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MEPs’ bias

The Times of Malta has reported that another MEPs delegation will be returning to Malta, for the third time, to...

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Bus drivers’ duties

Many years ago, I was a driver of buses, double-deckers, single-deckers and coaches. Once you got behind...

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HIV prevention

I refer to the call made a few days ago for the free supply of post-exposure (PEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis...

Mix and Move

Revealing how inactive Europe is, The Lancet recently cited cycling as having a key role to play and that a...

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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...