The Malta Independent 4 December 2020, Friday

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A renewed European Research Area

Friday, 4 December 2020, 08:45 Last update: about 7 hours ago Owen Bonnici

I cannot say that I am a stranger to Ministerial meetings at EU level.  I have been regularly attending various Council formations for the last 7+ years and had presided over two of them for six...

Vaccine

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 07:58 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant MEP

If the vaccine that is eventually going to be used to drive out the corona virus pandemic is administered in the same way as for influenza, then it will be quite likely that as soon as it hits...

The clock is ticking and fast – colonel, it is time to move on!

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 07:31 Last update: about 2 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

The problems with our criminal justice system remain titanic. What I am deeply concerned with is that there is a lack of grit and tenacity to make changes.  I am still hopeful that the current...

Rule of law, for the others

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 07:30 Last update: about 2 days ago Peter Agius

This last week brought a pot of mixed feelings on Malta’s journey through the European project. On the one hand we learnt of the impending arrival of the Pfizer/biontech vaccine to our shores...

Fighting one pandemic while ignoring another

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 07:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Mark Josef Rapa

Today is World AIDS Day, the international day where we show support to people living with HIV, remember those who lost their lives to AIDS - an immunodeficiency disorder brought on from untreated HIV...

Truth chevaliers

Monday, 30 November 2020, 07:19 Last update: about 4 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

It’s curious to note how many champions for the truth have emerged to publish “needed” info about this or that labour front ranker. One can only admire their assiduity till one...

OLIVER

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 10:36 Last update: about 7 days ago Charles Flores

Oliver Friggieri last wrote to me a mere three weeks prior to his sad demise. Not to complain about his lingering health issues. Nor to refer me, as he often did, to some new publication of his that...

Beyond GDP

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 10:14 Last update: about 7 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

“The GDP measures everything except that which makes life worthwhile.” This was stated by Robert Kennedy at the University of Kansas 52 years ago in what is known as his GDP...

Out with the old

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 08:45 Last update: about 7 days ago Victor Calleja

The world is passing through the strangest times, some of its darkest times. Made darker by people like Donald Trump who, heading the most spotlit position in the world, has made a mockery of...

Oliver – the hidden years

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 08:12 Last update: about 7 days ago Noel Grima

Four days after Malta attained its independence, Oliver Friggieri and I and some 40 other young men entered we would say today quarantine in a big building some doors away from Oliver’s home in...

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