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Programme of maintenance work in day centres & residences for the disabled

While addressing a seminar organised by the Sapport Agency, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing, Dr.Justyne Caruana, today announced a programme of maintenance and embellishment work to be carried out at Day Centres and residences for disabled people. Dr. Justyne Caruana said that the “Parliamentary Secretariat for the […]
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CBM & MaltaPost launch joint numismatic silver coin and silver stamp

The Central Bank of Malta and MaltaPost have launched a joint product consisting of a numismatic silver coin and a silver stamp, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Malta’s Independence. This product also marks the start of a working relationship between the two institutions in the marketing and sales of the Bank’s numismatic and commemorative coin […]
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‘Leone Goes Pop Concert’ 7th edition taking place next month

The Leone Philharmonic Society will be presenting the 7th edition of the ‘Leone Goes Pop Concert,’ which will be held, as usual, in Independence Square, Victoria Gozo. The Society said that “what started off as an experimental band concert, in 2008, with a line-up of modern music, has now evolved into one massive outdoor event […]
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Cataract operation waiting times “to be slashed thanks to optimal use of resources”

Earlier today, the Parliamentary Secretary for Health Mr Chris Fearne, was invited on Vivantes programme on One TV, where together with Mr. Charles Grixti and MEP Candidate Prof. Lino Giano, discussed the work being done by the Government towards ensuring a better and timely service for the patient. Mr Fearne said that the “cataract operations […]
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Annual Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts School Exhibition inaugurated

The annual school exhibition of the Wistin Camilleri Gozo Centre for Art & Crafts, was inaugurated this afternoon by the Minister for Gozo, Dr Anton Refalo, at the Ministry for Gozo Exhibition Hall, in St Francis Square, Victoria. This annual event always attracts a considerable number of local visitors together with many others who cross […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Ghajnsielem & Xaghra on Friday

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 Friday, the 16th of May between 8.30am and 2.30pm: Ghajnsielem: TRIQ IL- MERKANTI and AREA TA SPISSI. Xaghra: TRIQ IT- TIGRIJA and TRIQ MARSALFORN.
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Gozo Minister visits Thynk Software which is expanding its Gozo business

The Minister for Gozo, Anton Refalo has paid a visit to the premises of Thynk Software, which originally started off as a one-man operation. The founder Mr Marlon Grech has managed to now increase the team to 10 people. Before starting his own business Marlon had successfully founded an office for a global consultancy firm […]
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HSBC Contact Centre and MCAST offering career training in banking

HSBC UK Contact Centre Malta is collaborating with the Malta College of Arts Science and Technology (MCAST) to offer students a 3 month fully paid training course followed by on-the-job work experience at HSBC Contact Centre’s premises in Swatar. Once the full time training course is successfully completed, students may join an evening part-time team […]
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Applications now open for the Don Bosco Summer Club 2014 in Victoria

Applications are now open for the Don Bosco Summer Club 2014, in Victoria, Gozo, for children aged between 4 and 12. The summer club this year will be held between Friday, the 4th of July and Monday, the 1st of September. Applications can be obtained from the rear of the chapel, the Don Bosco Oratory […]
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Air Malta leases an A320 aircraft to Monarch Airlines for 19 months

Air Malta has signed an agreement to lease out an Airbus A320 aircraft to Monarch Airlines for a period of 19 months. The contract with the privately-owned British airline commenced at the end of April 2014 and will end in the beginning of November 2015. Air Malta’s Chief Commercial Officer Philip Saunders was very positive […]
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45,955 families received children’s allowances last year – NSO survey

A total of 45,955 families received children’s allowances last year, while 3,649 families received maternity benefits, the National Statistics Office said today. The International Day of Families, held annually on the 15th of May, celebrates the importance of families and this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. According to the latest Statistics on Income and Living […]
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Jellyfish blooms proliferation & mitigation: Our changing Marine Biodiversity

The Department of Biology, University of Malta, in collaboration with the ENPI MED-JellyRisk partners, is organising two conferences to coincide with the International Day for Biological Diversity, which was proclaimed by The United Nations to be celebrated on the 22nd of May. It aims at increasing understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Issues that increasingly […]
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Pet Show this Sunday at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria, Gozo

A Pet Show is being held this coming Sunday, the 18th of May, at the Villa Rundle Gardens in Victoria. The show is being organised by the Gozo Culture and Information Office within the Ministry for Gozo and will include a presentation, as well as the blessing of pets and will get underway from 6.00pm […]
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Information on voting by persons who will be abroad on polling day

The Electoral Commission reminds those voters who will be abroad on polling day, Saturday, 24th May, and who wish to vote in advance on Saturday, 17th May, 2014, at Naxxar, that they have until noon of Friday, 16th May, 2014, to effect a sworn/solemn statement in front of an Electoral Commissioner declaring their being abroad […]
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