Assassination of Caruana Galizia: a scar on the national conscience
History may remain permanently divided on Daphne Caruana Galizia and her legacy: but the assassination is likely to remain a scar on the national conscience, like the brutal...
Losing the popular fight
MaltaToday Editorial | There is a reason why the moralistic anticorruption fight has failed to achieve any proper result or institutional concessions
Parks are needed where people live

No amount of distant public parks can compensate for the lack of any breathing space from fumes and construction in one's own locality

No amount of distant public parks can compensate for the...

Small parties not making inroads

One must therefore question why the smaller parties are struggling to make inroads. One cannot ignore the structural imbalance against third parties in a...

One must therefore question why the smaller parties are...

An election-eve, environmental epiphany

It was almost to be expected, therefore, that a government that has grossly neglected the state of Malta’s natural environment, would attempt to make...

It was almost to be expected, therefore, that a government...

Not a deliberate strategy, but indicative nonetheless

The decrease in the number of PN candidates in some localities may be more...

The decrease in the number of PN candidates in some...

Construction sector reforms have failed

The one thing we clearly cannot do is rely on the country's regulatory apparatuse to do its job

The one thing we clearly cannot do is rely on the...

When court orders must be defied

The media has a Constitutionally obligation to publish information about court cases, but there are nonetheless exceptions to this right

The media has a Constitutionally obligation to publish...

A President for all

Following a spate of controversial political appointments, Muscat’s choice of president will inevitably be interpreted as the litmus test of his commitment...

Following a spate of controversial political appointments,...

Polidano’s misdemeanours: all about timing?

Many extensive illegalities have been sanctioned, and this has allowed the big...

Many extensive illegalities have been sanctioned, and this...

At arm’s length

John Dalli’s comments raise the question: should the maxim of blocking political interference be extended to other equally important spheres?

John Dalli’s comments raise the question: should the...

A tragedy for the environment

The Portomaso decision is not only scandalous, but indicative of the political mindset.

The Portomaso decision is not only scandalous, but...

A bitter pill, sweetened

Government has acted correctly in guaranteeing transparency on the IIP, but this concession should be backed up by real rights for migrants who contribute to...

Government has acted correctly in guaranteeing transparency...

A community bond put up for sale

If citizenship is for sale, then what next?

If citizenship is for sale, then what next?

Perceptions on budget and citizenship

Whether the IIP will prove to be a permanent source of revenue that lightens Malta’s tax burden is something yet to be proven.

Whether the IIP will prove to be a permanent source of...

Sliding doors and the disaster at Mistra

When the first sign of interest in building a mega cluster of high-rise apartments in Xemxija Heights, St Paul’s Bay, was revealed in the press in 2008, the...

When the first sign of interest in building a mega cluster...

Towards a common approach to migration

This time, it is opposition leader Simon Busuttil’s turn to deflate the government’s claims of having ‘achieved results’ in the Council of Ministers...

This time, it is opposition leader Simon Busuttil’s turn...

Time to let the people decide on spring hunting

It now falls to the ordinary voter to stand up and be counted. Justice in this...

It now falls to the ordinary voter to stand up and be...

We’re all liberals now…

While this newspaper welcomes the apparent consensus that should pave the way for full marriage equality at law, a few questions remain.

While this newspaper welcomes the apparent consensus that...

Libya cannot be abandoned

Apart from the terrible cost in terms of human life, the multiple tragedies we are now witnessing in connection with immigration from Africa to Europe are also...

Apart from the terrible cost in terms of human life, the...