The Malta Independent 2 April 2020, Thursday


Test whole population now!

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 08:30 Last update: about 5 days ago

Test the whole population now! It can be done. Andrea Crisanti, professor of microbiology at Imperial College,London was on a sabbatical in Padua when the epidemic of COVID-19 broke. What he did with...

Hospital asset

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 06:29 Last update: about 11 days ago

I have been admitted to hospital, not for virus treatment but for something else. I obviously would not have chosen this time to be in hospital, but that was not in my power to choose. I was...

Malta stands out when compared to other EU member states

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 09:08 Last update: about 20 days ago

The Malta Federation of Organisations Persons with Disability (MFOPD) is the national umbrella organisation for the disability sector. It represents Malta on various EU fora among which the European...

Il-Majjistral Park – literally, gone with the wind

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 09:15 Last update: about 26 days ago

A planned visit to our only national park is something that one looks with eagerness. Its website provides an enticing description of what one can expect in what would seem a natural heaven. ...

The power of lust

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 08:58 Last update: about 2 months ago

“And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light....

Science education for everyone

Sunday, 8 March 2020, 08:57 Last update: about 26 days ago

Science is needed in the modern world to enable us to take informed decisions. I bet that many people do not know what DNA is, although gene editing and gene therapy are around the corner.  Many...

For her

Sunday, 1 March 2020, 08:56 Last update: about 2 months ago

Word is around that the destiny of Malta’s beloved Daphne brings to mind the destiny of the great Julius Caesar in that their post-modern periods clearly indicate, indeed accentuate, a...

The long and winding road to a perverse development

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 09:30 Last update: about 2 months ago

I am talking about PA/03877/18. The development is at L-Eremita, Triq ta' Gulju, Qala, Gozo. It consists of the granting of a permit for a three-star hotel to the spouse of Dr Anton Refalo, currently...

Ugolini and Nun and the NBM

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 08:33 Last update: about 2 months ago

In my concluding article in the series entitled ‘Overdue compensation to National Bank of Malta shareholders’ (TMIS, 24 November) I gave reasons why it would definitely be my final input...

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