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Ferry crossing

Last Sunday, my wife and I left our home in Gozo to return to Malta. Sunday afternoon was probably the worst time...

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Strong majority

Kevin Hodkin (September 11) asks pertinent questions. There is one very simple answer. Joseph Muscat and...

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Urban planning suggestion

I have just read John Ebejer’s informative article ‘Urban planning at its very worst’...

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Banned

Manwel Delia, chief protagonist in the Arriva colossal fiasco,is one of the main protagonists of those...

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Phone misuse

I refer to Albert Borg’s letter ‘Hang up’ (September 10). I received 115 calls between...

The best of human nature

On September 18, 2016, from my hospital bed I saw on TV a heart-warming sight where Jonny Brownlee was helped...

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Trees give shade

Every day I read the paper I am hurt knowing that more trees are being removed to build superstructures for the...

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A brave man

Joe Sultana was a lovely man and a very brave one. His passion for protecting birds often brought him...

Tourism trap

In the 1960s, tourism in Malta was still in its infancy. If a statistician would have predicted that Malta would...

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Higher prices

Much as I thank Sandro Chetcuti for his comments regarding the causes of the rising costs of housing (September...

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Bread and butter issues

Reading the contributions by my friend Desmond Zammit Marmarà, a number of professors and doctors and the...

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Send delinquents back home

I am not against foreign workers so long as they are really and truly required and not as a means of cheap...

Modern-day homelessness

As usual, Prof. Mark Anthony Falzon’s column last Sunday puts its finger on a subtler aspect of a poorly...

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The fate of four-leggeds in Malta

Unfortunately, it is very often believed that we Maltese are not animal lovers, and people do not know the...

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Rubbish in the way

Much is made of the increase in the number of tourists coming to our islands… but how many return?...

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A 16th century poem

On the eve of our third National Day of the year 2018, the glorious September 8 (commemorating Victory at the...

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Dangerous to cycle in fast traffic

Timmy Alden of the Democratic Party referred to my opinion piece of July 10 and considers that I should have...

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Tribute to Joe Sultana (1)

I first met the ornithologist Joe Sultana in the late 1980s after I had seen the light. I was a hunter in my late...

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Tribute to Joe Sultana (2)

Joseph Sultana was a scientist, a gentleman and my friend. For about two years in the 1960s, before my departure...

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Generous help

Sister Rachele Agius, along with the community of sisters in Chak, Pakistan, takes care of 100 children, orphans...