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  • Seven years… and counting - Michela Spiteri

    The moral test of any government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life: the children, those who are in the twilight of life: the elderly, those who are in the shadows of life: the sick, the needy and the handicapped. Hubert. H...

  • Halting the environmental rot - Arnold Cassola

    Joseph Muscat has guaranteed a prominent place in Maltese history for himself. As an MEP, an MP and Prime Minister, he certainly deserves to be included among the most important political figures of independent Malta. Muscat will, however, also be...

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  • ZTV - Probe

    ZTV - Probe

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  • The Betsson scare - Frank Psaila

    Betsson group, a giant in the gaming industry, has long been seen as a bellwether for the industry in Malta. It employs over 1,000 people, making it one of the largest employers on the island. This explains why its announcement that 160 jobs were...

  • A sense of europtimism - Aaron Farrugia

    The Prime Minister attended the World Economic Forum at Davos last week, which was an opportunity to showcase Malta’s attractiveness to the world’s business leaders and others who shape the global economy. A new term was coined at Davos this year...

  • No stone unturned - Manuel Delia

    No stone unturned - Manuel Delia

    All eyes are on Magistrate Aaron Bugeja and his Egrant enquiry. The focus is on him because we have given up on those people whose job it is to investigate and prosecute crime. Those people are in habitual dereliction of their duties, and it is...

  • ‘He got up early and went to a lonely place’

    When you tell people that you live in Malta for the winter, their inevitable response is to say: “O you lucky devil, no snow or ice, no rain or wind.” And, of course, all that sentiment is very true, especially when one considers the awful weather...

  • Wanted – a grand coalition to fight for the environment - Alan Deidun

    Wanted – a grand coalition to fight for the environment - Alan Deidun

    Save for a dissenting minority who seem bent on perpetually mistaking the wood for the trees, the vast majority embrace the view that the situation in environmental spheres in indeed verging on the desperate. It is clear to see, from a...

  • ‘Diplomacy’ that is based on denying reality won’t work

    ‘Diplomacy’ that is based on denying reality won’t work

    Anger at the US for acknowledging Jerusalem is Israel’s capital is misplaced. Today’s politically correct conflict resol­ution requires losers to be treated as winners. This ‘everyone is a winner’ fantasy supposedly makes compromise easier for the...

  • The mystifying Latin on the Main Guard inscription

    I read with interest Giovanni Bonello’s article ‘Mysteries of the Main Guard inscription’, (The Sunday Times of Malta, January 14). Originally built as the Guardia del Palazzo in October 1617 during the reign of Grand Master Alof de Wignacourt...

  • The Triton Fountain

    I am writing with reference to the letter by John Apap about the Triton Fountain (The Sunday Times of Malta, January 28). I would like to join him in appreciating the work done by the multi­disciplinary team of professionals and craftspeople...

  • Embracing our roots

    In her article ‘Embracing our roots’ (The Sunday Times of Malta, January 28) Anna Marie Galea wrote that “we shouldn’t try to make ourselves a second- rate of someone else”, and that’s exactly what she was doing when she compared us with those who...

  • Leprosy in Malta

    The feature relating to World Leprosy Day (‘Improving the lives of leprosy sufferers’, The Sunday Times of Malta, January 28), made interesting reading. Your readers may be interested to learn, however, that in Malta we still have individuals who...

  • ERA lunchbreak the safest hour

    ERA lunchbreak the safest hour

    It is heartening to learn that the Environment and Resources Authority handled no less than a dozen “enforcement-related” cases during the Christmas-New Year shutdown period, (‘ERA enforcement function was operative in festive season’, The Sunday...

  • Perfect unifying forces

    A three-year memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Malta Maritime Museum in Vittoriosa and the National Museum of the Royal Navy, in Portsmouth. The two leading national maritime museums have agreed “to identify opportunities for...

  • Partisanship of forks and knives - Malcolm Borg

    Extolled and exalted, with low unemployment figures and relentless economic growth – a resounding reminder of the gallant resilience of a small Island nation – Malta continues to metamorphose and to seize the moment of favourable predictions and...

  • Question time: Party expenses

    Aleander Balzan, Director of Communications, Labour Party There is no doubt that the party financing law is an important law that favours good governance and it is part of a series of similar laws that this administration has introduced. The...

  • Trump’s fire and fury - André DeBattista

    Trump’s fire and fury - André DeBattista

    A clubhouse in a New Jersey golf course is the most unlikely setting for the leader of the free world to make one of his most defining and controversial statements. When questioned about North Korea, a defiant Donald Trump thundered: “They will be...

  • Lack of policies

    In his Sunday speech to the party faithful, Joseph Muscat said that the selling of EU passports is a fallback just in case Malta fails to qualify for EU funds (January 29). That comment highlights the dire lack of policies the Muscat government...