Expediting justice requires investment
It is manifestly useless to simply stamp our feet, and demand a faster and more efficient justice system... unless we are also willing to put our money where our mouth is, and...
Urgent need for a transparency registry
For as a country, we also need to learn that democracy and transparency also come at a cost: which is worth paying to avoid a downward spiral into a corporate dictatorship...
The other war, in Gozo

Last Friday's vote on a Sannat application is corrupt in the sense that it illustrates a moral corruption when it comes to protecting our environment

Last Friday's vote on a Sannat application is corrupt...

‘War in Ukraine’ is only one reason to stop selling passports

In the end, it has to be the advent of war in Ukraine, to hasten an EU-wide...

In the end, it has to be the advent of war in Ukraine, to...

‘The show must go on’, within limits

The entire scenario has changed beyond recognition since the start of the electoral campaign; but the campaign itself has not changed accordingly at all

The entire scenario has changed beyond recognition since...

Europe faces an existential threat

On the domestic front, Malta has fallen in line with EU sanctions, and offered humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, in full respect of neutrality

On the domestic front, Malta has fallen in line with EU...

The environment is not just for elections

Residential pockets are continuously frustrated and exhausted by having to show...

Residential pockets are continuously frustrated and...

Renewal is easier said than done

Simply put: while it is ‘normal’ for political parties to have internal disputes, a modern, aspiring European party should ideally be managing its...

Simply put: while it is ‘normal’ for political...

Where is the justice ministry’s explanation?

The abject failure of the Attorney General to negotiate the process of justice...

The abject failure of the Attorney General to negotiate the...

A victory for common sense

So while it remains welcome, that Abela is now committed to rectifying mistakes made by his predecessor; it would be a bitter pill to swallow, if the country...

So while it remains welcome, that Abela is now committed to...

Missing the target on cyberbullying law

A cyberbullying law must be careful to clearly differentiate between such kind of victimisations, and situations in which public persons with lower...

A cyberbullying law must be careful to clearly...

Malta’s newest party: the non-voters

The end result suggests that there is a widespread, groundswell, popular movement, that seems to be waiting for nothing more than a serious, dynamic, and...

The end result suggests that there is a widespread,...

70 million better reasons?

One cannot ignore that this cash injection, over and above the tax rebates announced in the Budget, comes in the wake of unprecedented inflationary pressures...

One cannot ignore that this cash injection, over and above...

COVID rules and mixed messages

Ultimately, government’s disregard of infringements by its own agencies, only nullifies its own message of safety and discipline

Ultimately, government’s disregard of infringements...

A disgraceful déjà vu

Editorial | While it is important to ask the right questions; it is equally important to adopt the right behaviour, if the PAC is genuinely concerned with...

Editorial | While it is important to ask the right...

Not fighting the mafia, is what makes a ‘Mafia State’

Politicians on both sides must show less pride and more maturity at this...

Politicians on both sides must show less pride and more...

Muscat is a ‘Citizen Joe’, just like everyone else

Joseph Muscat cannot be allowed to twist the sharp corners of the way the law...

Joseph Muscat cannot be allowed to twist the sharp corners...

A crowning achievement for Metsola (and Malta)

Many will expect Metsola to invest the credibility gained in Europe, in...

Many will expect Metsola to invest the credibility gained...

Air Malta: the reform that never took off

Editorial | This week’s measures were announced on the back of a cold,...

Editorial | This week’s measures were announced on...

An opportunity that is too important to lose

Nonetheless regardless of any such deficiencies, or ironies: the PN’s...

Nonetheless regardless of any such deficiencies, or...