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  • Limited value of Kartanzjan

    I would like to share my thoughts about the validity of holding a Kartanzjan in Malta and especially with the benefits that should be associated with it. I do find that holding it has no major value except if one generally makes use of public...

  • Impact of gridlock on the economy

    When an economist declares that at present a most serious challenge that the Maltese economy is facing is the cost of traffic congestion on businesses and households, one has good reason to worry. When this economist happens to be the Minister of...

  • Common sense is missing

    A friend of mine was telling me that one fine morning he found a note in his letterbox saying that the meter reader called, found no one at the premises and indicated a day and time for a second call. Not to forget this second appointment, my...

  • The danger of looking up

    I read with interest the article in the Times of Malta (October 4), ‘The number one problem in tourism’ which stated that there are “glaring shortcomings” in tourism zones and in the upkeep of the island all year round. I love Malta and have...

  • We’re in it together – Agius

    Valletta are in the throes of an early-season crisis. Their grip on the Premier League crown has taken a further blow after the champions went down 2-0 to rivals Birkirkara on Sunday, their fourth defeat in eight games. A shock 2-1 upset to Pietà...

  • Is this ‘new approach’ just a fantasy?

    In his piece ‘New approach to remarriage’ (October 14), Mgr Mario Grech said that “in the coming months the Catholic Church will be seeking a ‘new approach’ with regard to wounded married couples who sincerely wish to belong to the Church”. He...

  • Changes in ‘place of supply’ rules in 2015

    Over the past year, the upcoming change in the deemed ‘place of supply’ rules governing the provision of telecommunication, broadcasting and electronically-supplied services for VAT purposes has been the source of much discussion and debate in the...

  • Zammit heartened by Stripes’ tactical discipline

    Paul Zammit has lauded his team’s character and tactical discipline after Birkirkara produced a cohesive performance to overcome champions Valletta on Sunday. Goals from Brazilians Rafael Ledesma and Liliu either side of half-time propelled...

  • Trovatore at Aurora

    It was an unforgettable performance! Both the singers and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, under the able baton of Maestro Colin Attard, were at their very best. What a cast! Bravi tutti. More please.

  • Olive grove

    I would like to thank the San Ġwann local council, in particular Dominic Cassar, for taking such good care of the Fr Leopoldo Tabone Olive Grove in  Stefanotis Street. Mr Cassar’s efforts and responsiveness to our requests have been...