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Gozo College Primary students make greetings cards for inmates at Kordin

Some of the Primary schools within the Gozo College recently had the opportunity to work with the Sannat Youth Centre to create a number of greeting cards for persons undergoing corrective measures at the Kordin Facility This initiative was part of the P.S.D. (Personal and Social Development) lesson on the subject of ‘Valuing Others,’ in […]
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‘The doors of the Church remain open to whoever sincerely seeks the Lord’

In a statement this evening on the civil unions law the Bishops said that, “with the Maltese Parliament having approved the law regulating civil unions and adoptions by same-sex couples, while wishing that the discussion continues with due respect to every person, irrespective of his/her sexual orientation and choices made, we as Bishops of Malta […]
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Gozo is getting organised for national clean-up event in May

Last weekend the Gozo NGOs Association met with members of ‘Let’s do it Malta’ together with the Gozo University Group (GUG), We Are All One (WAAO), the Gozo Rugby Club and members of ‘Why Not?’ With the support of the Ministry for Gozo, Let’s Do It Malta met with Gozitan NGOs to organise a strategy […]
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ETC launches traineeships for jobseekers in 4 different areas

ETC is launching traineeship schemes in different areas of the labour market. These are intended to provide job seekers with initial vocational (pre-employment) training that helps them attain the knowledge, skills and competences required to find and secure a job. The ETC said that traineeships are welcomed by employers because job seekers receive both theoretical […]
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Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5 now available from GO

The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new smartphone for 2014, which was unveiled at the company’s recent Unpacked event in Barcelona is now available from GO. With a new design, improved camera and greater resistance to water and dust, the Galaxy S5 also comes with new features including a fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor. GO said […]
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Air Malta’s surprise in the sky kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations

Air Malta will this afternoon surprise the islands with a freshly-painted aircraft to kick-start its 40th anniversary celebrations. Air Malta registered aircraft 9H-AEI will be operating flight KM 40, appropriately selected for the occasion, and will be arriving in Malta after being repainted in Ostrava (Czech Republic). The aircraft was on a long-term lease to […]
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Performance of Tosca is described as a ‘resounding success’

Puccini’s Tosca, which was performed on Saturday, and the highlight of Gaulitana: A Festival Of Music 2014,’ was described as a “resounding success,” by the Gaulitanus Choir. “We would like to thank all opera buffs who honoured us with their presence. This event has been described as a ‘breakthrough’ not only for our festival but […]
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Free online asthma test is helping sufferers gain control

An asthma online test is helping asthma sufferers identify their level of control over the disease. This is good news for 9% of the Maltese population who, according to the latest European Health Interview Survey, suffer from this condition. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Malta has one of the highest […]
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Annual rate of inflation in March stood at 1.4%, down slightly on February

In March, the annual rate of inflation as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices stood at 1.4 per cent, the same level as a a year earlier and down slightly from February’s figure of 1.6% The data released today by the National Statistics Office also show that the main upward impacts were brought […]
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Victoria students help the ‘Cleaner and Greener Gozo’ campaign

On Tuesday, Form 1 Bishop’s Conservatory Secondary students cleaned the parking area near the school premises in Victoria, as well as plant some trees as part of the ‘Cleaner and Greener Gozo’ Campaign. The Ministry for Gozo launched the campaign in March, entitled ‘A Greener and Cleaner Gozo’ with the aim of encouraging key players […]
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