The Malta Independent 20 April 2024, Saturday
View E-Paper

Leader

TMID Editorial: Missing the wood for the trees

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 10:12 Last update: about 9 hours ago

Undoubtedly the news piece of the past week, at least locally, was a planning application filed by the Paola Parish Church in order to set up a cafeteria on top of its portico. The application,...

TMID Editorial: Sending the wrong message

Friday, 19 April 2024, 11:39 Last update: about 1 day ago

The Labour government has a reasonably good track record when it comes to civil reforms, particularly concerning women’s rights.   While some will argue that while the country still...

TMID Editorial: Rain in the desert

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 10:22 Last update: about 2 days ago

Footage of Dubai being pelted with heavy rain and the ensuing flooding of the streets and the airport has made the rounds on mainstream television and the social media in the past two...

TMID Editorial: When politics and terrorism overshadow sports

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 10:56 Last update: about 3 days ago

We are 100 days away from the Olympic Games, set to take place in Paris. The Games bring the whole world together in what should be 16 days of competition in a myriad sports disciplines where the...

TMID Editorial: Sustainability cannot just be a buzzword

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 10:47 Last update: about 4 days ago

We hear the word sustainability used quite frequently, but looking at Malta today, are we truly applying it in sectors and on issues that affect us in our everyday lives? Is our current transport...

TMID Editorial: Impunity and lack of enforcement

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:05 Last update: about 5 days ago

Repubblika’s Acting President told The Malta Independent on Sunday that she believes the tentacles of impunity described in the public inquiry that looked into the assassination of journalist...

TMIS Editorial: Another damning court judgment

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 10:00 Last update: about 6 days ago

A court judgment delivered a few days ago, once again, has placed the government in a tight corner. But don’t expect anything to change. The government will march on as if nothing has happened,...

TMID Editorial: Better planning, please

Saturday, 13 April 2024, 10:42 Last update: about 7 days ago

Last Wednesday, we had a stark reminder of how fragile the road distribution network in Malta is. Each time a small part – in this case not more than half a kilometre – of a main...

TMID Editorial: Proving what we already knew

Friday, 12 April 2024, 10:36 Last update: about 8 days ago

Earlier this week, the Ombudsman slammed the Planning Authority over the lack of action it took against rule breakers in a case, saying that the way the Planning Authority acted was an encouragement...

TMID Editorial: End in sight for teachers’ plight

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 09:15 Last update: about 9 days ago

The end seems to be in sight for teachers, at least according to what Prime Minister Robert Abela said earlier this week. They are now close to reaching their goal. The discussions on a new...

  • don't miss