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Limestone sculpture by Christian Koller in Munxar Square

A sculpture has been erected in Munxar Square carved out of a block of limestone weighing approximately 5 tons. The work has been carried out by Austrian sculptor, Cristian Koller, who lives in the locality. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanno Debono and Chris Said, Parliamentary Secretary for Consumers, Fair Competition, Local Councils and Public Dialogue [...]
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GRTU budget proposals aimed at growth through business

GRTU budget proposals 2012 are aimed at growth through small businesses expansion support of businesses in the localities and increased capital expenditure, the union said. “GRTU’s main budget task this year is, growth through utilization of unutilized economic re- sources,” stated Vince Farrugia, Economist and Director General of GRTU Malta Chamber of SMEs. “The Maltese [...]
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Bacterial Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak at Mater Dei

The medical team at the Mater Dei Hospital said this evening that the hospital is currently experiencing an outbreak caused by bacterial strain Klebsiella pneumoniae. “Eight patients were identified within the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU); most of these were cases of colonisation in which the microbe was present on the body of the patient without [...]
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Barely 1% of Gozo’s population took park in diabetes check

The Vivian Corporation have announced the results of the first phase of the Diabetes Campaign in Gozo. “Results give reason for more people to take reading in forthcoming second phase in November,” said the company. Monitoring is the key for the prevention and management of diabetes, a condition which does not only affect the individual’s [...]
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GO Malta gives mobile credit to persons with a disability

GO Malta has once more teamed up with the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility (FITA) and pledged its full support for the Foundation’s ongoing drive to make information communications technology accessible for people with a disability in the Maltese islands. As a result of GO’s support, the company said that eligible persons with a disability [...]
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Latest issue of Government stocks announced for November

The Accountant General announces the issue Government stocks for November of: a) € 100,000,000 Fixed-Rate Malta Government Stocks subject to an over-allotment option of an additional sum of € 44,000,000; and b) € 24,000,000 Floating Rate Malta Government Stock, as follows:- Fixed-Rate MGSs (i) 4.25% Malta Government Stock 2017(III) Fungibility Issue, and (ii) 5.2% Malta [...]
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Malta’s industrial producer prices has smallest EU increase

September 2011 compared with August 2011 Industrial producer prices up by 0.3% in euro area Up by 0.4% in EU27 In September 2011 compared with August 2011, the industrial producer price index rose by 0.3% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.4% in the EU27. In August prices fell by 0.2% in both zones. [...]
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Certificates presented for good agricultural practices course

The Minster for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, recently distributed certificates to participants who attended an intensive course on good agricultural practices. The course was held on the initiative of the Maltese Islands Agri Federation and funded by the Ministry for Gozo through the eco-Gozo scheme for NGOs. The presentations took place at the Ministry for Gozo’s [...]
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Xaghra Council participates in Mediterranean Youth Meeting

The Xaghra Local Council was one of the various organisations around Europe which participated in the MeYouMe® – Mediterranean Youth Meeting, entitled ‘Drawing Our Future,’ held in Cosenza, Italy, at the end of last month. The Xaghra Local Council said that it had carried out research about potential organisations for partners with which it could [...]
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Q3 claims for non-fatal accidents at work increased 12.8%

Claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work decreased by 12.8 per cent in the third quarter when compared to the corresponding period in 2010. No fatal accidents at work were reported. The National Statistics Office said that administrative records indicate that 809 persons had an accident during the course of their work during the [...]
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Gozo SPCA appeal for help in locating dog lost in Victoria

Calla, a female tal Fenek cross, aged about 2 years old, has gone missing near Brookies Restaurant in Victoria. Calla, pictured above, is described as being in very good condition, she is microchipped and also wearing a collar. Anyone who has any information regarding Calla is asked to please urgently contact Gozo SPCA on 99475199.
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GUG supports the GTA’s pre-budget 2012 proposals

The Gozo University Group, said that “as the only stakeholder for the Gozitan youths and students it believes that the pre-budget proposals presented by the Gozo Tourism Association are a good starting point for the development of a better Gozo which will result for a better future for the Gozitans students.” “An investment for an [...]
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