The Malta Independent 28 May 2017, Sunday

Editor's Blog

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...

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 3 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 3 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 3 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...

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