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‘Ta Nikol’ art gallery opening in the heart of Victoria, Gozo

‘Ta Nikol,’ is the name of a new art gallery opening in Victoria, Gozo next week. The gallery will initially be exhibiting works by the two creative spirits behind the project, German photographer Lisa Gast and British artist Oliver Cook. With a unique mix of subjects, both local and international, including landscapes, street scenes, nudes, […]
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GUG welcomes new subsidy for students on Gozo Channel

The Gozo University Group, said this evening that it welcomes the new Gozo Channel subsidy for Gozitan and Maltese students. “Such a subsidy will continue facilitating the transition for Gozitan students when studying in Malta.” The students’ group said that it would like to “emphasize the fact that such subsidy applies to also Maltese students […]
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GUG welcomes new subsidy for students on Gozo Channel

The Gozo University Group, said this evening that it welcomes the new Gozo Channel subsidy for Gozitan and Maltese students. “Such a subsidy will continue facilitating the transition for Gozitan students when studying in Malta.” The students’ group said that it would like to “emphasize the fact that such subsidy applies to also Maltese students […]
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MHRA meet with Tourism Minister and Malta Tourism Auth

The Malta Hotels & Restaurants Association (MHRA) President Tony Zahra, Vice President Kevin De Cesare and Restaurants Chairman Mathew Pace met with Tourism Minister Karmenu Vella and MTA CEO Josef Formosa Gauci to discuss progress being achieved in the industry as well as current issues particularly security and cleanliness in the Paceville area. MHRA expressed […]
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MHRA meet with Tourism Minister and Malta Tourism Auth

The Malta Hotels & Restaurants Association (MHRA) President Tony Zahra, Vice President Kevin De Cesare and Restaurants Chairman Mathew Pace met with Tourism Minister Karmenu Vella and MTA CEO Josef Formosa Gauci to discuss progress being achieved in the industry as well as current issues particularly security and cleanliness in the Paceville area. MHRA expressed […]
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Tanker MT Salamis on its way to Syracuse in Italy

Update: The tanker MT Salamis is on its way to Syracuse, where the Italian authorities have accepted, and will welcome the immigrants on board In a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister, it said that this was made possible, following intense diplomatic discussions that had been taking place over the previous hours between […]
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Ministry for Gozo issues student subsidy for the Gozo Ferry

The Ministry for Gozo announced today that as of the 1st of of August a subsidy will paid to students for Gozo Channel fares between Malta and Gozo. This grant is being given to students residing in Gozo, who are pursuing part-time courses at the University, MCAST, ITS and other educational institutions in Malta. It […]
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Ministry for Gozo issues student subsidy for the Gozo Ferry

The Ministry for Gozo announced today that as of the 1st of of August a subsidy will paid to students for Gozo Channel fares between Malta and Gozo. This grant is being given to students residing in Gozo, who are pursuing part-time courses at the University, MCAST, ITS and other educational institutions in Malta. It […]
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Maltese waters being monitored for MED-JellyRisk Project

Maltese waters are being scientifically monitored by aerial and marine surveys conducted by conservation biologist, Dr Adriana Vella, from the Department of Biology, University of Malta. This survey work will contribute data to the Med-JellyRisk project, coordinated by As.Prof. Stefano Piriano, CoNISMa and University of Salento, Italy. Med-JellyRisk focuses on the integrated monitoring of jellyfish […]
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774% difference in domestic mobile call prices across the EU

Mobile users across the European Union face huge price differences for the same services. The biggest price difference is in domestic mobile calls – a 774% difference between Lithuania, the cheapest country, at 1.9 euro cent per minute and Netherlands, the most expensive, at 14.7 euro cents per minute. In 2011, Malta was the fourth […]
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Scheduled power suspension in Marsalforn on Thursday

Enemalta has advised that there will be a scheduled power suspension in Marsalforn, Gozo, on Thursday, the 8th of August, between the hours of 8.30am and 12.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ GHAR QAWQLA and TRIQ IL- MENQA.
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Commissioner urges the Maltese authorities to take action

Commissioner Cecilia Malmström urges the Maltese authorities to take action, saying that according to the information available to the Commission, the master of the ship M/V SALAMIS has fulfilled his humanitarian duties to save the lives of 102 people on the high sea, among them four pregnant women, one injured woman as well as a […]
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Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija 2013 taking place at the Villa Rundle

Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija, the annual traditional agricultural exhibition is taking place at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria, on Wednesday and Thursday, the 14th and 15th of August. Exhibitors are already busy getting everything ready for the opening of this popular show which always attracts large crowds. The Agrarian Show, which is organised by […]
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There were 4 traffic fatalities in the 2nd quarter of this year

Figures released from the National Statistics Office show that in the second quarter, reported traffic accidents reached 3,746, almost at par with the corresponding quarter last year. The largest increase was registered in the Northern Harbour district (5.3 per cent). On the other hand, the Gozo and Comino district registered the largest decrease (27.3 per […]
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