The Malta Independent 22 October 2017, Sunday

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Silence must not be filled with loud, rushed conclusions

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 17:45 Last update: about 14 hours ago

An assassination is a statement in itself. But when a journalist, a wife, a mother of three, is assassinated in a cruel car bomb explosion, that statement cannot be translated into words. There is...

We are so much poorer

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 08:56 Last update: about 23 hours ago George Pullicino

The writing was on the wall but we chose to ignore it. It had to come to this to become glaringly obvious to anyone with a modicum of common sense that we are now the miserable citizens of a state...

A population of three million? Malta’s HR challenge

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 09:20 Last update: about 4 days ago

Malta's economy has come on in leaps and bounds over the last two decades. Foreign direct investment has been a key driver of growth. The new sectors that have sprung up over this period; iGaming,...

A future-proof budget

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 08:06 Last update: about 7 days ago Edward Zammit Lewis

The government has delivered the first budget of this new legislature against the unprecedented backdrop of a surplus in the national finances complemented by robust year after year economic growth,...

Budget 2018 – a government that lacks a plan

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 08:05 Last update: about 7 days ago Clyde Puli

Pharaoh dreamt of seven fat cows being eaten by seven lean cows. Nobody could explain the dream except Joseph, who interpreted it as being a prophecy of seven years of abundance followed by seven...

Let’s take up the challenge!

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 08:00 Last update: about 7 days ago Justyne Caruana

The budget for 2018 is another first - the first ever without any taxes and no increases on existing ones. It continues along the process of a fair distribution of wealth with prosperity with a...

Irregular immigration and multiculturalism

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 07:19 Last update: about 7 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Racism is probably the belief that one race is superior to another. There is also a contemporary belief that race is a mental construct, in other words that race does not even exist. Yet we can see...

Having one’s cake and eating one’s cake

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 07:00 Last update: about 7 days ago Michael Asciak

When one considers the definition of marriage rationally, that is, using natural law or better described as the law of natural reason, one cannot fail to realize that marriage is entered into by two...

The National Cancer Plan 2017-2021

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 10:26 Last update: about 11 days ago Chris Fearne

Cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the Maltese Islands. Preventing, diagnosing and treating it is become a more and more sophisticated matter. To do this properly the country...

The fate of ideals in the real world

Monday, 9 October 2017, 10:23 Last update: about 12 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Article 42 of the International Criminal Court’s Statute lays down that the Court’s prosecutor has to be of “high moral character”. There are no two ways of interpreting...

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