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Gozitan author represents Malta in the ‘City of Proverbs’

For the fifth consecutive year, the International Association of Paremiology (AIP-IAP) has organised its Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs (ICP11) in Tavira, Portugal, the ‘City of Proverbs.’ Scholars from around the world meet to attend lectures on different themes related to proverbs. This year the president, Professor Rui João Baptista Soares, worked with the honorary Consul [...]
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Tackling double taxation for a stronger Single Market

Double taxation, and double non-taxation, contradict the very spirit of the Single Market. Yet many citizens and businesses are still suffering heavier tax burdens just because they operate in more than one Member State. Meanwhile, others are using loopholes between national systems to escape paying taxes that they owe. Determined to tackle this problem, the [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xaghra, Gozo, on Monday, the 14th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ GEORGE McADAM, TRIQ GHAJN LUKIN, TRIQ IL- KNISJA and TRIQ MIKELANG PACE. .
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Gharb Local Council to establish a new Child Care Centre

A Child Care Centre is to be established in Gharb with a grant to the Local Council of around €67,000, which is being financed by funds allocated by the Ministry for Gozo for Gozitan Local Councils and Administrative Committees in the implementation of the eco-Gozo action plan 2010-2012. While visiting the site, the Minister for [...]
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AD presents budget proposals & calls for sustainable budget

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party presented 30 proposals for Budget 2012. AD said that Government’s expenditure programmes should be sustainable whilst aiming to improve environmental, social and economic targets. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson and Spokesperson for Economy and Finance, said, “In a global context of economic crisis, AD believes in fiscal discipline, meaning that [...]
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Health warning on ‘Good Earth Natural Foods Soup Mix’

The Environmental Health directorate have issued a warning against consuming ‘Good Earth Natural Foods Soup Mix’ due to the possible presence of insects. The product details are as follows: Product Description: Soup Mix Brand: Good Earth Natural Foods Weight: 250g Date of Minimum Durability: 30.12.2011 Lot. No.: WH 031109A The company involved was requested to [...]
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Over 200 Gozitan youths took part in ‘Youth Gozo Weekend’

‘Youth Gozo’ weekend was a complete success with the participation of over 200 Gozitan youths during the weekend in four main activities. Agenzija Zghazagh, together with JP2 Youths and Gozo University Group (GUG), organizsd the whole weekend which started off with a structural dialogue about volunteering, a classical concert, Conference on Volunteering entitled ‘Volunteering on [...]
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TM optimistic following 5th day of Arriva’s new direct service

Transport Malta expressed optimism today following the fifth day of monitoring yesterday of the public transport service since the introduction of the new direct services on 6th November. The monitoring being conducted by Transport Malta continued to show “encouraging performance on Route 2 (il-Birgu), Route 3 (ix-Xghajra), Route 31 (in-Naxxar), Route 51 (l-Imtarfa), Route 62 [...]
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