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Circolo Gozitano ‘Gieh Ghawdex’ 2011 Awards Ceremony

During a very well attended activity held at Palazzo Palina – Hotel Ta’ Cenc, Sannat, on Friday, Mrs Consiglia Azzopardi, Chev Paul Camilleri Cauchi and Mr. Joe W. Psaila were awarded the the Gieh Ghawdex Award. The awards were presented by the Minister for Gozo Giovanna Debono. Mrs Consigila Azzopardi was awarded the Gieh Ghawdex [...]
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Malta & Gozo on Canvas – Art exhibition at the Cittadella

Malta & Gozo on Canvas is an exhibition by John Dimech being held at St Ursula Hall, at the Cittadella Centre for Culture & Arts, The Citadel, Victoria. The exhibition is being inaugurated this evening by Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant to the Ministry for Gozo and will be open to the public, from Sunday, the [...]
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European Parliament demands smarter use of antibiotics

Tighter controls on the use of antimicrobials – such as antibiotics – are needed to fight growing bacteria resistance, says a resolution adopted by Parliament on Thursday. Virtually untreatable “superbugs” claim the lives of around 25,000 people in the EU each year, a figure that MEPs fear could grow. Parliament’s resolution makes non-binding recommendations for [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Monday, Gozo, on Monday, the 31st of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- LIFURNA, TRIQ TAN- NAHLA, TRIQ IL- QOLLA L-BAJDA and TRIQ IL- QOLLA S-SAFRA. .
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Melita’s Video-On-Demand service hits 100,000th viewing

Melita, Video-On-Demand (VOD) service has hit the 100,000th viewing. The compnay said that “this milestone was reached within one month from the commercial September 12th launch of the “OnDemand” product after the June BETA release.” “We are overwhelmed with the take up of this service and also with the usage trends. People are not only [...]
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‘Tipku’ a day of Gozitan craftmanship and gastronomy

‘Tipiku,’ being held next Saturday the 5th of November, will be a showcase of Gozitan craftsmanship and gastronomy. The event is being held in Independence Square, Victoria, under a specially erected large tent, in case of inclement weather. In the morning between 9.00am and 2.00pm there will be a display of arts, crafts and local [...]
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74% of children in EU27 lived with 2 married parents in 2008

In 2008, 74% of children in the EU27 lived with two married parents, while 14% lived in a single-parent household and 12% in a household with cohabitating parents. In all Member States, the most common living arrangement for children aged less than 18 years was to live in a household with married parents. In 2008, [...]
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Arriva’s Gozo service has proved beneficial for tourism – GTA

As the summer season 2011, is fast approaching its end, The Gozo Tourism Association said that it would like to “commend an upgrade to the touristic offer which the island of Gozo started experiencing as of July, 2011.” The Gozo Toursim Association (GTA) said this morning that its “members are continuously receiving positive feedback from [...]
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