The Malta Independent 20 February 2017, Monday

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PANA Committee in Malta

Monday, 20 February 2017, 08:04 Last update: about 15 hours ago Alfred Sant

The members of the European Parliament’s committee on the scandal of the Panama papers now on visit to Malta are most welcome. It’s quite obvious that during their short visit, they will...

Farewell to a Friend - Father Mario Agius

Monday, 20 February 2017, 08:02 Last update: about 15 hours ago Simon Mercieca

In less than a month, I have had to bid farewell to another close friend who belonged to the Maltese clergy. I am here referring to Father Mario Agius or Dun Mario, as most of Paola residents knew...

The ‘progressive liberals’ who are frightened of freedom

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 11:00 Last update: about 1 day ago Daphne Caruana Galizia

Shocked and surprised by the general outcry against the Economy Minister’s aggressive decision to freeze my bank account last week, and stunned by the fact that they were rapped as a result by...

Eyeball to eyeball

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 10:39 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

Last Sunday’s article was built around the hope that we might all focus and keep our balance in the coming election. It was not to be. As one can see from the comments received, that hope...

Bezzina’s almond grove

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 10:20 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Planning application PA7854/16 submitted to the Planning Authority by Toni Bezzina, PN spokesman for Agriculture, was downright misleading. This was underlined by environmental NGO Din l-Art...

Own goal

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:16 Last update: about 2 days ago Rachel Borg

Actually, now, it has been a whole volley of own goals by the Labour Party.  Like those automatic machines that pump out tennis balls or plates for shooting.  This is an inevitable outcome...

Saving the country from a certain disaster

Friday, 17 February 2017, 09:28 Last update: about 3 days ago Salvu Mallia

Nationalist Party candidate Salvu Mallia today says there needs to be a united front to fight to save the country from what he says is a “certain disaster”, using the same words that...

EU must work hard against far right, populism

Friday, 17 February 2017, 08:41 Last update: about 3 days ago Miriam Dalli

The European Union must work hard to counter the growing far right and populism factions in our society, Labour MEP Miriam Dalli said. In her vlog on The Malta Independent, Dr Dalli said the EU...

Stand up to be counted

Friday, 17 February 2017, 08:33 Last update: about 3 days ago Claudette Buttigieg

The protest which will take place on Sunday afternoon in Valletta is a golden opportunity for all of us, as a nation, to stand up to be counted. It is a protest in favour of liberty and democracy at a...

Get your tanks off my lawn

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:53 Last update: about 4 days ago Daphne Caruana Galizia

A week is a long time in politics, Harold Wilson is supposed to have said (but nobody knows for sure). And it’s been a while now since we last saw the truth of that – until this past week....

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