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Rabat Malta to Rabat Gozo Vintage Motors Festival 2013

The Federazzjoni Maltija Vetturi Antiki (FMVA) is organsing a two-stage event consisting of a time regularity run in Malta and Gozo and three rotating static shows in Gozo, on Saturday, the 19th and Sunday, the 20th of January 2013. This event will be the 5th of its kind and is being supported by the Ministry [...]
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Vodafone employees donate books for Book Box initiative

Vodafone Malta decided to participate actively in a very innovative and interesting initiative that a group of Maltese University students are working on – Book Box. Book Box is a new project aimed to promote reading in different localities around Malta and Gozo by bringing back to life the traditional red telephone boxes and transforming [...]
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Management plans for 34 Natura 2000 sites being prepared

Data gathering and field work has commenced for the preparation of management plans for all 34 terrestrial Natura 2000 sites in the Maltese Islands covering over 13.6% of the country’s land territory, these include 7 in Gozo. These areas contain nationally and internationally-important habitats and ecosystems and provide an important base for a wide spectrum [...]
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Malta Historical Society Lecture being held about Fort Tigné

Fort Tigné was the last major work of military architecture erected by the Knights of the Order of St John in the Maltese islands. It is also one of the most interesting and innovative works of fortification ever built by the knights in Malta. It was designed by the last of the Order’s military engineers, [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Xewkija

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Kercem and Xewkija, Gozo, on Friday, the 11th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Kercem: TRIQ QASAM SAN GORG and TRIQ SAN NIKLAW. Xewkija: TRIQ TAL- HAMRIJA, TRIQ HAGRET L-ARMI, [...]
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Malta athletics weekend training camp held in Gozo

On the first weekend of 2013, some of Malta’s best athletes got together in Gozo for their yearly training camp appointment before the start of the season. The team, led by coach Mario Bonello (who has also been shortlisted for this year’s Official of the Year award) spent two days in Gozo analysing some technical [...]
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November’s volume of retail trade down 3.3% on 2011

November 2012 compared with October 2012 Volume of retail trade up by 0.1% in euro area Up by 0.2% in EU27 In November 2012 compared with October 2012, the volume of retail trade rose by 0.1% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.2% in the EU27, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office [...]
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Visible trade gap widened by €10.7m in November on 2011

Provisional data for international trade show that the visible trade gap in November stood at €175.6 million, up by €10.7 million when compared to the corresponding month in 2011. There were decreases in imports and exports of €306.9 million and €317.6 million respectively, the National Statistics Office said today. The decrease in the value of [...]
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GUG appeals for work by local photographers and artists

The Gozo University Group will be holding the second edition of Gozo Week on campus towards the end of February. For a whole week, events and initiatives related to Gozo will be taking place at University, following on from the success of last year. GUG are appealing to local photographers and artists who’d like to [...]
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Maltese are most likely to say they’ve respiratory problems

According to the latest research, a majority (56 %) of Europeans believe that air quality has deteriorated in the last 10 years. In Italy, as many as 81 % hold this view, and in Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Romania and Spain, 70-75 % of survey participants believe that this is the case. In Malta 62% [...]
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