‘Nothing new under the sun’ | Karl Schembri
It was 20 years ago today (almost) that journalist/author KARL SCHEMBRI launched his first collection of short stories, entitled ‘Taht Il-Kappa Tax-Xemx’ – now...
‘Housing the oppressor’ | Audrey Friggieri
The murder of Bernice Cassar has shocked and outraged the public; but as Domestic Violence Commissioner AUDREY FRIGGIERI points out, Bernice was also the victim of ‘a...
Was Megalithic Malta the lost city of Atlantis? It all boils down to probabilities | Anthony Bonanno

A recent Netflix series entitled ‘Ancient Apocalypse’ has reignited an equally ancient controversy: by suggesting that megalithic temples such as...

A recent Netflix series entitled ‘Ancient...

‘I will not rest, until Hondoq is truly safe’ | Paul Buttigieg

Qala mayor PAUL BUTTIGIEG reminisces over 20 years of ‘pressure from...

Qala mayor PAUL BUTTIGIEG reminisces over 20 years of...

Ħondoq is safe from development; but for how long? | Astrid Vella

Environmental NGOs such as Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) are palpably...

Environmental NGOs such as Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar...

[WATCH] Last of the... socialists? | Clyde Caruana

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana defends his budget numbers and tells Kurt...

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana defends his budget numbers...

‘Attractiveness’ is in the eye of the investor | Ronald Attard

RONALD ATTARD, country-managing partner for EY Partheneon, argues that Malta...

RONALD ATTARD, country-managing partner for EY Partheneon,...

Our response to violence cannot be ‘more violence’ | Neil Falzon

Human rights activist NEIL FALZON, of the Aditus Foundation, argues that there...

Human rights activist NEIL FALZON, of the Aditus...

‘We are being proven right, across the board’ | Mark Anthony Sammut

A series of government U-turns and mishaps appears to have boosted the Nationalist Party’s morale. But as its former executive president MARK ANTHONY...

A series of government U-turns and mishaps appears to have...

‘A culture change that needs to happen’ | Carissa Munro

Carissa Munro from the OECD explains the process of consultation that led to...

Carissa Munro from the OECD explains the process of...

We don’t have a planning authority. We have a ‘Permitting Authority’ | Tony Zahra

TONY ZAHRA, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, warns that a recent carrying-capacity report, commissioned by the MHRA, should serve as...

TONY ZAHRA, President of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants...

Everyone has a part to play in occupational health and safety | Mark Gauci

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related fatalities in just three days, OHSA CEO MARK GAUCI calls for collective responsibility among the many...

As Malta reels from the shock of two construction-related...

Homophobia is not a ‘cultural trait’. It’s a choice | Eman Borg Mercieca

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed as a ‘historic milestone’ for the local gay community. But LGBTI+ Gozo president EMAN...

This year, Gozo held its first-ever Gay Pride March: hailed...

If government values teachers, it should show them more respect | Marco Bonnici

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector should brace itself for more staff shortages, in future… if government continues to foster a...

MUT president MARCO BONNICI warns that the education sector...

What’s more important: competitivity, or social well-being? | Josef Bugeja

GWU secretary general JOSEF BUGEJA lambasts the Chamber of Commerce’s claim that next year’s COLA adjustment represents an ‘existential...

GWU secretary general JOSEF BUGEJA lambasts the Chamber of...

Operation Pedestal teaches us that we can’t take freedom for granted | Simon Cusens

For historian and WWII researcher SIMON CUSENS, commemorating the ‘Santa Marija Convoy’ is about more than just preserving the memories of a past...

For historian and WWII researcher SIMON CUSENS,...

Where the streets have no cars… | Suzanne Maas

SUZANNE MAAS – Climate Campaign Coordinator at Friends of the Earth...

SUZANNE MAAS – Climate Campaign Coordinator at...

Will ‘Shostakovich’s Nightmare’ finally come true? | Antonio Tufigno

There have been minor tremors of excitement, among Malta’s older rockers, at the news that veteran 1990s indie act ‘Shostakovich’s...

There have been minor tremors of excitement, among...

Mario Mallia: There cannot be ‘us versus them' in education

Former headmaster Mario Mallia argues that his recent dismissal has less...

Former headmaster Mario Mallia argues that his recent...

Towards a ‘human rights-based’ drug policy | Karen Mamo

KAREN MAMO, a drug-policy researcher specialising in harm-reduction, argues...

KAREN MAMO, a drug-policy researcher specialising in...