Just a movie full of bad guys
Saviour Balzan
Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not be impressed by all the antics we see or hear
Pilatus: the headache that won’t go away
The Malta Financial Services Authority has ordered the removal of Ali Sadr Hasheminejad from chairman of Pilatus Bank, but why was he granted a licence to operate in...
The Joseph Muscat party
Frank Psaila

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that their party continues to lead in the polls; wishing that tomorrow never comes – or oblivious...

For now, they are ‘happy’ in the knowledge that...

Wasting time on burning waste
Michael Falzon

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem to have decided that it exists to give voters a government job for doing next to nothing

Wasteserv is hardly the entity to do it: politicians seem...

The politics of crack wrestling
Raphael Vassallo

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute, then become that someone’s ally and accomplice the next.... and all along expect nobody to...

You cannot call someone a ‘gbejna’ one minute,...

Who will speak up for the poor now?
Josanne Cassar

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh rental market which is seeing people resort to living in garages, and foreign workers who are being...

He was indefatigable on the issues which count: the harsh...

On reputation and the death of a gentle friend
Saviour Balzan

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty campaigner Charles Miceli...

Saviour Balzan on the the death of veteran poverty...

A new class of poverty

Government would do well to remember that it is there to improve the country’s lot... not just its own.

Government would do well to remember that it is there to...

Comedian Tiffany Haddish is a shining example of single-minded determination
Josanne Cassar

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving up. In an age where too many people expect free handouts, she is someone who fought with a...

I admire Tiffany Haddish for persevering rather than giving...

How many referendums does it take, anyway?
Raphael Vassallo

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not in Italy, not in the...

Sorry, folks, but it just doesn’t work that way: not...

A game changer for Malta

Following the outcomes of Italy's national election, one can only expect relations between the two countries to be frosty, under such circumstances.

Following the outcomes of Italy's national election,...

A breath of fresh air in education
Evarist Bartolo

The students’ group put to shame a lot of other stakeholders through constant engagement with policymakers, and publication of high quality documents and...

The students’ group put to shame a lot of other...

You can vote, but you can’t contest...
Raphael Vassallo

I may be reaching that age when I start looking at ‘16-year-olds’ and actually assume they’re much closer to 10 or 12. It might be an unfair...

I may be reaching that age when I start looking at...

The BOV La Valette property fund: a saga worth recalling
Michael Falzon

The reaction of BoV was a public relations disaster. Rather than engaging with...

The reaction of BoV was a public relations disaster. Rather...

Transforming social responsibility to social advocacy for legacy | Jesmond Saliba

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality in a tiny nation-state like ours, corporate social advocacy can be a catalyst to overcome this same...

While companies may initially fear the sectarian mentality...

Are we serious about getting rid of cronyism?
Josanne Cassar

Election after election, there are many who have obtained their positions,...

Election after election, there are many who have obtained...

The ambassador for the promotion of ugliness
Saviour Balzan

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but perhaps it is time to...

Many talk of referenda for hunting and trapping, but...

A small victory for common sense

Access to open spaces is more than just a luxury: it is a fundamental prerequisite, and with proper planning policies in place, it should not be too difficult...

Access to open spaces is more than just a luxury: it is a...

Syrian conflict heightens dangers of US-Russian confrontation
Matthew Bugeja

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria is a dangerous twist...

US troops and Russian mercenaries exchanging fire in Syria...

Deconstructing the foreign critique about Malta
Josanne Cassar

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong before it is too late,...

If we are to improve the country and fix what is wrong...

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