The Malta Independent 22 January 2021, Friday


A robust post-Covid 19 strategy for Malta

Friday, 22 January 2021, 07:48 Last update: about 9 hours ago Owen Bonnici

As the pandemic unfolded, the government has acted swiftly and decisively to protect the health of its citizens and safeguard jobs and the Maltese economy.  Now, it is as crucial and as important...


Thursday, 21 January 2021, 08:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

One understands arguments that arise against the regulations that new projects being proposed need to follow. Many consider them to be a tool of excessive bureaucracy. Regulations seem to be in place...

Stoic ‘21

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 07:04 Last update: about 1 day ago Michael Briguglio

‘We should always be asking ourselves: “Is this something that is, or is not, in my control?”’ - Epictetus (50-135 CE)   ‘If you are pained by any...

Scot free from the Vitals albatross

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 08:23 Last update: about 2 days ago Peter Agius

As we heard again this week in court, the Maltese taxpayer is forking out 250,000 euro a day to make good for the Vitals/Steward deal on our public hospitals. Following years of pressure from the...

A single European market

Monday, 18 January 2021, 07:59 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

The project to establish a single European market as a means by which to unify national economies into one continental entity was a powerful idea. For it to succeed, major national divergences had to...

The country that needed Joseph

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 11:00 Last update: about 6 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Yes, the country needed Joseph Muscat. For many reasons, but mostly because it wanted – it needed – to experiment. But now that Joseph and his Circus are gone, it looks like things...

Constitutional top-ups: a democratic deficit

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 09:59 Last update: about 6 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

Earlier this week Parliament started discussing Bill 119, proposing constitutional amendments “to ensure de facto equality between men and women in politics”.  A very noble aim which...

Moving on towards absolutism

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 08:58 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

The thinking segment of our people was quite right to be alternately amused, then shocked by the curious turn of events which surrounded Gavin Gulia’s elevation to an MP and his sudden and...

Baldrick rules, ok?

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 08:02 Last update: about 6 days ago Claudette Buttigieg

Last Sunday’s Malta Today survey saw a swing of just over 9% away from Robert Abela (-4.7%) in favour of Bernard Grech (+4.6%).  This is a remarkable feat which has not happened since 2017....

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