The Malta Independent 24 February 2017, Friday


Beyond the praise

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 11:26 Last update: about 14 hours ago

We publish in one issue, exceptionally, three assessments of the Maltese economy which were all published in the space of a week. All from reliable institutions like Fitch, the IMF and the European...

Editorial: Behind the bombings

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 09:44 Last update: about 1 day ago

The bomb that wrecked a car and almost killed its intended victim at Msida on Monday morning caused a shock wave all over Malta that grew and grew as one found out that there have been five car bombs...

Editorial: The march of the unbelievers

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10:38 Last update: about 2 days ago

The huge multitude that flocked to Valletta on Sunday can be described as the march of the unbelievers. They do not believe in whatever Joseph Muscat says. They do not believe in anything...

Editorial: Another ‘u l-kotra qamet f’daqqa’ moment

Monday, 20 February 2017, 12:36 Last update: about 3 days ago

It was not to be, but we got very near: On Saturday, at the Eurovision finals at Ta’ Qali, the huge crowd sensed something historic was taking place. When Janice Mangion stepped up and...

Editorial: Government jumps the gun on internet freedoms

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 09:45 Last update: about 4 days ago

In its headlong rush to defuse the rather nasty situation created by Minister and Labour Party Deputy Leader Chris Cardona when he took the utterly draconian move of having a garnishee order imposed...

Editorial: An opaque transparency

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:18 Last update: about 5 days ago

The government’s much-vaunted transparency could not be clearer than as presented this week. When the government, with some bravado and the usual spin, released the documents relating to...

Editorial: Brian Tonna and Karl Cini are warned

Friday, 17 February 2017, 08:44 Last update: about 6 days ago

Next Monday, the PANA Committee is due to arrive in Malta and begin investigating the Panama Papers allegations with regards to Malta and Maltese persons. As revealed in the Malta Business Weekly...

The makings of a property bubble

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 09:52 Last update: about 7 days ago

Beyond the statistics regarding the construction sector, construction in Malta carries a far higher multiplier effect when one considers the host of secondary employment it offers not just to builders...

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