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  • Girls who ru(i)n the world

    TheatreGirls Like ThatBlue Box, M Space, Msida While the struggles of feminisim over the years have always been to achieve equality and mutual respect from men, the battle is not yet over. There is more awareness and exposure on the constant...

  • Limits to use of fixed-term contracts

    The use by employers of successive fixed-term contracts in order to cover permanent employment requirements is illegal, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently affirmed. EU law seeks to safeguard employees engaged on fixed-term...

  • Minding your language

    Mind your language was a popular British sitcom. It was about a motley crew of foreign students trying to learn English. In their efforts to learn, they used inappropriate expressions which led to hilarious situations. In light of the political...

  • Good, moral leadership

    The outstanding homily delivered by Archbishop Charles Scicluna at the Mass celebrated in St John’s Co-Cathedral to mark Malta’s Independence was a masterclass in rhetoric and the art of communication. What’s more it was a homily delivered – as...

  • Mobile phones, penalties

    Eyes on the Road is the focus of the campaign just launched by Transport Malta, the Malta Road Safety Council (MRSC) and the Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure.   As active members of the MRSC, the Malta Insurance Association (MIA) welcomes...

  • Not in the national interest

    Hearing Simon Busuttil rejoice at the news that the European People’s Party – with which the PN is affiliated – had decided to vote against Leo Brincat’s nomination for the European Court of Auditors, not only disgusted me but must have disgusted...

  • The Gozo clinic

    I would be voicing the opinion of many Gozitans as well as Maltese and foreigners who frequent the Gozo clinic in Victoria when I thank the staff for their dedicated service. However, what the clinic lacks is the presence of a second doctor.

  • What if…

    Simon Busuttil is suggesting a tunnel between Malta and Gozo and a tram or train to pass through this tunnel connecting both islands. I am baffled or perhaps naive. Let’s put this into perspective. This means that if a tram/train passes through...

  • Electoral present

    It was good news to hear about the new Master Plan to rehabilitate Paceville. We hope that what is recommended in the report will become a reality. However, this letter is meant to kindly draw the attention of the authorities to St Julian’s itself.

  • Catalyst for regeneration

    Within its relatively small but densely utilised space, the locality of Paceville perhaps encompasses and represents a microcosm of all the rapid changes and challenges that Malta faces today: the search for co-existence between different types of...