The Malta Independent 25 June 2022, Saturday


Careful with Clare’s Law

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 07:14 Last update: about 14 days ago

I refer to a news item reporting Rosianne Cutajar saying Malta should consider adopting Clare's Law. In 2011 the high profile murder of Clare Wood led to the introduction of the national domestic...

Dainty and plentiful

Sunday, 12 June 2022, 07:12 Last update: about 14 days ago

I wonder if it has occurred to anyone in the environment and agriculture fields that the caper bush could be used for embellishment. It must be the plant that produces the most abundant crop of...

Does the Church have a role in the public sphere?

Sunday, 5 June 2022, 08:26 Last update: about 21 days ago

Last Sunday this newspaper published an interview with medical doctor and bioethicist Professor Pierre Mallia on the current euthanasia debate in Malta. One particular point drew my...

Mario Cutajar’s legacy

Sunday, 29 May 2022, 07:45 Last update: about 28 days ago

Credit must be given where it is due in spite of everything. Good leadership is so vital for the delivery of Malta's public services and former Principal Permanent Secretary Mario Cutajar fitted...

Preservation of war shelter in St Anne Square in Floriana

Sunday, 22 May 2022, 10:12 Last update: about 2 months ago

Recently, the Floriana Senior Citizens held a photo exhibition at its premises to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Floriana Blitz on St Publius church, which took place on 28 April 1942. Most...

Unpolished act

Sunday, 15 May 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 2 months ago

The glass bottle collectors should polish up their act. The first time I left the WasteServ plastic container for them to empty, they went away with the container's lid. Then, another time, they...

Mission Fund

Sunday, 17 April 2022, 08:48 Last update: about 3 months ago

I would like to show my appreciation for the donation I received from Mission Fund towards my missionary work here in the Philippines. My main ministry is accompanying young members of our missionary...

Crass censorship

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 08:50 Last update: about 4 months ago

I have known Mario Philip Azzopardi since he was a teenager. He played a leading role in a play of mine over half a century ago. That’s for conflict of interests.  I always admired his...

The Russians are coming

Sunday, 10 April 2022, 08:49 Last update: about 4 months ago

No, I am not referring to the 1966 American comedy film directed and produced by Norman Jewison. Rather, I am ruminating on the aftermath of the current, tragic and unwarranted war raging in Ukraine....

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