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JP2 Memorial Festival continues with Ruth Portelli concert

Following the opening of the exhibition GENTES, the JP2 Memorial Festival 2012 turns back to music, with a concert by Gozitan soprano Ruth Portelli. This concert is being hel on Thursday, the 17th of May, 2012, at 8.00pm, at the Cittadella Centre for Culture & Arts, in Victoria. Ms Portelli is a renowned name in [...]
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Malta welcomes EC proposals in ECOFIN meeting held today

A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) was held today in Brussels. During the meeting, Ministers reached a general approach agreement on two proposals to amend the capital requirement rules for banks and investment firms at a European level. The proposals amend and replace the existing Capital Requirement Directive (CRD) and divide [...]
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German delegation meet for talks with the Minister for Gozo

A delegation from the Christian-Democratic Union of Germany and the Christian-Social Union fraction (CDU/CSU) of the German Bundestag, recently visited the Gozo Ministry, where they met for talks with the Minister for Gozo Giovanna Debono. The talks focused on further collaboration between the island of Gozo and Germany in areas linked to tourism promotion and [...]
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FIMBank Group registered a 35% increase in profit for 2011

FIMBank recently held its Annual General Meeting. The Meeting was introduced by the Chairman of the FIMBank Group, Mr Najeeb Al Saleh. Referring to the Group’s performance for the 2011 financial year, Mr Al Saleh spoke about the strategy adopted by FIMBank during 2011, which had remained driven by a steady focus on the Bank’s [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielm, Qala & Zebbug

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem, Qala and Zebbug, Gozo, on Thursday, the 17th of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Ghajnsielem 8.00am-3.30pm: DAHLA TA’ CORDINA, TRIQ TAL- KANAL, TRIQ TA’ BRIEGHEN and TRIQ TA’ GHAR IX-XIH. Qala 8.00am-3.30pm: TRIQ TA’ HONDOQ IR-RUMMIEN. [...]
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Gozo RL in opening match of Dove Men+Care Championship

The 2012 MRL Dove Men+Care Championship will kick off tomorrow evening with four clubs vying for the crown including Gozo RL and new entries Kavallieri RL and Sliema Stompers. The championship will kick off at Balzan FC Ground with a double header; Malta Origin hosting Gozo RL and Kavallieri RL taking on Sliema Stompers. The [...]
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Q1 GDP stable at 0.0% in Euro area and + 0.1% in EU27

Flash estimate for the first quarter of 2012 Euro area and EU27 GDP stable 0.0% and +0.1% respectively compared with the first quarter of 2011 GDP remained stable in both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27 during the first quarter of 2012, compared with the previous quarter, according to flash estimates published by Eurostat, [...]
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Outbound tourist trips in March increased 6% on last year

Outbound tourist trips during March amounted to 24,451, an increase of 6.0 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Total nights spent abroad during the first quarter were estimated at 410,834. The number of outbound tourist trips towards EU countries was calculated at 21,481, while a further 2,970 trips headed towards non-EU destinations. EU [...]
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Gozo’s E.R.R.C. offers free first aid sessions to new parents

As part of its social commitment, Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps said that it will be offering free First Aid sessions to ‘Parents to Be.’ The ‘Parents to Be’ project is supported by the Council of Voluntary Organisation. The aim of these sessions is to teach basic first aid practices to parents to help [...]
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AD calls for more inclusive policies – International Family Day

On the occasion of the International Day of Families, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said that it would like to see more concrete measures which support all family types, especially the most vulnerable. Angele Deguara, AD Spokesperson for Social Policy and Civil Rights, said, “AD believes that in today’s social reality, we have to [...]
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Gozo SPCA are looking for a loving forever home for Biff

Update: This lovely Boxer type dog is called Biff and is currently at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria after a lady thankfully picked him up as a stray from Ghajnsielem and took him to the Centre Biff was very thin and hungry when he arrived there, but with a lot of love and [...]
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GENTES art exhibition inaugurated at the Cittadella Centre

GENTES, an international collective art exhibition organised by the JP2 Foundation as part of the JP2 Memorial Festival 2012 and the Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012 opened on Saturday at the Cittadella Centre for Culture and the Arts in Victoria. Every edition of the exhibition that has been held has incorporated seventy five art [...]
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The 15th of May 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 15th of May 2012 edition of The Maltese Herald Gozo section is now available for download by clicking here Previous editions are also available by clicking on this link. This weeks articles in the PDF download include the following: 1. During the annual Seher il-Punent, Ghaqda Muzikali Vizitazzjoni presented a spectacular band concert [...]
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Arkadia Commercial Centre open all weekend for Lejlet Lapsi

Arkadia Commercial Centre in Victoria has said that it will retain its normal opening hours for the upcoming Lejlet Lapsi weekend to be held from Friday, the 18th to Sunday, the 20th of May 2012. All retail outlets including Arkadia Foodstore will open throughout the weekend throughout the day up to 8pm. As per the [...]
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