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2-day Nautical Licence Course in English, this weekend in Gozo

A 2-day Nautical Licence Course is being held in Gozo by the Malta Sailing Academy, as required by Transport Malta for people driving a craft with a combined hp of 30 or more in Maltese Territorial Waters. The next course, which will be delivered in English, is being held this coming Friday and Saturday, the […]
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265 photovoltaic panels to be installed at the Tac Cawla housing estate, Gozo

The Minister for Gozo Dr Anton Refalo has officially announced that maintenance works are expected start in the housing Tac-Cawla housing estate this month and should be completed in the summer. 265 photovoltaic panels are to be installed on the roofs of the apartment blocks. It is estimated that combined, these will generate around 104,000 […]
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The Malta Historical Society to recognise excellence in scholarly articles

The Malta Historical Society is launching the first edition of awards to recognise those publications that have made a distinct contribution to Maltese historical studies. The awards will acknowledge excellence in scholarly articles on Maltese history published in Malta and abroad by established Maltese and foreign authors as well as articles by new entrants in […]
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Masterpieces: God and man together – Marcel Bonnici

Kapolavuri t’Alla u tal-bniedem flimkien! A beautiful sunset taken at Xewkija by Marcel Bonnici, kindly submitted to be shared with our readers. Photograph and title are copyright of Marcel Bonnici.
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Office to open for the National Commission Persons with Disability in Gozo

The Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Active Ageing, Dr Justyne Caruana, has today finalised talks with the Ministry of Education, to open an office for the National Commission Persons with Disability in Gozo (Kummissjoni Nazzjonali Persuni b’Dizabilità – KNPD). This office will assist those persons with disability in Gozo, as […]
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European Commission reports increased transparency in setting of airport charges

The European Commission has today released a report on Member States’ application of EU rules on airport charges – the fees airlines pay to airports for the use of runways and terminals. Airport charges are estimated to account for up to 10% of airlines’ operating costs, which are ultimately paid by passengers as part of […]
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Charity Fair in aid of the Friends of the Sick & Elderly Gozo on Sunday

The next Charity Fair, organised by the the Friends of the Sick and Elderly Gozo, is taking place on Sunday, the 25th of May, at the football ground, adjacent to the main parking area in Victoria, Gozo, from 7.00am to 1.00pm. Everyone is invited to take along any unwanted items, bric-a-brac etc and turn them […]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Xewkija & Xaghra on Wednesday

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 Wednesday, the 21st of May between 8.30am and 3.00pm: Xewkija: TRIQ ID- DAR RUMANA, PJAZZA SAN GWANN BATTISTA, TRIQ SANTA KATERINA, TRIQ INDRI BORG, TRIQ L- […]
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The issue of real transparency is becoming a grave concern in our country, says AD

“In view of what has been happening recently in the Ministry of the Interior,” Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said, “The issue of real transparency is becoming a grave concern in our country.” He added, “while the ombudsman has taken the initiative to investigate complaints with regards to promotions in the Army, Minister Mallia […]
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Government is not able to negotiate with the EU & concealed its failure – Busuttil

“It was to be a statement of the European Commission which revealed that the Labour Government had failed to negotiate with the European Union so that Malta can continue to provide incentives to industry in Malta.” This was stated by the Nationalist Party Leader Simon Busuttil, during a political rally held in Victoria, Gozo. “So […]
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The Bis-Sahha Wine Festival taking place in Santa Lucija, Gozo

‘The Bis-Sahha,’ the annual traditional Wine Festival is once again being organised by Ta’ Klula Foundation in collaboration with Marsovin and will take place in the main square of the quaint village of Santa Lucija in Gozo, on Saturday, the 7th of June. Visitors who arrive in the beautiful square of Santa Lucija, will be […]
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Outbound tourists increase by 6.7% in the first quarter of this year

Total outbound visitor trips for the first quarter were estimated at 81,398, an increase of 6.7 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter last year, the National Statistics Office said today. During the quarter under review, there were 77,334 outbound tourist trips, an increase of 6.2 per cent over quarter one in 2013. Excluding […]
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Next Saturday we will be writing history again, says the Prime Minister

“Last year I stated that the majority of Gozitans would be supporting the Labour Party, and because we all worked together, history was written. Next Saturday we will be writing history again.” Joseph Muscat Prime Minister and Leader of the Partit Laburista affirmed the above during a political activity held in Sannat. The Prime Minister […]
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Four more destinations added to the Air Malta summer seat sale

Athens, Prague, Budapest and Sofia are the new destinations being offered at 25% off during Air Malta’s summer seat sale. “Since we’ve had such a great response to our summer seat sale, launched last week, we wanted to extend it to our slightly lesser-known destinations. The new destinations include Athens, the Greek capital which is […]
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