The Malta Independent 17 August 2022, Wednesday

Blogs & Opinions

Fisheries: two segments

Monday, 15 August 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Though comparatively small, the fisheries sector in Malta is divided into two segments. One consists of the big enterprises which catch and fatten big fish, mainly tuna. The other consists of...

Police stations

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 09:45 Last update: about 2 days ago Mary Muscat

There’s a whole environmental psychology and semiology to police stations, and one that has been studied academically, so writing about this not just a rushed opinion or a Sunday rant. And...

A nail in the coffin

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 09:30 Last update: about 4 days ago Kevin Cassar

“Such an assault could only take place in broken Third world countries. Sadly America has now become one of those countries.  They even broke into my safe,” Donald Trump moaned as his...

Climate change: tourism will not be spared

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 07:50 Last update: about 4 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The era of €10 air fares is over, warned Michael O’Leary, Ryanair boss. This follows the news in the past weeks that within the European Union, in order to implement the Green Deal,...

Two more August book reviews

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 06:52 Last update: about 4 days ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

It’s August, and whereas I’m still writing on politics in the Nationalist Party daily, here I want to prolong my vacation of sorts. Like last time, I want to present a book review. Well,...

Dad’s Army 2022

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 06:49 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

They called, Joseph Muscat and Manwel Cuschieri that is, and at the appointed time only a score of Labour core turned up, most of them elderly. Not even JPO, who pledged he would be there. The...

A hidden gem – the Jesuit Church in Valletta

Friday, 12 August 2022, 10:18 Last update: about 4 days ago Owen Bonnici

Our capital city is adorned with fantastic patrimony and historical buildings.  We are proud of the legacy that we have inherited from our forefathers and we are investing our energy and funds to...

The boy who 'was left' to die

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 7 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The controversy in the UK about whether the boy who had been medically certified as brain dead should have been left on a life support machine which kept him “alive” or taken off it, was...

Let us embrace diversity

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 08:13 Last update: about 8 days ago Evarist Bartolo

One of the best speeches urging people to embrace diversity and celebrate it is that given by King Harald V of Norway six years ago: “It is not always easy to say where we are from, what...

Social inequalities

Monday, 8 August 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 9 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

A sense of frustration is growing among people at the way by which laws and regulations are being followed or circumvented. It seems as if there frequently exist two tracks along which to deal with...

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