The Malta Independent 21 July 2018, Saturday

Blogs & Opinions

Time to be level-headed

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 09:03 Last update: about 4 hours ago Rachel Borg

The role of a President in a modern democracy is usually expected to provide a level-headedness at times of conflict or dispute, or of extraordinary complexity.  Where passionate and subjective...


Friday, 20 July 2018, 08:27 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

When measuring the successes achieved by our country in the last five years, we definitely cannot forget the infinite number of times our most trusted institutions have had to face unjustified and...

Regulatory problems

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:40 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant

The dressing down that the FIAU, the Maltese agency responsible for investigating abuses in the island’s financial sector, got from the European Banking Authority is serious, without any doubt....

The entertainment industry in mourning

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 11:41 Last update: about 3 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

The country was shocked by the news that entrepreneur Hugo Chetcuti was stabbed to death in Paceville.  He succumbed to his wounds just six days after the attack.  The man allegedly...

Here we go again?

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 12:16 Last update: about 7 days ago Charles Flores

The bones of Nerik Mizzi, the skilful pre-WWII Nationalist Party leader and, later, briefly Prime Minister of Malta, must be having a jolly good time tumbling about with joy in his grave while the...

Why do we struggle every day to protect our environment?

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 09:10 Last update: about 4 days ago Camilla Appelgren

Being an environmentalist isn’t always an easy path to walk. Overall most of our views are shared by a majority of the world population, so why are we struggling every day to make the changes...

A divided Med

Monday, 16 July 2018, 07:46 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant

Many moons ago, when the then government was devoting a substantial part of its diplomatic initiatives to push for a greater unity among Mediterranean countries, I wrote  an article in the...

Salvini, the migrants and the NGOs

Monday, 16 July 2018, 07:44 Last update: about 5 days ago Simon Mercieca

In theory and in practice, migration is something positive. This is one of the aspects on which I base my history course on migration which I offer to students at university. Having said this, I do...

Facing up to Salvini

Sunday, 15 July 2018, 11:02 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

So Minister Michael Farrugia went to a European Council meeting of ministers of the interior held in Innsbruck, Austria. The Department of Information (DOI) said that Minister Farrugia held...

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