The Malta Independent 26 May 2018, Saturday

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Law and order starts with us

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 09:47 Last update: about 6 hours ago Alex Muscat

Not only do we live in a society where there is evident lack of respect for the authorities, but, as the police unions said in their statements after this brutal attempted murder, there is even a...

Credible honesty

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 09:43 Last update: about 6 hours ago Rachel Borg

Last Saturday, millions of viewers around the world watched and celebrated the marriage of Prince Harry to Megan Markle. For some it may have been a tad uncomfortable, as one tradition after another...

A better justice system

Friday, 25 May 2018, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

We are committed to ensure that the administration of justice is efficient, of high quality and of service to our citizens.  Various measures have been taken during the past five years to...

Sustainable finance

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 07:35 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant

One would think that sustainable finance refers to the natural need that funds placed in a business must in any event give some return, as receipts must cover expenses and leave some surplus. But no,...

'Hinged on the availability of age-friendly communities'

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 09:49 Last update: about 3 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

I interviewed Prof. Marvin Formosa, Head of the Department of Gerontology, Faculty for Social Wellbeing. He holds the posts of Chairperson of the National Commission for Active Ageing (Malta) and...

The cowboys on our streets

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 14:05 Last update: about 4 days ago Charles Flores

To say we have a traffic problem is an understatement. To say nothing was ever done or is being done is a lie. To think it can ever be 100 per cent solved, or to fantasise it may even be solved by...

Undermining the rule of law

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 14:04 Last update: about 4 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

‘The rule of law’ is a basic democratic principle codified in the laws of democratic countries. We are all servants of the law in order to be free and, in a democracy, the law should...

Make sure to feed the right wolf

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 08:06 Last update: about 4 days ago Camilla Appelgren

There was a time when I told myself constantly that I didn't do enough, that no matter what I did for the environment, my efforts wouldn't matter. I am happy to say that those feelings seldom arise...

In Bavaria

Monday, 21 May 2018, 07:50 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant

What has developed between the Catholic Church and the government of the German state of Bavaria gives rise to some very curious reflections. The social-christians who have been in power for quite a...

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