One... Billion... Euros!
Raphael Vassallo
But hey, what’s there to worry about? Who cares if Malta throws away the only assets that have permitted us to remain competitive – even at the worst of times –...
This was the week everyone was outraged about something
Josanne Cassar
Even though ours was a mild lockdown, it was still taking its mental toll and those who have a short fuse have been among the worst affected
Football: the only game you can win without playing...
Raphael Vassallo

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you can win without even...

This week, I also discovered that football is a game you...

A time for preparation, not celebration

We need to have a plan B which is firmly in place to cater for possible second wave: including a widespread campaign to encourage people to take the influenza...

We need to have a plan B which is firmly in place to cater...

It’s a crisis, all right… but only when it suits us
Raphael Vassallo

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations, Dr Abela. Something...

What can I say? Good luck with those European negotiations,...

Robert Abela’s moral compass
Michael Falzon

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort of short-term victory, but the long-term damage to Malta’s reputation will have to be borne...

Robert Abela’s immoral tactics may give him some sort...

The importance of setting just the right tone
Can we rethink the economy, post-COVID-19?
No excuse for violating human rights
Science is about facts. But take away values from humans and we become monsters
Tonio Fenech

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population control, camouflaged in terms like reproductive rights, it does not change the science of what is...

When the WHO promotes abortion as a means of population...

Under COVID-19, over-65s have been unjustly targeted with exclusion from life

It would be more logical to trust responsible adults care about their health, whether 65 or chronically ill, rather than allow this Big Brother...

It would be more logical to trust responsible adults...

How Europe uses COVID-19 to reinforce a hostile environment in the Mediterranean
The Conversation

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO rescuers encouraged migrants to make the journey across the Mediterranean. But migrant departures...

Maurice Stierl | In the past, politicians claimed NGO...

What if there’s no ‘normal’ to go back to?
Raphael Vassallo

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of times… and it is...

People are unpredictable creatures at the best of...

A cautious, disciplined re-opening

Any rushed re-opening would be ill-advised; as is any consideration of the re-opening of travel corridors for the time being

Any rushed re-opening would be ill-advised; as is any...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan’s video blog | Lifting restrictions raises many questions
Saviour Balzan

The decision to lift restrictions seems to be based on the need to revive the economy and not burden the State with more handouts

The decision to lift restrictions seems to be based on the...

My, how hyper-sensitive we’ve all suddenly become…
Raphael Vassallo

We seem to be living in a country where ‘misogyny’ and...

We seem to be living in a country where...

The Neville Gafà affair
Michael Falzon

That was how Muscat played the double game – by exercising what was in effect a pushback before migrant boats entered Malta’s SAR area, and playing...

That was how Muscat played the double game – by...

The choice between living with the virus and living in fear
Josanne Cassar

When and what to open is the dilemma all governments are having to face,...

When and what to open is the dilemma all governments...

Taking history as an example
Saviour Balzan

Our numbers are still low, but it could get higher and the worst thing that can happen is if those infected turn out to be...

Our numbers are still low, but it could get higher and...

Upping the game in financial regulation

The determination and personality of the new Commissioner of Police will be crucial to improving authorities’ image on dealing with financial crime 

The determination and personality of the new Commissioner...