation and enhancement of Cittadella and its suburbs. This was completed in May 2010, following extensive consultation. Subsequently, the Ministry prepared an outline planning application for a number of key actions which were highlighted in the Master Plan. The most significant change is [...]
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MEPA approves Cittadella Master Plan outline application

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) board today approved a Ministry for Gozo project for the restoration and rehabilitation of the Cittadella in Gozo. MEPA has given the green light to the outline application related to the implementation of the Cittadella Master Plan recommendations The Master Plan, commissioned by the Ministry for Gozo was [...]
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GUG has stand at University Campus for Freshers’ Week

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, visited members of the Gozo University Group (GUG) on the stand set up at the University Campus for Freshers’ Week. The Minister praised the initiatives taken up by the group in organising activities and offering services to Gozitan students attending courses at the University of Malta (UOM). The Minister [...]
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Caritas encourages young people in volunteering work

Caritas Malta Director Mgr. Victor Grech has made a call to young people to dedicate one year of their life to voluntary work in the community. Addressing a recent seminar on Social Volunteering organised by Caritas Malta, he said that young people should not be afraid of their limitations or fragility, as no voluntary participation [...]
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Full-time and part-time employment figures increased in May

Administrative records provided by the Employment and Training Corporation indicate that the number of full-time employed persons during May 2011 stood at 148,546, an increase of 2.2 per cent when compared to the corresponding month last year. During the same period the number of registered unemployed dropped by 9.7 per cent to 6,366. Sectors with [...]
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President launches L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign 2011

The President of Malta and Mrs Abela visited Bank of Valletta’s Head Office in Santa Venera where the preparations of the piggy banks for distribution in all schools in Malta and Gozo were in the final stages. The President was greeted by Bank of Valletta CEO Tonio Depasquale. This is the eighth consecutive year that [...]
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Intellectual property protection for investment conference

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Small Business & Land and the Malta Business Bureau are organising a National Conference on Harnessing Intellectual Property Protection for Investment Promotion. This event will be part of the annual SME Week 2011 activities. The event, which will take place at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre (MFCC) in Ta’ Qali [...]
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