Netanyahu’s vision endangers Israel more than it protects it
The aftermath of a ceasefire should see a broad political dialogue taking place with the aim of creating a Palestinian state and giving Israel the security guarantees it seeks
Reining in inflation
Michael Falzon
The parallelism between what has happened in Ireland and what is happening in Malta is glaring
Cartoon: 21 January 2024

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Tribunal must decide on all grounds of appeal
Malcolm Mifsud

The Financial Services Tribunal was asked to decide on two grounds of appeal...

The Financial Services Tribunal was asked to decide on two...

It’s also about peace of mind

Malta's primary inflation drivers have been services and food. If energy and fuel are taken out of the equation, inflation in Malta would be higher than...

Malta's primary inflation drivers have been services...

Virginity testing law: pre-empting legal loopholes
Mark Said

Admittedly, a law that bans virginity testing strengthens the physician’s...

Admittedly, a law that bans virginity testing strengthens...

Maltese court has jurisdiction of vessels found in Malta’s territorial waters
Malcolm Mifsud

The jurisdiction of the courts is generally applicable when the matter relates to property that is situated in Malta

The jurisdiction of the courts is generally applicable when...

The secret weapon to boost employee performance | Alexiei Dingli

Unlike the ‘one-size-fits-all’ model, AI-driven platforms analyse...

Unlike the ‘one-size-fits-all’ model, AI-driven...

Disincentivising whistleblowing
Mark Said

Our legislation has not always been matched with effective measures for the management of whistleblowing or adequate measures to protect individuals who decide...

Our legislation has not always been matched with effective...

‘Exempt’ to pollute? No thanks
Ralph Cassar

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible and dangerous. It would mean that our ports become a magnet for the dirtiest, most polluting ships...

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible...

Alienating middle of the road voters

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering the bar to placate pockets of anger among the party’s grassroots

Irrespective of his denial, the Prime Minister is lowering...

Ten green bottles
Michael Falzon

So, the mystery behind Farrugia’s dismissal will not be easily solved

So, the mystery behind Farrugia’s dismissal will not...

Staying vibrant and relevant for the next five years | Charles Deguara

The NAO’s strategic goals are structured around the need to strengthen its institutional capacity, enhancing audit impact, improving stakeholder...

The NAO’s strategic goals are structured around the...

What's really happening in the education sector?
Josanne Cassar

Devaluating and diminishing the role of teachers will only have a domino effect...

Devaluating and diminishing the role of teachers will only...

Lifting a middle finger to Steward
Saviour Balzan

Then and now MaltaToday was highly critical of the deal with Steward and before that Vitals, where Ernst also had the role of CEO

Then and now MaltaToday was highly critical of the deal...

Cartoon: 14 January

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Cartoon by Mikiel Galea

Allowing the pigs back at the trough

Unfortunately, Abela’s zeal to make a clean break with the toxic legacy of Muscat’s administration has now been compromised. It appears he will no...

Unfortunately, Abela’s zeal to make a clean break...

Pope Francis steering AI towards a more humane future | Alexiei Dingli

As we journey through the challenges of the digital age, Pope Francis's insights offer a moral compass, reminding us to use technology not merely for...

As we journey through the challenges of the digital age,...

Regulating temping agencies
Mark Said

Even before introducing new legislation governing the operation of private employment agencies, the government should be required to develop a monitoring and...

Even before introducing new legislation governing the...

Contractor must charge at rates listed in quotation
Malcolm Mifsud

A contractor cannot inflate the price of extra works, if the parties had agreed...

A contractor cannot inflate the price of extra works, if...