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Prime Minister reiterates that Gozo is a top priority for PN

The Prime Minister Dr Lawrence was in Zebbug this evening, on his third visit to Gozo since the start of the PN election campaign. Speaking to the audience at the meeting, the Prime Minister said that “the MLP on the two visits to the island had not presented any proposals for Gozo, the PN has [...]
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Two projects by Gozitan NGOs receive Government funding

Chris Said, the Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family, today presented financial assistance through the NGO Co-Financing Scheme to two Gozitan NGOs for projects with a combined cost of over € 1.5 million. The Minister made the presentation during a site visit to one of the two projects. He explained that in 2009 the [...]
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Feast of the Conversion of St Paul at Marsalforn Church

Celebrations for the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul start this week in Marsalforn. The programme of Festivities, which start tomorrow, Thusday, the 24th of January and conclude on the Feast day, Sunday the 3rd of February, are in honour of Saint Paul at celebrated at the church dedicated to his honour in Marsalforn. [...]
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Archbishop Paul Cremona to be on Facebook this Friday

The Curia has said that Archbishop Paul Cremona OP will be on Facebook on Friday, which is his birthday, between 4.30pm and 5.30pm to communicate directly with the people. The Curia said this will be the first time that the Archbishop has communicated directly with people through the Facebook page. The Church in Malta page [...]
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AD backs call for political debates to have sign language

Alternativa Demokratika – The Green Party said that it supports the deaf community which has been officially requesting that programmes hosting political debates on PBS have a Maltese Sign Language interpreter to translate the debated issues for deaf audiences. The official requests made by Deaf Community many times to the Public Broadcasting Service appealing for [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Munxar on Friday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Munxar, Gozo, on Friday, the 25th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: PJAZZA TAL- KNISJA, TRIQ TA’ RINOTA, TRIQ TARSU, TRIQ L- ANDRIJIET, TRIQ IL- MADONNA TAL-KARMNU and TRIQ [...]
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Xaghra Carnival organised by the Xaghra Local Council

As in previous years, the Xaghra Local Council has organised various activities which will be taking place during Carnival 2013 in the village. Applications for the Carnival competitions will open on Monday, the 28th of January and close on Thursday, the 7th of February. The programme of activities will be as follows: Saturday 9th February: [...]
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Programme agreements for EEA & Norwegian mechanisms

The Memorandum of Understanding between Malta and Norway for the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 was signed on 27 September 2011 while the Memorandum of Understand between Malta and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway for the implementation of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 was signed on 10 October 2011. Following signature of the two [...]
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Retail Price Index went up slightly in December by 0.04%

In December, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.04 per cent. This primarily reflected an increase of 2.20 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher priced garments. The figures from the National Statistics Office also show that in December, the twelve-month moving average rate of inflation stood at [...]
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Police to start delivery of voting documents from Thursday

The Electoral Commission notifies that Police Officers will, on Thursday, the 24th of Januray, start delivering the voting documents pertaining to the Elections due on Saturday, 9th March, 2013. Delivery is carried out at the voter’s registered address as shown in the last publication of the electoral register, namely, that of the 12th of January [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Nadur on Thursday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Nadur, Gozo, on Thursday, the 24th of January, between the hours of 8.30am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- BUSKETT, TRIQ IL- QALA and TRIQ SANT’ INDRIJA.
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