Transparency applies to the law courts, too
University has a lot to learn
Above all, Malta needs critical voices: people who can dissect power and speak to it without fear or favour. If the University of Malta is not capable of providing this necessary...
A good start, but only a start

Robert Abela has hit a number of high notes in his first week of office, contrasting with his promise of continuity in the short campaign for...

Robert Abela has hit a number of high notes in his...

Continuity won, but some change is inevitable

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime Minister may have...

From this perspective, Abela’s tenure as Prime...

A new political season for Malta

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the political culture that respects voters, that vows to address the shortcomings in good governance, that...

Will both parties commit themselves to a change in the...

A proxy war in the Med?

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove crucial to the prospects of lasting peace in the Mediterranean

As things stand, the coming weeks and months may prove...

Continuity is not an option

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently distance themselves from what they now both recognise to be the ‘mistakes’ of the Muscat...

Both Chris Fearne and Robert Abela must sufficiently...

Beware of ‘friends’ bearing gifts: regulating trading in influence

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming to being ‘blackmailed’. That is the whole point of the matter: it was his own decision...

Muscat himself has now underscored the danger, by claiming...

Press laws: the debate starts

We welcome a debate on this media law, though it would be preferable if both government and Opposition conducted it without unnecessary hysterical...

We welcome a debate on this media law, though it would...

Time to reform press laws

There can be no doubt that libel suits are a weapon in the hands of the powerful

There can be no doubt that libel suits are a weapon in the...

The real threat to democracy

The undisguised nepotism that has dogged Joseph Muscat’s first term has severely eroded public trust in vital national institutions

The undisguised nepotism that has dogged Joseph...

Blaming the interconnector is not good enough

It is Labour’s failure to deliver that is now the issue

It is Labour’s failure to deliver that is now the...

Even better than the real thing

If there is one basic rule of journalism, it is that unverified facts should never be published

If there is one basic rule of journalism, it is that...

Disintegrating the integrated | A joint editorial by MaltaToday, Times of Malta, the Malta Independent

A government policy designed to break people into submission or destitution, pushing people to live in a state of limbo, is nothing short of inhuman and...

A government policy designed to break people into...

The proof of the (environmental) pudding

If the Nationalist Party is elected and betrays any of its pledges, it will have given civil society plenty of rope to hang it with it

If the Nationalist Party is elected and betrays any of its...

They are children, not criminals

Malta cannot continue to flout international citizenship laws - a review of the entire process is long overdue

Malta cannot continue to flout international citizenship...

Safeguarding Malta’s energy interests

Only once all the contracts have been published will we be able to tell if Labour’s energy policy really safeguards Malta’s interests in this sector

Only once all the contracts have been published will we be...

Beyond Good and Evil

All we’ve heard so far is nonsense about good versus evil, and the explosive diatribes of Salvu Mallia

All we’ve heard so far is nonsense about good...

Keeping within one’s remit

Sovereignty works both ways - just as the European Commission must desist from wading into political frays, political parties must keep within their...

Sovereignty works both ways - just as the European...

The Salvu Mallia ‘problem’

Experiences with other outspoken members indicate that this is not the basis for a happy marriage of convenience

Experiences with other outspoken members indicate that this...