Safeguarding open space and local plan changes
The economic outlook, the country’s demography, the state of the environment, and people’s expectations today are different from those that underpinned the local plan...
The additional mechanism to counter the effects of inflation | Mark Musu
Given the substantial increase in the allocation and the doubling of the eligible population, the impact of the programme this year is projected to be much more pronounced
Appeals from Industrial Tribunal should be only on points of law
Malcolm Mifsud

The Court of Appeal annulled an appeal on the ground that the appeal was...

The Court of Appeal annulled an appeal on the ground that...

Cartoon: 05 November 2023

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

A battered middle class and Muscat’s shenanigans

It is ironic that Joseph Muscat sees collusion everywhere to bring down the...

It is ironic that Joseph Muscat sees collusion everywhere...

An industry raising its own standards | Charlon Gouder

Malta’s tuna industry has demonstrated its commitment to environmental...

Malta’s tuna industry has demonstrated its commitment...

If 'Seven Layer Necklace' isn't the title for our next Eurovision entry, we may as well just pack it all in for good
Court of Appeal wants a one stop shop for when people sue the government
Malcolm Mifsud

The Court of Appeal wants the law changed in order for plaintiffs to sue directly the government or the State Advocate as its main legal counsel rather than...

The Court of Appeal wants the law changed in order for...

No, it’s not like any other job | Clayton Bartolo, Byron Camilleri

Eventually, we will be widening the initiative’s purview to include...

Eventually, we will be widening the initiative’s...

Because they deserve it | Byron Camilleri

We, on our part, shall remain committed to investing in the police force to...

We, on our part, shall remain committed to investing in the...

Malta has a ‘Masterplan for Traffic’? Sure could have fooled me…
Raphael Vassallo

For a second, I thought (not for the first time) that our Finance Minister may actually have been referring to another country, altogether… when he...

For a second, I thought (not for the first time) that our...

Dangerous times
Michael Falzon

Will Iran join the war if the Israeli army enters Gaza? Iran has a ‘de facto’ border with Israel via the Hezbollah in Lebanon. Does...

Will Iran join the war if the Israeli army enters...

Can Manuel Delia stop lying, just for once?
Raphael Vassallo

As for myself, however: I’m going to (try to) revert to my earlier...

As for myself, however: I’m going to (try to) revert...

In the pursuit of stability
Stephanie Fabri / JP Fabri

At first glance, this is definitely a budget with a heart and one which pursues stability. The main challenge is how to address the longer-term vision of...

At first glance, this is definitely a budget with a heart...

Budget 2024 | A social budget… only for some

Apart from the children’s allowance measure, middle-income families have...

Apart from the children’s allowance measure,...

Budgetary matters
Stephanie Fabri / JP Fabri

Whilst the government announces various policies, schemes, and strategies during the year, the budget is still seen as a central economic policy document which...

Whilst the government announces various policies, schemes,...

Banning e-scooters: An admission of failure | Steve Zammit Lupi

It baffles me how in four years the most popular areas did not have a single...

It baffles me how in four years the most popular areas did...

Tone deaf with a complete lack of self-awareness
Josanne Cassar

Her supporters might say, but so what if she did? So many women go under the...

Her supporters might say, but so what if she did? So many...

Cartoon: 29 October 2023

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Dear Clyde, don’t forget the middle class

Tomorrow, Caruana will argue that government’s decision to keep...

Tomorrow, Caruana will argue that government’s...