The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

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Beyond numbers

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:10 Last update: about 24 days ago Censu Galea

On Thursday 24 May The Malta Independent reported that the “number of births in Malta skyrocketed between 2008 and 2017”. In fact it was reported (quoting an answer to a Parliamentary...

Opinion: No to violence against children - President Coleiro Preca

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 10:00 Last update: about 27 days ago Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

Corporal punishment, or physical punishment, is intended to cause pain to a person. It has, historically, been most often practised on children, especially in the home or in a school setting. Such...

Exploiting tragedy, sowing discord

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 07:25 Last update: about 28 days ago Timothy Alden

The tragedy of the hit and run victim, which grievously injured a police officer saw the country come together in a show of support and empathy eight days ago. All political parties showed their...

Is Rome giving Brussels the finger?

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 07:23 Last update: about 28 days ago

The Italian General Election a few weeks ago was always pegged down to be an unpredictable election. Indeed, Italian politics can sometimes be better assimilated to soap operas as opposed to the...

The Republic Problem

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 07:22 Last update: about 28 days ago Mark A. Sammut

What is the State? The answer can be borrowed from a verse of the Creed: "all that is, seen and unseen". The State itself is never seen; what we see are its symbols and the exercise of its...

A brazen abuse of the planning system (2)

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 07:22 Last update: about 28 days ago John Ebejer

In the first part of my contribution last week, I gave reasons why the Planning Authority should refuse the application for the ITS site development. I reiterate that there are enough reasons for the...

Success shows we can do more

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 07:14 Last update: about 28 days ago Justyne Caruana

It is somehow ironic that economic success can have unexpected side effects, especially when what was lacking for a long time turns into a fast-growing affluence beyond one's expectations. The...

PKF study – female participation in the workforce

Sunday, 27 May 2018, 06:54 Last update: about 28 days ago George M Mangion

Three years ago, PKF carried out a scientific study to find out why Malta has a low rate of female participation in the workforce compared to the EU average. It hoped to remove misconceptions on...

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