Just when you thought it was safe (to go back to Comino)…
Raphael Vassallo
How much truth is there, really, to the government’s claim to have already ‘solved’ the problem on Comino? Or to have ‘achieved the right balance, between...
‘I want to ride my bicycle…’
Raphael Vassallo
It was never really possible for Malta to retain all that ‘childhood innocence’, was it? Not when we were also transforming the island into a prosperous, cosmopolitan...
Archbishop’s corruption salvo
Michael Falzon

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of maladministration and corruption even in the Maltese Curia’s own administrative structures;...

Unfortunately for the Archbishop, there are also stories of...

Let’s get loud. Or better still, let’s quiet down
Josanne Cassar

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be allowed to play loud...

The news that Valletta establishments are now going to be...

The pursuit of happiness and why Grech will get nowhere
Saviour Balzan

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go politically, how it can...

Bernard Grech has no clue of where the PN should go...

On IVF, when people live in a bubble long enough, even truth sounds like a lie: Fr Colin Apap

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the current debate in Parliament on IVF amendments, analysing the different positions being debated and...

Fr Colin Apap proposes some provocative reflections on the...

Of ‘Prehistoric Boobs, and Megalithic Dicks’…
Raphael Vassallo

… I’d say there’s already been just a little too much...

… I’d say there’s already been just a...

Ombudsman’s last hurrah
Michael Falzon

The current administration does not seem unduly worried with this situation – progress on this front does not bring in any votes!

The current administration does not seem unduly worried...

Miracles should surely be made of more ‘miraculous’ stuff…
Raphael Vassallo

Naturally, however, I will leave it entirely up to you, to decide which of...

Naturally, however, I will leave it entirely up to you, to...

PN MPs must reflect on Fr Peter’s words before rushing to denounce PGT
Kurt Sansone

Caught between a hard-line statute and embryo genetic testing, Nationalist Party MPs would do well to read Fr Peter’s testimony 17 years ago

Caught between a hard-line statute and embryo genetic...

Diversification is the key to success | Andy Ellul

Diversification of our trading partners ensures that we do not become dependent...

Diversification of our trading partners ensures that we do...

Malta has won no gold medal on disability
Andrew Azzopardi

Can this happen? The way I see things now, no – Mary is probably blocked...

Can this happen? The way I see things now, no – Mary...

The wood from the trees
Saviour Balzan

It seems incredible that someone like Iosif Galea, a gaming broker known to enjoy playing with fire and already in some bad books since the Dalligate scandal,...

It seems incredible that someone like Iosif Galea, a gaming...

This country is flipping out, and we haven’t even had our first heatwave yet
Josanne Cassar

Put yourselves in the shoes of someone new to the country, who can easily encounter such episodes at least once on an average day. The harsh sound of our...

Put yourselves in the shoes of someone new to the country,...

Some animals really are ‘more equal than others’, after all…
Raphael Vassallo

Indeed, we have become so accustomed to this same syndrome, that a local...

Indeed, we have become so accustomed to this same syndrome,...

A reminder to do better: the EP on persecution of minorities | Christian Colombo

Humans are not inherently evil, just inherently human. Yet we we remain capable of the horrendous atrocities that were carried out in the past. We must...

Humans are not inherently evil, just inherently human. Yet...

Diving, head-first! | Clayton Bartolo

As a government and as a ministry we have just launched a strategy scoped to boost our diving industry sustainably

As a government and as a ministry we have just launched a...

Growth and fiscal  prudence: the post-COVID formula
Frank Psaila

Diversifying into new economic sectors is of the essence – and this...

Diversifying into new economic sectors is of the essence...

‘Nobody does it better…’
Raphael Vassallo

And I’ll stop there, because…. honestly, though… what sort of ‘chance’ did Bernard Grech even think he ever had: when...

And I’ll stop there, because…. honestly,...

A touch of gray
Michael Falzon

Apart from Boris Johnson’s facetiousness, what strikes me in this episode is the independence of the British civil service from the government of the day

Apart from Boris Johnson’s facetiousness, what...