The Malta Independent 18 September 2019, Wednesday

Blogs & Opinions

PA attempts to slice through fortification

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 09:50 Last update: about 1 day ago Tara Cassar

How would you react if a regulatory authority applied to itself to slice through a Grade 1 scheduled historical fortification? This is exactly what the Planning Authority did in April last year....

Towards a confidence budget

Monday, 16 September 2019, 08:24 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

When one re-reads, as I just did, the pre-budget document published not so long ago, one confirms that the confidence being felt in the economy and finances of the country is justified. During...

Malta’s Moneyval verdict

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 4 days ago Noel Grima

In a report published on Thursday, the Council of Europe's anti-money laundering body Moneyval called on the Maltese authorities to strengthen their practical application of measures to combat money...

Quoting Roger Waters

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Mark A. Sammut

My mother - referring to nobody in particular and to everybody in general - loves repeating that "the child is the father of the man", and I think she is right. They spoil you as a child, you're...

Should we care about dates?

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Victor Calleja

Does anyone care that today is the 15th of September: a date un-noted, a day with no historic significance? The date stands, perfectly poised, between September 8 and 21 - the two days when we glory...

Climate Justice: our role

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The current state of the developing climate emergency is the cumulative effect of years of carbon emissions. We continuously add to this accumulated impact to the extent that projections by the...

Paradise Lost

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 09:56 Last update: about 4 days ago Rachel Borg

Joseph Muscat is lucky that by now there are still enough Maltese people who admire our island and what it represents and hold memories in their mind of a place from where they were able to look ahead...

Taking care of our heritage

Friday, 13 September 2019, 09:21 Last update: about 5 days ago Owen Bonnici

There are various entities within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government which are doing their utmost to protect our heritage. In my previous articles I wrote at length about the...

Limbo

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 08:00 Last update: about 7 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

Those families which in recent months had their homes demolished while a developer was knocking down houses adjacent to theirs, have ended up in limbo. What’s going to happen to them? The...

Next stop, Birżebbuġa

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 09:09 Last update: about 8 days ago Tara Cassar

The seaside town of Birżebbuġa at the Southern tip of Malta seems to be set for the same transformation that hit coastal towns all over the island over the past decades, as traditional...

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