The Malta Independent 22 January 2021, Friday


International Day of Persons with Disability

Sunday, 6 December 2020, 07:11 Last update: about 3 months ago

3 December is the international day for persons with disability. Unesco’s theme for this year was Building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post Covid-19 world by,...

Learning how to think, how to cope and how to behave

Sunday, 6 December 2020, 07:10 Last update: about 3 months ago

Can you thoroughly concentrate for a prolonged period of time? Are you mindful when performing your tasks during the day? More importantly, can you effectively control your emotions? The word...

Bad deal for Gozo

Sunday, 22 November 2020, 08:24 Last update: about 2 months ago

The fast ferry tender has become a saga and like a soap opera. It seems there is some hidden hand pushing one way and proven carrier experts in the field denied the job. That's why I propose a...

Armistice Day at Kalkara Naval Cemetery

Friday, 13 November 2020, 22:11 Last update: about 3 months ago

The Royal Naval Officers’ Association (Malta) commemorated Armistice Day at the Capuchins Naval Cemetery in Kalkara by kind permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The...

What motivated Jane Goodall and Emma Bunce?

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 07:06 Last update: about 5 months ago

I listened to two beautiful interviews on BBC Life Scientific with Jane Goodall and Emma Bunce. The first changed our view on chimpanzees and showed us that they have feelings, personality and...

The benefits that Malta Arts Scholarship has provided

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 07:41 Last update: about 5 months ago

Mikhail Borg As a starting point, it is fundamental to underline that without the support provided by the Malta Arts Scholarship Scheme financed by the Government of Malta it would have been...

Appreciation: Charles Borg

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 09:13 Last update: about 8 months ago

The passing away of our friend Charles Borg has brought back many childhood memories. Decades ago I got to know him at Xlendi where I used to spend some days with my family. Alas, those were the good...

A truly heavenly punch

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 09:00 Last update: about 8 months ago

A part of you dies when someone you know departs this life, this sometimes vale of tears. A flood of thoughts flows out. Tears flow, literally and not, while you restrain yourself to, as they say, act...

Daphne has not passed away!

Sunday, 28 June 2020, 10:11 Last update: about 8 months ago

It may serve as little consolation to the family, however, perhaps through some mystical power, surely supported by her investigative work records and her family's determined and strong commitment for...

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