The Malta Independent 20 May 2024, Monday
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Farm land

Monday, 20 May 2024, 07:54 Last update: about 23 hours ago Alfred Sant MEP

At present, awareness on the island regarding the need to preserve what remains of our farmland has become great. As I see it, a “total” moratorium to not allow new buildings on arable...

Angelo Gafà’s concerns

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 08:44 Last update: about 2 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The Commissioner of Police, Angelo Gafà, is playing games. These games can have dire consequences. Consider the complaint filed some months ago by River of Love Pastor Gordon...

Gozo: Let’s walk the talk, Prime Minister!

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 08:39 Last update: about 2 days ago Emmanuel J. Galea

Since my earliest memories – almost sixty years – when elections loom, government officials intensify their outreach efforts to woo us, the Gozitans. As a distinct district, Gozo...

What harming Malta looks like

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 08:37 Last update: about 2 days ago Kevin Cassar

“Justice does not mean political terrorism,” Malta’s Prime Minister Robert Abela warned  in his depressingly partisan press conference. Abela was still at it, waging all-out war...

Before it is too late

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 08:34 Last update: about 2 days ago Mark Said

We have an overpopulation figure of 533,286 as of 2023, 800,000 by 2040, with more than 1 in 5 being foreign, coupled with a low fertility rate. We know that this situation can no longer be...

When a hand flick is much more than a flick

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 07:53 Last update: about 2 days ago Victor Calleja

One of the most lasting moments in modern history caught on film and etched in the memory bank of a country is surely when Roberta Metsola  flicked Joseph Muscat away and refused to shake his...

Tandem politics

Sunday, 19 May 2024, 06:47 Last update: about 2 days ago Noel Grima

It’s the marching season again and that of political mass gatherings after a hiatus of some months from the time of the last general election. But still, it is rather strange to have two...

Preserving our culture, one locality at a time

Friday, 17 May 2024, 08:30 Last update: about 2 days ago Owen Bonnici

Amongst the many initiatives we have introduced, one of the most popular is surely the Restoration Works Scheme for Local Councils, aimed at further appreciating the historical heritage found in...

Israel and those against

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

When I was a kid, there was already conflict in Palestine and it has never ceased. In those years, European peoples, not least in Malta, were much in sympathy with the Israelis. They were seen as a...

Stop mocking us

Sunday, 11 February 2024, 08:55 Last update: about 4 months ago Kevin Cassar

It's been a year since Robert Abela rammed through his anti-deadlock legal amendment, making former Chief Justice Joseph Azzopardi Standards Commissioner. Since then not a single MP has been...

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