The Malta Independent 20 June 2018, Wednesday


TMID Editorial: Air Malta’s tumbling reputation

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 09:40 Last update: about 11 hours ago

The reputation of Air Malta as a reliable airline is sinking in the same way that the reputation of the minister responsible for the national carrier plummeted when the Panama Papers scandal erupted a...

TMID Editorial: Migration - Salvini’s latest brainwave

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 11:51 Last update: about 1 day ago

With Matteo Salvini, deputy prime minister and Minister for the Interior, it is an outrage a day. After ordering Italy’s ports to remain shut in the face of 669 asylum seekers plucked from...

TMIS Editorial: The pressure is mounting

Sunday, 17 June 2018, 11:30 Last update: about 3 days ago

If anyone thinks that the visit of the EU’s Justice Commissioner this week was a social call, or just another case of meddling foreigners interfering in the good running of the country, is sadly...

TMID Editorial: Environment - Construction Island

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:00 Last update: about 4 days ago

It was announced early June, that the Building Regulations Office (BRO) was to inspect all construction sites around Malta in a period of six weeks, in order to clamp down on developers who are not...

TMID Editorial: Access to information - Drawbridge up

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:57 Last update: about 5 days ago

Writing in our sister Sunday edition last week, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairman Carmel Cacopardo described the way in which the government is obstructing access to information is ‘a crime...

The economics of asylum seekers

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 09:15 Last update: about 6 days ago

Suddenly, our country has been plunged into a crisis not of its doing, a crisis that has placed Malta's name in ignominy all over the world. Portrayed by the new Italian government, especially...

TMID Editorial: Migration - Raining human bombs

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 11:58 Last update: about 8 days ago

On 10 June of 78 years ago, speaking from Palazzo Venezia in Rome, Benito Mussolini announced that Italy had entered war. The next morning, Italian planes started bombing Malta. The Maltese have...

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