The Malta Independent 11 November 2019, Monday

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Indepth: ‘Nothing gentleman-like about strip clubs

Monday, 11 November 2019, 07:12 Last update: about 13 hours ago INDEPTH online

The reality of those individuals engaging in sex work is far more grime than the fairy tale of 'Pretty Woman' and they have no happily ever after, actress Angele Galea said. In this week's...

Economic prospects

Monday, 11 November 2019, 07:11 Last update: about 13 hours ago Alfred Sant MEP

In reality, the European Commission’s autumn 2019 report on Malta’s economic prospects had next to nothing new to say. As we knew, the economy has continued to grow at a very satisfactory...

Orbot il-Ħmara, Ġuż!

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 10:36 Last update: about 2 days ago Mark A. Sammut

... fejn jgħidlek sidha – a slight variant on a Maltese proverb that could be translated as “Tie the jenny where her owner tells you”. (In reality, the proverb refers to the...

Our Constitution: the reform ahead

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 10:10 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Some may consider that Malta’s Constitution is fine in its present state but, unfortunately, much more than a couple of tweaks are required. We are all aware that constitutional mechanics are...

Where are you going, silly?

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 09:23 Last update: about 2 days ago Victor Calleja

In a number of public loos a lovely sign above the wash-hand basin orders you to wash your hands. I hate people telling me what to do. But I hate them even more when I’m told what to do while I...

The planning conundrum

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 08:17 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

There was a time when every Thursday morning would find me without fail attending the Mepa (as it was called in those days) public hearings. I became part of the furniture and, uniquely, my...

A small step for man

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 09:07 Last update: about 2 days ago Rachel Borg

At 10:56 p.m. ET on July 20, 1969, the American astronaut Neil Armstrong put his left foot on the lunar surface and famously declared, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for...

The daughter muse of memory

Friday, 8 November 2019, 08:34 Last update: about 3 days ago Owen Bonnici

The National Museum of Art - MUŻA - an acronym and the Maltese word for inspiration, and a clear reference to the muses, the mythological creatures from classic antiquity inspiring creativity -...

In Chile

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Events in Chile merit the greatest attention. When I was young, Chile was considered to be the most advanced and democratic country in Latin America, free from the grip of military dictatorship...

Reflections

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 08:49 Last update: about 5 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

Reflection 1: Our countryside  Allow me to share a couple of episodes from my childhood as we struggle with the scars that we are inflicting on our country/side. I recall with a lot of...

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