The Malta Independent 23 September 2017, Saturday


Using SMS technology to reduce waiting lists

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 08:31 Last update: about 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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...

The Ethics programme in our schools as it truly is

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 08:43 Last update: about 3 months ago Kenneth Wain

I have the following remarks to make about Mark. A. Sammut's article entitle Ethics ('Breaking the Law') (TMIS, 23 July) edition of The Malta Independent on Sunday. First, it betrays a total ignorance...

Pembroke and the environment

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 08:38 Last update: about 3 months ago Paul P. Borg

Many decades ago, buildings mushroomed uncontrollably all over this tiny island of ours as land, rock, coast, valleys and soil were shrewdly and insensitively equated to greed and money and no longer...

Work in progress

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 08:06 Last update: about 3 months ago Justyne Caruana

'Progress' is a nice word, and change is its motivator. Changes call for innovation and innovation leads to progress. Change and progress are linked in such a way that no good leadership can...

A pocket-sized Constitution

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 08:00 Last update: about 3 months ago Mark A. Sammut

Up to now, Malta is a liberal democracy. Or, at least, it should be. "Liberal" in the traditional sense, that is, the Maltese State allows its citizens to engage in business enterprises and to...

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