A cloudy forecast on FATF
Be it grey-listing or enhanced follow-up Malta is struggling in the wake of stronger governments whose voice at the FATF is a political tool that could make an example...
Anything, even caution, can be dangerous in excess
Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can possibly afford to inflict another embarrassing fiasco upon themselves, of the kind we experienced just a few months ago
Let’s not err too much on the side of caution

Instead of reacting to each new development in fits and starts, government...

Instead of reacting to each new development in fits and...

Solitary confinement is torture: it has to go

This newspaper can only back the public calls for a thorough reform of the...

This newspaper can only back the public calls for a...

The ethical bar needs to be raised

As things stand, the best course is for Rosianne Cutajar to take the back seat, suspend herself from the party, and only seek re-election if cleared by the tax...

As things stand, the best course is for Rosianne Cutajar to...

A ‘get-out-of-jail’ card for cowboy developers

Once again, Malta’s cowboy contractors have been given a...

Once again, Malta’s cowboy contractors have been...

Greylisting is an opportunity, yes… to clean up our act

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before someone else does it for...

Ultimately, Malta has to clean up its stables, before...

Greylist: a call for a new political will to clean up our act

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind Malta once again...

FATF and the ‘ignominy’ of its greylist remind...

PBS belongs to the people, not government

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the centre of focus

The service must place people, and not the parties, as the...

Leaving no stone unturned

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after all the major political protagonists involved in the Panama affair had likewise either resigned, or...

Joseph Muscat’s summoning only became possible after...

Taking broadcasting absurdity to new heights

Rather than confront the issue of ‘impartiality’, then, the...

Rather than confront the issue of...

Politicians, give way to the experts on COVID-19 spike

Malta’s re-opening of the economy was at best haphazard, and did not...

Malta’s re-opening of the economy was at best...

An interview that raises more questions than answers

As with the scapegoating of migrants, this also comes across as a way of...

As with the scapegoating of migrants, this also comes...

Risking on COVID-19 could be economically lethal

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to Malta’s health...

Just as a total lockdown could not have been the answer to...

‘Open for business’: but at what cost to public health?

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to maintain social...

It is manifestly unfair that, while people are expected to...

The nuts and bolts of Malta’s rule of law problem

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s urgent problem on...

We need to give ample room to bring forth Malta’s...

This is a time to uphold freedom of expression, not curtail it

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here, but also the...

It is not only freedom of the press that is at stake here,...

Hardened hearts inside the PN
A verdict that doesn’t resolve the impasse

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness in facing up to...

Delia has no appreciation of his political ineffectiveness...

Delia should go: but at what cost for the Opposition?