The Malta Independent 23 January 2017, Monday

Editor's Blog

Silent trade unions

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 14:48 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Not so long ago, under a Nationalist administration, trade unions were very active in showing their disagreement each time something that negatively affected their members came up. Spearheaded by the...

It’s the PM’s fault, not Bedingfield’s

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 07:45 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The latest outburst on the social media by Labour journalist, turned MEP, turned adviser, turned administrator of PQs in the Office of the Prime Minister (with time to trudge next to heads of...

A new low for PBS

Monday, 21 December 2015, 11:26 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The news that seven TVM journalists have taken Public Broadcasting Services before an industrial tribunal over claims of salary discrimination is a new low for the station that is financed by...

Labour’s multiple betrayals

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:09 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

So, after the American University of Malta turned out to be far from being American, it now turns out that neither will it be a university. We’ll probably soon get to know that it will be a...

Good governance: the PN’s tall order

Monday, 7 December 2015, 08:23 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. We all know that before the 2013 election Joseph Muscat promised good governance, pledging to make it a pillar on which he said Labour would run the...

Marlene’s resignation

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 07:59 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

It was easy to predict that Marlene Farrugia would break her ties from the Labour Party. The question was not if, but when. The way she was speaking against the government she formed part of gave...

PM, Paceville, Paris and passports

Monday, 16 November 2015, 07:57 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

A few weeks ago, the Romanian Prime Minister resigned with all of his government in the wake of a night club tragedy which killed more than 50 young people.  Don’t expect Prime Minister...

Falzon is challenging Muscat

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 07:56 Last update: about 2 years ago

Leadership is not about your title, it’s about your behaviour, Robin S. Sharma, leadership expert, says. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has the title of leader, but his behaviour in not...

Joe Cassar

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 07:55 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

It would have been easy for Joe Cassar to hang on to his seat in Parliament. After all, his error of judgment is small when compared to a €260,000 retirement handshake, getting a Portomaso...

€11 million down the drain

Monday, 2 November 2015, 07:54 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Last week it became known that Malta had lost €11 million in European Union funds after reservations were expressed by the European Court of Auditors following irregularities in the awarding of...

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