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Free information session – Educational Programmes in Gozo

The Malta Institute of Management is organising a ‘Free Information Session’ on Educational Postgraduate Programmes, at the Gozo Business Chamber, 27 Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo. The information session will take place on Friday, the 31st of May, starting at 10.30am. The programmes that will be discussed will be: Doctorate: Doctorate in Business Administration Master of [...]
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Government looking into the problems Gozitan soldiers face

This morning seventy-eight soldiers proudly marched on the AFM parade ground at Luqa Barracks in front of distinguished guests and family members. This occasion, a momentous one for each recruit, brings to a close 19 weeks of challenging training. The ‘pass-out’ parade marks the beginning of each recruit’s life as a full member of the [...]
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MHRA welcomes today’s MEPA decision on height limitations

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA)said it welcomed the news given today by Parliamentary secretary Michael Farrugia and Minister Karmenu Vella that Hotels in designated tourist areas will be allowed to construct an additional two floors over the present height limitation. MHRA explained that some 24 months ago, it had commenced discussions with the [...]
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Timetable of examinations for May/June at Gozo Campus

The schedule of Examinations for May-June to be held at the University Gozo Campus in Xewkija has been announced. This time-table is now the final one and can be viewed here.
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Valletta entrance is not suitable location for ‘Il-Monti’ – DLH

Din l-Art Helwa in a statement this afternoon referred to recent reports about the “potential relocation of the Valletta market to Ordinance Street, close to City Gate and its potential spill over across the new Parliament building up to Victory Square.” “This idea lacks vision for the area,” the NGO said “and may be the [...]
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Board members for Cultural Heritage and Natural Heritage

The elected members have been announced for the Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee and Natural Heritage Advisory Committee. Magistrate Dennis Montebello will serve as Chairman for the Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee and appointed members of the Board will be Miriam Cremona, Ray Pitre, Joseph Zrinzo, Carmel Hili and Claude Mallia. The Natural Heritage Advisory Committee Chairman [...]
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Eddie Fenech Adami undergoes coronary angiogram

Update: President Emeritus Eddie Fenech Adami was admitted to Mater Dei Hospital this morning. He was reported to be suffering from chest pains at the time.  He was admitted under the care of the Cardiology Team and underwent a coronary angiogram. A decision for medical treatment was taken. He is now recovering in the critical [...]
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GO offers 35Mbps internet upgrade free for three months

GO has announced that it is currently giving its customers the opportunity to experience its 35Mbps internet service free of charge for three months. “GO customers get to experience higher speed and at the same time they can enjoy more data usage – at no extra charge at all for the first 3 months of [...]
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Diver dies after finding himself in difficulty at Mgar ix-Xini

Today at about 10.40am the Police were informed that there was a diver in difficulty at Mgar ix-Xini, Gozo. The Police went immediately on site where preliminary investigation revealed that for reasons unknown, a 55-year-old man, who was diving in Mgar ix-Xini, found himself in difficulty. An ambulance was called on site which took the [...]
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New MEPA planning policy seeks to boost tourism industry

A new planning policy aimed at encouraging the upgrading of existing hotels in tourism zone areas has recently been approved by the MEPA Board and can now start being utilised to give Malta’s tourism industry an edge in a highly competitive and volatile international tourism market. The policy, which had been issued for public consultation [...]
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Two Gozo Church schools participate in a ‘Green Week’

Two schools in Victoria, Gozo, the Bishop’s Conservatory Primary School and the Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary School are participating in a ‘Green Week’ which will run until the 25th of May. There are 13 participating schools in the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 228 Project called Green Energy Schools. Members of the Private Schools Association will [...]
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Nadur Council announces l-Imnarja programme of events

The programme of activities has been annouced by the Nadur Local Council, for the feast of St Peter and St Paul in Nadur, l-Imnarja The programme of festivities for this traditional feast are to be held in Nadur between the 18th and 30th of June and is as follows: Tuesday, 18th of June 8.30pm – [...]
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April’s RPI went up 0.78% to 108.08 from 107.24 in March

In April, the Retail Price Index went up by 0.78 per cent. The National Statistics Office said that this primarily reflected an increase of 8.19 per cent in the Clothing and Footwear Index, mainly due to seasonally higher prices of garments. A rise in furniture prices resulted in a 0.85 per cent increase in the [...]
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The Malta Sports Scholarhsip scheme opened for this year

The Parliamentary Secretariat for Research and Innovation, Youth and Sports at the Ministry for Education and Employment has announced the opening of the Malta Sports Scholarship scheme for this year. This scheme is designed for those who wish to specialise in the training of any sport or is academically related to the field of sport. [...]
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