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Lawrence Gonzi re-confirmed as the PN leader this evening

Prime Minister. Lawrence Gonzi was re-confirmed as PN leader this evening, with 96.5% of the votes, following an election in which he was the only candidate. The Nationalist Party said that 882 delegates cast their votes from a possible 887, with a further 12 delegates not picking up their voting document. 851 voted in favour [...]
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GTA to set up booking portal for self’-catering businesses

The Gozo Tourism Authority recently held its 13th Annual General Meeting. Present for the meeting was the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, who announced that the Ministry would be funding a project by the GTA through which an on-line booking portal will be established that connects self-catering accommodation in Gozo such as farmhouses and apartments. [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Qala on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Qala on Monday, the 27th of February, between the hours of 8.00am to 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- PAPA PIJU IX, TRIQ IR- REBHA, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ SAN FRANGISK, PJAZZA SAN GUZEPP and TRIQ [...]
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The reduction of Air Malta routes will hit Gozitan economy

Labour leader Joseph Muscat was in Gozo today campaigning for the Local Council elections which take place on Saturday the 10th of March. At a meeting this morning he said, “the reduction of Air Malta routes will hit the Gozitan economy as many jobs in Gozo depend on the tourism sector. The Government must clarify [...]
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Clarification needed of Government’s position on hunting

The Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) said that it is to take part in meetings in the coming few days with senior officials from the Office of the Prime Minister and with the Minister of Environment, Dr. Mario DeMarco. FKNK said that it has also sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Lawrence [...]
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Assistant Electoral Commissioners briefing details for Gozo

The Electoral Commission are advising those who have been appointed as Assistant Electoral Commissioners, Reserves and Polling Place Officers for the forthcoming Local Councils Elections in Gozo, that they have to attend for a briefing at the Boys Secondary School, Victoria, Gozo, as shown below. Assistant Electoral Commissioners, Reserves and Polling Place Officers are requested [...]
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The Gozo NGOs Association sets out its Roadmap for 2012

The Gozo NGOs Association has announced that in this year of 2012 it will be focusing on three main tasks which are outlined below: 1.To Strengthen Gozitan Identity – by using Gozitan symbols such as Gozo’s coat-of-arms incorporated into Gozitan NGO logos, the use of the Gozitan flag, the use of Anthem of Gozo alongside [...]
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Eight bowser licenses cancelled by Environmental Health

The EU LIFE+ Investing in Water Project today revealed that eight licenses for bowser suppliers of 1st class (potable) water have been revoked by the Environmental Health Directorate (1), as the groundwater extracted by suppliers no longer meets the standards required for potable water (2). “These eight licenses were cancelled by the end of 2011 [...]
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Qala Council publishes new book – ‘Gozo Heritage in Stone’

The Qala Local Council has published a new book entitled ‘Gozo Heritage in Stone.’ It consists of study articles which were presented at a conference about traditions, costumes and folklore as well as the country’s heritage in stone. The International Folk Conference, which was the third one organised by the Local Council and Qala Menhir [...]
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ETC organising public information meetings with MEUSAC

ETC has teamed up with the Malta-EU Steering Action Committee (MEUSAC) to inform the general public about EU-funded projects and initiatives that are being managed by the Corporation. One of the principal roles of MEUSAC is to inform the public about EU funds and how they can benefit from them. This is also an important [...]
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