The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday


Achilles’ heel

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:57 Last update: about 23 hours ago Clyde Puli

“Infrastructure is Malta’s Achilles’ heel”, Joseph Muscat told a recent gathering of investors. Most of the audience was foreign, which is why Muscat must have felt...

Kenneth vain

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:51 Last update: about 23 hours ago Mark A. Sammut

Two weeks ago, Kenneth Wain – described by Wikipedia as a ‘major Maltese philosopher’, barraged me with abuse and insults for my analysis of the Ethics Programme offered in secondary...

Facts speak louder than words

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 09:47 Last update: about 23 hours ago Justyne Caruana

If facts speak louder than words, it necessarily follows that anyone who thinks of rushing in on the basis of simple hearsay must first verify the facts to save his or her blushes later. This...

A country that celebrates what is right

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:53 Last update: about 23 hours ago Chris Said

In 1987, the Nationalist Party started building a new Malta. Our country was transformed from a pariah state into a modern European country with a thriving economy. Yet, our system of government was...

Going off the deep end

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:39 Last update: about 1 day ago

We have gone off the deep end ladies and gentlemen, or is it sexist to say this now? If that is the case, we might as well settle for comrades at this point. If we are capable of demolishing universal...

The creative and expressive arts at Junior College

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:37 Last update: about 1 day ago

Summer is a time for relaxation, for slowing down, for catching up, but for students who have just completed their compulsory education, it is a crucial time as they have to decide on their next step...

That golden era

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago

Life is too damn short, I think! Lost in dreams very late one night, in the peaceful company of a beautiful August moon, I asked myself: 'Are times better now or were we happier in the good old...

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