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Role for a senate?

Monday, 27 March 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Malta is one of the few countries with a unicameral Parliament. We have no Senate or an institution which could function as such. It was not always like so. At times when the Parliament’s...

The forgotten El Hiblu 1 case

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:59 Last update: about 4 days ago Kevin Aquilina

Two days from today, on 28 March 2023, four years would have elapsed since three teenagers were arrested in Malta for alleged terrorist charges in relation to an incident that took place during March...


Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:52 Last update: about 3 days ago Mary Muscat

The Santa Lucija judgement, delivered on 15 March, did not just overturn a badly concluded and short-sighted EPRT decision. It gave the power back to ignored residents and interested third parties...

The unsung heroes at the NAO

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:48 Last update: about 4 days ago Kevin Cassar

Never have so many owed so much to so few. Against all odds, the diligent quiet officials at the National Audit Office (NAO) worked tirelessly, overcoming Labour’s obstruction, stonewalling and...

Parallels never converge: Muscat and Metsola

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:45 Last update: about 4 days ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

It came as no surprise that Keith Schembri was directly involved in the Vitals/Steward messy concession, “probably the messiest situation [Steward president Armin Ernst] s[aw] in [his]...

The coast and coastal areas belong to all of us

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:44 Last update: about 4 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The recent publication of the EIA for what is commonly referred to as the Villa Rosa project at St George’s Bay St Julian’s brings us back to the dB Pembroke project debate as well as the...

Rosianne and Stormy Daniels

Sunday, 26 March 2023, 08:37 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

On one and the same day this week, two massive caches of conversations were released to the public. In one the adult film star (what we could call porn star) Stormy Daniels sent a judge the...


Friday, 24 March 2023, 08:37 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

We promised to re-launch the cultural sector with enthusiasm after the pandemic, and we certainly kept our word. Exactly 12 months ago we promised to firmly restart the culture sector and we did...

Free market and climate warming

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 7 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Can the struggle against climate warming be won by relying uniquely on market forces to generate the investments and products required for this to happen? At first, some believed that yes, this...

PL/PN crossroads

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 07:42 Last update: about 6 days ago Michael Briguglio

The past weeks of hospital controversy have been rather problematic for the Labour Government, whilst windows of opportunity were opened for the Nationalist Opposition.  Indeed, the latest...

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