The Malta Independent 11 December 2018, Tuesday

Blogs & Opinions

Dig at the roots, don't just hack the leaves

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:51 Last update: about 6 hours ago Camilla Appelgren

The Maltese people are generous when it comes to charity, that was my very first impression of them when I landed on this island some 20 years ago and I still have the same impression today. Time...

Helping the local hospitality sector

Monday, 10 December 2018, 14:30 Last update: about 1 day ago Francis Zammit Dimech

In his vlog MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about a new law concerning platforms which are used by SMEs to reach their customers and by several customers to buy services and products. Zammit Dimech...

Justice and criminal investigations

Monday, 10 December 2018, 07:44 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant

I fail to understand how any government can be placed under some political imperative that requires it as of now, to “discover” who committed a criminal act. It is obvious that...

Archbishop Scicluna and his recent appointment at the Vatican

Monday, 10 December 2018, 07:42 Last update: about 1 day ago Simon Mercieca

A few days ago, I was invited to preside over the launch of a book by Antonio Ureta about Pope Francis. I shall be reviewing this book next week. What I wish to share is an interesting conversation...

The mutilation of Saqqajja

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 10:20 Last update: about 3 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The planning application to convert two old town houses in Saqqajja, Rabat into a boutique hotel is another attempt to mutilate our historical heritage. The row of town houses at Saqqajja, rather than...

After Tuesday

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 09:56 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

I spent most of the past week in Parliament - the British one. It so happened that before I ever entered the Maltese Parliament, I attended a sitting in the House of Commons, when John Major was...

Stop using public money to favour party loyalists

Friday, 7 December 2018, 09:28 Last update: about 4 days ago Peter Agius

In his vlog today, Nationalist Party candidate for the European Parliament election Peter Agius tells the government to stop using public money to favour Labour sopporters....

ARB: the setting up of a new structure

Friday, 7 December 2018, 07:35 Last update: about 4 days ago Owen Bonnici

One of the most delicate aspects of the justice reform was without doubt the setting up of the Assets Recovery Bureau (ARB). The setting up of the fully functioning ARB is not only needed for the...

Brake on tourism

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 07:29 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant

We get told that a brake on tourism growth has become necessary since we’re reaching a stage where the capacity of the island to cope with the demands that this sector makes on the social and...

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