The erudite judge and the perky judge
Saviour Balzan
The two judgments and the two judges confirm, whether we like it or not, that the judiciary and the courts espouse more influence and power than the Opposition and the media put...
A judge’s timely reminder that getting back to normal is still a tough trek
Mr Justice Lawrence Mintoff’s scathing remarks on Keith Schembri’s conflict of interest are ostensibly, the strongest to be made by a respected member of the judiciary...
Sounding the death knell for small businesses
Josanne Cassar

For some mysterious reason, everyone and their brother seems to think that the...

For some mysterious reason, everyone and their brother...

Banks must explain to clients why they want certain documents
Malcolm Mifsud

Banks are expected to give reasons why they are asking for documents when they...

Banks are expected to give reasons why they are asking for...

Cartoon: 07 April 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Why Myriam Spiteri Debono’s appointment bodes well

She did not shy away from prodding the national conscience by saying that...

She did not shy away from prodding the national conscience...

Where do they really belong? Children, education and politics | Audrey Bezzina

Unity | The school is not a place of rehearsal for democratic politics. Children can still be kept safe, because they have the right to protection

Unity | The school is not a place of rehearsal for...

Save the Marsalforn road trees | Dawn Adrienne Saliba

‘Widening this road and destroying our beloved trees will cause great...

‘Widening this road and destroying our beloved trees...

From retirement dreams to corporate schemes: the business of ageing and public funding | Edgar Galea Curmi

Unity | What is the reality of the publicly funded mass institutionalisation of older persons taking place under the guise of progress?

Unity | What is the reality of the publicly funded...

The Court must decide on all pleas raised
Malcolm Mifsud

The Court will decide on all claims and pleas the parties of a case have raised

The Court will decide on all claims and pleas the parties...

Lived experiences: Young and N.E.E.T. | Audrey Friggieri

Unity | This research study seeks to shed more light on NEET young...

Unity | This research study seeks to shed more light on...

The geological factor
Mark Said

Mapping geology and geomorphology to produce engineering geological maps is fundamental to any construction industry. All work performed by civil engineers...

Mapping geology and geomorphology to produce engineering...

What’s growth got to do with it? GDP and the measure of success | Maria Giulia Borg

Unity | Studies indicate that greater income could indeed improve the quality of life of individuals, especially when it can help them fulfil their basic needs

Unity | Studies indicate that greater income could indeed...

Child marriage in Malta: An emerging hidden reality | Lara Sammut Debono

Unity | An exploratory study presents a practice involving minors and elements of potential human rights violations

Unity | An exploratory study presents a practice involving...

Bouncers’ misrule
Mark Said

Bouncers who work in bars and discotheques have to solve problems, but one needs to consider how their jobs are to be done. Their task should be coordinated...

Bouncers who work in bars and discotheques have to solve...

Disability and humour: Comic or tragic? | Vickie Gauci

Unity | How can disability, traditionally viewed as a tragic and pitiable...

Unity | How can disability, traditionally viewed as a...

Malta’s and Germany’s shared experience in cannabis legalisation

The authority must organise informative campaigns to raise awareness on what is...

The authority must organise informative campaigns to raise...

Youth rebellion, dissent and social change | Albert Bell

Unity |  A national critical mindset and effective political and media...

Unity |  A national critical mindset and effective...

Appointing the president
Michael Falzon

Bickering on who should be president would have done the country more harm

Bickering on who should be president would have done the...

Shame and substance abuse | David Gregor De Bono

Unity | Individuals who experience high levels of shame are more prone to...

Unity | Individuals who experience high levels of...