The Malta Independent 5 June 2020, Friday

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Businesses and post Covid-19

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 08:28 Last update: about 18 hours ago Deborah Schembri

Even before the advent of COVID-19, disruption proved a constant threat to most businesses. With the COVID-19 crisis, we know that this is no ordinary economic downturn: fundamental changes in...

Muscat’s laundry

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 08:07 Last update: about 18 hours ago

Recently, the local media carried a story which risks making journalists the unwitting accomplices in laundering the bad reputation of the disgraced prime minister, Joseph Muscat. It was a lead...

7 vs 7

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 07:15 Last update: about 2 days ago Ivan Bartolo

No, it’s not the score of a waterpolo game or a set result of a tennis game. It is the seven years of prosperity against the seven lean years. This statement has been alive since the old...

50th anniversary of the National Association of Pensioners

Monday, 1 June 2020, 08:55 Last update: about 3 days ago

The National Association of Pensioners (NAP) celebrated its 50th anniversary on 9th May 2020.  In May 197O a group of pensioners, most of them ex-civil servants, led by Professor Philip Farrugia,...

COVID-19 proves no island is alone

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 08:45 Last update: about 6 days ago Justyne Caruana

‘No man is an island, entire to itself’ − John Donne, English poet (1572-1631) While it is true that as human beings we are all dependent and connected to each other, this...

The new normal

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 08:41 Last update: about 6 days ago Timothy Alden

What is "the new normal"? If there were a simple answer to that question, then we would be cutting across a lot of trouble. Business leaders and politicians are trying to predict the way the cards are...

Plus ça change….

Friday, 29 May 2020, 07:53 Last update: about 6 days ago Ivan Bartolo

…Plus c’est la même chose as coined by satirist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr in his epigrams in his works Les Guêpes (1848). This is loosely translated to mean the more things...

Can we stay afloat through the challenging times?

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 07:20 Last update: about 7 days ago

With the announcement and confirmation by the Andorra National Olympic Committee (NOC) cancelling the Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) which were to be held in Andorra in May 2021, the next...

Inclusion for education

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 08:26 Last update: about 8 days ago

Nowadays inclusion is given a lot of importance, especially within the education sector.  The main aim of inclusion is to embrace all individuals irrespective of their gender, colour, race,...

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