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Olympics themed art exhibition inaugurated in Gozo

The Minister for Gozo, Giovanno Debono has inaugurated an exhibition of art and sculpture related to the Olympic Games, which are being held in this year in London. This exhibition has been organised by the Malta Olympic Committee in collaboration with the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art and Craft, in Ghajnsielem. This initiative seeks [...]
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Action not just commitments needed to solve Eurozone crisis

The Eurozone is in a “very grave state of affairs,” Mario Draghi told Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Monday, in his first visit as head of the European Systemic Risk Board. Mr Draghi highlighted the need not just for commitments, but also for prompt and coordinated action by Member States, to resolve the [...]
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Arkadia Gozo’s all day, every day opening hours to continue

Arkadia Commercial Centre in Gozo said that “it is once again setting the standard in regards to customer service and convenience.” Following an overwhelmingly positive response in the run up to and during Christmas, Arkadia said that it is pleased to confirm that their opening hours will remain all day, every day up to 8pm. [...]
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Malta’s December annual inflation rate was 2nd lowest in EU

Euro area annual inflation was 2.7% in December 2011, down from 3.0% in November. A year earlier the rate was 2.2%. Monthly inflation was 0.3% in December 2011. In December Malta had the second lowest annual inflation rate at 1.3%, behind Sweden at 0.4%. Sweden is not in the euro area. EU annual inflation was [...]
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Aid for restoration of wind powered water pumps in Gozo

The owners of wind powered water pumps on Gozo, who were eligible to receive financial assistance under a second call of the restoration scheme issued by the Ministry for Gozo in June 2010, were recently presented with their cheques during an event which took place at the Ministry. The Restoration of Wind Powered Water Pumps [...]
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MRFU invest in the future with 4 Community Coaches

Maltese Rugby has achieved enormous success in the past twelve years to become arguably the most successful international team sport in Malta’s sporting history. In order to make the next quantum leap into the highest levels it will be essential to really involve children and youth to become the next generation of players. The Malta [...]
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Kinder 27 Challenge raises €68,468 for children’s charities

Nathan Farrugia’s ambitious challenge to run 27 back-to-back marathons in the 27 EU countries in so many days successfully raised €68,468 for local and overseas children’s charities. Thanks to Ferrero France who covered all the costs of the event all public funds collected went directly to the chosen charity projects. These included Inspire’s programmes for [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Thursday, the 19th of January, between the hours of 8.00am to 4.00pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ IL- GNIEN, TRIQ L- IMGARR, TRIQ L- IMGARR SQAQ NRU. 3, TRIQ L- IMREJZBIET, TRIQ IL- MERKANTI, [...]
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OASI Foundation organise Young People in Gozo – Study (2)

Details obtained from a study on Gozitan youth were at a conference organised by the OASI Foundation, a non governmental organisation helping youths with drugs and alcohol problems. Young People in Gozo – Study (2) is a detailed study which will update an existing one which was carried out 10 years ago. The study was [...]
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November’s outbound tourist trips down by 14% on 2010

Outbound tourism in November dropped by 14.0 per cent when compared to the previous year, reaching an estimated 20,549. Same-day visitors totalled 2,821. Outbound tourist trips to EU countries during November amounted to 18,488, while Non-EU trips stood at 2,061. Both markets registered decreases of 4 and 55 per cent respectively. The UK and Italy [...]
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No-confidence debate to now start next Monday evening

A debate that was due to start on Thursday morning on the motion of no-confidence that was tabled by the Labour Party last week, will now not be heard until Monday. Yesterday, the Labour Party withdrew a procedural motion to debate a no-confidence motion on Thursday, accepting instead to have the no-confidence motion debated in [...]
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