Health decisions should be taken for health reasons
All this is naturally very encouraging news: but it also warrants a dose of extra caution. One level, the decline in new cases suggests that Malta’s strategy to contain the...
The virus that reveals the true colours of our humanity
Matthew Vella
This pandemic does not allow us the freedom to ignore human rights or instrumentalise the rule of law to promote an unacceptable discourse that divides people. The true colours of...
A due diligence report that leaves us none the wiser

The idea to introduce a due diligence process was commendable for the PN, but...

The idea to introduce a due diligence process was...

A leadership election, without leadership

On both sides of the divide, it seems the one thing that has been conspicuously...

On both sides of the divide, it seems the one thing that...

Prison should be a place of reform, not retribution

Rights come with responsibilities; and a State which so cavalierly disregards...

Rights come with responsibilities; and a State which so...

Bernard Grech’s ‘carelessness’ may prove costly

Grech’s ‘carelessness’ – not to mention his nonchalance...

Grech’s ‘carelessness’ – not to...

Abela risks being dragged down by Muscat’s legacy

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are currently living in,...

Were it not for the extraordinary circumstances we are...

The risks of prostitution reform

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by experts and social workers with clear knowledge of what is happening in the field. Anything less would...

It is therefore paramount that this reform is guided by...

Stopping the revolving door for top public servants

The expression refers to a process whereby legislators or regulators...

The expression refers to a process whereby legislators or...

Malta’s planning regime needs urgent reform

The controversial Rural Policy in Design Guidelines, approved in 2014,...

The controversial Rural Policy in Design Guidelines,...

Malta’s test of fire

Malta's presidency over the European Council will be a crucial test for our national leadership

Malta's presidency over the European Council will be a...

Too much authority, too little planning

Taken in isolation the four towers may not have a dramatic impact; but if one, two or three other high-rises are approved in a locality which stands in the...

Taken in isolation the four towers may not have a dramatic...

Is Muscat’s success Mintoff’s failure?

Joseph Muscat argued that the country’s success was built on his...

Joseph Muscat argued that the country’s success was...

The MaltaToday stand on euthanasia | A question of dignity

The way a society cares for its people, the way its healthcare succours its...

The way a society cares for its people, the way its...

Are we up to the task?

We must look beyond merely tightening controls to fight terrorism

We must look beyond merely tightening controls to fight...

Grounded by reality

There is room for further negotiations on both sides

There is room for further negotiations on both sides

An ill wind blows nobody any good

It seems the likeliest outcome of the failed military coup in Turkey is further erosion of the democratic process

It seems the likeliest outcome of the failed military coup...

Blogs and harassment

Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando’s judicial protest can be seen as another phase in this ever-evolving area of conflict

Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando’s judicial protest can be...

Towards higher ethical standards

It is fitting that Parliament is currently debating a bill to scrutinise the ethical behaviour of MPs, people of trust and government advisors and consultants

It is fitting that Parliament is currently debating a bill...

Reforming the education sector

The discussion on the Maltese educational system reform provides an excellent opportunity to finally address a number of outstanding issues in this sector

The discussion on the Maltese educational system...