The Malta Independent 28 June 2017, Wednesday

Blogs & Opinions

Editor's blog: Labour’s silent revolution

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 10:50 Last update: about 18 hours ago Stephen Calleja

An election win, by whatever margin, does not cancel wrongdoings. Joseph Muscat has led the Labour Party to a massive victory, but he is still under a dark cloud because of the magisterial...

In search of a PN Leader

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 07:50 Last update: about 21 hours ago Gejtu Vella

In the sweltering summer days, the Nationalist Party is in search of a new leader.   And it seems the search is urgent.  The reason or reasons as to why this hurry, baffles me....

ODZ lessons: from Żonqor to Għargħur

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 07:40 Last update: about 22 hours ago Carmel Cacopardo

A planning application (PA3592/16) to construct a home for the elderly in the area between Naxxar and Għargħur was due to be discussed by the Planning Authority Board on Thursday. Less than...

End of a presidency

Monday, 26 June 2017, 07:47 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant

Following years of preparation as Malta waited to assume the presidency of the European Union, this has now come and is practically over.  From what I saw and heard, the island provided good and...

Is the PN in Keith’s hands?

Monday, 26 June 2017, 07:45 Last update: about 1 day ago Simon Mercieca

These days, there is a lot of talk about the future leader of the PN.  Names are being bandied around but only one thing is certain:the future leader has to be picked from the Parliamentary...

Leadership notebook

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 11:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Daphne Caruana Galizia

Adrian Delia has been the first to throw his hat into the ring for the Nationalist Party leadership. It’s not a surprise announcement. By several accounts, he has had this in mind for a long...

Getting on in politics

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 10:30 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

Now that the dust has settled on the 2017 general election, we can list and see the winners, and the losers.  I am not talking here about macro issues, the parties, but about individuals, the...

Malta’s growing underground racket – the rental market

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 10:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alice Taylor

A few months ago, I wrote about the sorry state of the rental market in Malta. Since then absolutely nothing has changed of course; if anything, the situation has just got worse. What boggles my mind...

Throw them a bone

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 08:48 Last update: about 3 days ago Rachel Borg

The pan and brush have been put away and whatever could have been swept under the carpet has been covered up. The furniture has been moved over it but the curtains hanging on the window are still the...

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