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A bridge will not fix all the problems that Gozo already faces

Readers Letter - “With regard to the idea of a bridge linking the islands Din l-Art Helwa’s main concern seems to be the visual impact it would have on the surrounding islands. Actually if they check around the world they will find that such a bridge can actually add to the beauty of its surroundings. [...]
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‘Sole Beach Festival’ Gozo at Dahlet Qorrot Bay in July

The third edition of the Sole Music Festival will be taking place at Dahlet Qorrot, Nadur, with the participation of local and international DJs. Fame music events and Superior Promotions are the organisers and said that this festival was premiered at Dwejra Bay on the 2nd of August 2003 and the second was held at [...]
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Fiori D’Argenta 2013 enjoyed by large crowds in Xewkija

The 3rd edition of Fiori D’Argenta, a festival of culture, history, drama and traditions, has been taking place in the village of Xewkija this weekend. Organised by the Xewkija Local Council, the spectacular entertainment, which opened on Friday evening with a traditional dinner and firework display, has been taking place in St John the Baptist [...]
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Employment down 0.5% in Euro area and 0.2% in the EU27

First quarter of 2013 compared with fourth quarter 2012 employment down by 0.5% in euro area and by 0.2% in EU27 -1.0% and -0.4% respectively compared with the first quarter of 2012 The number of persons employed decreased by 0.5% in the euro area (EA17) and by 0.2% in the EU27 in the first quarter [...]
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Power suspensions in Sannat and Xaghra on Tuesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Sannat and Xaghra Gozo, on Tuesday, the 18th of June, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by these scheduled power suspensions: Sannat: TRIQ DUN XAND AQUILINA, TRIQ TA’ CENC and TRIQ SANTA MARIJA. Xaghra : TRIQ GHAJN [...]
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AD calls for holistic approach to the Gozo link

“It would be much better if instead of focusing on individual proposals, Government were to consider Gozo’s connectivity issues holistically together with the social, environmental and economic impacts generated.” This was stated by Carmel Cacopardo, Alternattiva Demokratika’s spokesperson on Sustainable Development and Home Affairs. “AD,” stated Cacopardo, “has followed the declarations made in the past [...]
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Gozo workshop held on promoting the efficient use of water

The Ministry for Gozo is one of seven partners participating in an EU funded project with the title Sustainable Domestic Water use in the Mediterranean Region (SWMED). The Ministry said that it considers water as an important resource and it undertakes several initiatives to increase rainwater harvesting and also to reduce water consumption. Activities being [...]
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All standing area will be free at Joseph Calleja concert

Tenor Joseph Calleja will be performing in Malta during the eagerly anticipated annual summer concert on the 1st August at The Granaries in Floriana. The popular Italian singer Zucchero and Rebecca Ferguson will accompany the Maltese Tenor on stage together with Gianluca Bezzina and internationally renowned DJ duo Tenishia. Following an agreement between the Malta [...]
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Melita launches broadband internet at 250 Mb per second

Melita has announced that it has just launched the “fastest broadband internet in Malta reaching a download speed of up to 250 Megabits per second.” This superfast internet service is available from this week at Tigne Point (Midi) and Fort Cambridge in Sliema and will gradually be rolled-out in more localities in Malta. “This new [...]
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