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German Society for Dental Hypnosis seminar held in Gozo

The 20th International Supervision Seminar, organised by the German Society for Dental Hypnosis was held recently in Gozo. The seminar was attended by around 200 dentists, all of whom are members of the Society. The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, who was invited to meet the members present, said that “the fact that the AGM [...]
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‘Ic-Cena tas-Sinjur’ organised by the Nadur Males MUSEUM

For the 24th consecutive year, the Nadur Males MUSEUM section is once again holding the Last Supper Display better known as ‘Ic-Cena tas-Sinjur’ at its premises at San Gorg Preca Street Nadur. The exhibition, which includes 15 life-size statues by James Azzopardi, is set-up in an especially constructed display each year to add to the [...]
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JP2 Memorial Festival 2012 gets underway next week

The JP2 Foundation is pleased to announce that for the seventh consecutive occasion it will be organising the JP2 Memorial Festival, its’ annual cultural event consisting of a variety of activities, including concerts and exhibitions. For first event, the Foundation will be holding a Musico-Literary Evening. This will take place during the Holy Week, commemorating [...]
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Information relating to chages in the Schedule V yellow card

Legislative changes to Article 23 of the Social Security Act and Part II of the Fifth Schedule came into force on the 27th March 2012. This resulted in an increase in the number of chronic conditions that entitle patients to free medicines from 38 to 79. The Medicines Entitlement Unit (MEU) wishes to remind patients, [...]
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Youths meet to discuss the Gozo Regional Youth Council

A meeting was held recently for Gozitan youths who showed interest in being part of the Gozo Regional Youth Council. They were able to take part in discussions with the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono. This council is intended to provide young people in Gozo with an effective representation and to recognise the work of [...]
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European economic crisis “exacerbating” domestic violence

The European Parliament Information Office in Malta and the Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisation (MCWO) organised a public dialogue entitled ‘Empowering Women against Violence’ on Friday 30th March. The aim of this dialogue was to raise awareness on domestic violence, which is a long-standing threat that is persisting across Europe. The President of European Parliament [...]
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New book launched by Wirt Ghawdex on St Cecilia Chapel

Wirt Ghawdex has just launched its 6th publication in conjunction with the inauguration of its new site, the St Cecilia Chapel. The book is entitled ‘The Church of St Cecilia on the Island of Gozo’ by David Mallia with photography and design by Daniel Cilia. The publication is on sale at Wirt Ghawdex sites for [...]
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Government debt in 2011 rose by 7.5% compared to 2010

As at December 2011, Central Government debt stood at €4,484.5 million, a rise of €314.6 million, or 7.5 per cent, compared to 2010. The increase in government debt was the result of higher long-term borrowing which added €442.7 million. On the other hand, short-term securities and foreign borrowing declined by €119.9 million and €13.1 million [...]
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100% of Maltese population classed as living in urban region

On 1 January 2011, 41% of the population of the EU27 lived in urban regions, 35% in intermediate regions and 23% in rural regions. The largest shares of the population living in what was classed as urban regions were recorded in Malta (100% of the population), the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (both 71%) and [...]
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