Transparency applies to the law courts, too
Democracy stares down Communism
Matthew Bugeja
China has global ambitions to export its ideology abroad - but is finding it difficult to convince Hong Kong of its appeal. An irresistible force against an immovable object
61,000 futures at the start of the scholastic year
Evarist Bartolo

The immense responsibility on the shoulders of our educators is truly...

The immense responsibility on the shoulders of our...

Familiarity on a small island
Michael Falzon

As the old joke goes: success is relative – the more success the more relatives!

As the old joke goes: success is relative – the more...

‘Changing the world’ also means changing ourselves
Raphael Vassallo

People hate Greta Thunberg not merely because she is right but because –...

People hate Greta Thunberg not merely because she is right...

Public figures and lies
Josanne Cassar

Cheating, lying and deception are all around us, and it takes a lot of moral fibre to avoid falling into the same trap “because that is how things are...

Cheating, lying and deception are all around us, and it...

Marlene and Godfrey
Saviour Balzan

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing Cabinet reshuffle, Marlene’s ire could not be contained

With Godfrey losing the health ministry in an ensuing...

The Farrugias’ fateful legacy

Under the circumstances, it is debatable whether the PD can even be said to exist any longer, as a political force in this country

Under the circumstances, it is debatable whether the PD can...

Watch out for that tree
Josanne Cassar

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble makers. They are dangerous, unpredictable creatures, and just keep jumping out at vehicles without...

But the trees, man those trees, they are the real trouble...

There is no such thing as a ‘temporary’ deal on migration
Raphael Vassallo

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a permanent reform of that...

The bottom line is that - without any agreement on a...

MaltaToday cartoon: 25 September, 2019

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Revisiting the IIP

Certainly, it would be a mistake to return to the uncompromising attitudes of yesteryear: whereby ‘Maltese citizenship’ was considered a...

Certainly, it would be a mistake to return to the...

A new year, a new page
Evarist Bartolo

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to continue working towards the betterment of the educational experience and provide more...

It is our duty, as parents, educators and policy-makers to...

Protecting the European way of life
Michael Falzon

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the post includes responsibility for policy areas such as migration, security, employment and education

This job is no intangible airy fairy responsibility: the...

‘Mistake’ or otherwise, Malta voted for a debate on cannabis legislation
Raphael Vassallo

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and still not a whisper about any corresponding change to Malta’s drug laws. I don’t know...

More than two years have now elapsed since that promise and...

The wrong fight on good governance
Saviour Balzan

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it would have been the PN headquarters, where a motley crowd consisting mainly of MPs and staff...

If there was a subject fit for the satirists this week, it...

Life on the high seas | Clint Camilleri

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or up to twenty-five miles from shore, the AFM can and does intervene effectively but beyond that,...

The fact remains that within the Maltese fishing zone, or...

Climate change cannot be fought with empty words
You can tell summer is almost over when...
Josanne Cassar

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for many it signals no...

As the calendar creeps towards the end of September, for...

‘Equality’ is one thing Malta never got from the EU
Raphael Vassallo

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...

I didn’t know European member states had the right to...