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Consequences of overdevelopment

The fast growth in the economy is being encouraged without much thought being given to the consequences of...

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Turning the tide together - Joe Zahra

The Nationalist Party is a great party that always produced great leaders with foresight and love for country....

Abortion: religion and logic - Frank Salt

The subject of abortion is a very difficult, delicate and a personal matter. I can never know or begin to...

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Pension enhancements in the best of times - Michael Falzon

Michael Briguglio’s article ‘Pension cuts in the best of times’ (February 18) tries to give the...

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Are we missing the buck? - Frank Psaila and Justin Schembri

When the Malta Union of Teachers published the results of an internal survey conducted among its members, the...

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Social housing

On December 13, under the heading ‘ Top Three Gems’, I ended my letter with the following words:...

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A direct order

Reference is made to the article titled “Fitch is given €40,000 annual direct order – Former...

Opening hours

As a visitor to the island I am spending most of my time exploring towns and villages and have been struck by the...

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Friends of friends

It’s good to see that the Times of Malta  has reversed its policy with regard to the prevalence of...

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Cypress trees

Some 50,000 people are calculated to enter Valletta every day with the majority of them, no doubt, walking along...

Here's the bad news

We need to take a good look at the cost to society without a functioning press

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Integrity in public life

Those serving in public life, whether as politicians or as officials in the public service, know that they are in...

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Civil society: flourishing opuntia? - Benjamin Dalli

The opuntia ficus-indica may have originated several time zones away, yet the prickly pear, an alien species,...

European spending audit - John Consiglio

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is probably that EU institution which, possibly because it works in silence...

Gozo left in the lurch

One of our daily papers has just reported that the government will be issuing a call to rebuild 170 roads worth...

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More revelations

Another two examples (February 13) of what we, mere ignorant ‘foreigners’, cannot comprehend as the...

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10 more days

The article “New 10-day paternity leave plan shot down” (January 26) describes a proposed EU...

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Slalom on asphalt

Now that the government has embarked on a nationwide pro-ject of road resurfacing, one could be forgiven for...

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Public inquiry

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli is reported as stating, with regard to the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, that...

The spiritual penthouse - Ranier Fsadni

No one is more conventional than a wild-eyed rock star smashing his guitar on stage. Nothing is more...