The Malta Independent 28 May 2023, Sunday
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How are families changing?

Thursday, 25 May 2023, 10:45 Last update: about 2 days ago Renee Laiviera

Over the years, the family, considered the natural and fundamental group unit of society, has changed in its formation and structure. There can be various reasons behind these changes, including...

A sinner judging another?

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 07:37 Last update: about 7 days ago Mark Said

In November of last year, Malta was appointed to a body tasked with assessing violations of Commonwealth values. This body is a so-called ministerial action group that assesses violations of its core...

The villa where love goes to die

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 06:36 Last update: about 7 days ago

Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet made a heart-wrenching appeal this week as she accepted her third BAFTA award. The celebrated A-lister was collecting the coveted prize for her leading role in a...

Suppression of a fundamental right?

Sunday, 14 May 2023, 09:00 Last update: about 14 days ago Mark Said

Apparently, some individuals and organisations just do not want to know better. They are at it again. The General Workers’ Union has again insisted on its proposal for mandatory trade union...

The importance of teaching entrepreneurship in schools

Sunday, 14 May 2023, 08:55 Last update: about 14 days ago

By its very nature, my role within JA involves frequent interactions with an array of stakeholders – particularly young people, educators, parents and public officials – and as a result of...

Quo vadis Malta?

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 08:06 Last update: about 21 days ago

Our country is at the crossroads in choosing what mission, vision and strategies should be adopted to tackle many issues and challenges that the country is facing. In this write-up, some of these...

Maltese oddities

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 08:05 Last update: about 21 days ago Mark Said

Malta’s population has reached 516,000. Its gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 4.7% in 2023. It has been ranked first out of 36 European countries for online government services,...

Of felt, pumpkins and acute short-sightedness

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 08:03 Last update: about 21 days ago

We have an odd expression in Maltese which can scarcely be translated to English. ‘Traqqa l-pannu bil-qargħ’aħmar’, literally means trying to fix a piece of (presumably...

Workers have the right to health and safety at work

Sunday, 7 May 2023, 07:47 Last update: about 21 days ago Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

No worker, in any sector, field or firm, should go to work and have his or her life or health placed at a level of unacceptable risk. This cardinal principle ties in perfectly with our economic view...

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