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Last seminar in Gozo for the German Society for Dental Hypnosis

The 22nd International Supervision Seminar, organised by the German Society for Dental Hypnosis (DGZH), is currently taking place in Gozo at the Kempski Hotel San Lawrenz and is being attended by around 200 dentists, all of whom are members of the Society. Dr. Albrecht Schmierer, President of the German Society for Dental Hypnosis, said that […]
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A.F.D.A. charity bazaar opens in new premises in Victoria

The charity ‘Ability For Disability Association Gozo’ opened its very popular bazaar in new premises last Saturday, having moved to Republic Street, Victoria. Miriam Whitaker, (pictured centre above) President of the A.F.D.A. Gozo, said that she started up the charity bazaar ten years ago with just one bag of donated clothes, however, the response was […]
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30th edition of the annual “Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira’ at Kercem

The 30th edition of the annual event ‘Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira,’ is being held at Kercem Gozo on Sunday, 27th April 2014 from noon onwards. The Fiera ta’ l-Ghadira is known as the first tradition open-air fair, which is held in one of the most picturesque places in Gozo, known as the Ghadira ta’ San Raflu […]
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Prime Minister’s condition improving, after 24 hour temporary blindness

The Prime Minister Dr Joseph Muscat is continuing with his convalescence after he was admitted to hospital on Sunday evening suffering from acute pain in both eyes, the Department of Information said in a statement today. The DOI said that of the 60 people who were treated for similar eye injuries after attending the political […]
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Vodafone safeguards children’s safety through ibrowsesafely campaign

Vodafone Malta has said in a statement that it has constantly sought to be a responsible global company with a strong emphasis on contributing positively towards the local environment. “The last few years have shown a huge surge in data usage on mobile devices and this comes together with a responsibility of educating and creating […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Fontana and Munxar

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 10th of April 2014. Fontana 8.30am-3.30pm: PJAZZA L- GHEJJUN, SQAQ TA’ KAPUTT, TREJQET IX- XAGHRI, TRIQ TAL- GHAJN, TRIQ GHAJN TUTA, TRIQ TA’ MULEJJA, […]
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The MUT Council agrees with the introduction of Banding

The MUT Council in a statement today said that it “welcomes the decision of the Ministry for Education and Employment to introduce Banding in State Schools. The Union has been highlighting the difficulties of mixed ability grouping since its introduction.” The Union added that it “has requested clarifications from the Ministry about the way Banding […]
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Easter events organised by Ghaqda Drammatika Ghajnsielem

A reminder that this coming Sunday, Ghaqda Drammatika Ghajnsielem, in collaboration with the Ghajnsielem Local Council and Fort Chambray Limited, will be presenting a dramatised version of The Way of the Cross entitled ‘I Was There’ (Kont Hemm). Other events for the Easter period, organised by Ghaqda Drammatika Ghajnsielem include the procession of Our Lady […]
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BOV renews its support to Birdlife’s Dinja Wahda programme

Bank of Valletta has renewed its support towards the Dinja Wahda programme which is run by Birdlife Malta across most of the Primary Schools in Malta and Gozo. The agreement was signed by Steve Mickewright, Executive Director of BirdLife Malta and Michael Galea, Chief Officer Operations at Bank of Valletta. The signing of the agreement […]
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Special hand postmark – 100 Sena Purcissjoni tal-Gimgha l-Kbira

For the occasion of the 100th Anniversary from the first Good Friday procession, MaltaPost has said that a special hand postmark will be used on Friday, the 11th of April 2014 at the Xaghra, Gozo Post Office. Orders for this special hand postmark may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic […]
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Police apprehend 2 men, seize shotgun and bird callers

This morning a CABS team spotted and filmed two hunters stalking protected Stone Curlews between Salina and Maghtab at around 5:40am, it said. CABS said that the birdwatchers alerted the police who responded quickly and managed to apprehend the two men. “One shotgun and two illegal bird callers were seized. The hunters were caught in […]
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November’s full time employment increased by 3.2% – NSO

In November 2013, full-time employment increased by 3.2 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2012, the National Statistics Office said. today. Administrative data provided by the Employment and Training Corporation show that over a period of one year, the labour supply increased by 3.4 per cent, reaching 165,255. This was mainly attributed […]
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