The Malta Independent 22 February 2017, Wednesday

Editor's Blog

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...

CHOGM? Yippee... another holiday

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 07:51 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

I just wonder how many school days would be deducted in Brussels if the Belgian government decided to close schools each time something important is happening there. With all the summits, conferences...

Why is Joseph Muscat so angry?

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 10:28 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat must have been very irked by the well-measured and genuine reply to the budget given by Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil on Monday. In his address on Tuesday, Joseph...

Ramona Frendo’s divisive comment

Monday, 12 October 2015, 10:29 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

I do not usually watch local tv stations. Each time I’ve made the effort to try I found their programmes boring, repetitive and not engaging at all, so I zap onto other channels in less than...

Joe Mizzi’s intelligent transport systems

Friday, 9 October 2015, 14:33 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

At the height of public outrage about poor traffic management in Malta, our own Minister of Transport Joe Mizzi has the temerity to go to Luxembourg to speak about “intelligent transport...

Paqpaqli: Absence of safety and... of ministers

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:23 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The accident at the Paqpaqli ghall-Istrina event on Sunday shocked our nation. What was supposed to be an afternoon of entertainment for a good cause turned out to be a nightmare for the injured...

Paceville

Monday, 28 September 2015, 09:59 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

It gives me the shivers to even drive around the outskirts of Paceville, with all the confusion that exists between Spinola Bay and the traffic lights, and between the traffic lights and St...

It’s not (only) about the money

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 08:08 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

Apart from the freak weather we had – the kind of which I enjoy – the Santa Marija week this year will be remembered for the unprecedented decision taken by the government to sustain a...

PL pre-March 2013 vs PL in 2015

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 08:06 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

The Labour Party’s pre-2013 election battle-cries are coming back to haunt it big time. When in Opposition, the Labour Party laid its foundations for its victory on issues which it felt...

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