The Malta Independent 18 September 2019, Wednesday

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Protecting Europeans from personal data transfers outside the EU

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 09:52 Last update: about 18 hours ago Duncan Barry

In July 2016, the EU-US Privacy Shield imposed stronger obligations on US companies to protect the personal data of Europeans, reflecting the requirements of the Court of Justice of the European Union...

Malta is a pioneer in defending LGBTIQ+ rights

Monday, 16 September 2019, 08:28 Last update: about 1 day ago

Malta has firmly placed itself as a pioneer in defending LGBTIQ+ rights and has well deserved the credit for being avant-garde in this aspect. I myself couldn't be prouder of what this island has...

Overcoming hatred

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Timothy Alden

Despite being one of the smallest countries in the world, Malta is tragically a deeply divided country. I have often written of political tribalism, but that division into two main blocs is perhaps...

60 years of loyal support coming to fruition

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 3 days ago

Manchester United versus Wolves at Old Trafford on 22 September 2018 was the match when our proud PVC streamer 'Malta - 60 Years of Loyal Support' was first displayed in front of over 75,000 people at...

Tourism – Gozo’s endemic resilience

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Justyne Caruana

"The world of the tourist - and the world of everyone else - are often side-by-side. Visitors feel at home when they can actually live among the people they visit."  This is a quotation from the...

Taking Pride in the battles to come

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Josianne Cutajar MEP

Pride week is once again with us, and I for one am glad to enjoy a week-long celebration of being true to oneself and loving one's identity. Amid the festivities, however, there are always some...

Self-acceptance is a destination

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 09:58 Last update: about 3 days ago Alex Mangion

The first pride march was held on June 28, 1970. Known as the Christopher Street Liberation Day March - named after the street on the Stonewall is located - the parade began on Washington Place...

Changing the country for the better

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:04 Last update: about 5 days ago

The ongoing pre-budget consultations are clear proof of how much this country has moved forward since the change in government back in 2013. Prior to change in administration,   pre-budget...

A total lack of enforcement

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 08:37 Last update: about 6 days ago Michael Asciak

At one period, during one particular week last month, a person died or was seriously hit and injured by a car. If there is anything that marks Labour’s stint in government, it is a lack of...

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