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FIAU: who answers for failures?

When the government, regulators and the regulated are linked by an invisible umbilical cord, systemic governance...

Money, crime and protection - Mark Anthony Falzon

How could the Degiorgios flaunt it so openly without ever getting caught?

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Football did come home - Kristina Chetcuti

My Whatsapp has just pinged. It’s my stepson. “Dolazi kući,” he says. Eh? I google-translate...

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Liberal and progressive Malta

Little by little Malta is joining the most liberal and progressive group of countries. We have up to now...

ZTV - Ficus

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Compassion has no boundaries - Ray Azzopardi

A photo on the front page of the Times of Malta (July 5) with the caption ‘Safe Hands’, depicting...

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Minutes to midnight

Last week we had another wake-up call about another aspect of our environment which is under serious threat. For...

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In defence of decency - Petra Caruana Dingli

Minister Owen Bonnici has just visited Leeuwarden, this year’s other capital of culture with Valletta, to...

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The one voice of Christ’s love

On July 1 Cardinal Francesco Montenegro, Archbishop of Agrigento, in a homily about migration, said:...

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Nation of laws without compassion - Fr Joe Borg

So Ġanni Borg was attacked and injured in a shady quarter. Fortunately, a good-hearted van driver rushed him to...

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A perplexed conscience

The loyalty to a formed and informed conscience should transcend all other loyalties. One only hopes...

Probationary driving licences

I refer to the recent accident in which a number of pedestrians were injured, one of who died two days...

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New start for the voluntary sector - Clifton Grima

On July 4, Parliament gave the first reading to amendments to the Voluntary Organisations Act. These amendments...

Revelry in God’s name: faith or paganism? - Fr Geoffrey G. Attard

In mid-April, the festa season in Malta opens with the feast of St Publius of Floriana, allegedly the first...

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The world according to Nina - Sandro Spiteri

I simply cannot understand people who use Facebook like some kind of private diary. It makes as much sense to me...

Less protection for children - Daniela Azzopardi Bonanno

The provisions on mandatory reporting of child abuse in the Child Protection (Alternative Care) Act enacted in...

The boy and the real world - Anne Zammit

How to tell your child about climate change

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The sad side of ‘happy pills’

There is so much to worry about most of the time. We may be concerned with the unfair way life treats us on a...

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Pilatusgate fallout - Mario de Marco

The European Banking Authority writes the rulebook for the financial services sector in the Europe. It is the...