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“PM should publish all accounts from start of his Leadership”

At a ‘Malta for All’ political activity in Qala this evening the PL Leader, Dr Joseph Muscat said “it is no big deal if the Nationalist party publishes the accounts for the electoral campaign. The PL has been publishing its accounts every year. If the Prime Minister wants to be credible, he should publish all [...]
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Gozo cruise liner terminal would be significant development

The Labour Leader Dr Joseph Muscat has stated that the “development of a Cruise Liner Terminal in Gozo could possibly be the most significant economic development for Gozo since the setting up of the Gozo Channel. Thanks to this terminal, Gozo will be tapping into a new market which is of utmost importance for Malta.” [...]
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Victoria Council refurbishment of the children’s Playing Field

The Victoria Local Council in 2012 received the planning permission to refurbish and in some parts, rebuild, the children’s playing field in the Centre of Victoria, adjacent to the Bus Terminus. Dr Samuel Azzopardi, the Mayor of Victoria, said last year that the playing field was to be turned into a recreational area for the [...]
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72 participants complete language courses held in Gozo

72 participants have attended foreign language courses, coordinated by the Ministry for Gozo, with the main objective of strengthening their ability in the spoken language and helping to improve their work skills These courses were part of the project of Training Courses to Increase Prospects of Employment and Adaptability of Workers with an investment of [...]
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HSBC Malta rewards employees for excellence in 2012

HSBC Malta has rewarded its high achievers with the Employee Excellence Awards during its annual ‘Let’s Lead’ staff conference. The conference, this year focussed on Values Based Leadership with the running theme of ‘Every Decision Matters.’ The winners of the four Let’s Lead 2013 categories for individuals’ performance were: Joe Cachia for the ‘Best-in-Class Award,’ [...]
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Environmental Health recall on Fried Hot Chicken Wings

Following information received via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has said that as a precautionary measure the following product is not to be consumed by people sensitive to celery, since this ingredient was not declared by the manufacturer of the original product. [...]
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PL “against project for hotel & yacht marina at Hondoq”

The Labour Leader Dr Joseph Muscat held a press conference this morning at the Xaghra Belvedere. Dr Muscat was questioned on the Party’s plans for the enviornment, particularly the proposals for Hondoq. He stated that the “Labour Party was opposed to the yacht marina and hotel project at Hondoq.” He also said that a Labour [...]
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Is Hondoq a Political Hot Potato? – Readers Letter

“Both parties have been ominously quiet on the Hondoq issue. Is this because with only 1580 votes separating the parties at the last election, the 1000′s of voters who are against the Hondoq development, and other environmental issues, pose a serious threat at the upcoming election? In their recent visits to Gozo, Muscat talked of [...]
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Non-fatal accidents at work remained stable in Q4 of 2012

Non-fatal accidents at work claims remained stable in the fourth quarter when compared to the corresponding period in 2011. One fatal accident at work was reported, the National Statistics Office reported today. Administrative records indicate that 684 persons had a non-fatal accident during the course of their work during the fourth quarter last year. Accordingly, [...]
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AD calls for democratisation in political broadcasting

In a press conference near the Broadcasting Authority offices, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said this morning that the current situation regarding political broadcasting shows that democratisation is required in this area. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “it is simply unacceptable that the Broadcasting Authority keeps acting as a mouthpiece for the Nationalist and [...]
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PN recognises debt that is owed to the elderly – Dr Gonzi

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi said yesterday that “recognising the debt we owe our elderly for the great country we live in today, successive Nationalist governments have a proven and proud track record of care for our elderly. “Nationalist governments procured substantial improvements in their quality of life, increased their disposable incomes and secured a much [...]
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Government issues advice on travel in the south of Tunisia

The Government has strongly advised travellers to use and be accompanied by a reputable tour operator or an approved local guide if you plan travel in the south of Tunisia, particularly in southern border areas with Algeria. “Tourists must obtain permission from the Tunisian authorities to enter certain desert areas bordering Algeria and southern military [...]
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Vodafone’s commitment to create a safer online experience

Vodafone Malta is marking Safe Internet Day today, Tuesday 5th February, reminding the public of its commitment to create a safer online experience for everyone in Malta, particularly youth and children. “When PCs were the only main portal to the internet at home, it was easier for parents to monitor their children’s time spent online, [...]
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The 5th of February 2013 edition of the Maltese Herald

This weeks 5th of February 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 week’s article in the PDF download is: The Feast of St John Bosco, Victoria. The feast of St John Bosco was celebrated at [...]
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