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‘Fjakkolata’ opens a ‘Symphony of Lights’ at Santa Lucija

The first part of a ‘Symphony of Lights’ was held over the weekend, organised by the Santa Lucija Administrative Committee. On Sunday, the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, a ‘Fjakkolata,’ traditional fire illumination, took place on Ghar Ilma Hill, limits of Santa Lucija, Kercem, . The hamlet of Santa Lucija will also host an [...]
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The Victory Philharmonic Society commemorates anniversary

The Victory Philharmonic Society of Xaghra Gozo will commemorate the 114th annivesary of its foundation with a Concelebrated Mass this coming Saturday, the 20th of October. Mass will be celebrated at 7pm at the Collegiate and Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady by Xaghra Archpriest Mgr Carmelo Refalo accompanied by Rev. Canon Julian Refalo [...]
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Promoting Malta and Gozo’s innovation in the culinary arts

The Malta National Team won two bronze medals in the Ika Olympic Culinary Championships in Erfurt Germany last week. This is the first time that this Malta National Chefs team has participated in these Olympics after those of 2004. It has been a great experience for the new team to be part with the rest [...]
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Gozo Hospital’s blood donation area will be open this Sunday

Gozo General Hospital’s blood donation area is going to be open this coming Sunday, the 21st of October from 8.00am till 1.00pm for those who wish to make a blood donation and do not have the opportunity to do so during the week. Blood donation is sometimes taken for granted or ignored. The more blood [...]
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Power suspensions in Kercem and Sannat on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Sannat, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 17th of October, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following area will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: Kercem: TRIQ TA’ DOTI, TRIQ L- GHADIRA, SQAQ TA’ KLULA, TRIQ QASAM SAN PAWL, TRIQ SANTA [...]
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New organisational structure announced for Vodafone Malta

Vodafone Malta is pleased has announced some new changes to its organisational structure. The changes have been implemented to provide additional focus on the different segments of the business and to better support its business strategy in ever changing market conditions. It also brings Malta in line with the Vodafone global organisational model. Vodafone’s Marketing [...]
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Victor Agius exhibits in an international art project in Rome

Gozitan artist Victor Agius is exhibiting two works at an international art project named SPAM! CARTOLINE D’ARTISTA being held in Rome during October 2012. Agius was invited to participate by one of the directors of ‘Sguardo Contemporaneo’ a cultural organisation based in Rome which was founded in 2007 by a group of curators and art [...]
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Church sets up evaluation board for victims of sexual abuse

The Church authorities have established a professional therapeutic evaluation board for victims of sexual abuse. The decision was taken at the Maltese Episcopal Conference (Archbishop Paul Cremona and Bishop Mario Grech) in collaboration with the Conference of Major Religious Superiors. The Church said that “the service is offered by the Church as part of its [...]
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“Unfair commercial practices” carried out by local companies

On the 11th October, 2012, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) through the Director General (Consumer Affairs), as empowered by the provisions contained in the Consumer Affairs Act, has decided that the operators Melita Plc, Melita Mobile Limited, GO Plc, Mobisle Communications Limited and Vodafone Malta Limited have infringed the said Act The [...]
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Expenditure on food in 2011 rose by 6.9% on previous year

In 2011, final household consumption expenditure on food in the domestic market was estimated at €617 million. On the occasion of World Food Day (16 October) the NSO is publishing a set of figures relating to the food sector in Malta, with a focus on the economic aspects of consumption. This year, the Day’s theme [...]
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‘My Kind of MCAST’ student debate held in Freshers’ Days

MCAST students proposed ideas on how the campus experience can be improved during a debate with the new Principal and CEO Mr Stephen Cachia, as part of this year’s Freshers’ Days at the College’s Main Campus, in Paola. During the discussion, themed ‘My kind of MCAST, the students agreed that greater awareness about the significance [...]
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Marsa play touring teams Old Lincolnians C.C & Romany C.C

Another busy week for cricket and the Marsa C.C with two visiting teams, Old Lincolnians C.C (who were on their fifth tour) and newcomers Romany C.C. The two teams even had a game against each other. On the Wednesday a twenty over game was played against the Old Lincolnians. The visitors batted first and scored [...]
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