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Dance spectacular – ‘Xaghra Rocks… Sacred or Profane?’

The Xaghra Local Council, in collaboration with the Body Art Dance Group, is organising a major cultural activity ‘Xaghra Rocks… Sacred or Profane?’ This event will be held on Saturday, the 11th of August 2012 from 8.30pm onwards in Victory Square, Xaghra. There will be a professional dance show by the Body Art Dance Group, [...]
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Fruit & vegetable growing season in full swing around Gozo

The fruit and vegetables growing season is in full swing all around Gozo, with fields of tomatoes nearly everywhere you look across the island. Local farmers and growers will be hoping that the summer will yield bumper crops. In the first quarter of this year, Gozitan farmers contributed 0.7 million kilograms of fresh fruit and [...]
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Construction underway on Sicily to Malta interconnector

Construction work for the laying of an interconnecting submarine power cable between Sicily and Malta and the building of a Terminal Station in Maghtab has got underway. Through this planning permit, which was approved by MEPA in April, as of next year, Enemalta will be in a position to start the process of shutting off [...]
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EU customs detain over 100 mn fake goods at EU borders

In 2011, EU Customs detained almost 115 million products suspected of violating intellectual property rights (IPR) compared to 103 million in 2010. The number of intercepted cases increased by 15% compared to 2010. The value of the intercepted goods represented nearly €1.3 billion compared to €1.1 billion in 2010, according to the Commission’s annual report [...]
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MEPA take direct action in Gozo at sites in Qala and Kercem

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority has taken direct action on two separate sites at Qala and Kercem in Gozo and one site between Mgarr and Zebbiegh in Malta. In Qala, MEPA’s Enforcement Directorate demolished a rural structure which was constructed on the periphery of an ODZ area, along the ridge which lies below the [...]
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ITS courses available in Gozo for 2012-2013 academic year

The Institute for Tourism Studies in Qala, Gozo has applications open for a number of courses being offered during the academic year 2012-2013, these are available for both students and workers to train in various skills related to the tourism sector. Besides increasing the potential to encourage more young people and workers into a career [...]
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Melita wins TV rights to FA Cup and England team matches

Melita has secured the exclusive TV rights for the English FA Cup, the Community Shield as well as the broadcasting of home friendly and qualifier matches for the English National team until 2014. As from August 2012 Melita said it will be broadcasting some 60 matches from the English FA Cup, as well as the [...]
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Malta’s international investment position stands at €0.37 bn

As at the end of December 2011, the Maltese economy recorded an estimated net international investment position of €0.37 billion, according to data from the National Statistics Office. The International Investment Position (IIP) statement refers to net foreign assets (NFA), which is the balance of foreign assets less foreign liabilities. At the end of 2011, [...]
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The 24th of July 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 24th 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 articles in the PDF download is: 198th anniversary of the Gozo Police Force. Celebrations commemorating the 198th anniversary of the setting up [...]
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