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Gozo Channel ferry service operating from the North Quay

Gozo Channel has advised that until further notice the ferry service will be operating back at the Cirkewwa North Quay. Transport Malta had been carrying out construction works until recently on the North Berths at Cirkewwa.
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Europe 2020 Strategy past trends & latest data indicators

The Europe 2020 strategy, adopted by the European Council in June 2010, aims at establishing a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy with high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion. The key objectives of the strategy are expressed in the form of five targets on employment, research and development, climate change and energy, education and [...]
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Statue of St Roque in Zebbug regains its original colours

The largest baroque statue of St Roque in Malta has recently undergone conservation on an initiative by Din l-Art Helwa who commissioned Heritage RestCo to carry out the work. As a result of this work the effigy of the popular pilgrim saint has been returned to its possible original colours. The statue is to be [...]
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Power suspensions in Victoria on Wednesday and Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday and Thursday, the 3rd and 4th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 1.30pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Wednesday: TRIQ SIR PAWLU BOFFA TRIQ IT- TABIB ANTON TABONE. Thursday: TRIQ FORTUNATO MIZZI, [...]
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Euro area unemployment rate at 11.4% EU27 at 10.5%

The euro area (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.4% in August 2012, stable compared with July. The EU27 unemployment rate was 10.5% in August 2012, also stable compared with July. In both zones, rates have risen compared with August 2011, when they were 10.2% and 9.7% respectively. Eurostat estimates that 25.466 million men and women [...]
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Epic timefest journey in Gozo ‘Twelve Steps 400 Years Later’

The moth of October sees the continuation of the perfromances of a unique and epic timefest journey, ‘Twelve Steps 400 Years Later,’ set in Gozo. The performances in September had a great response from the public who took part in this journey through Gozo’s history. This journey first took place in the summer of 2010 [...]
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Nearly a quarter of the population were 60 or over in 2011

To commemorate this year’s International Day for Older Persons, which is celebrated annually on the 1st of October, the National Statistics Office is presenting a range of statistical data relating to this population segment. Preliminary figures based on the latest Census indicate that, at end of 2011, nearly a quarter of the total population, or [...]
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Melita adds Sony Pictures movie & entertainment channels

Melita has announced that its TV customers can now enjoy access to two new Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks channels offering a wide array of movies and TV series such as Las Vegas, The Tudors and Hustle together with favourite movies all day long. The company said that “Sony Entertainment Television (Melita Channel 802) offers [...]
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