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GUG meets with the Gozo Channel Board of Directors

On Friday afternoon members of the Gozo University Group held a meeting with the Gozo Channel Board of Directors. The GUG put forward many proposals which were discussed during this meeting. The GUG said that some of the main proposals were the suggestion of a students’ fare that should apply to all Maltese students and [...]
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Two Vatican Dignitaries visit Ta’ Pinu National Sanctuary

Two dignitaries from the Vatican City recently visited the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu. Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Almoner of the Office of Papal Charities and Bishop Giuseppe Sciacca, Secretary for the Governor of State of the Vatican were accompanied by Fr. Jesmond Manicaro, personal secretary to the Auxiliary Bishop of Malta Mgr. [...]
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NTM submits proposals to political parties ahead of elections

Nature Trust (Malta) said in a statment today that it has submitted its proposals to the political parties in view of the 9th of March 2013 election. The environmental NGO has sent an electoral memorandum to each of the three political parties on various environmental issues which it hopes will be taken up by the [...]
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Local I.D. offices to be closed on Tuesday 8th January

The Chief Electoral Commissioner has said that, owing to exigencies concerning the General and Local Council elections, the Identity Card Offices in Valletta and Victoria, Gozo, will be closed on Tuesday, January the 8th. The offices will re-open on Wednesday, January the 9th from 07.30h to 14.00h and again from 15.00h till 18.00h..
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1282 used services offered by the crisis intervention team

Mario Galea, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Elderly and Community Care in a visit to the Crisis Intervention Team today, said that during the year 2012, the Crisis Intervention Team followed 1282 clients and only 169 of them needed to be hospitalised at Mount Carmel Hospital. The rest continued to be followed either by the [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in San Lawrenz on Monday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in San Lawrenz, Gozo, on Monday, the 7th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TREJQET L- GHAXRA TA’ AWWISSU, TRIQ TA’ BIEB IL-GHAR, TRIQ NICHOLAS MONSARRAT, TRIQ DUN SALV PORTELLI [...]
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Notice of applications to serve in General and Local eletions

The Electoral Commission has said that it will accept applications to serve as Assistant Electoral Commissioners or to serve as counters, supervisors or calculators during the counting of votes in the forthcoming General and Local elections. Applications will be accepted only from voters whose names will appear in the Electoral Register which will be pulished [...]
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AD requests immediate meeting with Broadcasting Authority

Alternattiva Demokratika-The Green Party has requested an immediate meeting with the Broadcasting Authority to discuss the manner in which PBS will be allotting airtime amongst political parties in its current affairs programmes during the electoral campaign. This was stated by Ralph Cassar AD ‘s General Secretary. Ralph Cassar added that the Broadcasting Authority has already [...]
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President to dissolve Parliament this coming Monday the 7th

Parliament is to be dissolved by the President of Malta, Dr George Abela, this coming Monday, the 7th of January 2013, at 9.30am. After the President has issued the Proclamation dissolving the House of Representatives and calling for general elections, then the run-up to the start of the elections is expected to get underway for [...]
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