The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

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Where Is the silver lining?

Saturday, 22 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

A recent leading article in a local daily lamented that “we have started the new year on the wrong foot”, adding that “it is not too late to reverse the situation, but the social partners ought to live up to their responsibilities”....

A Divorce law

Friday, 21 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

It is utterly ridiculous and absurd for this tiny country, important though in reality insignificant to the majority of the 450 million citizens who form the European Union up to now, that we still evaluate divorce on a parameter as to whether there is a ...

Friday Wisdom: What Crisis?

Friday, 21 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Conventional wisdom has it that it is very difficult to identify a financial bubble in real time and that it is only with the benefit of hindsight, learning from the effects of the burst bubble, that the existence of the bubble can be proven....

Information? How Taxing!

Thursday, 20 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Information first, taxation later is a maxim that is ignored by the government to its own detriment. ...

Equality For men and women

Wednesday, 19 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

In 2003, the Equality for Men and Women Act [Act 1 of 2003, Cap 456] was passed and the subsequent setting up of the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality for Men and Women [NCPE] in January 2004 provided a body responsible for monitoring the ...

Break The impasse

Tuesday, 18 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

The prevailing debacle on the proposed removal of the entitlement to additional vacation leave for public holidays that fall at weekends is symptomatic of the political stasis that has pervaded institutional life in this country over the last few years. ...

Time To reprioritise

Tuesday, 18 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

The public holidays issue has been bubbling underneath the surface for a number of years....

Looking After yourself in 2005

Monday, 17 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

Now that the New Year is in full swing, we need all the strength we can muster to cope with the barrage of usually bad news that will hit us in the media. ...

Nurturing Malta’s Competitive edge

Monday, 17 January 2005, 00:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

While several pundits have spent most of the past year commenting on the difficult task Malta is experiencing as it goes through a process of economic restructuring and reform as if this were a result of EU membership, the truth is rather different. Malta...

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