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Gozo Minister inaugurates 7th edition of Notte Gozitana

The seventh edition of Notte Gozitana’ Lejlet Lapsi was launched this morning by the Minister for Gozo, Anton Refalo. The Minister said that the event will take place between Friday, the 10th of and Sunday, the 12th of May. As in previous additions the three days of festivities will be a feast of Gozo’s culture [...]
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Juvenile Palid Harrier found with shotgun wounds in Gozo

BirdLife Malta has said that today it recovered a juvenile male Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus), “one of Europe’s most threatened birds of prey, which was found with shotgun wounds by a member of the public in Gozo yesterday.” BLM said that “this is the second Pallid Harrier known to have been shot in the Maltese [...]
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Government announces appointment of new ARMS Board

The Ministry for Energy and Water Conservation announced in a statement this evening the new Board of Directors appointed for ARMS Ltd. The Ministry had recently requested the immediate resignation of its CEO Wilfred Borg, who is at this time still in his position. Anthony Valvo has been announced as the new Chairman, with Louis [...]
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Xaghra man remanded in custody after attack on Police

Piju Grech, aged 40 from Xaghra, was arraigned in the Gozo Court today, where he was accused of damaging a Police vehicle, an assult on Police officers and being a relapser. Police Inspector Anthony Tabone explained that the alleged incident took place in Triq il-Masri, Xaghra at around 2.30am on Saturday, the 13th of April. [...]
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House prices down 1.8% in Euro area and down 1.4% in EU

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index (HPI), fell by 1.8% in the euro area and by 1.4% in the EU in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Compared with the third [...]
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House prices down 1.8% in Euro area and down 1.4% in EU

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index (HPI), fell by 1.8% in the euro area and by 1.4% in the EU in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Compared with the third [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghasri and Ghajnsielem

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in the villages of Ghasri and Ghajnsielem, Gozo, on Tuesday, the 16th of April. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspension: Ghasri between 8.30am and 3.00pm: L-GHASRI 16 April 2013 08:30 16 April 2013 15:00 TRIQ IL- GONNA TRIQ IL- KANUN [...]
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A Seminar on the 50th Anniversary of Pacem in Terris

A seminar is being organized to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of Pacem in Terris. The seminar, organized by Converse at Palazzo de Piro, Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation and the Justice and Peace Commission, will be held under the patronage of Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P., at Palazzo de Piro, Mdina, on the [...]
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Most popular outbound destinations are Italy, UK and Spain

In 2011, EU27 residents made 1.0 billion holiday trips, of which around one quarter were trips outside the country of residence (outbound trips). Looking in more detail at these outbound holiday trips, Spain was the top foreign destination of EU27 residents in 2011 (13% of all outbound trips), followed by Italy and France (both 9%). [...]
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Construction employment down but new dwelling permits up

A survey carried out among construction enterprises showed that employment decreased by 3.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2012 when compared to the corresponding period in 2011. New Dwelling permits - Seasonally adjusted data for new dwelling permits increased by 5.2 per cent between the third and fourth quarters of 2012. This was [...]
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Emirates invites candidates to join their Cabin Crew team

Cabin Crew recruitment open day on 11th May 2013: Emirates Airline, one of the fastest growing and most profitable airlines in the world, is holding its second Cabin Crew Open Day in Malta this year on Saturday the 11th of May at the Corinthia Hotel, St George’s Bay, St Julians. The Cabin Crew Recruitment Open [...]
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Diamond Jubilee of San Lawrenz Catholic Action Movement

The 75th anniversary of the Catholic Action Movement in the parish of San Lawrenz is being commemorated through a series of activities, culminating in a Diocesan celebration on Saturday the 27th of April. The Bishop of Gozo, Mgr Mario Grech, will be celebrating a pontifical mass at 7.00pm, and he will be joined by representatives [...]
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