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Prime Minister reiterates guarantee of EU funds for Gozo

There was a warm welcome for the Prime Minister, Lawrence Gonzi this evening, when he arrived at a political activity held in Ghajnsielem. Also present at the meeting were the PN candidates who are contesting the election for Gozo He spoke about yesterday’s positive news for Malta from the European Commission on the winter economic [...]
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Gharb Leisure Park & Taz-Zejt Chapel project inauguration

The inauguration has taken place this afternoon of a Leisure Park at Thomas Cassar Street in Gharb, by the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi. The Leisure Park project has been carried out by the Gharb Local Council as part of the project ‘Diversifying Rural Tourism Offer Through Leisure Sport Activities.The project was estimated to cost [...]
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Shelly is a female Dalmation in urgent need of a loving home

This very pretty female Dalmation is Shelly, the Gozo SPCA rescued in 2012 after she had been spotted running around Victoria. She was in a terrible condition when she was picked up, just skin and bones as can be seen by the photographs below. With lots of love, care and attention from the volunteers at [...]
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Blood Bank issues urgent call for blood donation of all types

The Blood Bank has issued an urgent request for blood donors. The bank said that blood banks are low and there is now an urgent need for blood donations of all types. Blood donation is sometimes taken for granted or ignored. The more blood donors the better. When donating blood people are helping others and [...]
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Exposure to second hand smoke reduced, but still high – EU

Exposure to second hand tobacco smoke has been reduced, but is still too high, says a European Commission report. Protection from second hand smoke has improved considerably in the EU, according to a report published by the Commission today. 28% of Europeans were exposed to second hand smoke in bars in 2012 – down from [...]
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AD calls for social policy to be based on equality for all

Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party said today that social policy should be based on equality, inclusion and social justice. AD reiterated various proposals such as minimum wage increase, maternity and paternity leave increase and universal childcare services. Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson, said, “In Parliament, AD will be the voice of social justice, equality and [...]
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EU forecasts Malta to have 2nd highest growth in EU area

The Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment Tonio Fenech, in a speech yesteday referred to the European Commission’s Winter Forecast for the EU. The Minister described this report as another confirmation of Malta’s standing-out performance in terms of economic growth and jobs. “The EU forecasts that Malta will have the second highest growth rate [...]
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Il-Hagar|Heart of Gozo inaugurated by the Prime Minister

The Museum-cum-Cultural Centre, ‘Il-Hagar|Heart of Gozo,’ in Victoria, was inaugurated this morning by the Prime Minister, Dr Lawrence Gonzi, with the Blessing by H.L. Mgr Mario Grech, Bishop of Gozo. The ERDF-supported Museum-cum-Cultural Centre was built by Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria, with the project coordinator Mgr Joseph Farrugia. Work started on the project in 2010.The Prime [...]
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