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Judge Silvio Meli’s Legal Issues, Speeches and Identity

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 08:41 Last update: about 2 days ago Kevin Aquilina

The purpose of this book review is twofold: to briefly introduce to the reader the author of this volume, together with his juristic contribution. In this case, the author is Judge Dr Silvio Meli,...

Labour marking its own homework

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 08:40 Last update: about 2 days ago Kevin Cassar

Why does Labour get top marks when it marks its own homework but fails abysmally when external assessors rate it?   Social Justice Minister Michael Falzon bragged in January 2021 that...

The island of villages is under threat

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 08:39 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Regional development policy seeks to improve the well-being of regions. Within the European Union it is commonly referred to as the cohesion policy. Through regional policy one seeks to eliminate...

Easing the tension

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 07:49 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

A few years ago we debated whether divorce should be introduced in Malta. Then we accepted. Since then, divorce has come to form part of the landscape. The much threatened tsunami of family breakdowns...

Restoring Malta's historic Jesuit Church

Friday, 22 September 2023, 08:10 Last update: about 3 days ago Owen Bonnici

The restoration work on the Onorati Oratory of the Church of the Jesuit in Valletta is nearly finished. The Onorati Oratory is the second and last Oratory to be restored.  Soon, we will start...


Thursday, 21 September 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

European laws are meant to apply across all the EU. In doing so, they introduce the same criteria and the same way by which to deal with issues in situations which frequently are greatly dissimilar....


Monday, 18 September 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 8 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Disaster situations in the Mediterranean area have multiplied. Enormous fires in Spain, Portugal, France and Greece. A huge earthquake in Morocco. A flood in Libya. A volcano eruption in Sicily. And...

The ECHR at 70

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 08:54 Last update: about 9 days ago Kevin Aquilina

On 3 September 2023 the European Convention on Human Rights celebrated its 70th anniversary of its entry into force. Andrew Z. Drzemczewski opines that on 23 October 1953 the United Kingdom had...

Why Joseph Muscat wants more foreign workers.

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 08:41 Last update: about 9 days ago Kevin Cassar

“The island’s economy is definitely reliant on foreign workers,” the disgraced former Prime Minister Joseph Muscat declared. “…. I hope we don’t go down the way...

The developing scandal: beyond the obvious

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 08:39 Last update: about 9 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

On 20 December 2021 the media informed us that Labour MP Silvio Grixti was resigning his Parliamentary seat. The reason for his resignation was not clear. It was however understood to be connected to...

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