The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday


We have the right to expect better

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 09:39 Last update: about 6 days ago Peter Fenech

Circumstances dictate that occasionally you pen a different article to that originally thought out. This is one of those occasions – the situation is desperate and playing deaf or blind is no...

The destruction of Malta's heritage areas

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:54 Last update: about 5 days ago Astrid Vella

Malta is particular in many ways, but it is definitely unique in Europe for the way it is systematically destroying our rich heritage with all the fervour of an ISIS gang.  The authorities have...

Our Mediterranean dimension

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:35 Last update: about 6 days ago Justyne Caruana

Due to our geographical position and our vibrant historical past that brings cultures together, Malta will continue to give the Mediterranean dimension top priority and to reaffirm the long-standing...

Effective childcare management

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:26 Last update: about 6 days ago

With the introduction of the free childcare scheme in 2014, whereby the government offered free childcare services to parents or guardians who were seeking employment or were already employed or...

Some observations in passing

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:25 Last update: about 6 days ago

First: The EU Commissioner for Human Rights said that it is the woman to will decide whether to terminate a pregnancy or not. But is not an unborn baby a human being? I wish the Commissioner would...

The United States and Cuba

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:24 Last update: about 6 days ago

The Trump administration has vowed to destroy anything with President Barack Obama's name on it. The latest in a series of irresponsible behaviour was a few weeks ago with the expulsion of 15 Cuban...


Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:23 Last update: about 6 days ago

One of the most powerful healers that one can think of in life is the capacity to stop the monotony of blind routine to reflect and soul-search.   The skills associated with stepping back,...

On softening the hard heart

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 08:21 Last update: about 6 days ago

One of the central themes in the Bible refers to the heart. But what exactly is the heart? Aside from the biological aspect of...

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