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Economy of exclusion

Shame on those developers, construction companies, catering establishments, cleaning companies and others who are...

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May Day mayhem on Comino quay

After an exhilarating trek around still-unspoilt Comino, it was time at around 3pm for my wife and I to make our...

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On survival

In social species an individual may warn other members of the group of danger. This indicates that in nature the...

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Europe is both about conviction and compromise

The essence of Europe is not egoism but conviction and a readiness to compromise. This was made clear by Manfred...

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Socialism

Every now and then our Prime Minister boasts to his audience that his administration and supporters are...

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On joy

Some time ago I had the pleasure of attending a theology research seminar, organised by the Theology Faculty of...

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Customer care

One morning recently I had to go to ARMS in Blata l-Bajda as I had a query over a bill.  I was sent to desk...

Fall and rise of European walls - Fr Mark Cachia SJ

In 1989, the thirst for freedom and dignity led to the fall of the Berlin wall which had become, over the years,...

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Shipping movements

Reference is made to the story titled ‘Slowdown at Freeport as major client changes hub’ (May 14). I...

Safeguarding human dignity

The human being has always been at the centre of Nationalist Party policies. Today the PN is still faithful to...

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Not a ‘duo’

In his letter entitled ‘Quote or misquote’ (April 23), Revel Barker described me and John Azzopardi...

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Insensitive

MEP hopeful Frank Psaila is quoted as saying that hunters derive “joy” from shooting birds (May...

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Upside down

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced that the government will be launching the biggest open space project...

Martin Scicluna’s tin drum

As expected, with the monotony of a banging tin drum, Martin Scicluna has yet again dedicated most of his column...

The ship is sinking

When I read articles with a lot of practical considerations about the economy and general well-being, but with no...

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Lost mail

Could someone please explain what has happened to the delivery of mail by Maltapost? A letter posted in...

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Misguided

Reading Mario Dingli’s take on the British political situation I cannot help but be amused. There are so...

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Draconian fine

On Thursday, May 2, my wife, Alaine Apap Bologna came out of the Italian Cultural Institute where she had just...

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Rule of law 

Before Justice Minister Owen Bonnici delivers his next speech in Parliament regarding the rule of law, I suggest...

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Animals and humans

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated - Mahatma Gandhi. The Times of Malta...