The Malta Independent 24 January 2017, Tuesday

Blogs & Opinions

PM avoids Busuttil, media

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 5 hours ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has refused to be interviewed on the online programme produced and presented by The Malta Independent, the now familiar INDEPTH. He has also shied away from...

Taghna Lkoll

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 07:34 Last update: about 12 hours ago Marlene Farrugia

Bħalissa hawn tgerfix sħiħ fix-xena politika Maltija. Mela Tal-Lejber mhedijin iħabbru nvestimenti kbar. Miljuni kontra mijiet ta' miljuni. X'ħin tindaga...

Long knives and small daggers

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 07:33 Last update: about 12 hours ago Gejtu Vella

“If you hit us with a sword, we will hit you back with an axe” Minister Chris Cardona warned.  During a highly charged Partit Laburista General Conference, Minister Cardona saw fit to...

British Service pensioners

Monday, 23 January 2017, 07:47 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant

We need to again highlight their situation. Many of the UK services pensioners who in the seventies decade of the previous century lost their job, have left us since. But a number are still with...

Europe is for Muscat and Trump for the PN

Monday, 23 January 2017, 07:43 Last update: about 1 day ago Simon Mercieca

I must confess. I rely on news portals for information, preferring to read rather than listen or watch the news. Listening is a passive exercise while reading has the added advantage that one can...

Notes about nasty men

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 11:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Daphne Caruana Galizia

I couldn’t watch Donald Trump being sworn in, and it wasn’t because of his politics and his lousy personality (though that, too). It was seeing him juxtaposed with his wife Melania that...

The Presidency will not remove the sense of unease

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:47 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

Now that we have been through the first week of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU, the ersatz hype has already worn off. We had the Juncker, Tusk, Commission visit but that is...

The rental markets

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The liberalisation of the rental market over the years has not achieved its objective. Those who own property are still reluctant to rent out to Maltese tenants and the rental market is, albeit...

It’s your party

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 09:38 Last update: about 3 days ago Rachel Borg

The weeks morph into months, cold and wintery as we have not had for some years now and the months into years.   Time is rolling by and we continue struggling to keep a cool head whilst the...

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