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Lecture by Peppi Azzopardi held at the Circolo Gozitano

Circolo Gozitano recently hosted a lecture at it premises by Peppi Azzopardi, presenter of Xarabank, who attended the event with his wife Mandy. Also present for the evening was the University Gozo Campus Rector, Prof Joe Friggieri. Peppi Azzopardi’s talk was about his personal experiences and notes on the local broadcasting scene. It was decided [...]
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Toyah is a friendly young Pointer in need of a loving home

This is Toyah, a young female Pointer, currently being cared for at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. Toya is about 2 and a half years old, with a lovely temperament and very friendly. She gets plenty of love and attention from the volunteers at the Centre, but sadly Toyah has not found kennel [...]
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AD has social justice as a priority in its electoral manifesto

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party in a conference held today criticised socially regressive policies in the budget, and said that if elected in parliament it would give priority to social justice. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “the proposed budgetary decreases in income tax might lead to serious problems in Malta’s welfare system in the [...]
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EEA land cover data to be used in mobile phone maps

Data on land use provided by the European Environment Agency (EEA) is soon to be included in electronic maps used for navigation in mobile phones and other devices. The EEA has concluded a license agreement with the company Navteq to use Corine Land Cover data in maps being developed for Navteq’s mother company Nokia. The [...]
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15th edition of ‘Il-Kuncert tal-Milied’ with Chorus Urbanus

This year’s Grand Christmas Concert ‘Il-Kuncert tal-Milied’ with Chorus Urbanus, marks its 15th consecutive year. The concert which is taking place at St George’s Basilica, sees the Chorus Urbanus performing the Coronation Mass by W.A. Mozart, with the participation of soloists Yvonne Galea (soprano), Claire Massa (Mezzo-Soprano), Charles Vincenti (tenor), Noel Galea (bass) together with [...]
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Judicial Protest filed in Court by ARMS Class Action Group

A Judicial Protest was filed on Friday by the ARMS Class Action group supported by EUCAD. The group had been preparing to submit a case in the Maltese Courts “on behalf of a number of EU residents in Malta” who, the group said “have been charged significantly more for their electricity and water because their [...]
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Air Malta to launch new customer loyalty programme in 2013

As part of Air Malta’s repositioning and goal to put customers first, the airline has announced plans for a complete overhaul of the Flypass frequent flyer programme. “The new customer loyalty scheme, earmarked to be launched next summer, will aim at providing Frequent Flyers with a product that meets the needs of today’s customers. Flypass [...]
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Euro area annual inflation down to 2.2% & Malta at 3.6%

Euro area annual inflation was 2.2% in November 2012, down from 2.5% in October. Malta at 3.6%, up from 3.2% in October, was the second highest behind Estonia at 3.8%. The EU rate a year earlier was 3.0%. Monthly inflation was -0.2% in November 2012. In the Euro area, EU annual inflation was 2.4% in [...]
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Gozo concert for 38th Anniversary of the Republic of Malta

A Republic Day Musical Concert by the Leone Philharmonic Society is being held on Saturday evening at Independence Square Victoria starting at 6.30pm. The programme for the evening will include excerpts from the classics, pop and yuletide music and is taking place in celebration of the 38th Anniversary of the Republic of Malta. The concert [...]
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