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KNZ concerned about disruption of the Gozo ferry service

In the wake of the industrial action triggered to slow down or disrupt the Gozo ferry service, KNZ has said that it “would like to express its deep concern about the negative repercussions of such action. Without going into the merit of the issue concerned, KNZ strongly appeals to the parties involved to come into [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria over this weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 18th and 19th of February 2012. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday 8.00am-11.30am: TRIQ TA’ WARA S-SUR, TRIQ WIED SARA and TRIQ WIED IS-SEQER. Sunday 8.00am-11.30am: TRIQ MRO. GIUSEPPE GIARDINI VELLA, [...]
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The Met Office explains cold spell over the Maltese Islands

During the first two weeks of February, the Malta Airport Met Office said that it has registered colder temperatures than the climate norm. The mean temperature for the first half of February was 9.6°C which is 2.7°C lower than the 12.3°C average norm for the month. The minimum mean temperature for the Maltese Islands in [...]
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Public Health warning issued against eating pufferfish

The Superintendence of Public Health has issued a warning to the general public and in particular fishing enthusiasts and fishermen, that the notorious pufferfish also known as fugu, bok, blowfish, globefish, swellfish, balloonfish, or sea squab may rarely be caught in territorial waters. The pufferfish comes from a family of fish (Tetraodontidae) which may contain [...]
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Historic Governor’s house to be Wirt Ghawdex headquarters

The historic Governor’s house at the entrance to Victoria has been handed over by the Lands Department to the Ministry for Gozo, which in turn has presented it to Wirt Ghawdex to use as its new headquarters. This came about as a result of agreements signed between the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono and the [...]
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Call launched for the roll-out of Fibre-to-the-Home network

The Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications, has launched a call for expressions of interest in the roll-out of a next generation broadband infrastructure that allows for ultra-fast broadband services, across Malta and Gozo. The Government of Malta said that it is “committed to accelerating the roll-out of ultra-fast broadband services to all areas of [...]
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GhSL appreciative of changes to the University law course

In light of recent changes to the Law course at the University of Malta, the Law Students’ Society (GhSL) said that it “would like to thank the relevant authorities who, during recent years, have been instrumental in bringing about these much awaited changes.” “The Law Students’ Society is highly appreciative of these reforms and feels [...]
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Malta’s FDI level of flows down by over 70% to June 2011

At the end of June 2011, foreign direct investment in Malta was estimated at €12.4 billion. This amounts to an increase of €518.8 million over the corresponding month in 2010. Geographically, the EU is the largest contributor to Malta’s inward foreign direct investment, with Germany accounting for the lion’s share. The level of flows decreased [...]
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GWU tells members to back UHM directives on Gozo Channel

The General Workers Union (GWU) has said this mornig that it has “also advised its members to follow any directives issued by the Union Haddiema Maghqudin (UHM) in its disputes with the Gozo Channel Company over salary arrears and a new collective agreement.” Hoverver, it appealed to UHM and Gozo Channel “to resolve the dispute [...]
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Calderdale College win Dove Men+Care trophy in Gozo

Gozo welcomed its first rugby game last night when Gozo Rugby League hosted Calderdale College U19′s at Sannat. Damp conditions didn’t scare the faithful of curious onlookers that came to support the local team in its first home match, those in attendance watching a gifted Calderdale College claim the Dove Men+Care Trophy after an emphatic [...]
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