Sounding the death knell for small businesses
Josanne Cassar
For some mysterious reason, everyone and their brother seems to think that the best business venture at the moment is to open a supermarket
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 are carrying out a due diligence on a customer.
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...

Highest EU standards... only on paper
Peter Agius

We joined Europe to secure higher standards in governance, democracy and quality of life. Instead, due to incompetence and lack of political will, government...

We joined Europe to secure higher standards in governance,...

Attempting to measure happiness
Josanne Cassar

To be blunt, undergraduate students in Malta have no idea how good they have it here (financially speaking) precisely because they have the luxury of living...

To be blunt, undergraduate students in Malta have no idea...

Decisions we should take: Part 2
Saviour Balzan

In the second part of a two-part series Saviour Balzan explores decisions that need to be taken

In the second part of a two-part series Saviour Balzan...

Crime: Why are we so fascinated by it? | Sandra Scicluna

Unity |  Crime seems to activate that curiosity within us, perhaps in...

Unity |  Crime seems to activate that curiosity...

Cartoon: 31 March 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Survey numbers are umpteenth wakeup call for PN

Any positive news the PN may have reaped in the past months from polling data...

Any positive news the PN may have reaped in the past months...

Women, invisible illnesses and sexuality | Mariella Micallef

Unity | Perceptions of healthcare professionals towards clients with invisible...

Unity | Perceptions of healthcare professionals towards...

Shaping the EU to Maltese needs
Peter Agius

We are repetitively seeing that several EU laws being adopted are not fit for the reality on the ground in the Maltese islands

We are repetitively seeing that several EU laws being...

The perception and openness towards death in Malta | Graziella Vella

Unity | The neutral tendency to discuss death confirms a belief that the...

Unity | The neutral tendency to discuss death confirms a...

Myriam Spiteri Debono will give presidency integrity and moral authority

Spiteri Debono should use her moral authority to convince the major parties in setting up a constitutional convention representative of society to redraft the...

Spiteri Debono should use her moral authority to convince...