The Malta Independent 23 June 2021, Wednesday

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Abolish parliamentary privilege

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 07:45 Last update: about 1 day ago

Parliamentary privilege grants certain legal immunities for Members of Parliament to allow them to perform their duties without external interference. The problem is, once a name of any ordinary...

Equal access to medicines for all European citizens

Monday, 21 June 2021, 10:01 Last update: about 5 days ago

One of my main priorities as an MEP has always been to ensure that all Maltese citizens have the same rights and opportunities and are treated equally to individuals from other EU States. Although we...

Malta’s economic vision for the next 10 years

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 10:00 Last update: about 4 days ago Silvio Schembri

The pandemic has highlighted the significant interconnection between the world’s economies and has shown the speed at which businesses and society are able to adapt, transform and re-invent...

A shared journey of continuous improvement

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 09:34 Last update: about 5 days ago

As the single regulator for financial services in Malta, the Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) is responsible for the regulation, authorisation and supervision of banks and other...

Strong moralities, conciliatory politics

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 09:20 Last update: about 5 days ago Pierre Mallia

The first challenge I faced when made Chair of the Bioethics Consultative Committee was the question of embryo freezing to facilitate the process of in vitro fertilization. It is no news that I was...

Happy Father’s day from me to you

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 09:04 Last update: about 5 days ago Josianne Cutajar

The third Sunday of June marks the date when the world celebrates father’s day. It is a day during which we remind ourselves of the sacrifices that our fathers make for us. Sacrifices that in my...

Confining solitary confinement to the annals of dark history

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 08:33 Last update: about 5 days ago

The practice of solitary confinement traces its origins back to the 18th century when Quakers in Pennsylvania used this method as a substitution for public punishments. In the 1700s, religious...

Bullying: A silent killer

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 08:14 Last update: about 5 days ago Laiq Ahmed Atif

In the world we live in today, one of the predominant disorders and prevalent threats to our social wellbeing is bullying. Bullying, though loudly condemned by every society and every nation of the...

SoftBank’s vision fund bounced back

Sunday, 20 June 2021, 08:03 Last update: about 3 days ago George M Mangion

At a time when the G7 members group have decided to tax multinationals at a minimum 15% corporation tax to be levied in their host country where they actually sell products, it is an open opportunity...

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