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Nine months after a promised review - Astrid Vella

Last night I couldn’t sleep. I kept on seeing the image of the Graffitti activist being pinned down in a...

Return of the saint - Ranier Fsadni

Some people’s lives need no justification to be recounted. The life of the extraordinary Maria Adeodata of...

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One National Day? Of course - Tonio Borg

The debate about establishing one national day for Malta, promoted by the head of State and others, is indeed...

EU populist surge - Martin Scicluna

The European Union is meeting for an “informal” but crucial summit in Salzburg tomorrow at which the...

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Roll on… the White Paper - John Consiglio

There is no contradiction between price control and competition. This basic economic tenet may not be one which...

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Graffiti: bring out the band - Arnold Cassola

At my time of writing, the video showing an RIU police officer savagely sticking his elbow into a Graffiti...

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Celebrating and honouring our birthday - Francis Zammit Dimech

On Friday, Malta celebrates its 54th birthday. It was only on September 21, 1964, and on no other day, that Malta...

A Maltese favela? - Albert Buttigieg

The term ‘favela’ originated in Brazil.  It is a name used to describe shanty towns. The most...

MFSA’s new guard and sentry - Leonard Bonello and James Debono

The new legal and regulatory dimension of initial virtual financial asset offerings (VFAOs) which is shaping up...

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In defence of Pembroke people - Karol Aquilina

The Planning Authority will this week decide on the proposed db Group’s mega development at the former ITS...

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Cheques and pensioners - Michael Briguglio

When people receive tax refunds, they are receiving what is theirs by right from payments they made to the...

Rabid development - Adrian Grima

We shouldn’t even be here. The db Group should never have had the gall to propose a concrete insanity that...

The nightmare of flowers and candles - Kristina Chetcuti

It seems that the Prime Minister’s head of communications has been lately waking up screaming and sweating...

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The only value is money - Paul Cardona

All over Malta and Gozo, cranes, trucks emitting clouds of black smoke, and heavy construction vehicles leaking...

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A biography and an oratorio - Petra Caruana Dingli

Peter Serracino Inglott, priest and philosopher, wrote and published numerous articles and short pieces in...

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Queue ferry, cue canopy - Michela Spiteri

Maybe it’s climate – a convenient enough explanation why queuing comes naturally to the British and...

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Beauty and the beast - Mark Anthony Falzon

On Thursday, a group of activists who were protesting outside the Planning Authority boardroom were attacked and...

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Women’s rightful place - Renee Laiviera

At present, there are 10 women and 57 men in the Maltese Parliament, with gender balance being manifestly absent....

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The right move for engineers - Ian Borg

Years of anomaly in the Maltese engineering profession have finally come to an end, after I recently announced...

Agora - Manuel Delia

Democratic life does not begin and end with free and fair elections. If it did, elections would not really be...

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