Press laws not strong enough
The government cannot take its tweaked laws as a fait accompli, without a convincing public consultation that takes on board also important observations on the legislation...
Corruption has driven us into a brick wall
After all, past experience has already taught us that the existing institutions cannot be relied upon; and the ongoing TM corruption case only reinforces the point that this...
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...

‘Letting Bernard Grech sink’ is not an option

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case of Bernard Grech...

There is, simply put, more at stake here, than just a case...

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...

Be it grey-listing or enhanced follow-up Malta...

Anything, even caution, can be dangerous in excess

Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can possibly afford to...

Neither the Prime Minister nor the health authorities can...

Dismantle the PA

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment of the Planning Authority from public sentiment and any notion of democratic planning

The DB project in Pembroke confirms the growing detachment...

Wanted: a bipartisan consensus on planning reform

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its environmental policies,...

Instead of lashing out at individual critics of its...

A jewel like Hondoq ir-Rummien deserves better

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism development should be...

The 2006 amendments that earmarked this area for tourism...

Consumers have a right not to be overcharged, too...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy bills is less felt...

Yet while everyone can recognize that the bite from energy...

Tempering Eurovision expectations with realism

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at trying too hard at...

Malta’s existential failure remains its compulsion at...

Limited response to Belarus aggression

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate that violations of international law bear consequences, there can be no surprises when these rogue...

If the international community does not clearly demonstrate...

A gagging order yet again

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit, the Office of the Attorney General is trying to gag newspapers from publishing stories that...

As MaltaToday faces another contempt of court lawsuit,...

A disappointing response to the Palestinian tragedy

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and appeals, Malta should...

Instead of joining in the chorus of empty platitudes and...

No equality for women who risk jail

Malta needs to ask itself whether there is any sense in retaining the threat of imprisonment for women who carry out abortions, when even Malta’s medical...

Malta needs to ask itself whether there is any sense in...

Time is running out for Bernard Grech

Bernard Grech has indicated that he understands this; but so far, he has not come up with a workable formula to resolve these issues, once and for all

Bernard Grech has indicated that he understands this; but...

An uneasy compromise that resolves nothing

Editorial | Bernard Grech has missed out on an opportunity to acknowledge...

Editorial | Bernard Grech has missed out on an...

Beyond Moneyval, vigilance must remain strong

Passing the Moneyval test, which still requires the final stamp of the...

Passing the Moneyval test, which still requires the final...

An imperfect IVF law, undermined by party-politics

The Labour administration must take a good hard look at its IVF law, and bring...

The Labour administration must take a good hard look at its...