National identity: the quest goes on | Charles Xuereb
As Malta prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary as an independent state, veteran broadcaster Charles Xuereb argues that we have yet to establish an identity which is truly our...
State expectations | Alex Vella Gera
By turning down a national honour, author Alex Vella Gera may also have also forced us to confront the elusive question of what our nation state actually represents, and what we...
It’s still the economy, stupid | Tonio Fenech

The global economic climate will be kinder to Labour than it was to the last...

The global economic climate will be kinder to Labour than...

‘Enemalta is no family silver’ | Konrad Mizzi

In its current state, Enemalta is the albatross around the island’s neck. But...

In its current state, Enemalta is the albatross around the...

A normal life and a hidden hand | Syrians living in Malta

Abdul Dibo and Nidal Binni, Syrians long resident in Malta, offer their...

Abdul Dibo and Nidal Binni, Syrians long resident in Malta,...

Facing a constructed crisis | Therese Comodini Cachia

MEP candidate Therese Comodini Cachia believes the big migration ‘crisis’...

MEP candidate Therese Comodini Cachia believes the big...

Live through this | Karl Schembri

Journalist turned humanitarian worker Karl Schembri has witnessed the human toll of an illegal Israeli occupation and the exodus of Syrian and Palestinian...

Journalist turned humanitarian worker Karl Schembri has...

Poacher or gamekeeper? | Sandro Chetcuti

Developer Sandro Chetcuti has just been appointed on the Building Regulations Board. As a developer who enjoys the trust of the new government, will he be...

Developer Sandro Chetcuti has just been appointed on the...

‘Gonzi must acknowledge he was wrong, history proved me right’ – Debono

Franco Debono believes the PN administration’s downfall was not down to the personal agendas of government MPs, but the direct result of former prime...

Franco Debono believes the PN administration’s downfall...

Regrets, I’ve had a few… | Lawrence Gonzi

Lawrence Gonzi retains a combative streak, carving out the impression that his...

Lawrence Gonzi retains a combative streak, carving out the...

Minister at a bus stop | Joe Mizzi

If you meet Transport Minister Joe Mizzi at a bus stop, don’t be surprised – he is dedicating part of his time checking whether buses are on time and...

If you meet Transport Minister Joe Mizzi at a bus stop,...

Of rights and referenda | Cyrus Engerer

Everyone has the right to an opinion but it would be dangerous to submit rights to a popular vote, Labour EP hopeful Cyrus Engerer insists

Everyone has the right to an opinion but it would be...

Much harder to change a culture than a law | Helena Dalli

As the minister responsible for social equality, civil liberties and consumer...

As the minister responsible for social equality, civil...

The other side of the immigration coin | Gervais Chisihayo

Immigration does not only refer to asylum seekers entering the country without...

Immigration does not only refer to asylum seekers entering...

Balance, not burnout – the highlight of 26 years as a criminal investigator

Assistant Police Commissioner Pierre Calleja talks about the ups and downs – the dedication and the necessary sacrifices – of a career investigator in the...

Assistant Police Commissioner Pierre Calleja talks about...

Busting the myths about immigration | Jon Hoisaeter

UNHCR representative Jon Hosaieter makes the case that a proper immigration...

UNHCR representative Jon Hosaieter makes the case that a...

Waking up Brussels (on the wrong side) | Manuel Mallia

Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia claims last week’s pushback attempt was...

Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia claims last week’s...

Adding life to years: the promise of active ageing

We need to challenge preconceived notions on retirement to ensure that older...

We need to challenge preconceived notions on retirement to...

Turning the PN into a ‘factory of ideas’ - Chris Said

In the PN’s new pantheon of leaders, which also includes two deputy leaders,...

In the PN’s new pantheon of leaders, which also includes...

Is justice being served? | Giovanni Bonello

Judicial reform is a top priority, but it is also a perilous minefield to be...

Judicial reform is a top priority, but it is also a...