Public land belongs to the  public, not government
One struggles to comprehend why the Maltese government would care so such about private profits, and so little about Malta’s environment and urban well-being
Inside the PN, a not-so silent revolution
Love him or hate him, Adrian Delia was the choice of the Nationalist Party’s true owners. It was a choice based specifically on a rejection of the Nationalist Old...
Tourism is not just about numbers
What the Maltese want...
‘Majority rule’ is not democracy
MaltaToday Staff

A majority may indeed value ‘cars’ more than ‘trees’… but is it in their long-term benefit to have more of the former, and less...

A majority may indeed value ‘cars’ more than...

Put up, or shut up

Above all, Delia must give the parliamentary group his stamp of authority. As for his detractors, they must now put up or shut up. If they are unable to do...

Above all, Delia must give the parliamentary group his...

The fight for equality is not over yet

It would be a mistake to believe the job is done and it is now up to Edward Zammit Lewis to strengthen what has already been achieved and to reach higher and...

It would be a mistake to believe the job is done and it is...

Lawlessness on the high seas?

In what appears to be a repetition of the experience with motoring on land, the regulations and enforcement have not evolved in step with the boating...

In what appears to be a repetition of the experience with...

A year of change. Or was it?

2013 was a memorable year for a number of reasons. It witnessed the historic resignation of a pope, and a successor who seems to have already radically altered...

2013 was a memorable year for a number of reasons. It...

Annus horribilis for the justice system

The events of this week may well be the last straw that broke the camel’s back, at least with regard to the public credibility of a justice system that has...

The events of this week may well be the last straw that...

Sins of omission and commission

It is difficult to reconcile the ‘shock’ registered by the Labour Opposition to revelations of this scandal before the last election, with the fact that...

It is difficult to reconcile the ‘shock’ registered by...

‘Safety last’ in fireworks policy

Once again, too much thought was given to appeasing the fireworks lobby, and not enough to the legitimate safety concerns of the wider public. This is...

Once again, too much thought was given to appeasing the...

A high-stakes diplomatic game

Ukrainian President's visit would have been an opportunity for Malta to return to a role to which she is historically accustomed: that of mediator on the...

Ukrainian President's visit would have been an opportunity...

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...