Air Malta cannot be saved by repeating the same mistakes
Editorial | Successive governments have always treated the airline, not as a commercial company in competition with other airlines, but as a government employment...
A warning of ‘bigger things to come’
If the institutions are truly working, however, people like Frederick Azzopardi would not need any show of support to make their case in court
The great influx in context

Crucially, however, the census should bring about a realisation that Malta is no longer homogenous – if indeed it ever was - but includes different...

Crucially, however, the census should bring about a...

George Vella’s Constitutional holiday

The President’s actions on the IVF bill are representative of a much wider malaise, which has cropped up several times in the past; and which can only be...

The President’s actions on the IVF bill are...

Europe’s gas crisis: a degree less in cooling

Gas savings can already be delivered in the summer by reducing the peak...

Gas savings can already be delivered in the summer by...

Ursula goes to Baku...

While Joseph Muscat is justified in saying that this agreement shows that he was no pariah in seeking energy cooperation with an autocratic regime, he is also...

While Joseph Muscat is justified in saying that this...

A line that should not be crossed

In short, a Prime Minister is neither a salesman, nor a monarch; but a servant of the people. At moments, Robert Abela seems to forget this crucial fact

In short, a Prime Minister is neither a salesman, nor a...

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...

It is manifestly useless to simply stamp our feet, 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...

For as a country, we also need to learn that democracy and...

Valletta’s anger is about more than just ‘noise’

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of citizens’, always end...

Governments which ‘disregard the interests of...

Bernard Grech must show leadership on ethical issues

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to resonate with the...

Adrian Delia’s call for a free vote is bound to...

No ‘Green Deal’ without pain

The green transition involves readjusting a global energy system - and that includes generating that energy, storing and transporting it

The green transition involves readjusting a global...

A ‘blunder’ of gargantuan proportions

What happened in court was more than just a classic miscarriage of justice but...

What happened in court was more than just a classic...

Legislators are there to legislate: not pontificate

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed protection, and she will...

Andrea Prudente was not the first woman who needed...

COVID: not a time to let our guard down

Today’s considerable number of infections - which would have shocked the nation two years ago or less – now hardly even makes the news headlines

Today’s considerable number of infections - which...

Crime-fighting requires resources, not just words

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we were accustomed to in...

Maltese criminality has evolved beyond the levels we...

Extremism might ‘get you somewhere’, in the end

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at all, about the...

The upshot, of course, is that nothing ever gets done at...

On IVF, the PN has painted itself into a corner

All the PN’s past positions on IVF were clearly aimed at appeasing only...

All the PN’s past positions on IVF were clearly aimed...

Sins of omission: incompetence or corruption

There is more to this story than just the deceit perpetrated by two rogue...

There is more to this story than just the deceit...

An indictment of the entire political system

It is, in a nutshell, patently unacceptable for government to keep pointing...

It is, in a nutshell, patently unacceptable for government...