The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Editor's Blog

Bras, boxers and Parliament

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 08:33 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Joseph Muscat seems to be enjoying himself as the prime ruler of this little country of ours. He has the best position anyone wanting to have it his own way all the time can hope to hold. We have now...

Hiding a minister

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:18 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Konrad Mizzi did not turn up for a television programme on PBS last Monday, in which he had to debate his own baby, the energy sector, with the Nationalist Party shadow minister Marthese...

Joseph, Simon and hunting

Monday, 26 January 2015, 09:31 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

For once, Joseph Muscat and Simon Busuttil are on the same page. They have both declared that they will be voting to retain the spring hunting derogation when the referendum is held in...

‘Gifts’ in exchange of donations

Monday, 19 January 2015, 16:16 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

I am writing this in January, nearly a full year before the next solidarity campaign known as l-Istrina, during which funds are raised in aid of the Community Chest Fund. I do not want to be accused...

22 months

Friday, 16 January 2015, 08:20 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Joseph Muscat has been in office as Prime Minister for 22 months. It is the same number of months that his mentor and predecessor Alfred Sant spent in total as head of government in what was the...

Simon’s choices

Friday, 9 January 2015, 12:26 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Simon Busuttil's decision to overhaul his shadow cabinet did not come as a surprise. The signs were there for all to see. It was clear, from the way the Opposition Leader was speaking and reacting to...

Joseph Muscat and Ched Evans

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 15:44 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

I really cannot understand our Prime Minister. On the one hand he pushes to sell our Maltese identity to people with money to spend through the infamous citizenship scheme that led to so much...

Saving money on fuel

Monday, 22 December 2014, 09:43 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Nationalist Party can scream and shout as much as it likes, but there is no doubt that one of the successes of the Labour government is an economy that is growing, an unemployment that is going...

Marlene and Jeffrey

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 08:32 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Marlene Farrugia has a lot of courage to speak out the way she is doing against the government of which she forms part. She is turning out to be a difficult situation to handle for the Labour...

The ‘best Cabinet’, minus five

Friday, 12 December 2014, 08:48 Last update: about 4 years ago Stephen Calleja

Long before he became Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat had said that the Labour government would form the best Cabinet ever in Maltese political history. Well, he certainly broke one record when he...

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