The Malta Independent 18 April 2024, Thursday
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An appeal to the minister on pensions

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 07:50 Last update: about 13 days ago

Minister Michael Falzon (TMID, 31 March) said ‘Furthermore. the Labour government is working to rectify the anomaly created by the PN in 2006 which divided the pensioners into those born until...

A comparison

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 07:59 Last update: about 26 days ago

I see no comparison at all between the holocaust and what is happening to the Palestinians today. But a comparison can be drawn in the hatred, cruelty and heartlessness that was shown then and is...

Sin and disability

Sunday, 15 October 2023, 09:19 Last update: about 7 months ago

I would like to make some observations regarding the comments made during the TV programme on PBS, titled Popolin. During the programme of Wednesday, 4 October, one of the panel members, Phylisienne...

Pension arrears are also due

Sunday, 8 October 2023, 06:57 Last update: about 7 months ago

The expected pension piecemeal increases, intended to bring those pensioners who were born before 1962, eventually in line with younger pensioners’ higher entitlements, will probably be...

Maltese voters in Gozo

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 07:19 Last update: about 8 months ago

Your editorial in The Malta Independent on Thursday 28 Sep – The Maltese Vote in Gozo is interesting but not alarming. What’s wrong with having so much Maltese entitled to vote in...

Pension anomalies

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 12:15 Last update: about 8 months ago

Various letters have appeared in the print media recently concerning the unfair discrimination between those born before or after 1962 in determining one’s maximum state pension. I am aware that...

Pension and pensioners

Sunday, 10 September 2023, 07:47 Last update: about 8 months ago

It is unbelievable to think that nowadays in our islands pensioners who were born in 1961 or before have about €300 less every four weeks, compared to those who were born after 1962. Whenever a...

The helpers at Victoria Gozo

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 08:05 Last update: about 9 months ago

Considering my efforts have proved useless with the responsible health authorities to find a solution for the helpers employed at the centre of Victoria, Gozo, I had to turn to this newspaper to try...

Pharmacies list curiosity

Sunday, 9 July 2023, 08:14 Last update: about 11 months ago

Why is it that in the pharmacies list published on Sundays by the media, Rabat, Mtarfa and Dingli are missed out once in every three weeks? For instance no pharmacy was listed as opening in...

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