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Summer’s tomato season in Gozo is underway at Magro

Summer has arrived in Gozo, the heat is on and as the tomatoes grow plump and juicy, the machinery and factory at Magro Brothers in Xewkija is busy awaiting the first truckloads of tomatoes to arrive. The company said that this is always an exciting time of the year – with over a hundred and [...]
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‘The Village Feast’ cultural book available for sale in Gozo

The first book in a new series ‘The Cultural Legacy of Malta & Gozo’ by Editor Fr. Charles Cini, by author historian Vincent Zammit and photographer Daniel Cilia is now available for sale in Gozo from ‘Ir-Rokna tal-Kreattività ma’ Amina Contin.’ ‘The Cultural Legacy of Malta & Gozo,’ is a compendium of twenty full-colour photographic [...]
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OASI Foundation seminar proves to be a great success

The Group of Volunteers Friends of OASI organised a very successful seminar, which was held recently at Manresa, Fontana, Gozo. The subjects covered were ‘Communication in its many forms,’ with Psychologist, Mr Laner Cassar presiding over two sessions in the morning, prior to lunch and then ‘Relaxation and Stress Relief through the Breath,’ led by [...]
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2 out of 5 Europeans carry an EHIC on worry-free holidays

Latest figures show that over 190 million people hold a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), allowing them to get emergency healthcare and so enjoy worry-free holidays when travelling within the European Union, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland. The number of EHIC holders has been steadily increasing, with 15 million more citizens carrying an EHIC in [...]
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Maltese contingent in Kazan going strong in track & field

Tuesday. the 9th of July was the second day of competitions in track and field for the Maltese contingent in Kazan. The day started on a very good note, with Rebecca Sare’ performing excellently in her preferred event, the triple jump. Despite being Sare’s first time jumping from the 11m board, her third and final [...]
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Special hand postmark – Victoria Scout Group anniversary

The Victoria Scout Group is celebrating the 50th Anniversary since its foundation in Gozo and to mark the occasion MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark will be used this coming Saturday, the 13th of July 2013 at the Victoria Gozo Post Office. Orders for this Special Hand Postmark may be placed online at [...]
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Talk held on ‘Christians in the construction of Europe’

A talk entitled ‘Christians in the construction of Europe’ took place on Tuesday at the Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square, Victoria, The talk was delivered by Johanna Touzel, speaker for COMECE. The event was organised by Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria and the Committee for National and Regional Celebrations within the Ministry [...]
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Enviornmental Health warning on health supplements

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has said that the following products are not to be consumed since products have been irradiated in unauthorised establishments. Product Description: Vitamin B Complex Kelp (Iodine) Brand: BTN Health Aid Producer: BioTech, USA Health Aid Ltd., England Content: 60 capsules 240 tablets Packaging description: Plastic [...]
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Total number of live births decreased by 1.2% in 2012

World Population Day is observed annually by the international community on the 11th of July. The theme chosen this year is “adolescent pregnancy.” The total population on 31 December 2012 stood at 421,230, increasing by 0.9 per cent over the previous year. At 95 per cent, the Maltese population accounted for the majority. Persons in [...]
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“Van Rompuy must be persuasive with EU Governments”

On the occasion of Herman Van Rompuy’s visit to Malta, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof Arnold Cassola said, “President Van Rompuy should not measure the traditional generosity of the Maltese people on the basis of the illegal and heartless proposals of their Prime Minister. The majority of the Maltese have a great heart.” Prof Cassola continued, [...]
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