[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Hunters are the privileged few
Saviour Balzan
Government has sent out a mixed message by allowing the spring hunting season to go ahead while telling everyone else to stay inside
It looks ugly for Europe. This crisis takes us into uncharted territory
Mark Camilleri
Historian Mark Camilleri does not want to be a prophet of doom, but he thinks the pandemic’s effect on political and social life could unleash impacts far bigger than the...
‘Swift action’? By the EU? You’ve got to be kidding me...
Raphael Vassallo

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or Milan, or Cremona, or...

How would I react if I were a resident of Bergamo, or...

The ITS deal mess
Michael Falzon

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers should have been made by the Opposition in the first place

Many questions for which the Auditor-General sought answers...

And they boast of a surplus
Saviour Balzan

Our balance sheet allows the Maltese economy to borrow up to €5 billion, even with the blessing of the European Commission in this dire situation; and...

Our balance sheet allows the Maltese economy to borrow up...

The dilemmas of the lockdown decision
Josanne Cassar

Government is under pressure to do something, but making rash decisions which are not thought through properly at this time will unravel the good that has been...

Government is under pressure to do something, but making...

Malta’s leaders must present united front on COVID-19
Matthew Vella

Unless Abela and Fearne are on the same page, we fear conflicting messages will...

Unless Abela and Fearne are on the same page, we fear...

Now is the time to map out our next-generation economy
Claudio Grech

By learning from the adjustments that mother nature has imposed on us in the...

By learning from the adjustments that mother nature has...

All hands on deck | Julia Farrugia

Usually it takes two to tango. But to face the raging beast attacking us on all fronts, we must ‘tango in three’ to slay it: the government, the...

Usually it takes two to tango. But to face the raging beast...

COVID-19? It’s Mother Nature’s revenge for Bruno the Bear...
Raphael Vassallo

There is, in brief, nothing ‘unique’ or ’unprecedented’...

There is, in brief, nothing ‘unique’ or...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Government measures do not cater for over 100,000 workers
Saviour Balzan

The sacrifice cannot be limited to the 100,000 employees in the private sector, who work for companies that will not benefit from the €800 per month...

The sacrifice cannot be limited to the 100,000 employees in...

Time to talk about a windfall tax

In a climate of negative growth, everyone should be expected to join the effort of ‘socialising the costs’. What remains uncertain is whether...

In a climate of negative growth, everyone should be...

Amazing, how quickly we all forgot about the EU...
Raphael Vassallo

Where is all the ‘guidance’ that the European Health Commission is...

Where is all the ‘guidance’ that the European...

The end of the world as we know it
Michael Falzon

Maltese businesses facing liquidity problems would have deferred paying their tax and social security dues in any case

Maltese businesses facing liquidity problems would have...

[WATCH] Saviour Balzan's video blog | Economic rescue measures are a joke
Saviour Balzan

Businesses and enterpreneurs need all the help in the world at a time of deep crisis

Businesses and enterpreneurs need all the help in the world...

And just like that… everything changed
Fighting a cancer with an aspirin
Abela’s COVID-19 budget won’t work: we should be planning a fightback
Matthew Vella

Our appeal to Robert Abela: Malta needs a social insurance that will pay wages and keep the economy ready for its bounceback

Our appeal to Robert Abela: Malta needs a social insurance...

It’s war... but not as our grandparents knew it
Raphael Vassallo

We have, in a nutshell, been cocooned from calamity by both time and space. But...

We have, in a nutshell, been cocooned from calamity by both...

Coronavirus: How the world is reacting to a pandemic | Neville Zammit

As the world is realizing that this is not a drill, society should come to...

As the world is realizing that this is not a drill, society...