The Malta Independent 8 August 2020, Saturday


Moving forward

Friday, 7 August 2020, 08:18 Last update: about 20 hours ago Owen Bonnici

Speaking in Parliament last week, and also in other media, I explained that the Ministry for Education and Employment is fully committed to continue with the necessary preparations in the best...

Small place hypocrisy

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

In a tiny country, so wrote a friend from abroad (as if by way of consolation for whatever), hypocrisy necessarily becomes an indispensable tool to enable community life. After all, we all follow...

Politicians, finance, lobbying

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 07:38 Last update: about 1 day ago Michael Briguglio

In political commentary one often hears about party finance, party and individual links with businessfolk, and the influence of lobbies over politics. Malta is no exception. A cursory look at...

A dysfunctional democracy

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 07:49 Last update: about 2 days ago Peter Agius

While campaigning for the European elections with the PN, I used to cross paths quite regularly with labour candidates, be it at one of the tv or radio interviews or at some popular feast where any...


Monday, 3 August 2020, 07:03 Last update: about 4 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The latest two athletic challenges staged in Malta – the non-stop swim from Sicily and the run along the perimeter of the islands – celebrated chosen philantropic goals and the joy of...

Covid Abela and other points

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 10:37 Last update: about 6 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Robert Abela inherited a government tainted by accusations of corruption that are, little by little, being in large measure confirmed. The Vitals scandal is one clear example; Neville...

Summer nightmares: Covid and migrants

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 08:46 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

The aim of public policy is to create the right environment so that the lives of citizens can carry on with the least hassles possible. That is why we try and construct the roads that provide the...

Higher and higher

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 08:30 Last update: about 6 days ago Victor Calleja

If there is one thing most scientists and doctors agree on, it is that smoking truly kills. It causes cancer not just of the body parts usually connected to smoking, like lungs, but anywhere in the...

The big summer

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 07:11 Last update: about 6 days ago Rachel Borg

Summer of 2020 is churning in its grave.  Originally having been thought to be a write-off and consigned to the history books, it has resolutely risen from the ashes, taken the form of a ghost,...

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