To be effective, the inquiry must have consequences
If Abela truly intends implementing the reforms demanded by the public inquiry – and above all, to lead the nation into some form of...
There’s only one enemy: Covid-19
But if we all really do want an exit from the present crisis: we must also – as we did 70 years ago – learn to put aside our personal interests, in defence of the...
There is more than just ‘productivity’ at stake here

If the health authorities expect us to continue relying on the vaccine for our...

If the health authorities expect us to continue relying on...

Greylisting is also an opportunity for compromise

This may be the only silver lining of Malta’s...

This may be the only silver lining of Malta’s...

Let’s not err too much on the side of caution

Instead of reacting to each new development in fits and starts, government...

Instead of reacting to each new development in fits and...

Solitary confinement is torture: it has to go

This newspaper can only back the public calls for a thorough reform of the...

This newspaper can only back the public calls for a...

The ethical bar needs to be raised

As things stand, the best course is for Rosianne Cutajar to take the back seat, suspend herself from the party, and only seek re-election if cleared by the tax...

As things stand, the best course is for Rosianne Cutajar to...

A ‘get-out-of-jail’ card for cowboy developers

Once again, Malta’s cowboy contractors have been given a...

Once again, Malta’s cowboy contractors have been...

Greylisting is an opportunity, yes… to clean up our act

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before someone else does it for...

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before...

Greylist: a call for a new political will to clean up our act

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind Malta once again...

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind...

‘Letting Bernard Grech sink’ is not an option

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case of Bernard Grech...

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case...

A cloudy forecast on FATF

Be it grey-listing or enhanced follow-up Malta is struggling in the wake of stronger governments whose voice at the FATF is a political tool that...

Be it grey-listing or enhanced follow-up Malta...

Anything, even caution, can be dangerous in excess

Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can possibly afford to...

Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can...

Dismantle the PA

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment of the Planning Authority from public sentiment and any notion of democratic planning

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment...

Wanted: a bipartisan consensus on planning reform

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its environmental policies,...

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its...

A jewel like Hondoq ir-Rummien deserves better

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism development should be...

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism...

Consumers have a right not to be overcharged, too...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy bills is less felt...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy...

Tempering Eurovision expectations with realism

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at trying too hard at...

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at...

Limited response to Belarus aggression

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate that violations of international law bear consequences, there can be no surprises when these rogue...

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate...

A gagging order yet again

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit, the Office of the Attorney General is trying to gag newspapers from publishing stories that...

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit,...