Transparency still lacking in asset declarations
A closer look at the declarations themselves seems to raise more questions, than answers
No-pain budget but no pitch for new economic model
Caruana may want to re-evaluate his strategy over the medium term by reducing the subsidy on motor vehicle fuels and asking motorists to pick up part of the bill, thus reducing...
Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a simple affirmation that need not unravel the progressive achievements of the decade, but demand a...

‘Justice for Daphne is justice for Malta’: a...

PBS belongs to the people, not government

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the centre of focus

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the...

Leaving no stone unturned

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after all the major political protagonists involved in the Panama affair had likewise either resigned, or...

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after...

Taking broadcasting absurdity to new heights

Rather than confront the issue of ‘impartiality’, then, the...

Rather than confront the issue of...

Politicians, give way to the experts on COVID-19 spike

Malta’s re-opening of the economy was at best haphazard, and did not...

Malta’s re-opening of the economy was at best...

An interview that raises more questions than answers

As with the scapegoating of migrants, this also comes across as a way of...

As with the scapegoating of migrants, this also comes...

Risking on COVID-19 could be economically lethal

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to Malta’s health...

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to...

‘Open for business’: but at what cost to public health?

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to maintain social...

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to...

The nuts and bolts of Malta’s rule of law problem

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s urgent problem on...

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s...

This is a time to uphold freedom of expression, not curtail it

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here, but also the...

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here,...

Hardened hearts inside the PN
A verdict that doesn’t resolve the impasse

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness in facing up to...

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness...

Delia should go: but at what cost for the Opposition?
The PN’s future hangs in the balance

Yet ironically, Adrian Delia is also the only person who can help resolve the PN’s crisis: by resigning and giving his full backing to a successor, in...

Yet ironically, Adrian Delia is also the only person who...

Secrets and lies

Malta has cooked itself up a maelstrom of explosive ingredients

Malta has cooked itself up a maelstrom of explosive...

Safeguarding both health and economy is possible, and doable

Recent experience suggests that it is perfectly possible – and indeed,...

Recent experience suggests that it is perfectly possible...

The bar has been raised, but not high enough

Prime Minister Robert Abela’s first priority must be to take the...

Prime Minister Robert Abela’s first priority must be...

Abela moves from words into action: Konrad Mizzi gets the boot

Mizzi flung down the gauntlet, and defied Abela’s explicit marching...

Mizzi flung down the gauntlet, and defied...