Coronavirus new variant – genomics researcher answers key questions | Lucy van Dorp
The Conversation
The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven in the spike protein, the protein that mediates entry of the virus into human cells. This is a relatively large number of...
Ignoring quarantine rules has become the most common crime all over
Michael Falzon
We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile, COVID-19 keeps multiplying and even mutating... and the pandemic rages on
The gas pipeline saga
Ralph Cassar

The story of energy policy in Malta is one of incompetence, mismanagement, of allegations of graft, corruption and of smoking guns. It is a story of the...

The story of energy policy in Malta is one of incompetence,...

Coronavirus new variant – genomics researcher answers key questions | Lucy van Dorp
The Conversation

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven in the spike protein, the protein that mediates entry of the virus into human cells. This is a...

The variant carries 14 defining mutations including seven...

Ignoring quarantine rules has become the most common crime all over
Michael Falzon

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile, COVID-19 keeps...

We have entered pandemic fatigue. Meanwhile,...

Easier to disrupt education than to ban private parties
Josanne Cassar

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of protected bliss,...

Robert Abela seems to be living in his own little cocoon of...

Call an election
Saviour Balzan

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and one that can take this small Island State through the necessary changes that were wilfully neglected...

Prime Minister Robert Abela needs to be his own man, and...

Yorgen Fenech and the Castille gang
Arnold Cassola

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in Castille during Joseph Muscat’s stint as Prime Minister have had connections of varying type with...

Is it not strange that at least ten persons working in...

Utilising data for a brighter, more efficient future | Josianne Cutajar

Europe must combine schools and universities investing in STEM career paths. This will lead to the raising of a generation of engineers and data scientists...

Europe must combine schools and universities investing in...

Chronicle of a fatal accident (actually, two) foretold...
Raphael Vassallo

The State could have done more to prevent those fatalities. And yes, it did...

The State could have done more to prevent those fatalities....

Full up: of tigers
Michael Falzon

So-called zoos are unnecessary and undesirable as they are just vanity projects with no benefits for conservation

So-called zoos are unnecessary and undesirable as they are...

Since when are four deaths a day considered ‘normal’?
Raphael Vassallo

Since when has the gradual extermination of an entire generation become so...

Since when has the gradual extermination of an entire...

We have had enough of bullying tactics
Josanne Cassar

Anton Cutajar with his hysterical ranting against the Animal Welfare Commissioner Alison Bezzina, reminds us of the bullying stereotype the Labour Party has...

Anton Cutajar with his hysterical ranting against the...

A nation that has forgotten its past
Saviour Balzan

Not only do we not know our history, but we have few Maltese public intellectuals to look up to and guide us in a time of crisis and question the status quo

Not only do we not know our history, but we have few...

A public health emergency | Stephen Spiteri

Frontliners, our own heroes are exhausted.  These doctors, nurses,...

Frontliners, our own heroes are exhausted.  These...

Standing strong for Maltese farmers in Brussels | Bjorn Azzopardi

In this situation, Malta shall stand united not just to safeguard Malta’s...

In this situation, Malta shall stand united not just to...

The path to utilising data for a brighter, more efficient future

Labour MEP (S&D) Josianne Cutajar • It is undeniable. The world...

Labour MEP (S&D) Josianne Cutajar • It is...

The right to die | Joanna Onions, Christian Colombo

The way we die is not something Malta, as a democratic state, can continue to...

The way we die is not something Malta, as a democratic...

Malta’s most beautiful street? Most unchanged, more like it...
Raphael Vassallo

Until now, that is: when a street finally gets singled out for the sheer beauty...

Until now, that is: when a street finally gets singled out...

It goes (quite literally) without saying...
Raphael Vassallo

Not only is there no corresponding inquiry into an apparent epidemic of sudden,...

Not only is there no corresponding inquiry into an apparent...