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Free ferry for passengers for Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana

Gozo Channel Company has announced that it will be offering free return crossings between Gozo and Malta for foot passengers from midnight on Saturday, 19 May, to midnight on Sunday, 20 May. This is expected to attract more Maltese visitors and thus contribute towards the success of the sixth edition of Lejlet Lapsi Notte Gozitana, [...]
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JP2 Foundation organises GENTES a collective art exhibition

For the third consecutive time, the JP2 Foundation is organising the international collective art exhibition ‘GENTES.’ The exhibition is being held as part of the JP2 Memorial Festival 2012 and the Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012 taking place in Victoria over next weekend. Held for the first time in 2009, and later on in [...]
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‘Europeana Awareness Day’ celebrations held in Gozo

“Today, for the first time, the twenty seven member states of the European Union are celebrating ‘Europeana Awareness Day.’ It is with pleasure, that in the Maltese Islands, this special day is being celebrated here in Gozo and that I am inaugurating here this short awareness ceremony in this hall,” this was said by the [...]
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Malta has highest proportion of early school leavers in EU

The the 16th edition of the Eurostat yearbook, published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, shows that Malta still has the highest proportion of early school leavers in the UE at 37%. Eurostat yearbook 2012 presents a comprehensive selection of the statistical data available at Eurostat, together with explanatory text. The yearbook [...]
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439 complaints lodged with Environmental Health in April

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has issued a summary of actions taken during April, 2012. The following is a summary of the report hereunder: o Over 23 tonnes of foodstuffs were destroyed; o Legal action taken against 32 outlets during a traceability exercise carried out from January; o 577 improvement [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug on Sunday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug, Gozo, on Sunday, the 13th of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: 8.30am-11.30am: TRIQ IL- WIED, TRIQ L- ISQOF GUZEPPI PACE and TRIQ IL-PORT. 3.30pm- 5.30pm: MISRAH SIR MICHEL’ANGELO REFALO, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, PJAZZA SAN PAWL, TRIQ [...]
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Gozo attracts the 32nd edition of Kamera Louis Boutan

Organised and carried out by the German CMAS/VDST and Nautic Team GOZO, the 32nd edition of Kamera Louis Boutan, Germany’s main international championship for underwater photographers and video artists, took place – as a live event – on Gozo. Photographers from different nations (Malta/ Germany/Switzerland/Austria/Finland) took part and made the event a true international competition, [...]
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Bathing water monitoring programme launched for 2012

The official bathing season for Malta will start next Monday 14th May 2012 and the Environmental Health Directorate will also starts its monitoring programme for bathing water quality. This monitoring programme is carried out in line with the provisions laid down by the EU Directive 2006/7/EC during the official bathing season which locally will be [...]
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Buttardi New York jewellery exhibition taking place in Victoria

The Breast Care Support Group Europa Donna Malta is organising an exhibition of handmade jewellery by Buttardi New York. Buttardi was launched in 2003, Michelle Buttigieg’s goal was to create designs that are unique and affordable by most everyone. After a successful career in the hospitality industry and having travelled almost around the world, Michelle [...]
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Additional materntiy leave payments to be made on Saturday

The Government announced this morning that the first payments for the additional weeks of maternity leave taken this year will be paid tomorrow, Saturday, the 12th of May. “The payment was announced in the Budget 2012 and came into effect in January 2012. The Government said that as in the Budget details, the additional weeks [...]
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March’s industrial production down by 4.5% on last year

Provisional seasonally adjusted data show that in March, compared to last year, working-day adjusted industrial production fell by 4.5 per cent. Compared with the previous month, the index of industrial production increased by 1.8 per cent to 100.3 points in March. This was attributed to the increase in the production of intermediate goods and consumer [...]
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