The Malta Independent 2 February 2023, Thursday
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Easing the car jams

Sunday, 29 January 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago

If the government really wants to remove cars from the roads it should start taxing car owners who do not have a garage. Or make them rent garage spaces and produce proof. Any garage owner who...

They deserve better

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 09:28 Last update: about 12 days ago

Fifty years ago today, on 22 January 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States decided the infamous case that came to be known worldwide as Roe v Wade, thereby decriminalizing abortion throughout...

The PN’s stand on abortion and divorce

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 09:19 Last update: about 12 days ago

Historically the PN has always used these two words "abortion" and "divorce", to scare the wits of the Maltese, and particularly the Gozitans, for their own political ends. Using their enormous...

Malta International Airport’s cash pile

Sunday, 18 December 2022, 08:08 Last update: about 3 months ago

In a recent article elsewhere in the printed media, stockbroker Edward Rizzo highlighted MIA’s massive cash resources of €53.7 million as at 30 September. He correctly urged the company to...

Terminating a pregnancy to save a woman’s life

Sunday, 4 December 2022, 09:41 Last update: about 3 months ago

Perhaps as it currently reads, the proposed amendment to our abortion law leaves too wide a discretion to the medical practitioner which might be ripe for abuse. When is it justified to terminate a...

A technocrat turned politician

Sunday, 6 November 2022, 08:03 Last update: about 4 months ago

Only appointed Minister in November 2020, an economist by training and lecturer on the same subject together with accountancy, and having occupied various positions related to labour policies and...

Appreciation – Robert Arrigo (1954-2022)

Sunday, 30 October 2022, 06:32 Last update: about 4 months ago

Robert Arrigo's death is a profound loss not only to his family but to all of us. Although no words can really help to ease the pain and loss we collectively bear, his family must know that they are...

We need to do more for children’s rights

Sunday, 23 October 2022, 06:49 Last update: about 4 months ago

We must improve on the promotion and protection of children’s rights.  All children have a right to an education which allows them to pursue their dreams and fulfil their potential. It is...

How to be mentally healthy at work

Sunday, 16 October 2022, 11:00 Last update: about 5 months ago

Picture this: it’s quarter to six on a Thursday evening. As your almost numb legs switch through the pedals while you sit in traffic, you wonder where all your energy has gone. It’s been...

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