This battle is not over... yet
Raphael Vassallo
Ironically, the only people who ever told them the full truth about EU regulations were Birdlife Malta and Alternattiva Demokratika: the two entities that the hunters and...
Utopian, but not impossible
If the EU finds the political will to engage seriously and effectively with Libya, solutions may eventually be found
Everyone’s fault but theirs
Raphael Vassallo

Sadly, we can’t rely on God to step in and clean up the mess. Instead, we have to rely on Adrian Delia... 

Sadly, we can’t rely on God to step in and clean up...

It’s World Cup time again
Michael Falzon

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between nations, taking place in a country that has hardly stopped burning those bridges

We now have a tournament, conceived as a bridge between...

More cars should mean more  trees, not fewer

Inevitably, road networks and other contruction projects will keep...

Inevitably, road networks and...

Set up disembarkation locations outside the EU
Frank Psaila

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that would have created a...

Had Malta allowed the Aquarius to berth in its ports, that...

Tell you what: give us Lampedusa, and our SAR is yours...
Raphael Vassallo

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs, diplomatic tiffs,...

There: see how easy it all is? No need for any stand-offs,...

A real Child Protection Act, at last
Josanne Cassar

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until now, at the age of ten, for matters to finally start moving in the right direction. In the...

Imagine yourself at five years old and having to wait until...

Last call for the gravy train
Saviour Balzan

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they will both dump Muscat and Delia if it suits them

Loyalty is like convenience, and when the time comes they...

Wanted: independent regulators for our financial sector

Even if money-laundering is a Europe-wide – indeed, global –...

Even if money-laundering is a Europe-wide – indeed,...

Why pride doesn’t cut it | Manuel Zarb

Young people are not proud of political party branding in any capacity, and they do not identify with political parties’ PR campaigns

Young people are not proud of political party branding in...

[WATCH] A golden opportunity to evade justice
Saviour Balzan

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio...

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police...

On children’s nutrition, it really takes a village
Evarist Bartolo

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or young person first...

At the end of the day, the responsibility for a child or...

Between the Devil and the deep blue sea
Raphael Vassallo

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European problem’... as Italy, Malta and other southern states have been howling for years

Clearly, then, this very much is a ‘pan-European...

Full up, and nowhere to go
Josanne Cassar

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is overcrowded, over-developed and polluted, and getting from one place to the other is the stuff of...

Would you want to go on vacation to a place which is...

A stop-gap measure, not a solution

Unless the EU adopts a uniform migration policy, acceptable to all members, we will continue to see populists gaining ground, and more incidents like the...

Unless the EU adopts a uniform migration policy, acceptable...

Consumers getting higher energy bills | David Agius & Michael Briguglio
Michael Briguglio

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery continue. The Nationalist Party is ready to take legal action to ensure that people are not robbed. We are...

We are determined not to let this daylight robbery...

The ‘Mohamed Salah’ effect
The Conversation

In a country with growing unemployment and political unrest, Salah is an icon and a role model – he embodies the ideal of a young person who...

In a country with growing unemployment and political...

Summertime, and the livin’s (not) easy
Michael Falzon

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political observers think that Malta is in for a long hot summer, spending days of bickering with Italy about...

This Matteo is a different kettle of fish and political...

We don’t need another hero
Josanne Cassar

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to a political leader in the same way that they hero-worship their favourite footballer

As a nation I think many have this real need to look up to...

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