If you really want to stop the abuse, go after the source
Josanne Cassar
On being told that cramming numerous strangers into a house like animals was inhumane, they shrugged with indifference and nonchalantly said, 'Maltese would sell their own...
A dirty red flag of convenience
Saviour Balzan
Muscat’s flirtations on the Manuel Cuschieri show weaken Abela’s standing. If Muscat stands as an MEP candidate it will signal the demise of the Abela administration.
A repeat of 2017 in 2024? No thank you Joseph
James Debono

Do we really want to spend the next months discussing Egrant, Panama and...

Do we really want to spend the next months discussing...

State-manipulated media
Mark Said

The government is now bolstering the false perception that most citizens stand with it, with the result that it is able to justify crackdowns on the political...

The government is now bolstering the false perception that...

From words to action | Michael Stivala

Beyond words, only such actions will improve the quality of life for residents

Beyond words, only such actions will improve the quality of...

Shilly-shallying on conservation areas endangers divers and damages industry | Agius and Xerri

As David Attenborough points out, the idea of having marine protected areas that include no-fishing zones is vital... But who cares what Attenborough thinks?...

As David Attenborough points out, the idea of having marine...

Netanyahu’s vision endangers Israel more than it protects it

The aftermath of a ceasefire should see a broad political dialogue taking place...

The aftermath of a ceasefire should see a broad political...

Reining in inflation
Michael Falzon

The parallelism between what has happened in Ireland and what is happening in Malta is glaring

The parallelism between what has happened in Ireland and...

‘Why vote for others to be cheated? Vote for us instead!’
Raphael Vassallo

Elsewhere, both the Socialists and Liberals are equally keen to appease...

Elsewhere, both the Socialists and Liberals are equally...

What the latest statistics tell us about a changing Malta
Josanne Cassar

The fact that the previous barriers which used to divide Malta into two...

The fact that the previous barriers which used to divide...

When Mark Camilleri asked me for a €100,000 interest-free loan
Saviour Balzan

To purposely take one set of privileged chats, intentionally leaving all the...

To purposely take one set of privileged chats,...

Cartoon: 21 January 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Tribunal must decide on all grounds of appeal
Malcolm Mifsud

The Financial Services Tribunal was asked to decide on two grounds of appeal...

The Financial Services Tribunal was asked to decide on two...

It’s also about peace of mind

Malta's primary inflation drivers have been services and food. If energy and fuel are taken out of the equation, inflation in Malta would be higher than...

Malta's primary inflation drivers have been services...

Virginity testing law: pre-empting legal loopholes
Mark Said

Admittedly, a law that bans virginity testing strengthens the physician’s...

Admittedly, a law that bans virginity testing strengthens...

Maltese court has jurisdiction of vessels found in Malta’s territorial waters
Malcolm Mifsud

The jurisdiction of the courts is generally applicable when the matter relates to property that is situated in Malta

The jurisdiction of the courts is generally applicable when...

The secret weapon to boost employee performance | Alexiei Dingli

Unlike the ‘one-size-fits-all’ model, AI-driven platforms analyse...

Unlike the ‘one-size-fits-all’ model, AI-driven...

Disincentivising whistleblowing
Mark Said

Our legislation has not always been matched with effective measures for the management of whistleblowing or adequate measures to protect individuals who decide...

Our legislation has not always been matched with effective...

‘Exempt’ to pollute? No thanks
Ralph Cassar

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible and dangerous. It would mean that our ports become a magnet for the dirtiest, most polluting ships...

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible...

Alienating middle of the road voters

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering the bar to placate pockets of anger among the party’s grassroots

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering...