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Technical problem on GO’s international submarine cable

GO has said this evening that a technical problem on one of GO’s international submarine cables in Sicily is resulting in a degradation of the internet service to customers. “While technical teams are working to rectify the fault in the shortest time possible, contingency plans have already been put into action to use alternative GO [...]
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“Rip off Gozo” – How to Discourage Tourists – Readers Letter

Readers Letter – “Several weeks ago I was visiting Victoria in the daytime on my own and felt unwell. I sat on a wall for a while but then realised that I should return to my home in San Lawrenz. I was so unwell that I could not use my mobile phone to call home [...]
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Teenager suffers back injuries jumping off cliffs at Comino

A teenager suffered back injuries while jumping off the cliffs at Comino, which happened at around 3pm this afternoon. Lifeguards and water rescuers from Gozo’s Emergency Response and Rescue Corps rescued and assisted the person in question. The person once thoroughly stabilised, was transported to Mgarr Harbour, Gozo by means of Lifesaver I, the ERRC [...]
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Ambitious marine litter targets should be set by EU Ministers

Marking International Bag Free Day, Nature Trust (Malta) is one of more than 30 NGOs that are making a final call to EU Environment ministers ahead of the 15th July deadline for setting marine litter targets, as required under EU law. In an open letter sent to all 27 ministers, the NGOs are calling for [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija, Gozo, on Thursday, the 5th of July, between the hours of 8.30am to 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: TRIQ TAFLIJA, TRIQ L- IMGARR and TRIQ IL- BICCERIJA.
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Industrial producer prices increase one of smallest in the EU

In May 2012, compared with April 2012, the industrial producer price index fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.7% in the EU27. In April prices rose by 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU27. In May 2012 compared with May 2011, industrial producer prices gained 2.3% in [...]
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‘Hondoq by Night’ music & entertainment this coming Friday

‘Hondoq by Night,’ is the name of an event taking place this coming Friday, the 6th of July 2012 at the idyllic Hondoq Bay in Qala. Guests who will be providing the entertainment during the evening include Matthew and Ivan, from the popular Maltese band Red Electrick who will be performing a two hour live [...]
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May’s unemployment figures up by 5.2% on last year

The number of persons registered as unemployed during May stood at 6,698 – an increase of 332, or 5.2 per cent, over the corresponding month last year. Records provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that during May, the number of persons registering as unemployed in Malta and Gozo stood at 6,023 and 675 [...]
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The 3rd of July 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 3rd of July 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 article in the PDF download is: 18th Annual Nadur Agricultural Show. On the occasion of l-Imnarja the Nadur Local Council organised the [...]
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