Shilly-shallying on conservation areas endangers divers and damages industry | Agius and Xerri
As David Attenborough points out, the idea of having marine protected areas that include no-fishing zones is vital... But who cares what Attenborough thinks? In Malta, we do...
Reining in inflation
Michael Falzon
The parallelism between what has happened in Ireland and what is happening in Malta is glaring
A misconception of truly ‘Ġgantic’ proportions...
Raphael Vassallo

They’re being ‘strong with the weak, and weak with the...

They’re being ‘strong with the weak, and weak...

Broadcasting conundrum
Michael Falzon

The Constitutional provisions on broadcasting must be updated to reflect the difference between the legal obligations of the state-owned public broadcasting...

The Constitutional provisions on broadcasting must be...

Now the numbers have got serious for Robert Abela
Saviour Balzan

Everyone knows that the blame for this deal is Joseph Muscat, but Abela should...

Everyone knows that the blame for this deal is Joseph...

Stop calling women superheroes. We’re simply human
Josanne Cassar

Every woman (and person for that matter) has her own unique challenges: some...

Every woman (and person for that matter) has her own unique...

Residential property market and mortgage lending – current state of play | Kenneth Farrugia, Gordon Cordina

BOV believes that at the current juncture, the stable risk profile of its mortgage loans and the ample liquidity, do not warrant any changes in the home loan...

BOV believes that at the current juncture, the stable risk...

Let’s decide for the future, not vice-versa | Clayton Bartolo

We need to improve, do more, and keep our eyes on the ball. Above all we need...

We need to improve, do more, and keep our eyes on the ball....

Neutrality, its obligation and limitations | Brendan Zerafa

And for this reason, I’m afraid I have to disagree with those who say...

And for this reason, I’m afraid I have to disagree...

It’s not easy even pretending to be Green…
Raphael Vassallo

But in any case: already, I suppose, you can see what Kermit might have...

But in any case: already, I suppose, you can see what...

Apologies and side-letters
Michael Falzon

It does not seem to me that Konrad Mizzi used to refer to Cabinet every side-letter that he intended to sign. This was very unfair on his Cabinet colleagues,...

It does not seem to me that Konrad Mizzi used to refer to...

Dear Julie, I am livid
James Debono

Julie Zahra does not advocate discrimination or homophobia but by simply raising such a question, she is throwing the proverbial stone and hiding her hand. She...

Julie Zahra does not advocate discrimination or homophobia...

Of couch potatoes and the legacy of big sporting events | Matthew Muscat Inglott

Why do we continue to under-perform in international sport? Why are we among the most inactive people in Europe? Many claim to have the answers, so why has the...

Why do we continue to under-perform in international sport?...

A melting pot of sycophants, opportunists, misplaced loyalty and too much pride
Josanne Cassar

The right to protest should never be attacked by people who try to intimidate others through the publication of their photo on social media, which is an...

The right to protest should never be attacked by people who...

He-who-must-not-be-named
Saviour Balzan

It was like a clip from Harry Potter when everyone in the film refers to ‘You-Know-Who’ or ‘He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’ rather than...

It was like a clip from Harry Potter when everyone in...

Addressing food security and sustainability | Anton Refalo

The intelligence and knowledge being gathered will prove invaluable to other...

The intelligence and knowledge being gathered will prove...

What dreams are made of… | Johann Grech

We are determined to continue our fight to accomplish more growth in the film...

We are determined to continue our fight to accomplish more...

We’re all ‘friends’ with Adrian Delia, now…
Raphael Vassallo

‘Your job’s a joke’, for instance… how many times was...

‘Your job’s a joke’, for instance…...

Roald Dahl, censorship, and the ‘Frankenstein Effect’
Raphael Vassallo

Small wonder, I suppose, that Puffin Books would eventually backtrack on their...

Small wonder, I suppose, that Puffin Books would eventually...

Cosmopolitan Malta
Michael Falzon

Rather than asking Maltese to keep talking in Maltese when the majority of them do, one should help in the effort of getting foreign residents to speak in...

Rather than asking Maltese to keep talking in Maltese when...