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Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria’s 1st anniversary AGM at Heart of Gozo Museum

Fondazzjoni Belt Victoria will be holding its Annual General Meeting at Il-Hagar | Heart of Gozo Museum, in St George’s Square, this coming Friday, the 21st of February, starting at 6.30pm. Members will receive the gift of a book to mark the occasion and certificates will be distributed to exhibit donors, Fr Charles Cini SDB […]
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Bendy buses sold for €601,200 and will be exported to the Sudan

The Government has said that the Arriva bendy buses are to be exported to Sudan following the offer by a Maltese company of € 601,200 (excluding VAT) The call for expressions of interest for the sale of bendy buses closed last Friday and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure said that it had received three […]
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Malta Enterprise & MCAST join together to help young entrepreneurs

A Memorandum of Understanding intended to provide students with easier access to the entrepreneurial world and provide an eco-safe framework for innovative ideas to thrive, was signed today by Malta Enterprise and MCAST. This framework will help students with innovative ideas to start and develop a successful business. As part of the agreement, Malta Enterprise […]
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‘Premju Familja Qalb tad- Deheb’ presented to the Attard Family

The recipients of this year’s ‘Premju Familja Qalb tad- Deheb,’ organised by the Gozo Diocese Family Commission, was the Attard Family of Victoria. The announcement was made by Chev. Dr Paul Pisani, Chairman of the Selection Board, during a special evening held recently at the Pope John Paul II Institute for the Family, Victoria, under […]
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€800,000 in European funds for sports clubs administrators’ training

The Kunsill Malti ghall-iSport, for the very first time in its history, will be holding a course leading to a level 5 diploma in sports administration. The training programme, worth €800,000, for sports clubs administrators is being financed through EU funds. Addressing the meeting Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport, Stefan Buontempo said […]
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Power suspensions in the villages of Marsalforn and Qala

Enemalta has advised that due to scheduled maintenance works on the electricity grid in Gozo, there will be power cuts in (or in parts of) the following areas on Thursday, the 20th of February. Marsalforn 8.30am-2.30pm: TRIQ MIEGEL BAHAR and TRIQ SANTA MARIJA. Qala 8.00am-12.00pm: TRIQ L- IMGARR, TRIQ L- INDIPENDENZA, TRIQ IT- TMIENJA W […]
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MOAM welcomes the stand taken by the Deputy PM on GMOs

The NGO, Malta Organic Agriculture Movement (MOAM) has said that it welcomes the stand taken by the Deputy Prime Minister Louis Grech, “when declaring loud and clear in the High European Institution that the majority of Europeans citizens including Maltese are against the cultivation of Genetically Modified Plants.” “The Deputy Prime Minister did not mince […]
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Gozo establishments report ‘very good business’ for Valentine’s weekend

The Gozo Tourism Association said that Gozitan tourism establishments reported “very good business” during the Travel to Gozo Weekend-Valentine Special. The GTA said that accommodation in hotels, reported a full house booking situation, while the majority of the Gozitan restaurants, experienced brisk business all along this weekend. Other tourism services related businesses, also reported a […]
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H.E. Dr. George Abela pays a courtesy visit to in Xaghra

H.E. Dr. George Abela, President of Malta, paid a courtesy visit to Xaghra Gozo last Sunday, follwoing a formal invitation by the Xaghra Local Council. This was one of the last visits that the President is carrying out in various localities in Malta and Gozo before ending his Presidency during the first week of April. […]
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Gozo SPCA ‘Spring Meal’ taking place next month in Victoria

The Gozo SPCA, are organising a ‘Spring Meal,’ which will be taking place on Wednesday, the 12th March 2014, from 7.00pm at Ping’s Restaurant, Victoria, The Society is inviting everyone to “come along and enjoy an evening of Chinese and Indian Food at Ping’s Restaurant in Victoria.” The meal will be buffet style and tickets […]
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A property is not a consumer, a person is, says Arms Class Action Group

Arms Class Action Group, ‘Up in Arms’ spokesperson Patricia Graham, said in a statement today that, “according to acting CEO of ARMS Ltd, if your Landlord bills you for your utilities, you don’t exist!” Patricia said that this comment was made during a meeting with the Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi, Patricia Graham ‘Up in Arms,’ […]
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Better safe than sorry over Delimara, says Alternattiva Demokratika

A press conference on the generation of electricity through the use of gas was held by Arnold Cassola and Carmel Cacopardo, Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika the Green Party (AD) and its candidates for the European Parliament next May. “This time last year, during the electoral campaign, AD was very clear about the […]
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Annual rate of inflation at 0.65%, down from 2.37% in 2013

In January, the annual rate of inflation stood at 0.65 per cent, down from 1.0% in December, and also down from 2.37% in January 2013, the National Statistics Office said today. The largest downward impacts on annual inflation were recorded in the Transport and Communication Index (-0.24 percentage points), the Clothing and Footwear Index (-0.20 […]
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