Something fishy in the fisheries department
Simply put, the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture is too understaffed and under-equipped to meet the basic requirements of its role. As a result, a substantial percentage of...
Political and legal responsibility are not the same
Even if the ‘innocent until guilty’ scenario applies to this case as much as any other, the fact remains that the law was not followed to the letter when applied to...
A welcome, but long overdue, appointment

A Parliamentary Standards Commissioner was sorely needed: not only have serious allegations undermined public confidence in elected officials, but the lack of...

A Parliamentary Standards Commissioner was sorely needed:...

17 Black | Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri must go

Muscat’s refusal to sack Mizzi and Schembri two years ago – when...

Muscat’s refusal to sack Mizzi and Schembri two years...

A critical juncture for PN and Malta

Just as personal problems sometimes become public concern, the Nationalist Party’s internal problems cannot be considered ‘private’, when...

Just as personal problems sometimes become public concern,...

Brave new technological world

Much of what was once considered ‘science fiction’ is, in fact, now becoming reality. Artificial intelligence has already crept into the mainstream...

Much of what was once considered ‘science...

One does not safeguard rights by infringing others
Editors concerned by magistrate's Xarabank ruling in Liam Debono case

The following is a joint statement issued by MaltaToday, The Malta...

The following is a joint statement issued...

A pleasantly boring Budget

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have become the new normal, the Budget for next year places an emphasis on the lower middle classes and...

While still aiming for a surplus, which appears to have...

Society does not exist to boost private profitability

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that "any package...

The Malta Employers Association has proposed that...

Assassination of Caruana Galizia: a scar on the national conscience

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana Galizia and her...

History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana...

Losing the popular fight

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the moralistic anticorruption fight has failed to achieve any proper result or institutional concessions

MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the...

A clarification is in order

As Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat has a responsibility to call on Cardona to either confirm his dissociation, or give a public, detailed account of his...

As Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat has a responsibility...

More harm than good

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its totality, Giegold has betrayed the fact that his interest does not lie in genuine reforms but rather,...

By threatening Malta’s banking system in its...

The road to highrise…
Nipping it in the bud

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club and confront the matter was also a message to Malta’s political leaders

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club...

A green flashpoint

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait accomplit’ raises questions as to the weight public outcry is given in Malta’s planning process

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait...

Will the real PN stand up?

The PN remains beset by infighting, and is still torn between an experiment to sharpen its identitarianism – represented by Delia –...

The PN remains beset by infighting, and is still...

The first year of Adrian Delia

Delia’s recent statements, echoing populist concerns with immigration, have raised uncomfortable questions about the directions he intends to take the PN

Delia’s recent statements, echoing populist concerns...

The perils of a racialised underclass

If the PN co-opts a cheap, far-right bait to win votes in the next European elections, it will be Muscat – with his strong welfarist state and economic...

If the PN co-opts a cheap, far-right bait to win votes in...

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