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Where does Labour really stand on Hondoq – Readers Letter

“You would think that with an impending election, the Labour Party would want to make its position clear on issues of concern with the voters but this is not the case in Qala. The people have been calling on the mayor of Qala to make his position clear regarding the proposed marina development at Hondoq, [...]
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Schedule of Examinations announced for the Gozo Campus

The schedule of Examinations for January – February 2013 to be held at the University Gozo Campus in Xewkija has been announced. The Schedule of Examinations for January – February 2013 is for the academic year: 2012/2013 – semester 1. This time-table is subject to change. The schedule can be viewed here.
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The Ministry of the Acolytate bestowed on Daniel Sultana

Last month, the Parish Church of Xaghra celebrated the bestowal of the Ministry of the Acolyte on Daniel Sultana, a Seminarian hailing from the Parish of the Birth of Mary, in Xaghra. Daniel Sultana was instituted in the acolytate by His Excellency Archbishop Tommaso Caputo. Mgr Caputo visited Gozo to celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving [...]
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Retrospective exhibition and book launch on Arch. Spiteri

The Malta Historical Society is organising a retrospective exhibition of Arch. Joseph M. Spiteri’s waterolours and paintings at the Malta Chamber of Commerce, starting this Friday the 18th of January at 6.30pm and runs until the 25th of January. The exhibition will be coupled with a book launch of the publication ‘Joseph M. Spiteri – [...]
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New Laboratory for air quality data analysis inaugurated

Malta’s national environmental monitoring infrastructure and capacity has over the past months been significantly upgraded, with the prospect that the improved availability and reliability of information on the state of the environment will enable the development of more informed and better targeted policy measures in all spheres of public policy, including health, fiscal, economic, social [...]
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Air Malta announces extra flights & extended opening hours

As announced, Air Malta is making travel arrangements for eligible Maltese voters currently abroad to travel on its services to enable them to vote in the forthcoming General Election of the 9th March 2013. Apart from offering seats on its scheduled services, the airline has also announced it will be operating 6 extra flights on [...]
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Independent expert on safety issues & timeframes – PN

Miles A Seaman, a reputable independent expert who has worked on an extensive number of gas and energy projects has given a presentation about the safety concerns and the issue of timeframes of Labour’s energy proposal. Mr Seaman stressed “he was not engaged by anyone but only wanted to present an opinion from his experience.” [...]
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Gonzi’s reports based on false facts – Dr Joseph Muscat

Labour Party Leader Joseph Muscat in an interview during the programme Fis-Sustanza presented by Simone Cini and Robert Musumeci at Ta’ Giorni, said that “the report commissioned by GonziPN to shed doubts on the Labour Party’s energy plan, which is being paid for by Maltese and Gozitan families, is based on false information presented by [...]
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‘What does the Lord require of you?’ – Week of Prayer 2013

The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is being celebrated from the 18th to the 25th of January. The theme for this years’ service is: “What does the Lord require of you?” (Mic 6, 6-8) A National Ecumenical Service is being held on Thursday, the 17th of January, at 6.30pm, at St Patrick’s Church, [...]
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49,200kg of oranges destroyed in December due to mould

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health said that it is making every effort to keep its contact with the public through a monthly review statement. The Directorate’s administration would like to take this opportunity to thank the public for its cooperation. The following is a summary of some activities undertaken by [...]
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Jellyfish make their first appearance on the islands for 2013

A mauve stinger jellyfish bloom has been reported to the Spot the Jellyfish team over the past few days by several members of the public along several stretches of the northern coast of Malta and Gozo. he bloom consists of thousands of mature mauve stinger (Pelagia noctiluca) individuals. Blooms for this species are typical for [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug and Qala

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Zebbug and Qala, Gozo, on Thursday, the 17th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Zebbug: TRIQ GHAJN MHELHEL TRIQ TA’ MILIED. Qala: TRIQ SALVU ATTARD, TRIQ ANTON BUTTIGIEG, TRIQ IN- [...]
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Industrial production down by 0,3% in euroa area & EU27

November 2012 compared with October 2012 Industrial production down by 0.3% in euro area and EU27 In November 2012 compared with October 2012, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.3% in both the euro area (EA17) and the EU27, according to estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October production [...]
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’2112,’ an exhibition by Silvia Camporesi produced on Gozo

The St. James Artist in Residence Programme is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Silvia Camporesi, one of the most interesting Italian contemporary artists on the international scene. As part of this residency, the artist realised a special project for this exhibition, entirely produced on the island of Gozo. ’2112,’ an exhibition by Silvia [...]
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