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A Secure Future – Paul Buttigieg, PN candidate – 13 District

“On March 9, our citizens are being called to participate on one of the most important of duties by using their vote to elect a new Government for the next five years. This is a duty that all citizens should take seriously. The decision will install a new legislature. No responsible citizen worth his dignity [...]
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Joseph Muscat joins Gozitans for early commute to Malta

The Labour Party Leader, Dr Joseph Muscat, got off to an early start this morning by joining the workers and students who commute daily from Gozo to Malta for the purpose of work or study. Dr Muscat crossed over on the 6.00am ferry and during his discussions with fellow travellers he said that by joining [...]
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574 one-to-one meetings by MEUSAC with Councils & NGOs

The Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family, Dr Chris Said, today presented the Annual Report of the Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) for 2012. Re-activated in July 2008, the Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC) has established itself as the focal point for consultation on EU policy and legislation, EU Funding and EU [...]
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Labour Party is making unrealistic promises – Simon Busuttil

Earlier today, PN’s Deputy Leader Simon Busuttil launched the theme that will be focused on during this week of the campaign: ‘Wealth.’ The PN Deputy Leader posed these questions “with just three short weeks away from Election Day, the question that we should be asking ourselves is what direction do we want to take our [...]
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This Saturday’s SIMBIOTIC field visit postponed until March

Due to unforseen circumstances the field visit organised to the SIMBIOTIC project sites on Gozo scheduled for this coming Saturday the 23rd of February, has had to be postponed to Saturday, the 2nd of March This interesting visit will start at the Government Experimental Farm, in Xewkija and everyone is invited to attend. Free transport [...]
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Blacky is a friendly dog who would love a forever home

‘Blacky’ is a Labrador/Pointer Cross and a new arrival at the Gozo SPCA Rehoming Centre in Victoria. For the past year he has been fed by people in a derilict building on the Xewkija Industrial Estate, the building is now being knocked down, so he has been taken in to be cared for by the [...]
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Rights of persons with ME & FM should be guaranteed – AD

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party calls for more support for persons with Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) and Fibromyalgia (FM) as they are not entitled to disability benefits. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “Persons with ME and FM face constant difficulties in their everyday life and their rights should be guaranteed. They rely on various medicines [...]
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Scheduled power suspension in Xaghra on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Xaghra, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 20th of February between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- GNEJNA, TRIQ TA’ KARKAR, TRIQ MANNAR, TRIQ GNIEN XIBLA and TRIQ IL- KOMITTIVA.
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What does PL mean by saying they oppose Hondoq Project?

Readers Letter - “Labour’s opposition to the project at Hondoq has been reported in several ways, including being against “the development; “the yacht marina and hotel project” and “the project as proposed.” Which is it? Most have talked of the project ‘as proposed’ with emphasis on the hotel and yacht marina. Nowhere has the residential [...]
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‘Landscape Expressions’ an exhibition by Rachel Galea

Gozitan artist Rachel Galea is exhibiting her 4th solo exhibition, ‘Landscape Expressions,’ at the Banca Giuratale, Independence Square, Victoria, Gozo. Featuring in this exhibition is a collection of expressive landscape paintings. Describing the exhibition Rachel said, “in this series of scenes mostly taken from where I now live, you find a sort of dramatic intensity [...]
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Training for NTM volunteers on hedgehog rescue & first aid

Nature Trust (Malta) wildlife rescue team volunteers attended another training session, which this time was on hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation. The training was conducted by NTM volunteer Vet Dr Luke Sultana of Animal Doctors who is a local expert on hedgehogs. The volunteers were trained on hedgehog rescue, first aid and what and what not [...]
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Double success for Maltese photographer winning 2 awards

Photographer Joe P Smith has scooped two important awards in the space of two weeks. The Maltese photographer was declared Photographer of the Year in the ‘Events’ Category during the annual awards night of The Societies photographic organisation of the UK with an image taken during last year’s Malta Arts Festival. Then a few days [...]
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Retail Price Index down 1.66% due to lower garment prices

In January, the Retail Price Index went down by 1.66 per cent. This primarily reflected a decrease of 16.53 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally lower prices of garments. The figures from the National Statistics Office today also show that lower airfares and cheaper fuels were the main cause [...]
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