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Possible referendum on choice of bridge or tunnel for Gozo

A public consultation meeting was held at the Ministry for Gozo earlier this evening, during which the Gozo Minister, Anton Refalo spoke on several topics. Dr Refalo said that it was a possibility that a referendum would be held on the choice of a bridge or a tunnel as a link to Gozo, the Minister [...]
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Hondoq by Night – Magical evening of music & entertainment

Hondoq Bay will once again be the idyllic backdrop for the second edition of ‘Hondoq by Night,’ Following the terrific success of last year, which attracted large crowds of locals and tourists to this beautiful setting, Qala Local Council, the organisers of the event, are expecting an even bigger turnout for 2013. This year’s event [...]
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Pay GO bills & top up cards at a MaltaPay one-stop kiosk

GO has announced that its customers can now pay their telecom bills or top up their mobile credit from one of the MaltaPay payment kiosks situated in various localities across Malta. The MaltaPay one-stop payment kiosk is the brainchild of Vera Boyajyan and the first project of her Malta-based company – Mobile Systems – set [...]
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Mnarja Band Annual Concert -’ Big Band Adventures 2013?

Nadur’s Mnarja Philharmonic Band will be holding its June Annual Symphonic Concert entitled ‘Big Band Adventures’ at Can. Martin Camilleri Square, Nadur on Monday, the 24th of June, starting at 8.45pm. The event is being organised by the Mnarja Philharmonic Society with the collaboration of the Nadur Local Council, to mark the Feast of St [...]
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Cardinal Prospero Grech visits Sacred Heart of Jesus feast

The academic year at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary of Gozo has just come to an end and it is examination time for the seminarians. It is a time of intensive studying for all students. The examinations started on Tuesday, the 4th of June and will end on Thursday, the 13th of June. Last Friday [...]
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New University Centre to promote Entrepreneurial Culture

The University of Malta’s new Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Incubation (CEBI) has been set up to put knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship at the top of the University of Malta’s outreach agenda. Its aims are to promote the development of a knowledge-intensive, entrepreneurial culture in Malta, with the wider aim of fostering the socio-economic development of the [...]
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MCAST Expo 2013 five-day event at the Paola Main Campus

MCAST is inviting Maltese families, including young and adult prospective students, to the second edition of the MCAST Expo, a five-day event aimed at offering visitors a taste of the MCAST learning experience. The MCAST Expo will be held between Tuesday, the 25th and Saturday, the 29th of June, at the MCAST Main Campus in [...]
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Gozo celebrates Sette Giugno week with a series of events

The newly appointed National & Regional Celebrations Committee in the Ministry for Gozo, commemorated the national day of ‘Sette Giugno,’ in a break with the past in the format of these commemorations on Gozo, by this time holding a series of events during the first week of June. The new committee’s policy, it said “is [...]
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‘Rinascita’ – An exhibition by Gozitan sculptor Mario Agius

For his fifth personal exhibition, Gozitan sculptor Mario Agius is showing a series of sculptures inspired by various themes. ‘Rinascita’ is a showcase of wood, stone and marble sculptures in which Agius is expressing his love for capturing figurative and semi abstracted forms. Besides exploiting a variety of materials, Mario makes use of their particular [...]
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Franco Mercieca stopping his private eye operations

Parliamentary Secretary Franco Mercieca has called a halt to his private eye operations. This follows reports made in some media that he was carrying our private operations that could earn him up to €3,600 in a single morning. The Parliamentary Secretariat for rights persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing earlier this week said that, “Parliamentary [...]
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90% of urine samples in Malta showed traces of weed killer

Tests carried out by Friends of the Earth Malta show that people have traces of the weed killer glyphosate in their bodies. Laboratory tests carried out by the group reveal that 9 out of 10 people’s urine samples in Malta contained traces of glyphosate and came top out of the 18 countries tested. Friends of [...]
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Almost 50% of persons 25-64 took adult aducation in 2011

Results from the Adult Education Survey (AES) revealed that 46.8 per cent of persons aged 25-64 participated in education and lifelong learning during 2011. During the reference year, 53 per cent of participants engaged in education and lifelong learning (formal, non-formal and informal learning) were men, while 47 per cent were women. The results also [...]
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Xaghra Local Council meeting to be held next Tuesday

The Xaghra Local Council will be holding a meeting next Tuesday, the 18th of June, starting at 5.30pm at the Local Council’s administrative offices in 8th September Avenue. The agenda of the meeting will be as follows: 1. Opening prayer; 2. Reading and approval of Council minutes of last meeting; 3. Mayor’s communications including the [...]
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