The Malta Independent 25 October 2020, Sunday

Debate

Voldemort and Noddy

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 10:28 Last update: about 1 day ago Mark A. Sammut

With Joseph Muscat’s departure from Parliament and ostensibly the circles of power, many expected closure and a return to peace and prosperity. Instead, war rages on. Robert Abela’s...

Good governance and environment protection

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 09:30 Last update: about 1 day ago Carmel Cacopardo

We cannot adequately protect the environment in the absence of good governance. Good governance is an essential prerequisite for environment protection. This is why, earlier this week, I submitted...

A budget of sods, freebies and emptiness

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 08:25 Last update: about 1 day ago Victor Calleja

A few days back Minister Edward Scicluna regaled us with his latest budget. It is always a day of momentous doings when the high and mighty map out our life for the coming year. When the mighty...

Sock it to 'em, Bernard

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 08:16 Last update: about 1 day ago Noel Grima

Tomorrow the Leader of the Opposition will rise to deliver the views of the Opposition on the Budget that was presented last week. It is a traditional parliamentary occasion with a ritual of its...

Santa’s little elves

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 09:39 Last update: about 1 day ago Rachel Borg

I am beginning to wonder whether I am actually a Maltese citizen and really questioning what that means.  My Malta is becoming more and more foreign to me and it would be appear to have been...

Education remains a priority

Friday, 23 October 2020, 07:19 Last update: about 2 days ago Owen Bonnici

Last Monday’s budget has confirmed this government’s commitment towards economic growth as this has been and will continue to be the source of all generated wealth by which the government...

Thank you, genius

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 10:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Claudette Buttigieg

How do you go from just three active COVID-19 cases on 17 July to 699 cases a month later, on 20 August? And, two months after that, on 17 October, an all-time high of 204 new cases in one...

Budget

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 07:55 Last update: about 4 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

I still believe that success or failure in the budget of this week for the year 2021 will eventually be judged about how it has succeeded on the one hand, to sustain the financial activity of so many...

The superlative budget that forgot the common good

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 07:43 Last update: about 4 days ago Peter Agius

PM Abela’s statements right after the budget speech reminded me of my primary school and a particular school mate. He was not best company for the jealous. He had the nicest pocket, the biggest...

Mizieb and l-Ahrax woodlands – return them to the people

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 07:42 Last update: about 4 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

As Dean of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing I note with discontent the recent agreement entered into by Government with the Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FKNK) regarding Mizieb and...

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