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First Sixth Form Health Day to be held in Gozo on Friday

The Gozitan post-secondary student organisation Students’ Voice will be teaming up with the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C.) to present the first-ever Sixth Form Health Day, which is taking place this coming Friday, the 18th of May from 10am onwards. Students’ Voice said that this will be the first time that an event of [...]
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Power suspensions in Victoria & Xewkija on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Friday, the 18th of May. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Victoria 8.30am-3.30pm: TRIQ GHAJN QATET, TRIQ IL- WIEHED U TLETIN TA’ MARZU 1979, TRIQ IL- MITHNA, TRIQ SIR PAWLU BOFFA and TRIQ WISTIN CAMILLERI. Xewkija [...]
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Notte Gozitana kicks off with event at St George’s Basilica

The very first fringe activity introducing the sixth edition of Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012, organised by the Ministry for Gozo this weekend, was launched yesterday at the Aula Mgr Giuseppe Farrugia of St George’s Basilica, where the British High Commissioner, Ms Louise Stanton, inaugurated an exhibition marking the sixtieth anniversary since the accession [...]
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Euro area annual inflation down to 2.6% EU down to 2.7%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.6% in April 2012, down from 2.7% in March. A year earlier the rate was 2.8%. Monthly inflation was 0.5% in April 2012. Malta’s rose to 3.8%, a sharp increase on the figure of 2.4% in March, making it now above the Euro area and the EU. EU annual inflation [...]
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University students to be able to sit exams at Gozo Campus

For the first time Gozitan University students will be able to choose to do their exams on Gozo itself, by virtue of a pilot project managed by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo. This was announced today by the Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, together with Professor Joe Friggieri, Pro-Rector [...]
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GBC expresses satisfaction on Mellieha traffic arrangements

The Gozo Business Chamber said today that it “would like to express its satisfaction that the Mayor and council of Mellieha have finally agreed to open up George Borg Oliver Street to light traffic coming from Gozo and passing through Ghadira Bay while heavy vehicles will continue to pass through the Popeye Village Road.” The [...]
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CABS accuses FKNK of misleading the public over ‘Drone’

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) today published for the first time details of the operation of a model aircraft mounted with cameras to detect illegal trapping sites in April. CABS said “the hunting association FKNK, that has published numerous statements on this matter over the past few days has, according to CABS, deliberately misled [...]
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Soprano Marouska Attard in concert for Notte Gozitana

What do the pleasures (love, food) and challenges (betrayal) of life have in common? All these are as old as man and have attracted composers along the centuries to create music for stories which concern these themes. On the occasion of the Notte Gozitana celebrating the Lapsi weekend, Soprano Marouska Attard will be giving a [...]
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April’s HICP up 3.4% with rise in Restaurants & Hotels index

In April, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went up by 3.4 per cent over the previous month. This primarily reflected a periodic increase of 14.5 per cent in the Restaurants and Hotels Index due to higher-priced accommodation services. The Clothing and Footwear Index registered an increase of 5.7 per cent, mainly due to a [...]
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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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Students’ Voice meet for talks with Gozo Bishop Mario Grech

Members from the Gozitan post-secondary student organisation Students’ Voice recently met with H.E. Bishop of Gozo Mgr. Mario Grech. Through this meeting, both ends recognised the need for cooperation so as to provide post-secondary students with the necessary formation, to enable a holistic experience to be achieved. During this meeting, several issues were identified which [...]
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