Archive for » April 19th, 2012«

Students’ Voice series of discussions gets underway in Gozo

On Wednesday the post-secondary student group, ‘Students’ Voice’ kicked off a series of discussions entitled ‘Voice your Thoughts!’ These are aimed at engaging students in discussion and debate, as well as offering them the opportunity to get to know several personalities coming from different walks of life. The first discussion was centered around University lecturer [...]
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Gozo’s E.R.R.C. provides fresh water in Nicaragua

The Emergency Response and Rescue Corps said that it has embarked in its first international overseas project. The project is funded and supported by the Malta Overseas Development Aid Programme run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It aims to provide safe drinking water in a disaster prone area in Waspan in Nicaragua. It will [...]
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MEPA gives go ahead for Fort St Angelo restoration project

The MEPA Board earlier today granted a planning permit for extensive restoration and conservation works to be carried out in and around a large part of Fort St Angelo. This approved project will ensure that this cultural heritage asset is not only safeguarded but given new life. “The first phase of the approved project will [...]
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Ecumenical service of celebration held at the Gozo Cathedral

An Ecumenical Service Of Celebration and Thanksgiving organised by the British Residents Association Malta G.C. took place last night at the Gozo Cathedral, to commemorate Queen Elizabeth ll’s accession, the 70th Anniversary of the award of the George Cross to Malta and the safe arrival of the Ohio as part of the “Santa Marija” Convoy. [...]
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World Book Day and its significance – Dr Gorg Mallia

World Book Day and its significance, a message by Dr Gorg Mallia, who is the Chairman of the National Book Council “The celebration of World Book Day on April the 23rd is much more than just a marker that by far the majority of people still love books. It is quite a bit more. It [...]
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19% of part-time workers in Malta would work more hours

Among the 42 million part-time workers in the EU27 in 2011, 8.6 million wished to work more hours, were available to do so and can therefore be considered to be underemployed. These accounted for 20.5% of part-time workers and 4.0% of total employment. In 2010, the corresponding figures were very similar: 41.3 million persons worked [...]
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The new Apple iPad now in Malta and available at GO outlets

GO Malta has announced that, “the new iPad has arrived in Malta and is now available at its outlets. “Two models of the new iPad – both in 16GB – are available at GO – the model with Wi-Fi is selling at €549 while the one with Wi Fi and 4G LTE is on offer [...]
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Scottish postgraduate students to visit Nadur in May

Postgraduate students from the Scottish University of Aberdeen will be visiting Nadur on the 3rd of May to learn about EDEN-related activities and initiatives. The students particular interest is in the linkage between rural life, agriculture and environment. The Nadur Local Council will be supporting the activity. In 2007 Nadur was one of 10 European [...]
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At 65, women & men are expected to live a further 9 years

Healthy life years measure the number of years that a person can expect to live in a healthy condition. When considering the population aged 65 years, life expectancy is provisionally estimated at 21.0 years for women and 17.4 years for men in the EU27 in 2010. As regards healthy life years, women at the age [...]
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There was one traffic fatality in the first quarter this year

In the first quarter, the number of reported traffic accidents reached 3,715, up by 12.8 per cent over the corresponding quarter last year. Increases were recorded in most districts, with the Northern Harbour registering the highest increase. On the other hand, the Western district registered a decrease (2.6 per cent) in traffic accidents. In the [...]
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Puttinu High Tea cancelled due to unforseen circumstances

The Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee would like to inform everyone that due to unforeseen circumstances, the High Tea in aid of Puttinu Cares, which was planned to be held this Friday, the 20th of April, at the City Pearl Hall, Victoria, has been cancelled. However, there are many other activities lined up over the next [...]
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