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10% of European Funds for 2014-2020 will be invested in Gozo – Dr Ian Borg

Addressing a press conference in Dwejra today, the Parliamentary Secretary for EU funds and 2017 Presidency, Dr Ian Borg, said “that the Opposition had not been truthful on the run up to the General Election on the use of European Funds and is not being sincere with the people on the future use of these […]
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Il-Hagar¦Heart of Gozo: Spring Edition of A Night at the Museum

Il-Hagar¦Heart of Gozo has launched a series of spring-summer events that will take place on the roof-top of the museum. The first of these is billed for Saturday, the 31st May, from 6.00pm onwards. Labelled, ‘A Night at the Museum,’ the Museum said that the event will offer the general public with: guided tours of […]
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‘A Land in the Storytelling Sea’ poetry book launch held in Victoria

An enthusiastic group on Wednesday evening, listened to Sheryl Loeffler reading from her new book on poetry, ‘A Land in the Storytelling Sea,’ the launch was hosted by Gozo Live. This book was inspired by a year she spent in Malta and contains beautiful colour photographs taken by the author. The poems are mostly short […]
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Proposed winery in Bidnija refused planning permission by MEPA

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) Board earlier today refused planning permission for the construction of a winery located outside the development zone, limits of Bidnija. MEPA said that although the site, which is characterised by terraced agricultural land, was covered by an outline development permit, granted by the Appeals Board back in 2011, […]
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Alfred Sant visits Gozitan tourism and retail establishments and farmers

Alfred Sant said today that if elected to the European Parliament, “he would be in the forefront of making environment regulations satisfy both the needs of the overall community and the needs of a viable and sustainable agriculture policy in Malta and Gozo while respecting all laws and regulations.” This morning the EP candidate was […]
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Minister for Tourism welcomes the latest “remarkable” tourism figures

Minister Edward Zammit Lewis acknowledged with satisfaction that total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments during the month of March increased by 8.5% and 4.9% respectively when compared to the same period last year, in data released by the National Statistics Office today. Total arrivals and nights spent during the first quarter of […]
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Malta International Airport announces record results for last year

Malta International Airport today held its Annual General Meeting to approve the company’s financial statements of the year ending December 31, 2013. The shareholders approved a total net dividend of €0.075 per share, representing a net payment of €10,147,500. Malta International Airport Chairman Nikolaus Gretzmacher thanked the shareholders for their support and assured of the […]
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AD calls for the drafting of a consensual National Immigration Policy

Now is the time for the drafting of a consensual national immigration policy. This was stated by Carmel Cacopardo, Deputy Chairperson of Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, when he was addressing AD’s last press conference in this electoral campaign. Carmel Cacopardo stated that during the European Parliament Election Campaign AD had focused on issues […]
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Gozo RL open the 2014 season with an upset 40-20 victory over Stompers

Jean-Pierre Zarb crossed for a hat trick of tries as Gozo RL opened their account in the 2014 MRL Championship with a surprise 40-20 victory over Stompers RL last night at Melita FC. Stompers turned over the first two restarts of the match through simple errors and Gozo capitalised on both opportunities to set the […]
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Still undecided on the candidates for the EP Elections, there is an app to help

Way back in 2011 Kurt Dalli was in the winning team of the Malta Mathematics Olympiad. Kurt, together with his friend James Zammit, Kurt is starting to realise that their hobby – developing mini-games, software programming, and the like – can turn into an actual job. This is why they founded Skylabs Malta, a startup […]
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Total arrivals & nights spent in Gozo & Comino increased by 10.8 & 9.9% in Q1

Total arrivals and nights spent in collective accommodation establishments during March advanced by 8.5 and 4.9 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding month last year, the National Statistics Office said today. Data provided show that total arrivals and nights spent in Gozo and Comino increased by 10.8 and 9.9 per cent, over the […]
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Small earthquake swarm consisting of at least 6 events off Malta on Wednesday

A small earthquake swarm consisting of at least 6 events occurred yesterday, 21st May, at approximately 40km southeast of Malta. The swarm was well recorded and located by the Seismic Monitoring and Research Unit (SMRU) of the University of Malta. The largest event had a magnitude of 3.8 and occurred at 06:13 local time. It […]
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