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Mediocre at best and losing fast

When the planning authority was set up in the early 1990s, it was the Nationalist Party’s reply to the...

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Dear MEPs, please note

A five-member delegation from the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee is expected to arrive...

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Public domain status still in limbo

Two years after legislation was enacted to introduce the public domain concept, there is still no indication as...

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Bridge between Malta and Italy

The election last March of a populist Italian government determined to curb migration has led to a series of...

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Challenges of economic success

It must be every finance minister’s dream to present a budget in the context of an economy that is growing...

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Red tape disrupts waste collection

Taxpayers are entitled to stress-free public services because, at the end of the day, they foot the bill. The...

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Unbearable feeling of nothing

There is meant to be an Office of the Commissioner for Public Standards, a watchdog over the House of...

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School transport problems

Few would disagree that anything that eases traffic flow is welcome on our gridlocked roads. The...

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Healthcare workers deserve respect

Workplace violence is never justified and should never be tolerated by those who have a responsibility to ensure...

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Rock-solid love of neighbour

The bible recounts instances when Jesus rolled up His sleeves to help others. He fed a hungry crowd, changed...

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Proliferation of hate speech

Under Maltese law, hate speech consists of any threat or insult directed at a member of a recognised minority...

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Italy relations at crossroads

Malta and Italy have had very close political, economic, social and cultural relations ever since we attained...

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Fair digital platform

The European Parliament is next week expected to decide on what is considered to be a crucial proposal obliging...

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Making integration work

Various localities have experienced a significant social change in the last decade as a result of the influx of...

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Air Malta’s acid test

The future of Air Malta is crucially essential for most people who directly or indirectly depend on the national...

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Unaccountability getting out of control

Malta may have all the trappings of a democracy but a closer look at how the government is running the country...

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An uncultured attitude

Until 2017, Malta had been absent from the Venice Biennale – the most prestigious contemporary art...

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Guardian’s tunnel vision

Unveiled a year ago, the Santa Luċija project, comprising a new underpass and the widening of Vjal Santa Luċija,...

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Malpractices in public procurement

The total volume of public procurement, which is the government activity of purchasing goods, services and works,...

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Maltese festa in a niche

The Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage was drawn up by Unesco 15 years ago but only...

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