Safeguarding open space and local plan changes
The economic outlook, the country’s demography, the state of the environment, and people’s expectations today are different from those that underpinned the local plan...
PN needs a narrative of hope
It is a tall order indeed but one that cannot continue being put aside
A disappointing response to the Palestinian tragedy

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and appeals, Malta should...

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and...

No equality for women who risk jail

Malta needs to ask itself whether there is any sense in retaining the threat of imprisonment for women who carry out abortions, when even Malta’s medical...

Malta needs to ask itself whether there is any sense in...

Time is running out for Bernard Grech

Bernard Grech has indicated that he understands this; but so far, he has not come up with a workable formula to resolve these issues, once and for all

Bernard Grech has indicated that he understands this; but...

An uneasy compromise that resolves nothing

Editorial | Bernard Grech has missed out on an opportunity to acknowledge...

Editorial | Bernard Grech has missed out on an...

Beyond Moneyval, vigilance must remain strong

Passing the Moneyval test, which still requires the final stamp of the...

Passing the Moneyval test, which still requires the final...

An imperfect IVF law, undermined by party-politics

The Labour administration must take a good hard look at its IVF law, and bring...

The Labour administration must take a good hard look at its...

There is more to ‘community' than investment

If ‘Kommunità Malta’ truly intends to live up to the...

If ‘Kommunità Malta’ truly intends...

COVID support does not undermine media autonomy

To gratuitously suggest that any media...

To gratuitously suggest that any media...

Pardons are not a 'Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free' card

Ultimately, everybody wants the full truth surrounding Caruana Galizia’s...

Ultimately, everybody wants the full truth surrounding...

Gozo’s strong civic awakening

The strong and united stance of Gozitan mayors shows partisan differences can indeed be put aside in the name of the common good

The strong and united stance of Gozitan mayors shows...

A wake-up call to the Opposition

For ultimately, the greatest stumbling block for PN recovery is that voters still find it very difficult to perceive it as an alternative government

For ultimately, the greatest stumbling block for PN...

Let’s not repeat last year’s mistakes

Until the vaccination programme is well underway, caution must be advised...

Until the vaccination programme is well underway, caution...

Without soul-searching, apologies are useless

This is why an internal process of soul searching in Labour should not be an...

This is why an internal process of soul searching in Labour...

A belated admission that cannabis users are not 'criminals'

All in all, the proposed reform may still fall short of a fully liberalised...

All in all, the proposed reform may still fall short of a...

A Maltese ‘Tangentopoli’, in the making

Whether this realisation will be enough to consign, once and for all, the...

Whether this realisation will be enough to consign, once...

Death of the Republic

The legitimacy of the Muscat administration, inherited by Robert Abela, is now imperilled and has become toxic

The legitimacy of the Muscat administration, inherited by...

Labour has a lot of soul-searching to do

Just distancing himself from Schembri may not be enough to help Robert Abela build a strong narrative: through which he can reclaim his party’s moral...

Just distancing himself from Schembri may not be enough to...

Labour must take stock of Muscat legacy

The Labour Party keeps paying the price of being associated with people like Keith Schembri, which the party has never disowned; much as it will never disown...

The Labour Party keeps paying the price of being associated...