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“Gozo will lose its uniqueness with a permanent link”

Readers Letter - “Once more we are reading about the possibility of better links between Gozo and Malta. Everything has a price and I don’t just mean the cost of constructing a bridge or a tunnel. If the islands become permanently linked, then Gozo will lose forever its uniqueness as a holiday destination. Certain people, [...]
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Sooty & Sweep are waiting for someone to take them home

The Gozo SPCA in Victoria currently have 9 adorable kittens all waiting for loving homes, including the two above, called Sooty and Sweep, who are the latest arrivals in the Centre. Any of these fun loving, playful and friendly kittens will be available for rehoming in Gozo immediately with a neutering voucher, for anybody in [...]
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Gozo’s Grand Sunset Festival at Mgarr ix-Xini thisSaturday

Caliente/Gozo Beachboys is organising “Gozo’s First Grand Summer Opening Sunset Festival.” The venue for this music and dance event is Mgarr ix-Xini on Saturday, the 15th of June, from 7.00pm onwards. The organisers said that “the night’s entertainment will get underway with a Sunset Chill by Gozo’s Own Dj Terra playing a set of House [...]
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Gozo’s Grand Sunset Festival at Mgarr ix-Xini next Saturday

Caliente/Gozo Beachboys is organising “Gozo’s First Grand Summer Opening Sunset Festival.” The venue for this music and dance event is Mgarr ix-Xini on Saturday, the 15th of June, from 7.00pm onwards. The organisers said that “the night’s entertainment will get underway with a Sunset Chill by Gozo’s Own Dj Terra playing a set of House [...]
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Euro area annual inflation up to 1.4% and EU up to 1.6%

Euro area annual inflation was 1.4% in May 2013, up from 1.2% in April. A year earlier the rate was 2.4%. Monthly inflation was 0.1% in May 2013. European Union annual inflation was 1.6% in May 2013, up from 1.4% in April. A year earlier the rate was 2.6%. Monthly inflation was 0.1% in May [...]
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BOV supports the 16th Victoria International Arts Festival

Around 500 musicians will perform the works of over 170 composers during the five-week Victoria International Arts Festival 2013 which started last Wednesday. Bank of Valletta is one of the main supporters of the Festival in line with its commitment towards the promotion of local art and culture, Considered as the brain child of the [...]
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Bridge between Malta & Gozo “totally unacceptable” – DLH

Din l-Art Helwa has expressed its concern that the Government is “entertaining the idea of constructing a bridge across the Gozo channel.” The Government has announced the commissioning of a 15-month study worth 4 million euros to investigate the feasibility of this project described by the NGO as “being totally unacceptable.” “A bridge between Malta [...]
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‘Wild & Domestic Fauna of the Maltese Islands’ stamp set

MaltaPost is to issue a set of two stamps depicting wild and domestic fauna of the Maltese Islands. The stamps have a face value of €0.37 and €2.25 and depict the wild rabbit and Maltese ox respectively, illustrated against Maltese scenery designed by Maltese artist Cedric Galea Pirotta. The Set “Wild & Domestic Fauna of [...]
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GUG welcomes air service & catamaran, but questions study

The Gozo University Group said this morning that it welcomes the news of the prioritisation of alternative forms of accessibility between Gozo and Malta and neighbouring islands, which was announced at the public consultation meeting held at the Ministry for Gozo on Thursday, headed by Gozo Minister Anton Refalo. GUG continued by saying that it [...]
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GBC welcomes initiatives to increase Gozo’s accessibility

The Gozo Business Chamber and its Gozo-Malta Permanent Link Committee said that it welcomes the Goverment’s announcement that it “will abide by its electoral commitments towards making Gozo more accessible.” “It is positive that a Chinese state-owned company will be studying to assess the feasibility of a bridge between Malta and Gozo as much as [...]
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FoE reacts to Government statement on use of glyphosate

In a reaction to the statement issued by the Maltese Government, Friends of the Earth Malta said it would like to invite government to issue the studies which test for glyphosate contamination on food samples and their residues in humans. “The truth is that very little testing has been done for glyphosate so far in [...]
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“Glyphosate does not present unacceptable dangers”

A statement issued by the Government on Friday evening said that it would like to assure the public that all necessary tests are carried out on agricltural products consumed by the public to ensure they are not dangerous to the public.” “Glyphosate was an approved substance used as a herbicide in the EU and extensive [...]
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