The Malta Independent 25 April 2017, Tuesday

Editor's Blog

Injoranza

Monday, 2 May 2016, 13:07 Last update: about 13 months ago Stephen Calleja

I have always been fascinated by the English language. The more I read, the more I understand how comprehensive it is, as the language is rich with words for each and every moment, feeling,...

Getting promoted for doing wrong

Friday, 29 April 2016, 07:35 Last update: about 13 months ago Stephen Calleja

The expectations were high for the Prime Minister’s decision on Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri. The more time passed, and the more he kept repeating the same mantra that one day he will make up...

Frustrated Joseph, Confident Simon

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 09:07 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The outcome of the vote of no-confidence motion was a foregone conclusion, given that the government enjoys a comfortable majority in the House of Representatives. But more important factors...

Cardona’s axe and Grixti’s muzzle

Friday, 15 April 2016, 11:08 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Labour Party will have no problem to overcome the hurdle put up by the Nationalist Party in the form of a no confidence motion that will be debated in Parliament on Monday. Its huge majority in...

The Panama tsunami

Monday, 11 April 2016, 09:53 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

If someone says he has an internal conflict, he cannot be serene and happy. So there was some contradiction in what Konrad Mizzi said last Thursday. What is sure is that this scandal that...

Don’t cry for me, Malta Taghna

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:53 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Don’t cry for me Malta Taghna (with apologies to Andrew Lloyd Webber)   It is so...

Konrad’s hysterics

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 09:37 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

They might not be burning down printing presses, or preventing newspapers from choosing the name they would like for their publication. But the attacks on the independent media under this government...

The ‘best Cabinet’ in freefall

Monday, 14 March 2016, 10:32 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Three years ago the “best Cabinet” in the political history of Malta was sworn in. These were the arrogant words of a Prime Minister who was probably too enthusiastic with his emphatic win...

Notes from Panamalta

Sunday, 6 March 2016, 10:56 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

1)      Minister Konrad Mizzi has admitted to breaching the tax law. He did not register the New Zealand trust with the Commissioner of Inland Revenue, as he was obliged to do...

Anointing Konrad

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 08:50 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Konrad Mizzi is not the typical Labour Party man. For one thing, he struggles to string a full sentence in Maltese, often resorting to English in mid-sentence and using expressions which are not very easily...

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