The Malta Independent 25 September 2022, Sunday
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Overdevelopment is eating up open space

Sunday, 25 September 2022, 09:22 Last update: about 23 hours ago Carmel Cacopardo

The problems being caused by the continuous overdevelopment around us is a direct consequence of the local plans approved in 2006. The rationalisation exercise which was approved practically...

Independence and Elizabeth’s passing

Sunday, 25 September 2022, 08:23 Last update: about 23 hours ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

I belong to the last generation of Maltese born as subjects to Queen Elizabeth. From 1964 to 1974, we were a constitutional monarchy and Elizabeth I was Queen of Malta. Our former Head of...

What will Giorgia Meloni’s victory mean?

Sunday, 25 September 2022, 07:20 Last update: about 23 hours ago Noel Grima

Our nearby neighbour will hold an early general election today and almost all predictions say the new prime minister will be Giorgia Meloni from the Fratelli d’Italia party and head of the...

The soul of a nation

Friday, 23 September 2022, 14:29 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

A nation’s artistic ecosystem are precious and unique because, at the end of the day, they nurture the soul of a whole nation. Also, culture is a catalyst for the sustainable development of...

Genuine complaints

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

To whoever is in a leadership position, how to handle emerging complaints is always a persistent problem. Are they true or an invention by people who try to gain some advantage on the basis of the...

Any funds for pavements?

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 07:27 Last update: about 3 days ago Michael Briguglio

Earlier this year, Transport Malta and the Valletta Local Council were ordered to pay a 46-year-old woman close to €16,000 to compensate for an injury she suffered, after tripping on uneven...

Joining hands with Italy

Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 08:42 Last update: about 5 days ago Evarist Bartolo

Elections and governments come and go but Malta and Italy need a strong constant strategic partnership whoever is in government in both countries. It would be myopic to restrict this cooperation to...

As in football

Monday, 19 September 2022, 08:00 Last update: about 6 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The worst that could happen would be for the war in the Ukraine to come to be  considered like some football game, during which one side or the other feels happy or down according to whether an...

Rewarding abuse

Sunday, 18 September 2022, 09:48 Last update: about 8 days ago Kevin Cassar

Frank Fabri has finally been rewarded for his loyalty to his minister Justyne Caruana.  Fabri enabled Minister Caruana to abusively pay her ‘close friend’ Danjel Bogdanovic thousands...

Preserving our national heritage

Friday, 19 August 2022, 15:17 Last update: about 2 months ago Owen Bonnici

Restoration of our national patrimony is our duty.  We are rich in cultural heritage and this fact imposes on us a greater obligation to be efficient and productive in our approach. We do...

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