Russia and China put cooperation on display
Matthew Bugeja
Russia and China put cooperation on display… but they have too many fundamental differences to form an effective, enduring partnership
More harm than good
By threatening Malta’s banking system in its totality, Giegold has betrayed the fact that his interest does not lie in genuine reforms but rather, with...
No Adrian Delia, you don’t attract Vote 16 by legalising ‘drugs’
Julia Farrugia Portelli

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that only younger people smoke marijuana is a prehistoric understanding of the problem

 Adrian Delia should appreciate that the notion that...

Behind the Brexit vote, Labour remains dangerously divided
The Conversation

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party, but events have...

Eurosceptics may comprise a small part of the Labour Party,...

‘You can’t renegotiate EU membership’. Oh wait, maybe you can...
Raphael Vassallo

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s actual vision for the future of Europe, I am no longer that certain he meets the necessary...

Having been given a glimpse as to Joseph Muscat’s...

Europe’s SPV: Challenging the dominance of the dollar
Michael Falzon

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money exchange system is...

Finally, the dominance of the US in the international money...

Token condemnations, Pontius Pilate and the db permit
Saviour Balzan

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It cannot ask its...

'The government cannot have the cake and eat it. It...

Why resentment against 'the foreigner' is completely misplaced
Josanne Cassar

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone just because they are...

'We simply cannot keep assuming the worst of everyone...

The road to highrise…
Opening up the conversation on domestic violence and femicide

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence, the sense...

'When a woman is murdered in this country, the silence,...

Let’s avoid the antagonism of 2017, and play a fair game
Michael Briguglio

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a dark cloud of...

Malta’s last general election was characterised by a...

No wonder property developers are always smiling
Josanne Cassar

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not bode well. Just as has...

This Bacchanalia of greed and frenzied building does not...

Unhappy about construction? Try complaining on Facebook, it works wonders...
Raphael Vassallo

'What ever happened to, let’s say, ‘exerting political pressure to bring out meaningful change’? It happens in other places, you...

'What ever happened to, let’s say,...

Nipping it in the bud

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club and confront the matter was also a message to Malta’s political leaders

Scicluna’s decision to invite Bugre to the band club...

No, Prime Minister, owning the only house we live in does not make us any richer
Ralph Cassar

The only people getting richer are property speculators, who build, own and trade hundreds upon hundreds of properties, from tiny flats to maisonettes, to so...

The only people getting richer are property speculators,...

Malta’s size sets the limit
Michael Falzon

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any brownie points for the current administration. But unless we start thinking in earnest on these lines,...

I know that this is a tall order that would not earn any...

‘Biased’ is as ‘biased’ does...
Raphael Vassallo

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as ‘politically neutral’: though she was sitting next to Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola...

Sophie Int’ Veld even described her own delegation as...

No power to the people, just power to the few
Josanne Cassar

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a 160-storey tower apartment...

I pro­pose that a permit should be issued for a...

Who exactly runs Air Malta?
Saviour Balzan

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese pilots, and the fact that they should be handsomely remunerated for their work. But the time for...

'No one is doubting the professionalism of the Maltese...

A green flashpoint

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait accomplit’ raises questions as to the weight public outcry is given in Malta’s planning process

This latest example of an apparent ‘fait...

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