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  • True picture of building industry

    The Malta Developers’ Association, an aggressive and influential lobby group on behalf of construction development in Malta, launched a survey of the building industry during an event held at the Prime Minister’s Office. Apart from giving a...

  • The Church at the crossroads

    Has Pope Francis crossed the Ru-bicon with the issue of his Amoris Laetitia?  Has the Church, at last, reached the point of no return in its reform process started by Pope John XXIII with Vatican Council II in 1962 and continuously resisted by...

  • Unworkable media law

    Unworkable media law

    The government’s draft Bill updating the law governing the media and defamation (MADA) has been heavily criticised. Even so, you could say the critics have pulled their punches. They have focused almost exclusively on those aspects of MADA which...

  • Trump’s first month

    Donald Trump has been President of the United States for one month. During this short period, one can already get a feel of what his presidency will be like. In many media outlets, he has been reviled and pilloried for many of his actions. A...

  • Move to clinical legal education

    From October 2016, clinical legal education has become a compulsory subject of the masters of advocacy degree. It relates to case studies of many of the major legal issues practising advocates come in contact with. This is done through simulation...

  • Generosity

    The only way to truly love God is by loving others, especially those in need. Our faith finds its strength through charity. There is a lot of good in the Church of Gozo and Malta and this is shown through solidarity with those in need. I would...

  • Inconvenient gatherings

    As from the coming election, leaders of both major parties should stop holding mass meetings in towns and villages but, instead, opt for open spaces such as Ħal Far or Ta’ Qali. The advantages are numerous, especially in terms of noise from loud...

  • Permission to speak

    Allow me to refer to the letter titled ‘Arrogant talk’ by Eddy Privitera (January 24) wherein he said that Simon Busuttil “lacks the basics of democracy” because he (Busuttil) took European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker and European...

  • Friendly ‘giggle’

    Friendly ‘giggle’

    My wife and I, together with our two children, Ben and Sarah, had visited Malta in 1991. While in Gozo for a day, our children had a beautiful ‘conversation’ with a local boy on the steps of his parents’ shop. I think it was in St George’s Square,...

  • Of nationalism

    I refer to the editorial, ‘Dawn of the new Nationalist’ (February 15). I am intrigued as to how this newspaper could possibly call the present-day PN a “new Nationalist party”. A truly Nationalist party would, above all else, secure our borders...

  • Watch: 'I am a fighter' - Claudia Faniello

    Watch: 'I am a fighter' - Claudia Faniello

    Claudia Faniello had a four-year break from the Malta Eurovision Song Contest before she returned in style to clinch the title last week. It was Ms Faniello’s ninth attempt at the festival and in a revealing Times Talk interview she attributes...

  • Wrong bomb, Mr Prime Minister

    When, on Monday, the Prime Minister stood up in Parliament to say he had passed through Msida only minutes before a car bomb exploded there, a few hundred metres away inside Valletta, a different bomb was being ignited: the Panama committee was...

  • Time to build bridges, not walls

    The contemporary period presents extra-ordinary challenges for economic, religious and social issues, law and order, extremism and of rapid changes in global politics. The religious and political divisions are increasing. Traditional politics is...

  • EU summit’s damp squib

    EU summit’s damp squib

    The politics of Europe are about to be fundamentally reshaped with important elections scheduled over the next months in the Netherlands, France and Germany. In each of these countries control of borders and security protection from the war zones...

  • Novelty of ‘The Joy of Love’

    Novelty of ‘The Joy of Love’

    Lately Malta through its bishops hit the headlines of various Catholic news agencies and websites because of the criteria they issued last month about the application of Pope Francis’s document Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) regarding persons...

  • Shipwreck chronicles

    I cannot understand certain fallacies by people who should know better. Having carried out some research, they fail to verify old wives’ tales and repeat the same mistakes. Fr Hermann Duncan had a good article (February 9) but confused some issues.

  • The good within

    How easy it is in life to evaluate people in a negative way but that’s not the right way to do. We must find the good in each person because, yes, there is some good in every human being. Every cloud has a silver lining and even a bad watch would...

  • Careful transformation

    Careful transformation

    With reference to the letter by Joe Diacono (February 13), Casa Antonia Nursing and Residential Home, as the new owners of this classical building, would like to reassure readers we will be carrying out a smooth transformation of the former...

  • Claudia Faniello on Times Talk

    Claudia Faniello on Times Talk

    Fresh from victory at the Malta Eurovision Song Contest, Claudia Faniello speaks about the emotions of finally making it to the top on her ninth attempt.The singer, who will represent Malta at Eurovision in Kiev next May, talks about her...

  • A game of cat and mouse

    During his brief stint, a year ago, as deputy leader of the Labour Party, the Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister, Konrad Mizzi, had said his wife would not seek another term as Malta Enterprise envoy in China once her term expired in...

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