The Malta Independent 28 May 2023, Sunday
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Maltese festas

Friday, 26 May 2023, 08:46 Last update: about 1 day ago Owen Bonnici

Maltese festas are, in a way, a testament to the cultural spirit of the Maltese communities, a reminder of their ability to embrace life and revel in the joy of celebration through collective and...


Thursday, 25 May 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

When the establishment of a Ministry for Gozo was announced and later that of local councils, they were presented as part of a devolution strategy by which Gozo and local communities would be given...

Averting pensionocalypse

Thursday, 25 May 2023, 07:40 Last update: about 2 days ago David Spiteri Gingell

Malta's pension system was introduced in 1979 following a major reform of the social security landscape. Our system depends on demographics, an optimised labour market (retirees, females, migrants,...

Keep trying

Monday, 22 May 2023, 08:00 Last update: about 6 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

My interest in the Eurovision Song Festival is minimal. But naturally, others like it and hugely – as an audience, and from the perspective of artists in the musical, dance and performance...

A Lilliputian criminal procedure reform

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 08:52 Last update: about 7 days ago Kevin Aquilina

By means of a consultation document entitled Riforma fis-Sistema tal-Kumpilazzjonijiet u Rinviji (Reform of the compilation of evidence and referral procedures), the ministry responsible for justice...

Special needs parenting

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 08:39 Last update: about 7 days ago Mary Muscat

Special needs parenting is often misunderstood and misrepresented. Because of its lack of visibility, it renders one isolated and weary.  Speaking from experience, advocating for related issues...

In-Nigret: more agricultural land to be bulldozed

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 08:35 Last update: about 7 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The local plans are seven in number. They are supplemented by a land use planning rationalisation exercise. This consists of the identification of land outside the development zone (ODZ),...

Abela’s destruction of language

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 07:51 Last update: about 7 days ago Kevin Cassar

“If there is a political force that can bring about change it is the Labour party in government,” Robert Abela declared. Abela was being ‘interviewed’ by ONE journalist Samuel...

Degeneration under Labour

Sunday, 21 May 2023, 07:40 Last update: about 7 days ago Mark A. Sammut Sassi

It doesn’t seem that the general public is angry – or if there is anger, it’s still inward; people are seething and not really expressing it. It seems to me that the Maltese are sick...


Friday, 10 February 2023, 09:31 Last update: about 5 months ago Owen Bonnici

One of the most outstanding aspects of our patrimony is undoubtedly the bastions surrounding our unique Capital City, Valletta.  They are indeed a work of art in themselves and portray a message...

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