Tell you what: give us Lampedusa, and our SAR is yours...
Raphael Vassallo
There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs, diplomatic tiffs, political showdowns and mass-walk outs from Presidential speeches.
A real Child Protection Act, at last
Josanne Cassar
Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until now, at the age of ten, for matters to finally start moving in the right direction. In the meantime, your childhood is...
Consumers getting higher energy bills | David Agius & Michael Briguglio
Michael Briguglio

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery continue. The Nationalist Party is ready to take legal action to ensure that people are not robbed. We are...

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery...

The ‘Mohamed Salah’ effect
The Conversation

In a country with growing unemployment and political unrest, Salah is an icon and a role model – he embodies the ideal of a young person who...

In a country with growing unemployment and political...

Summertime, and the livin’s (not) easy
Michael Falzon

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political observers think that Malta is in for a long hot summer, spending days of bickering with Italy about...

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political...

We don’t need another hero
Josanne Cassar

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to a political leader in the same way that they hero-worship their favourite footballer

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to...

The priority list
Saviour Balzan

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business concern in the locality passed on a message to the Archbishop on the matter well before the story...

I am informed that the legal representatives of a business...

10 years later…

While the PN struggles with creating an alternative vision for governing, Muscat shows no signs of slowing down his own reformist pace; even after five...

While the PN struggles with creating an alternative vision...

Why all the fuss?
Raphael Vassallo

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the bigger European picture... we’re not entirely ‘powerless’, you know

While Malta may really be small and insignificant in the...

Emma is better off out of the toxic atmosphere of ‘Amici’
Josanne Cassar

Time will tell if Emma Muscat makes it big. As for Amici... with...

Time will tell if Emma Muscat makes it big. As for...

Something’s got to give

The effects of construction emerge as a single category of concern within the top four national concerns. And when coupled with the environment in...

The effects of construction emerge as a single category of...

Emma, making Malta proud
Frank Psaila

Frank Psaila talks about Emma Muscat, double standards in the European Parliament, cheated consumers, and Italy's political crisis  

Frank Psaila talks about Emma Muscat, double standards in...

When sweeping under the carpet just won’t do
Evarist Bartolo

We must make sure we’re there for our family, friends and those close to...

We must make sure we’re there for our family, friends...

[WATCH] Visiting MEPs, holy deals and Joseph Muscat's electoral supremacy
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan shares his thoughts on the unorthodox meeting between visiting MEPs and magistrates probing the Egrant affair and Daphne Caruana Galizia's...

Saviour Balzan shares his thoughts on the unorthodox...

Saving bandsman Borg... but what about landlords’ rights?
Michael Falzon

Band clubs do serve a social purpose and bandsman Borg needs a place where to...

Band clubs do serve a social purpose and bandsman Borg...

Historical revisionism? Mintoff in a tie...
Raphael Vassallo

The Malta of my childhood was overshadowed by fear: the fear of Mintoff, which...

The Malta of my childhood was overshadowed by fear: the...

Understanding government’s remit on IVF and surrogacy | Maria Brown

Those who marry in Church for reasons of faith are also capable of reconciling...

Those who marry in Church for reasons of faith are also...

A whole lot of issues make one big issue
Josanne Cassar

Complacency is a dangerously seductive state of mind – after all, it is much easier to throw in the towel, kick back and let others get all worked up and...

Complacency is a dangerously seductive state of mind...

Two Maltese judges walk into a meeting to brief three MEPs...
Saviour Balzan

It’s no joke: it’s insulting that two members of the judiciary...

It’s no joke: it’s insulting that two members...

Priorities in a changing Malta

Perhaps the most striking statistic is an apparent spike in concerns with environmental degradation, coupled with the effects of the construction industry

Perhaps the most striking statistic is an apparent spike in...

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