Tunnel proposal may have holes in it
The environmental risks alone are worth the pause. It is now clear that the proposed tunnel entrances will be (most probably) below the Kenuna Tower in Nadur and in the Għerien...
A privatisation scandal
Apart from the law-courts, there is also the court of public opinion; government must surely realise that there is a limit to the people’s patience, when it comes to...
We must protect jobs: including fishermen

The Maltese government should immediately call for ministerial-level talks with...

The Maltese government should immediately call for...

Tackling financial crime

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution bottleneck on money laundering and tax evasion?

Can a financial crime agency resolve the prosecution...

Scooters should be encouraged, not penalised

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new way of travelling that...

The proposed regulations are the wrong response to a new...

Enough really is enough

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception that people are living in fear inside their own homes; and that the situation is being tolerated...

Government cannot afford to ignore a widespread perception...

Crackdowns should be on criminals, not victims

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should not have been the...

Surely, the legality of those tenants’ status should...

Public officials must be open to public scrutiny

Not only has there been no attempt to make the declaration exercise more...

Not only has there been no attempt to make the declaration...

No ordinary whitewash

What is needed to prevent further fragmentation, the PN report seems to suggest, is to ensure fair representation for all internal voices within the party...

What is needed to prevent further fragmentation, the PN...

Two wrongs don’t make a right

Part of the opposition’s job is to hold the executive to account. How can the opposition properly fulfil this role, if its own members are numbered among the...

Part of the opposition’s job is to hold the executive to...

The budget that cried wolf

If the PN was chastised for embarking on an electoral ‘auction sale’, the same criticism will have to be levelled at today’s government for failing to...

If the PN was chastised for embarking on an electoral...

Red light yes, green light no

Minister Mallia cannot shrug off his responsibility to close a very evident legal loophole, which among other things has resulted in the waste of considerable...

Minister Mallia cannot shrug off his responsibility to...

Defending the mess made by others

If Mizzi is himself criticising the previous administration’s failure to pursue their matter in court, how can he justify his own government’s failure to...

If Mizzi is himself criticising the previous...

Lap-dancing clubs should be licensed

Strip clubs are a reality in Malta; what is lacking, however, is a proper licensing regime which acknowledges this selfsame reality on paper.

Strip clubs are a reality in Malta; what is lacking,...

Putting the ‘public’ back into public broadcasting

There can be no further excuses to procrastinate the reform of our public...

There can be no further excuses to procrastinate the reform...

Drug law reform long overdue

If government is to legislate properly on the issue, it must do so as part of a comprehensive and, above all, results-driven drug policy

If government is to legislate properly on the issue, it...

Busuttil’s tightrope walk

Even if it is unfair to saddle Busuttil himself with all the blame for the PN’s crushing defeat in March, it remains a fact that his campaign performance...

Even if it is unfair to saddle Busuttil himself with all...

Taking meritocracy for a ride

Jason Micallef’s nomination to the post of Chairman of V18 undermines the whole concept of meritocracy and ignores the spirit of rewarding competence and...

Jason Micallef’s nomination to the post of Chairman of...

Your job is not a copy-paste

That change brings a breath of fresh air is understood, but that merit plays no part in most of the choices is sad, to say the least.

That change brings a breath of fresh air is understood, but...

MaltaToday calls for investigation into OLAF report