Like Humpty Dumpty: Joseph sat on a wall and had a great fall | Frank Camilleri
When the charges against him were formally filed, Muscat was left reeling against those who could have done something to stop this but failed to do so. It was a cryptic message,...
What are our children eating? Can it be improved? | Norma Camilleri
Nutrition is closely linked to educational outcomes. Children who are well-nourished are more likely to perform better in school. They have improved concentration, higher energy...
Graduate education and mountain climbing | Nicole Falzon

As I gird myself for this adventure, I cannot help but draw parallels between...

As I gird myself for this adventure, I cannot help but draw...

The right to a fair hearing
Michael Falzon

Regulators cannot investigate anyone and then proceed to formulate an accusation that is decided upon by the same regulator who then proceeds with a...

Regulators cannot investigate anyone and then proceed to...

The ‘Wild West’ was actually quite tame, compared to Malta…
Raphael Vassallo

Almost makes you wonder, doesn’t it, which is actually the...

Almost makes you wonder, doesn’t it, which is...

Maltese and European women deserve better | Claudette Abela Baldacchino

I am committed to working further towards a future where gender equality is a given, rather than a debate

I am committed to working further towards a future where...

Downsizing the construction industry big time
Saviour Balzan

Beyond lax safety and enforcement, the greed and obsession to cement Malta is...

Beyond lax safety and enforcement, the greed and obsession...

The status of women is the status of democracy | Constance J. Milstein, US ambassador

Malta is a trusted partner in our efforts to promote shared values and to advance peace and stability... Malta’s leadership at both the UNSC and...

Malta is a trusted partner in our efforts to promote shared...

Rent law amendment: Socialist PR but exploitative reality | Matthew Attard

The minister, likely after much lobbying from the MDA, has decided to remove all rent-calming measures that were in law. The most impactful was the extension...

The minister, likely after much lobbying from the MDA, has...

A brewing educational crisis?
Mark Said

The education administration is slack, possibly corrupt, and rather helpless against the student community. There are no proper checks on the functioning of...

The education administration is slack, possibly corrupt,...

Family businesses - the bedrock of sustainable growth | Steve Ellul

Whether it's the quaint corner grocer, the sleek office headquarters, or...

Whether it's the quaint corner grocer, the sleek office...

Eurovision is supposed to be a song contest… not a ‘declaration of principles’
Raphael Vassallo

At the moment, they’re all about whether Israel should be allowed to even compete in this year’s ESC: when that country stands accused, by large...

At the moment, they’re all about whether Israel...

An industrial travesty
Michael Falzon

In the case of the mess made by Malta Enterprise and INDIS Malta, Minister Silvio Schembri is politically responsible. Up to the time of writing, he did not...

In the case of the mess made by Malta Enterprise and INDIS...

So many want the perks of a top job… but not the accountability
Josanne Cassar

Are we surprised there are so many construction site accidents when those who...

Are we surprised there are so many construction site...

PARSHEEP
Saviour Balzan

From 16-year-old candidates to irate ministers and resignations Saviour Balzan looks back at this tumultuous week in Maltese politics 

From 16-year-old candidates to irate ministers and...

Gender equality: An imperative for societal progress | Steve Ellul

As we stand on the precipice of a new era, the importance of promoting gender...

As we stand on the precipice of a new era, the importance...

The problem with massage parlours
Mark Said

Many out there might be one massage away from endangering their physical wellbeing and health. The preservation of health is easier than the cure of the disease

Many out there might be one massage away from endangering...

Putting social justice on the global agenda | Josef Bugeja

Our Maltese experience through the ages has taught us how leveraging the power...

Our Maltese experience through the ages has taught us how...

At least, Americans have a choice
Raphael Vassallo

There is a word, you know, to describe precisely this sort of political system. I’ll give you a hint: it starts with a ‘D'

There is a word, you know, to describe precisely this sort...

The PN is missing out
Michael Falzon

Only a leader with a very strong personality can overcome this

Only a leader with a very strong personality can overcome...