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‘From My Heart’ an exhibition of paintings & photographs

‘From My Heart,’ is an exhibition of paintings and photographs by Cynthia Ward, that is taking place at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall in Victoria Frederick Azzopardi, Parliamentary Assistant within the Ministry for Gozo, recently inaugurated the exhibition which remains open to the public until Friday, the 30th of March, during office hours.
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Valentina Saliba wins the first Three Hills clock promotion

Magro Brothers has said that the winner of the first draw for a Maltese clock, l-Arlogg tal-Lira, is Valentina Saliba from Fgura. “Hundreds of participants have been submitting their details for the Three Hills Clocks promotion, which is giving customers the chance to win one of the 3 remaining beautiful hand-crafted clocks, l-Arlogg tal-Lira,” the [...]
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31st Annual Scale Model Exhibition gets the support of BOV

Bank of Valletta is supporting the 31st Annual Scale Model Exhibition by The Society for Scale Modellers (SSM) IPMS Malta. Models of aircraft, ships, military vehicles, figurines and dioramas will be on display at the Malta Maritime Museum at the Vittoriosa Waterfront. Following last year’s successful outcome, this year’s exhibition is also being enriched with [...]
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Health Awareness Day to be held at Arkadia in Victoria

The Health Awareness Committee within the Gozo General Hospital said that they will be holding a Health Awareness day at the Arkadia Commercial Centre in Victoria on Saturday, the 31st of March, 2012. Professional staff will be offering weight and body mass index (BMI) recording, blood pressure reading, blood glucose testing and intraocular pressure reading. [...]
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Malta is one of nine EU countries to use pictorial warnings

The European Commission has now adopted 14 new health warnings to appear on tobacco packs. Written health warnings on tobacco products sold in the EU have been compulsory since 2003. The legislation in force also foresees periodic updating of the health warnings. Malta is one of nine countries that currently has pictorial warnings in place. [...]
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ECB leaves interest rates unchanged for March 2012

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 1.00%, 1.75% and 0.25% respectively. The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee have also today decided to keep interest [...]
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Voters going abroad on Saturday will be able to skip queue

The Electoral Commission reminds the public that the voting hours for the Local Councils’ Elections are between 7.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m. without interruption. The Electoral Commission also notifies that every person who impedes or prevents the free exercise of a voter’s right to vote in these elections shall be guilty of an offence. Facilities [...]
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Gozo Film Club presents the movie El Secreto de Sus Ojos

With the help of various foreign Embassies and Cultural Centres, The Gozo Film Club have been able to bring to Gozo some of the fantastic movies that the world has to offer. The Gozo Film Club, is a group created by a handful of friends living in Gozo. They decided it was time for Gozo [...]
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January’s visible trade gap widened by €40.3 million on 2011

Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in January stood at €99.4 million, up by €40.3 million compared to the corresponding month in 2011. There were increases in imports and exports of €58.5 million and €18.1 million respectively. The increase in imports was mainly due to fuels and lubricants and capital [...]
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Power suspensions in Ghasri and Gharb over this weekend

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Gharb, Gozo, on Saturday and Sunday, the 10th and 11th of March 2012. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Saturday Ghasri 2.30ppm-5.00pm: TRIQ IL- FANAL and TRIQ IL- GONNA. Sunday Gharb 8.30am-11.00am: TRIQ BIRBUBA and TRIQ SAN [...]
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Malta Karate Open 2012 taking place this coming Saturday

The ‘Malta Karate Open 2012′ is going to be held this coming Saturday, the 10th of March, at the Don Bosco Sports Complex in Dingli. This year’s edition will be hosting top world class athletes from Scotland, Italy, Luxemburg, Russia, England and also top Karate athletes from Malta. This is another big opportunity for the [...]
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