The Malta Independent 17 November 2017, Friday

Editor's Blog

The Panama tsunami

Monday, 11 April 2016, 09:53 Last update: about 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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...

What a mess

Friday, 5 February 2016, 09:43 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

If it’s not a scandal involving property dealings, then it’s a questionable appointment. This government is in the news for the wrong reasons every day. Just when you think that there...

The media in the line of fire

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 09:15 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

The media has come under attack several times in the past few days. First we had a lawyer representing a minister in a court case demanding that a journalist reveal the name of a source. Later,...

Journalists and sources

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 14:37 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

For a lawyer to demand that a journalist reveals the source behind the publication of a story is obscene. For this lawyer to demand such an obscenity when representing a Labour government minister in...

Silent trade unions

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 14:48 Last update: about 3 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...

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