The Malta Independent 18 November 2017, Saturday

Opinions

The soul of our policies

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 27 days ago Justyne Caruana

For responsible governments strategies are made up of short- and medium-term phases all leading to the final goals, as dictated by policies and inspired by the country's needs and challenges. ...

I want my country back

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 08:29 Last update: about 27 days ago Ivan Grech Mintoff

Last summer, Daphne Caruana Galizia and I collaborated on the Libyan Visa scandal. Let me start by stating that I was never a fan nor a follower of her writings. I found her style unnecessarily...

Silence must not be filled with loud, rushed conclusions

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 17:45 Last update: about 27 days 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 27 days 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...

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