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Victoria Local Council to have a new Customer Care office

The Victoria Local Council has said that it is presently carrying out a number of projects around the area including maintenance work on the Tac-Cawla housing estate and the opening of a Customer Care Office on the ground floor of the Victoria Council building. The Council is working on a project for a Customer Care [...]
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Jasmine & her siblings are ready & waiting for loving homes

This is Jasmine, one of 4 almost identical black and tan puppies, two females and two manles, now at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. They were born on the 20th of October and are now 11 weeks old (5th Jan). Their parents are both small. the mother being a chihuahua (tal-but) X and [...]
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‘Gozo 365 – Rendezvous With Your Culture’ calendar launch

The Gozo Cultural calendar for 2012 was launched at the Villa Rundle Gardens by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. ‘Gozo 365 – Rendezvous With Your Culture,’ is a booklet which can be carried easily and which incorporates data and information on cultural activities that will take place in Gozo during the whole year. These [...]
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New “virtual liver” technology helps detect liver tumours

Scientists and surgeons from France, Germany, United Kingdom and Switzerland have developed a “virtual liver,” using EU research funding, which will help surgeons better plan and carry out tumour operations and ensure quicker patient recovery. The PASSPORT project (Patient-Specific Simulation and Pre-Operative Realistic Training) makes a uniquely accurate “virtual liver” available to physicians based on [...]
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‘La Cavalcata dei Magi ‘ being held in Xaghra for the 3rd year

This coming Sunday, the 8th of January, the Feast of the Epiphany will be celebrated in the village of Xaghra with the ‘La Cavalcata dei Magi.’ A couple depicting Mary and Joseph carrying the baby Jesus will make their way to their place in front of the Basilica, with a shepherd and lamb following. The [...]
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ETC offers scheme to help people start up own business

The ETC is offering help to those people who are interested in starting a business of their own. Ibda Negozju Tieghek (INT) is a scheme aimed at helping people who want to start their own business. The scheme offers: · Advice on how to plan and manage a business · Financial aid · Intensive training [...]
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Monetary ‘at-risk-of-poverty’ rate is 15.5% – Survey results

Statistics on income and living conditions for survey year 2010 revealed a monetary ‘at-risk-of-poverty’ rate of 15.5 per cent and an ‘at-risk-of-poverty or social exclusion’ rate of 20.6 per cent. During 2010, the total number of households was estimated at 143,680, with each household reporting an average gross income of €25,968 and an average disposable [...]
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Malta’s manufacturing orders shows an annual decline – EU

October 2011 compared with September 2011 Industrial new orders up by 1.8% in euro area Up by 0.5% in EU27 In October 2011 compared with September 2011, the euro area (EA17) industrial new orders index rose by 1.8%, after a fall of 7.8% in September. In October 2011 compared with October 2010 Malta had the [...]
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MEPA should demolish illegal boathouses at Armier – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party sad that MEPA should demolish illegal boathouses at Armier, and not sanction them. AD said that such a practice should be consistent with all illegal development. AD demanded the Nationalist and Labour Parties to take a stand on the issue. Carmel Cacopardo, AD Spokesman on Sustainable Development and Home [...]
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