Keith Schembri must be investigated for obstruction of justice
Matthew Vella
That Schembri would continue to evade even any judicial consequences for his actions is not only intolerable, but also the cause of possible vitiation of the ongoing court...
Corruption, not protests, has destabilised the country
The right to protest may be sacrosanct; but to bring about the necessary changes this country needs, a political movement will have to be built on the foundations of activism
Abela must translate his 'enforcement' warnings into action

The only way the spread will be curbed is through a communal effort in which...

The only way the spread will be curbed is through a...

A cowardly government held at gun-point

Labour has concretised the popular perception of a government that is – almost literally, in this case – held at gun-point by a single...

Labour has concretised the popular perception of a...

'Full up' is no answer to the challenge of migration

It is in this sense that Government and Opposition should really join forces:...

It is in this sense that Government and Opposition should...

Rule of law concerns PM must act upon

Abela and his ministers should not hope our corruption problem might just go away... It will cost them dearly if they make inaction on rule of law and...

Abela and his ministers should not hope our corruption...

The price of maladministration

For even if there is room to complain about the USA’s arguably heavy-handed and overbearing pressure… the fact remains that we have no one but...

For even if there is room to complain about the USA’s...

Still far to go for gender equality

Wider gender equality rights include the right of women to participate in public life without harassment; to determine their own futures, unfettered by...

Wider gender equality rights include the right of women to...

After the flood… the irony

How is it possible that no serious thought is ever given to availing ourselves of a natural bonanza of water delivered directly to our door?

How is it possible that no serious thought is ever given to...

Falling between two stools

If the Nationalist government has no stomach to regulate such matters in a way equitable to all parties concerned then perhaps it were better if it did not...

If the Nationalist government has no stomach to regulate...

The death of social responsibility

According to the various ‘obituaries’ that would follow, Mintoff was either a superhuman idol who could absolutely no wrong whatsoever… or else a monster...

According to the various ‘obituaries’ that would...

The Mintoff metamorphosis

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”

“The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft...

Malta after Mintoff

The national outpour of grief following Dom Mintoff’s death on Monday was both predictable and understandable.

The national outpour of grief following Dom Mintoff’s...

Supermarket politics

The bonus to the Police Corps is not an isolated example of targeted vote-buying initiatives but the latest in a long and depressing history of such measures.

The bonus to the Police Corps is not an isolated example of...

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Bailing out inconsistencies

We question the validity of a judicial system which views simple possession of cannabis a more serious offence than either double murder, attempted robbery,...

We question the validity of a judicial system which views...

Battle of the billboards

Both PN and Labour campaigns seem to mirror each other in some respect.

Both PN and Labour campaigns seem to mirror each other in...

Prisoners of conscience

How much more public funds are we willing to spend, and how much more procrastination are we willing to endure, to ensure that the conscience of some of our...

How much more public funds are we willing to spend, and how...

The police’s duty to inform

Why was there no press conference at any stage of the Rahman investigation to keep the media informed… as tends to happen in all serious countries?

Why was there no press conference at any stage of the...

Nothing is sacred anymore

JPO was presented to the general electorate by the PN as a sacrificial lamb: resulting in an overwhelming sympathy vote which quite possibly led to the PN...

JPO was presented to the general electorate by the PN as a...