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82% of students do not approve of priority boarding proposal – GUG survey

The Gozo University Group has carried out a survey among Gozitan students to gather their opinions on the proposal of priority boarding on the Gozo Channel. The Group said that this had the participation of around 200 students from the University of Malta, MCAST and ITS. When asked whether they approved of the plans, 82% […]
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Gozo-Rocks! Clean & Green Hike: Sunday afternoon from Ghasri Church

Gozo-Rocks! Clean & Green Hikes will be off on another clean-up hike tomorrow (Sunday, the 18th of May). The volunteers will be meeting at Qala Local Council at 3:00pm for the bus, (please note: the change of starting time to 3pm). Organiser Louis Debattista said that the Hike will start at Ghasri Church at 3:30pm, […]
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Information for the personal collection of voting documents

The Electoral Commission has advised that those persons who have not yet collected their voting document that may do so from the Electoral Office in the day and hours indicated below. Voting Documents have to be collected personally from the Electoral Office, Evans Building, St. Elmo Square, Valletta, or, for voters registered in Gozo from […]
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HSBC Malta to hold fund raising triathlon in support of WaterAid Ghana

A fund raising triathlon involving some of Malta’s leading athletes is to be held next Sunday, the 25th of May in support of a WaterAid Ghana project. HSBC Malta is one of the first countries in the HSBC Group to contribute towards WaterAid projects through employee voluntary fund raising initiatives. HSBC Malta’s CEO Mark Watkinson […]
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72.5% not familiar with the teaching on the family in the Bible – Church questionnaire

Late last year, the Vatican had sent all Episcopal Conferences a questionnaire in preparation for the October 2014 Extraordinary Synod which will study the pastoral challenges facing the family today. In line with the expressed desire of Pope Francis, that this questionnaire should reach as many people as possible, a copy of this questionnaire was […]
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Scheduled power suspension in areas of Ghajnsielem on Tuesday

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 of Ghajnsielem on Tuesday, the 20th of May between 8.30am and 11.30am: TRIQ MARTINO GARCES and TRIQ MANOEL DE VILHENA. .
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Bishops issue message for next weekend’s European Parliament Elections

The Bishops, in a message issued today ahead of next weekend’s European Elections, said that “we Bishops believe in the true progress of human society and to ensure that those fundamental principles are protected and not played around with.” The Bishops pointed out six of these key principles: 1 . The right to human life, […]
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Malta Design Week 2014 inaugurated: Local craft makers on exhibition

Malta Design Week 2014 was inaugurated on Friday evening by the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government, Dr Owen Bonnici. After going through a rigorous selection by the organisers of Malta Design Week, MAKERS MARK (MM) founders Nadege Cassar and Charlene Mercieca (from Malta) together with Rachel Robinson, Pat Holtom, Jackie Roberts, Karin Grech, […]
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European Parliament Election candidates visit the MEUSAC offices

The candidates who are contesting the European Parliament Elections on May 24 were invited to visit MEUSAC offices on Friday, where they had the opportunity to learn more about the work being carried out by MEUSAC in order to bring the European Union (EU) closer to the citizen. During the visit, the candidates met MEUSAC […]
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Malta should team up with eu states to protect financial services, says Alfred Sant

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant claimed that Malta needed to team up with other like minded EU member states to resist any changes in the treatment of financial transactions that would hamper the financial services sector in the Maltese economy. Luxembourg, Cyprus, Austria and the UK could be potential allies in this effort. He added […]
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