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Gozo CCU Foundation’s annual ‘Winter Interlude 2011?

The Gozo CCU Foundation is organising the annual ‘Winter Interlude,’ being held at the Kenpinski Hotel, San Lawrence. This fund raising event is taking place on Saturday, the 19th of November 2011, starting at 7.30pm. There will be welcome drinks and canapes with light choral hors d’oeurves by the Gaulitanus Choir. This is followed by [...]
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Promoting healthy lifestyles at the University freshers’ week

The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate within the Ministry of Health, the Elderly and Community Care participated in Freshers’ Week, both on the main campus at University and at the Junior College. The Directorate aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles to the young people embarking on such a significant phase of their lives. Healthier lifestyle [...]
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Boosting entrepreneurship & business among young people

Young people have the flair, the passion and the big ideas ready to be put into action especially when these ideas are business related. All young people interested in pursuing a career in setting up their own business or those who are interested in how to nurture a passion for business will be interested to [...]
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Less than a quarter of non-compliant regulators returned

Since the 10th of August 2011, when the recall of LPG regulators found to be non-compliant on the local market was first announced and ordered, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) has closely monitored the situation and effectiveness of this recall. To date, of the around 9000 units of regulators of different makes [...]
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Survey shows increased public concern in climate change

More than two Europeans in three see climate change as a very serious problem and almost 80% consider that taking action to combat it can boost the economy and jobs, a special Eurobarometer survey published today shows. The poll, carried out in June 2011, found that the European public is more concerned about climate change [...]
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First performance of the musical ‘PATRI PIJU’ tomorrow

Preparations are in full swing for the musical ‘PATRI PIJU’ which is due to be staged at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre in Gozo tomorrow, Saturday, the 8th of October at 7.30pm. Repeat performances will be held on Sunday, the 16th of October at 2.30pm (matinee show) and on Saturday, the 22nd of October at [...]
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A 2012 Dar tal-Providenza pocket Diary going to every home

Just under 170,000 copies of the 2012 Dar tal-Providenza pocket Diary are currently on their way to every household in Malta and Gozo. In a period of two weeks volunteers from all walks of life gave a helping hand to pack these diaries in envelopes either at id-Dar tal-Providenza in Siggiewi or at their home. [...]
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Moody’s downgrades 12 of the UK’s financial institutions

Moody’s Investors Service has today downgraded the senior debt and deposit ratings of 12 UK financial institutions and confirmed the ratings of 1 institution. This concludes its review of systemic support assumptions from the UK government for these institutions initiated on 24 May 2011. The downgrades have been caused by Moody’s reassessment of the support [...]
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Visible trade gap slightly higher in first 8 months of this year

Provisional data for international trade supplied by the National Statistics Office show that in the first eight months this year, the visible trade gap was marginally higher than last year. The increase in imports of €353.8 million was due to fuels and lubricants, capital goods, industrial supplies, and consumer goods. The rise in exports of [...]
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706 complaints made to Health Inspectorate in September

This is the monthly report of salient activities performed by the Health Inspectorate Services of the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health during September, 2011. The following is a summary of the report for the month of September: o 2 premises were closed down; one due to food safety issues whilst another [...]
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Cittadella Masterplan – Sensitive and Innovative – FAA

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar welcomes the MEPA Board’s approval of the permits for the Cittadella Masterplan and Visitors’ Centre, dealing with the restoration, upgrading and rehabilitation of Gozo’s unique citadel. The project’s holistic and sophisticated treatment of the whole area shows that a great deal of thought has gone into these plans which will partly [...]
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