The Malta Independent 12 August 2020, Wednesday


TMID Editorial: Coronavirus – From near zero to new high

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 08:17 Last update: about 3 hours ago

When, in the middle of July, Health Minister Chris Fearne proudly announced that Malta had gone through a whole week with zero new Coronavirus cases, we never expected that, a month later, Malta would...

International Youth Day

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 07:22 Last update: about 4 hours ago

On August 12 we celebrate International Youth Day, a day when we applaud young women and men who raise awareness about global challenges, and we hail these young people as agents of change. The...

Life after Lockdown: Recovering from just ‘bicca’ flu

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:52 Last update: about 1 day ago

According to the "wisdom" of the likes of Donald Trump and Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, one would think that the current worldwide pandemic of COVID19 is little more than a mildly debilitating...

Marie Benoit's Diary: Alex Manché in retirement

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:34 Last update: about 1 day ago Marie Benoît

Well respected and admired cardiothoractic surgeon Alex Manché, more relaxed and with more time on his hands, is channeling his energy into less stressful...

Cruises in 2020: ghost ships or recovering business?

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:31 Last update: about 1 day ago

Exactly one year ago, in summer 2019, the global cruise industry announced the fastest growth in the entire tourism sector. Despite the high cost of the liners - on average, to build a ship costs half...

HSBC Malta supports the Malta Red Cross Society

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:28 Last update: about 1 day ago

HSBC Malta has donated €12,000 to cover the operational costs of the Malta Red Cross Society for the next three years. The donation is made up of €7,000 from the HSBC Malta Foundation...

Wheat collection in Gozo – 1942

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:23 Last update: about 1 day ago Anthony Zarb Dimech

The overall wheat collection effort during Second World War Gozo is to be attributed in part not only to the hard work and energy of the, then Gozo Bishop Mgr Michael Gonzi, but also to the great...

Loyalty is fundamental

Friday, 31 July 2020, 13:44 Last update: about 11 days ago

In politics, loyalty is fundamental. Loyalty not just towards the leader and the administration, but above all loyalty towards the followers who democratically have and should continue to have a say...

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