Archive for » February 23rd, 2012«

‘A positive personal scorecard and a negative business one’

“Late in 2010 we relocated to Gozo from South Africa. Now at the beginning of a new year and after more than 12 months in Malta we have concluded our choice of a new country was good. We have received friendship and help from many people, so necessary to settling in a different environment and [...]
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First direct video conference held at the Gozo Centre

About 70 participants and teachers from The Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts in Ghajnsielem attended the first video conference between Baruch College in New York and the Gozo Centre. This conference was held in collaboration between the American Embassy in Malta and the Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts. The Minister for [...]
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Euro area in mild recession with signs of stabilisation – EC

The European Commission said today that the unexpected stalling of the recovery in late 2011 is set to extend into the first two quarters of 2012. However, modest growth is predicted to return in the second half of the year. On an annual basis, real GDP in 2012 is now forecast to remain unchanged in [...]
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Moonie is at the Gozo SPCA waiting for her own loving home

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria are looking after this lovely dog named Moonie. The Centre spokesperson said, “Moonie is a really lovely mixed breed dog; possibly an English Setter X or Springer Spaniel X. She was brought to the Centre because her family have gone abroad. She is just over a year old and has [...]
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Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme launched by APS Bank

APS Bank has once again teamed up with Agenzija Zghazagh to extend the Youth Specialisation Studies Scheme (YSSS). This unique offer gives the opportunity to young students to avail themselves of a soft loan to assist them further in their first degree, post-graduate studies abroad or follow an academic course by distance learning. Applicants may [...]
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20 whole years of an abysmally abandoned main road

These photos are of a long-forgotten main road in Victoria called Pjazzetta Fuq it-Tomba. It seems that while most roads are being resurfaced, come rain or shine, this one has been totally forgotten. I have written to the Minister for Gozo, to the Office of the Prime Minister, to the person in charge of the [...]
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January’s unemployment figures went down by 1.2%

Records provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that the number of persons registering as unemployed during January in Malta and Gozo stood at 5,999 and 715 persons respectively. There was a decrease of 83 persons in registered unemployment when compared to the corresponding month last year. The number of persons registering under Part [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria over the weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 25th and 26th of February 2012. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday 8.00am-3.30pm: TRIQ PATRI GACINTU CAMENZULI, TRIQ FORN IL-GIR, TRIQ PATRI MANWEL MAGRI, TRIQ MARSALFORN, TRIQ MATTIA PRETI, TRIQ IL-GILJU [...]
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Prestigious golf competition sponsored by HSBC Malta

Experienced and budding golfers will once more be taking part in this year’s HSBC Scratch Challenge, one of the most prestigious tournaments on the Royal Malta Golf Club (RMGC)’s calendar. In a tradition dating back to 1891, the two-day tournament is played during the last weekend of March, which this year falls on Saturday 24 [...]
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