The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday


Is all new all bad?

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 10:33 Last update: about 19 hours ago Alfred Sant MEP

                          A problem that arises when so many building...

Death by antimicrobial resistance

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 09:04 Last update: about 1 day ago Mark Josef Rapa

700,000 people die every year because of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). By 2050, AMR will cause 10million deaths per year worldwide. 24million people will be pushed into poverty globally by 2030. The...

New strides in safeguarding human rights

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 09:02 Last update: about 1 day ago Andrew Azzopardi

I welcome The Human Rights and Equality Commission Act, 2019 and the Equality Act, 2019 presented for the second reading in the Parliament of, through which Malta fulfils the Paris Principles for...

A victory for Vittoriosa

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 09:28 Last update: about 2 days ago Tara Cassar

Last October, the residents of Birgu had a significant victory when a development that would have obstructed vistas from the belvedere of Birgu was revoked by the Planning Board.  Earlier in...

A chill

Monday, 18 November 2019, 08:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The chill that has spread in international commercial relations during the past three years is impacting unpleasantly on the world’s major economies. Though they have escaped recession, a sense...

Corruption is colour-blind

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 12:05 Last update: about 5 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The debate on local corruption is never-ending. Corruption is colour-blind and is heavily dependent upon a clientelist culture, as well as on the existence of weak or weakened institutions. In...

The movies this week

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 11:02 Last update: about 5 days ago Mark A. Sammut

The Keith Schembri movie should end with his stepping down.  Why? Because the implications of his shameful retreat in Court are clear. If Mr Schembri cannot answer questions posed to him in a...

We were children

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 10:30 Last update: about 5 days ago Charles Flores

There has been a lot of ink pumped into newsprint, and a vast amount of time and space filled by the electronic media over the Archbishop’s decision, on All Souls’ Day, to go to the...

Join the bloody dots. And move directly to jail

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 09:04 Last update: about 5 days ago Victor Calleja

It’s kids’ play, really. Think of dot-to-dot pages for kids. You join the dots and – hey presto! – you get the full picture. Even dimwits can do it. You don’t need a PhD...

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