The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday


Achilles’ heel

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:57 Last update: about 23 hours ago Clyde Puli

“Infrastructure is Malta’s Achilles’ heel”, Joseph Muscat told a recent gathering of investors. Most of the audience was foreign, which is why Muscat must have felt...

Kenneth vain

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:51 Last update: about 23 hours ago Mark A. Sammut

Two weeks ago, Kenneth Wain – described by Wikipedia as a ‘major Maltese philosopher’, barraged me with abuse and insults for my analysis of the Ethics Programme offered in secondary...

Facts speak louder than words

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:47 Last update: about 23 hours ago Justyne Caruana

If facts speak louder than words, it necessarily follows that anyone who thinks of rushing in on the basis of simple hearsay must first verify the facts to save his or her blushes later. This...

A country that celebrates what is right

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:53 Last update: about 23 hours ago Chris Said

In 1987, the Nationalist Party started building a new Malta. Our country was transformed from a pariah state into a modern European country with a thriving economy. Yet, our system of government was...

Using SMS technology to reduce waiting lists

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 08:31 Last update: about 4 days ago Chris Fearne

In 2016 some 497,399 patients were seen at the out-patients department at the various clinics at Mater Dei Hospital. Government is committed to continue reducing waiting lists for these clinics, as...

Focused and busy during the summer

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:51 Last update: about 7 days ago Justyne Caruana

The summer holidays are quite hectic for the Labour Government, with structured discussions at various levels in preparation for the next budget. True to our word, we have already set the ball rolling...

Wain’s cant

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:17 Last update: about 8 days ago

In his reaction to an earlier piece of mine, Kenneth Wain called me ‘ignorant’ and some other nice adjectives because I dared voice my disagreement with one part of the Ethics programme...

The PN leadership race

Sunday, 13 August 2017, 09:14 Last update: about 8 days ago Michael Asciak

As the PN leadership race goes on, those of us entitled to vote will slowly but surely decide for whom to vote. This is a race among colleagues and therefore one should work and proceed to canvass...

Opinion: A future built on education

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 15 days ago Chris Said

I would not be contesting the election to become leader of the Nationalist Party were it not for the love I have for my country and my determination to make it a better place for our children and...

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