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Public Consultation taking place at the Gozo Ministry in June

The Government is to hold a series of public consultations, as part of a regulatory process by which it seeks to obtain the input of citizens on matters that affect them. Through this form of interaction the Government said it will improve the efficiency, transparency and public involvement in the implementation of projects, the enactment [...]
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Saturday friendly game between the Sharks and Panthers

On Saturday a friendly game between the Sharks and the Panthers took place at the Marsa Cricket Oval. The Panthers batted first and could not have asked for a worse start, losing big hitting Raja Zubair on the very first delivery of the day. There was more worry to the innings, which only had two [...]
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VIAF Inaugural Orchestral Concert with Dejan Bogdanovich

The 16th edition of the Victoria International Arts Festival 2013 in Gozo, will get underway on Wednesday, the 12th of June with an Inaugural Orchestral Concert at St George’s Basilica in Victoria. The concert will feature Dejan Bogdanovich (violin) with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Leader: Marcelline Agius and Joseph Vella, Conductor. Performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concert [...]
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The sixth edition of Earth Garden 2013 starts next Friday

Earth Garden Festival returns after a year’s sabbatical for it sixth edition with a 3-day Festival starting next Friday, the 31st of May until Sunday, the 2nd of June 2013, at Ta’ Qali National Park. This year the Ministry for Sustainable Development, Environment and Climate Change will be sponsoring the Earth Garden Festival, with the [...]
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Sunday’s hillclimb event in Xaghra with the Island Car Club

The next round of the 2013 Grimaldi Lines I.C.C Championship was held in Xaghra today, which made up a weekend of motorsport in the village. This hillclimb event, is organised by the Island Car Club with the collaboration of the Xaghra Local Council.Grimaldi Lines are the 2013 official sponsor and the 2013 championship is named [...]
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EU-wide protection for victims of domestic violence

Victims of violence, in particular domestic violence, will soon be able to count on EU-wide protection, after the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority (602 votes in favour, 23 against, 63 abstentions) to endorse the European Commission’s proposal for an EU-wide protection order. The new regulation will mean that citizens (in most cases women) [...]
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Fisherman injured after falling into sea near Fungus Rock

The Police were called at around 7.15am this morning to an incident in the vicinities of the Fungus Rock, San Lawrenz, Gozo after a man fell in the sea and was in difficulties. The 29-year-old man from San Lawrenz Gozo had been fishing in the vicinity of Fugus Rock when he fell into the sea. [...]
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75% of Maltese youth intend to vote in European elections

Almost two third (64%) of young Europeans intend to vote in the 2014 European Parliament elections whereas around one thirds (35%) say they are unlikely to do so, according to a Commission survey on youth participation in democratic life. In Malta 75% say they intend to vote according to a Flash Euroberometer report. A majority [...]
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Members elected for Nationalist Party Executive Committee

The election for the 13 members of the Nationalist Party Executive Committee was held last night, which took place along side that of the Deputy Leaders. The members elected are: Jean Pierre Debono, Raymond Bugeja, Ann Fenech, Karol Aquilina. Hermann Schiavone, Ingrid Brownrigg, Karl Gouder, Victor Scerri, Trevor Degiorgio, Jean Claude Micallef, Alex Perici Calascione, [...]
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Health Ministry sets up a new business friendly contact desk

In a statement by the Ministry for Health it said that “in keeping with Government’s electoral manifesto pledge to work closely with the private health sector, it has been decided to set up a desk to promote contacts with the business community for ventures within the health sector.” This desk will be the contact point [...]
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