The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday

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Education beyond the classroom

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 08:55 Last update: about 20 hours ago Josianne Cutajar MEP

Disdain towards younger generations is nothing new:  for centuries, the elders have been expressing their complaints about the new players in society. Be it criticism for their lax attitude, for...

Cracks in the edifice

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 08:54 Last update: about 20 hours ago Claudette Buttigieg

Clearly, it was not part of the roadmap. Last week's events in court, starring Keith Schembri, have changed the plot for Joseph Muscat. He was not prepared for the drama that unfolded, first in court...

On top of the national agenda

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:48 Last update: about 5 days ago Justyne Caruana

“The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care, criticise where necessary. Those who envy, criticise the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.”...

Reaching new heights

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:08 Last update: about 5 days ago Ian Borg

Work on the Marsa Junction Project has reached a crucial stage. Ahead of schedule, Infrastructure Malta has already completed half of the work and will be delivering the remaining five flyovers by the...

Goldfish politics

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:06 Last update: about 5 days ago Timothy Alden

It was Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana who said: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Since it is a myth that goldfish have three ‘second...

Responding to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 08:33 Last update: about 5 days ago Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is considered as a new era due to the vastness of its development and the great impact of its technologies.  It refers to an evolving environment in...

It’s just not on in a democracy

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 08:11 Last update: about 5 days ago Michael Asciak

The fact that Keith Schembri initiated a libel case in respect of the declaration by Dr Simon Busuttil (then Leader of the Opposition) that he was connected to the UAE 17 Black offshore company...

Innovation is Gozo’s way forward

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 09:57 Last update: about 11 days ago Justyne Caruana

‘Innovation distinguishes between leaders and followers’: Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc.   Last Wednesday, together with Minister Chris Cardona, I was a proud...

Rename the country to Malta and Gozo

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 09:22 Last update: about 12 days ago Timothy Alden

Gozo is fast being transformed into an economic resource which is being abused and colonised by corrupt businessmen. Although some of these crooks are themselves Gozitan, they succeed in exploiting...

What women want

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 09:12 Last update: about 14 days ago Claudette Buttigieg

The young Swedish 16-year-old activist, Greta Thunberg, is influencing policy makers around the world. The “Greta Effect” is also influencing the way voters look at politicians. Analysts...

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