The Malta Independent 22 October 2017, Sunday

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An intrepid lady

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 08:15 Last update: about 1 day ago Rachel Borg

To begin, we may cast aside from our mind and our emotions that Daphne Caruana Galizia was the award-winning journalist who earned an important honour for Malta at a time when our name was being...

Nothing can justify Daphne Caruana Galizia murder

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:34 Last update: about 1 day ago Miriam Dalli

Nothing can ever justify the brutal murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Labour MEP Miriam Dalli said. In her vlog today, Dalli, herself a former editor and journalist, says that a person should not...

How they put it...

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 07:42 Last update: about 3 days ago Alfred Sant

This is how some people put it: in their view, a step back towards antiquated behaviour is being taken by all those who, as individuals, associations or popular movements, speechify and mobilize to...

Lost for words

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 08:04 Last update: about 4 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

I really am lost for words.  What happened on Monday afternoon is not only an act of aggression but also an attack on all of us who try to articulate ideas, chase stories, ask questions, try...

A financial surplus, yet an environmental deficit

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 08:41 Last update: about 4 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

As was expected, last Monday's budget speech solemnly announced a budget surplus for the first time in many years. However, the environmental deficit was, as usual, hidden between the lines. The...

2018 bittersweet budget measures

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 07:30 Last update: about 5 days ago Gejtu Vella

I was never fascinated with clairvoyants or with those who claim that they have the ability to read the signs from crystal balls or through extrasensory revelations.  Nor do I rely or allow...

Banalisation

Monday, 16 October 2017, 07:20 Last update: about 6 days ago Alfred Sant

I used to believe that it is only in Malta that public discourse is banalised to such an extent. Instead of discussing the available administrative and policy options, we focus on the people involved...

The real democrats within the PN

Monday, 16 October 2017, 07:15 Last update: about 6 days ago Simon Mercieca

Therese Comodini Cachia is once again in the media to make her position clear on the recent controversy that engulfed the Nationalist Party with regard to granting leave of absence to infertile women...

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