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PN and PL Parties to both hold meetings in Gozo this Sunday

Both the PN and PL Parties will be in Gozo on Sunday to meet with people. The Labour Party will be holding its first rally of the election campaign in St Augustine’s Victoria. Partit Nazzjonalista will also be in Gozo, when the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi will attend a public meeting in Pjazza San [...]
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Canon Mario Cassar receives certificate in awards ceremony

Canon Mario Cassar was recently nominated by the Nadur Local Council for the Nazzareno Vassallo Award for Initiatives in Elderly Care. Canon Cassar did not win the main award, however, during a special ceremony he was presented with a certificate by President George Abela. Meals on Wheels administrator George Busuttil won this year’s Nazzareno Vassallo [...]
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The Nationalist Party publishes its electoral manifesto

The Nationalist Party said at a press conference this afternoon that it has published its electoral manifesto, “which is a declaration of the PN’s principles,” Secretary-General Paul Borg Oliver said. The PN manifesto is made up of ten principles on which it is basing its vision. Dr Borg Olivier said in the press conference that [...]
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45,492 operations carried out at Mater Dei Hospital in 2012

45,492 operations were carried out at Mater Dei Hospital during 2012, Health Minister Joe Cassar said this morning, during a visit to the National Blood Transfusion Service. The Minister said that this was an increase of 1,745 operations on 2011 and an increase of 12,000 operations on the last year of procedures at St Luke’s [...]
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Children’s Commissioner issues documents for election

The Office of the Commissioner for Children has completed two documents concerning the promotion and protection of rights of children, namely the Manifesto for Children 2013 and the Research Study on Minors in Advertising and During Election Campaigns. The two documents have been forwarded to Malta’s political parties for their attention and consideration a few [...]
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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 10th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- PAPA PIJU IX, TRIQ DUN GUZEPP BUTTIGIEG, TRIQ SAN GUZEPP, TRIQ IL- QALA, TRIQ IL- [...]
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PN challenges Labour Party over its energy proposals

The Nationalist Party has said in a statement that those journalists present at the earlier PL press conference this morning “were not given any documents to explain the energy proposals made.” The PN also said the PL should publish any proposals, which includes those from its consultants etc. with details on any negotiations that took [...]
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Russian theme opens the St George’s Concert Season 2013

The Aula Mgr Giuseppe Farrugia, within the St George’s Basilica Complex in Victoria, Gozo is to be the venue for the widely-travelled Russian Ensemble Posolon, who are to perform a Choral Cappella Recital. This vocal ensemble consists of five singers, together with their director. They come from the Department of Russian Folk-Song Art of St [...]
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AD’s initial comments on Labour’s announced energy plans

Michael Briguglio, Alternattiva Demokratika-The Green Party AD Chairperson, said, “At first glance, various aspects of Labour’s energy plans are welcome, whilst others can be problematic. “The proposed shift from Heavy Fuel Oil to gas is welcome, meaning that there is a cross-party consensus on a shift to cleaner energy after years of neglect in Malta’s [...]
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Early closure of Parcel Office and early collection of mail

MaltaPost has said that, by agreement with the Malta Communications Authority, this coming Thursday, the 10th of January 2013 the Parcel Office at the MaltaPost Head Office in Marsa will be open between 08.00 and 16.00 and the last collection of mail from all letter boxes will be effected at 14.00.
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Employment rate at 60% in Q3 according to Labour Survey

In the third quarter last year, Labour Force Survey estimates indicate an increase of 2.1 per cent in employment compared to the previous year. The employment rate stood at 60 per cent, while the unemployment rate was 6.6 per cent. The Survey estimates indicate that, at 174,126, almost half the population aged 15 and over [...]
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The traditional feast of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Xaghra

The traditional feast of Saint Anthony the Abbot will once again be celebrated in in Xaghra with a programme of social and religious activities reaching its climax on Sunday, the 20th of January 2013. Saint Anthony enjoys great devotion in Xaghra. In fact, he was the first patron saint of Xaghra Parish between 1688 and [...]
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HSBC Malta Foundation assists children in foster care

A cheerful festive atmosphere and the sound of eager children singing and playing to Christmas carols filled the Pembroke Church Hall at the Annual Christmas Party sponsored by the HSBC Malta Foundation and organised by the National Foster Carers Association (NFCAM) together with the Foster Care Unit at Agenzija Appogg. The Foster Care Unit assigns [...]
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The 8th of January 2013 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 8th of January 2013 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: Newly restored parvis of Kercem Parish Church. The newly restored parvis of Kercem Parish Church was [...]
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