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A further increment on this top-up would make it more attractive for these skilled employees to remain in employment

A further increment on this top-up would make it more...

What’s ‘love’ got to do with (Malta’s plummeting EU relations?)
Raphael Vassallo

There: not so ‘melodramatic’ after all, is it now...?

There: not so ‘melodramatic’ after all, is it...

Cancelling black and brown faces: Identità’s disservice to an inclusive Malta
James Debono

‘Everyone has a story to tell… we make it official’ the video clip touted as a rebranding of Identity Malta Agency proclaimed. Everyone...

‘Everyone has a story to tell… we make it...

What’s the point of ‘National Strategy Plans’... if we never actually implement any of them?
Raphael Vassallo

Naturally, this leaves us with the most imponderable question of them all. If government itself doesn’t take its own ‘National Strategy...

Naturally, this leaves us with the most imponderable...

Inflation here to stay
Michael Falzon

This happened after last year’s record COLA increase and it will happen again this year

This happened after last year’s record COLA increase...

‘Speak to someone, they will arrange it for you’
Josanne Cassar

The reality is that it is never worth the risk because inevitably, it will...

The reality is that it is never worth the risk because...

The Prime Minister who cried: ‘It’s the Wollof! It’s the Wollof!’
Raphael Vassallo

Like Lambkin, Prime Minister Robert Abela will very soon discover the ultimate limits of his own credibility... if he hasn’t done that, already

Like Lambkin, Prime Minister Robert Abela will very soon...

With the EU’s new media law, TVM will be reduced to ‘The Teleshopping Channel’...
Raphael Vassallo

I thought the European Parliament must have finally run out of things to meddle with, when it comes to how individual member states choose to govern their own,...

I thought the European Parliament must have finally run out...

Looks like organised crime
Michael Falzon

This was certainly an organised system and as the president of the Medical Association of Malta put it, the scheme does look like being an organised crime on...

This was certainly an organised system and as the president...

How to steal from the State
Saviour Balzan

If we want people to feel guilty if they steal from the State, we have to have a political class that is up there in the morality quotient. We are far from...

If we want people to feel guilty if they steal from the...

How do you solve the problem of job vacancies?
Josanne Cassar

The common lament among employers is that very few CVs from locals are landing...

The common lament among employers is that very few CVs from...

Growth, tourism and our quality of life
Ralph Cassar

We hardly ever hear about the mitigation of the effects of mass tourism from the Malta Tourism Authority

We hardly ever hear about the mitigation of the effects of...

There are other places, apart from freezers, to stuff our organic waste...
Raphael Vassallo

“With the population of individual local councils ranging broadly from 200 to 22,000, contracting for and organising waste collection on such a...

“With the population of individual local councils...

Perception is king
Michael Falzon

By the simple trick of implying that all those who criticise certain aspects of the way the Film Commission is run do not want the ‘film industry’...

By the simple trick of implying that all those who...

Stick a red pepper up their ass
Saviour Balzan

The word out there is that the government has lost the plot. The right hand does not know what the left hand is doing

The word out there is that the government has lost the...

So many ruined lives… all for the love of money
Josanne Cassar

The trauma which victims’ families go through when a loved one is...

The trauma which victims’ families go through when a...

The double-edged sword of ChatGPT | Alexiei Dingli

 The challenges are multifaceted, from biases to environmental concerns,...

 The challenges are multifaceted, from biases to...

A clubbing destination!
Michael Falzon

Meanwhile, dreams of how tourism in Malta could and should have evolved remain just dreams

Meanwhile, dreams of how tourism in Malta could and should...