The Malta Independent 2 April 2020, Thursday

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Role of digitalisation in Covid-19 scenario

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 08:39 Last update: about 5 days ago

We are definitely living unprecedent times. I would have never imagined that the world, my country, my government, my ministry, my colleagues and neighbours, my family and I would face such a surreal...

The deadly spread of disinformation

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 08:33 Last update: about 3 days ago Josianne Cutajar MEP

As with any other large-scale crisis, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is testing our collective strengths and exposing our weaknesses. Beyond the stress placed on our healthcare systems and our...

Nature takes a breath of fresh air

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 08:28 Last update: about 5 days ago

While our economies buckle and strain under the weight of the coronavirus, nature has taken a rare breath of fresh air - and incidentally, so have we. Carbon emissions have dropped significantly...

Media should be well-equipped to fight COVID-19

Friday, 27 March 2020, 14:36 Last update: about 6 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

 I feel it is opportune to start with Edmund Burke's quote; There are three estates in Parliament but in the Reporters' Gallery yonder there sits a Fourth Estate more important far than they...

#StayHome - It could save lives

Friday, 27 March 2020, 07:45 Last update: about 6 days ago

As the Coronavirus pandemic rages on, we are gripped by fear of the unknown. Nobody is immune to this horrid disease. Which is why the campaign encouraging people to stay at home makes a lot of sense....

A Tale of All Cities

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 09:23 Last update: about 7 days ago Claudette Buttigieg

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity,...

Housing: An age of unprecedented challenges

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 09:14 Last update: about 8 days ago

The fear and uncertainty gripping us all in these trying times shall leave an indelible mark on the collective memory and consciousness of the Maltese for years and generations to come.  The...

A medical student’s description of the Coronavirus

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 09:13 Last update: about 8 days ago

What is COVID-19? Coronavirus Disease 2019 or as known for short COVID-2019 is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It is genetically similar to the SARS...

The impact of economic growth

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 10:25 Last update: about 9 days ago

Malta has experienced an unprecedented rate of economic growth which started under a Labour government since the year 2013. This growth was a direct result of the determination and foresight by...

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