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PM’s veto threat is shortsighted and misguided – Metsola

Dr Roberta Metsola, Member of the European Parliament, today visited the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and held a meeting with Dr Robert K. Visser, EASO’s Executive Director. During the meeting the two discussed building a stronger relationship between EASO and the European Parliament and the importance of the contributions made by the European Parliament’s [...]
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New Bone Density Unit inaugurated at the Gozo Hospital

The Minister for Health, Dr. Godfrey Farrugia said today that as expressed in the Election Manifesto to this legislation, the Government is engaged in designing and implementing a strategy of restructuring with intensive and extensive modernisation in the Gozo General Hospital. The Minister, on a visit to the hospital today said that, “the establishment of [...]
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FAA gives full support to proposed referendum on hunting

Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar said it joins Ramblers’ Association and Nature Trust in pledging its full support to the proposed referendum to abolish laws permitting Spring Hunting. FAA said in a statement that it is “also concerned by the constant pressures facing our natural environment. These threats include changes to our rural and urban areas [...]
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Health Minister visits Hyperbaric Unit at the Gozo Hospital

Health Minister Godfrey Farrugia visited the Hyperbaric Unit in Gozo this mornig, which became fully operational again as of the 1st of May, after it had been closed for the previous six months.This service is vital to sustain the diving industry in Gozo and also serves to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to the Gozo General [...]
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TM launches annual safety at sea campaign in Gozo & Malta

Transport Malta has recently launched its Safety at Seas campaign, which aims at educating boat owners to enjoy their pastime in a responsible way and in full respect of regulations and swimmers. There are seven bays in Gozo and three in Comino, the list is shown below. The re-establishment of 47 Swimmers’ Zones around the [...]
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PM has a populist attitude vis-a-vis irregular migration- AD

“In view of Prime Mnister Muscat’s populist attitude vis-a-vis irregular migration,” Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “Muscat’s macho attitude is good for certain banana republics but not for civilised countries. If the Prime Minister had the proverbial attributes he should have shown his great courage in the past by telling Gaddafi to his [...]
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82% of Maltese believe in environmentally friendly products

According to a new survey, most Europeans would be prepared to change their purchasing habits and buy more environmentally-friendly products, but many feel they lack information and distrust manufacturers’ environmental claims. 82% of Maltese have confidence that products labelled environmentally-friendly are less harmful to the environment, which is the second highest in the EU. Only [...]
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UK soldiers to pay tribute at the War Memorial in Floriana

Around 80 officers and soldiers from the 1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) will be paying tribute and commemorating their forebears at the War Memorial in Floriana on Monday, the 8th of July at 2.00pm. Together with British High Commissioner Rob Luke and representatives from the Armed Forces of Malta, the officers and soldiers will [...]
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UK soldiers to pay tribute at the War Memorial in Floriana

Around 80 officers and soldiers from the 1st Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) will be paying tribute and commemorating their forebears at the War Memorial in Floriana on Monday, the 8th of July at 2.00pm. Together with British High Commissioner Rob Luke and representatives from the Armed Forces of Malta, the officers and soldiers will [...]
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Elderly man in danger of losing his life after Xlendi accident

Update: An elderly man is in danger of losing his life after a traffic incident which happened at about 10.00am this morning in Qsajjam Street, Xlendi. The Police said that preliminary investigations found that the man, 83, was driving a Seat Ibiza when he lost control of the car and crashed into a bus shelter and [...]
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Elderly man in danger of losing his life after Xlendi accident

Update: An elderly man is in danger of losing his life after a traffic incident which happened at about 10.00am this morning in Qsajjam Street, Xlendi. The Police said that preliminary investigations found that the man, 83, was driving a Seat Ibiza when he lost control of the car and crashed into a bus shelter and [...]
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Ramla Awareness Weekend of fun with Gaia and Sharklab

The Gaia Foundation and Sharklab recently held an Awareness Weekend of fun and interesting activities at Ramla Bay in Gozo, which proved to be a great success. Unfortunately, the strong winds prevented the organisers from doing the planned boat trips, however, there were educational games for adults and children, they also carried out a sand [...]
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Ramla Awareness Weekend of fun with Gaia and Sharklab

The Gaia Foundation and Sharklab recently held an Awareness Weekend of fun and interesting activities at Ramla Bay in Gozo, which proved to be a great success. Unfortunately, the strong winds prevented the organisers from doing the planned boat trips, however, there were educational games for adults and children, they also carried out a sand [...]
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Gozo Weaving with Alda Bugeja at Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività

Alda Bugeja of Gozo and her students will be giving a pratical demonstration of the typical Gozitan Loom and Art of Weaving, Macramé and Kumihimo, at the Home of Creativity. Alda Bugeja is very well know both in Gozo and Malta for her mastership of this craft and for her works in Macramé (a form [...]
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