Archive for » November 25th, 2012«

Celebration for the feast of Christ the King held in Xaghra

A celebration for the feast of Christ the King took place in Xaghra this afternoon. The message was delivered by H.L. Mons. Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo. The festival is celebrated in the Roman Catholic church in honour of Jesus Christ as lord over all creation. It is a moveable feast and is celebrated on [...]
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Malta within ECDC elimination target for measles and rubella

The number of reported cases in European Union Member States is substantially lower in 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, but the notification rate for the last 12-month period continues to exceed the elimination target of less than one case per million population. According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [...]
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Celebration Parade brings ZiguZajg to a spectacular end

A spectacular celebration parade wrapped up the second edition of the ZiguZajg Festival for Children and Young People, which took place in various venues throughout Valletta and Gozo between the 19th and 25th November. Commenting on this activity, ZiguZajg Festival Artistic Director Toni Attard said that the parade “brought together youth groups, professional dancers and [...]
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New proposal approved for EU candidates in next elections

It will now be easier for EU citizens living in another Member State to stand as candidates in the 2014 European Parliament elections, following a vote on a European Commission proposal in the European Parliament. Members of the European Parliament voted in their plenary session with an overwhelming majority (618 votes in favour, 23 votes [...]
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International Day for Eliminating Violence against Women

On the occasion of the International Day for Eliminating Violence against Women (25 November 2012), Vice-President Reding, the EU’s Justice Commissioner made the following statement: “Across Europe, around 1 in 5 women have suffered physical violence at least once in their lives and 1 in 10 have suffered forced sexual violence. Violence against women is [...]
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Gozo Bird Breeders Society Annual Show on next weekend

The Annual Bird Show 2012, organised by the Gozo Bird Breeders Society is taking place at the Gozo Sports Complex, Victoria next weekend. The show will be open to the public on Saturday, the 29th of November, from 8.30am till 4.00pm and Sunday, the 30th of November, from 8.300am till 8:00pm. The G.B.B.S. Annual Show [...]
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Dizzy & Rascal are young Pointer X puppies needing a home

Meet Dizzy and Rascal, two of the new arrivals at the Gozo SPCA Centre in Victoria. They are both Pointer X puppies and are 9 weeks old. These young puppies are from a litter of eight, born to a lovely German Pointer Mum. As soon as homes can be found for these two, the Centre [...]
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Vodafone signs agreement with Malta Employers Association

Vodafone Malta has signed an agreement with the Malta Employers Association with the aim of getting closer to employers around Malta and Gozo whilst remaining aware of their needs so as to be able to provide them with the support they require. “We are delighted to have finalised this agreement with the Malta Employers Association. [...]
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