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H.E. Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna visits Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu

On Monday, just two days after the Episcopal Ordination, the new auxiliary Bishop, H.E. Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna visited the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu accompanied by Mgr. Salvatore J. Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco and Elected Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Boston, Mgr. Robert P. Deeley. The Bishops were welcomed by [...]
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Vince Caruana opens his studio doors for a weekend event

Worktops splattered with bright coloured paints, inks, brushes, rollers and paintings dotted around the room. This is the atmosphere in the artist’s studio. Vince Caruana is opening his art studio doors in Gozo and offering the public “a unique chance to come and glimpse into the working world of the artist.” This is a wonderful [...]
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Budget 2013 information line will be available to the public

The Government has said that following the presentation of the Budget tomorrow, the public will be able to call on 188, for further information or to ask questions about the budget. From Thursday the 29th of November, this information line will be in operation between 8:00 am and 8.00pm, Saturday and Sunday included. At the [...]
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easyJet introduces allocated seating on all flights from today

easyJet has introduced allocated seating on all of its flights – typically over 1000 a day – from today, Tuesday, the 27th of November 2012. The airline trialled allocated seating in April with nearly 2 million passengers flying on 12,500 allocated seating flights. In response to the trial’s success, the airline took the decision to [...]
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HMS Illustrious (1940) documents donated to Heritage Malta

Officers from HMS Illustrious donated to Heritage Malta a copy of the damage assessment report sustained by HMS Illustrious (R87) during enemy bombing before reaching Malta and whilst moored at Malta in January 1941. Members of the 1200 servicemen aboard HMS Illustrious visited the Malta Maritime Museum to present this donation. Following a guided tour, [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Qala on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Qala, Gozo, on Thursday, the 29th of November, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- PAPA PIJU IX, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ IL- QALA and TRIQ DUN GUZEPP BUTTIGIEG.
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Malta below EU GDP average on social protection payments

EU27 spent 29.4% of GDP on social protection in 2010 the highest ratios were in France, Denmark and the Netherlands. Malta was below the EU averarage at 19.8% of GDP, 55% of which was spent on old age and survivors benefits Eurostat, who released the figures today said the disparities among countries reflect differences in [...]
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Talk on traffic & its dangers held at Sir M. A. Refalo Centre

The Health and Safety Department at Sir M. A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies, the only post-secondary school in Gozo, recently organised another educational talk during its complementary-curricular activities. The Health and Safety teachers, Mr Andrew Dimech and Mr Charles Daniel Saliba, invited Superintendent Martin Bayliss, Head of Traffic Section of the Malta Police Force, [...]
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Increase in non-resident arrivals to accommodation in Gozo

Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments increased by 4.4 and 2.6 per cent respectively in September, when compared to last year. According to the figures released by the National Statistics Office non-resident arrivals and nights spent in Gozo and Comino between July and September numbered 14,881 and 87,716 respectively. Both figures registered [...]
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Crucial Budget vote to be taken on Monday 10th December

The crucial vote for Budget 2013, requesting Members of Parliament for its approval, is due to take place on Monday, the 10th of December. Finance Minister Tonio Fenech, will present the budget in Parliament on Wednesday evening. Oppostition Leader, Dr Joseph Muscat will then have the statutory seven days to reply, which will fall on [...]
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MEPs adopt Erasmus for students programme 2014 to 2020

The culture and education committee on Tuesday adopted the new YES EUROPE programme for youth, education and sport, merging all the EU programmes for education, training and sport and Erasmus for higher education. More than five million students, of all ages, should enjoy greater mobility and cooperation abroad thanks to €18 billion in EU funding [...]
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The 27th of November 2012 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 27th of November 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: Inauguration of new tombstone for Bishop Emeritus Nikol Cauchi. Gozo Bishop Mario Grech inaugurated the new [...]
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