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Pension discrimination

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 06:43 Last update: about 3 months ago

Pension discrimination on the basis of age is currently present in Malta, albeit it is being gradually addressed by the current administration.  What the government has embarked upon is only a...

Walking the talk

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 06:41 Last update: about 3 months ago

To underline the wise words of the current transport minister, Chris Bonnet, that it is now time to "walk the talk", can I ask all prospective local council candidates to follow the advice below while...

An appeal to the minister on pensions

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 07:50 Last update: about 5 months 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 5 months 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 10 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 11 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 11 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 10 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...

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