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‘Only Made in Gozo’ – New concept in purchasing traditional properties

The Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo and the wife of the Prime Minister, Mrs Michelle Muscat, today launched a new concept – ‘Only Made in Gozo,’ introduced by the Managing Director of Sapphire Real Estate Services, Jane Chircop . This concept is a new way to attract foreign investment to the island, through sales […]
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Gozo Business Chamber AGM taking place in February

The Gozo Business Chamber is holding its Annual General Meeting ion Sunday, the 2nd of February 2014 at the NGO Centre in Xewkija. The AGM will get underway at 9.30am and the GBC said that its members will be receiving the invitation for the event in the coming days.
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“Let us children plant hope in our life” – LEAF Programme

Ninety students from nine schools participating in the LEAF (Learning About Forests) programme planted 50 indigenous dwarf fan palm trees at Xrobb l-Ghagin Park and Sustainable Development Centre. Some of the trees were grown from seeds by the students themselves. Other trees were jointly sponsored by local councils. The event was organised in collaboration with […]
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Citizenship Scheme will be retained in Malta – Prime Minister

The Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said this afternoon that although the Government had noted the result of the vote taken in the European Parliament today on the sale of citizenship, it would still be retained in Malta. Dr Muscat said that the granting of citizenship was a matter of national competence, pointing out that other […]
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Liquigas Malta files court case over “illegal filling of cylinders”

Liquigas Malta said that it has filed a “Court Case against Easygas and two distributors for illegally filling Liquigas cylinders.” “The Police have not yet pressed any charges against identified offenders even though a month has passed since they were given evidence showing Easygas operators aided by two distributors illegally filling Liquigas cylinders at the […]
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Air Malta to start flying to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport

Air Malta will soon start flying to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport after moving from Istanbul’s other airport, Atatürk. The airport, named after the world’s first female combat pilot Sabiha Gökçen, is the world’s fastest-growing airport serving more than 19 million passengers annually. Sabiha Gökçen airport is situated on the eastern side of the Bosphorus strait […]
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EU citizenship shouldn’t be for sale at any price, says Parliament

EU citizenship must not have a “price tag” attached to it, says the European Parliament in a resolution voted on Thursday. MEPs are concerned about schemes established by various EU member states and in particular Malta, which result in the sale of national, and hence EU, citizenship. Parliament said it calls on the Commission to […]
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ETC information meeting held on EAP for Gozo applicants

The Employment and Training Corporation recently held an information meeting for those applicants that were accepted in the latest EAP scheme for Gozo. In this scheme 370 Gozitans were employed through the utilisation of 2 million euros in European funds. The meeting was held the Kempinski Resort, San Lawrenz. During this meeting the Corporation gave […]
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‘Eco-friendly holiday possibilities in Gozo’ – Good Trippers website

The UK website ‘Good trippers’ recently carried out an article regarding the possibility of having an eco-friendly holiday in Gozo. This website “features the best eco-friendly, ethical, sustainable and responsible travel options luxury eco resorts and simple homestays.” It described the island of Gozo as having “more than enough for those looking for an eco-friendly […]
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Mental Health: do not segregate & create new stigmas, says AD

With regards to the transfer of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to the Mount Carmel Hospital, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said in a statement today, “we agree with the Richmond Foundation that “Whether we like it or not, Mt Carmel is still feared by many and these persons are likely to refuse or discontinue this […]
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Outbound tourist trips increased by 12.8% in November

Outbound trips during November totalled 26,070, an increase of 12.8 per cent over the comparative month in 2012, the National Statistics Office said today. Outbound tourist trips to EU countries during November amounted to 22,520, while Non-EU trips stood at 3,550. Both markets registered increases of 14 and 7 per cent respectively. The UK and […]
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