Arnold Cassola

Anti-Poverty Forum Malta - Thu, Apr 17th 2014, 13:57

Last Monday, I attended the seminar organised by the Anti-Poverty Forum Malta and signed the pledge to work, if elected as an MEP, to eradicate poverty. But pledges alone do not work: when in...

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Nicolette Micallef

Health & Safety… whose responsibility is it? - Mon, Apr 14th 2014, 15:56

In the time I have been training workers in Health & Safety, I get the feeling that the average Maltese person equates the subject to the use of safety shoes or an association with the...

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Therese Comodini Cachia

Data Privacy - Mon, Apr 7th 2014, 13:45

At the beginning of each scholastic year we, as parents or child guardians, are asked whether we consent to our child’s photo being taken at school and are assured that their information is for...

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Jesmond Saliba

Call it Civil or Cold, but we’re soon going to witness a full-blown war - Mon, Apr 14th 2014, 11:42

It is evident that the time for phone calls, discussions and negotiations is running out.  While the pings, from the Indian Ocean, were signalling hopes of possibilities of positive result to...

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Dr Alfred Sant

Civil Union - Thu, Apr 17th 2014, 09:22

Civil Union The Malta Parliament’s vote in favour of a law to institutionalise civil union, as a marriage between same sex persons, was a welcome development. I always considered this to be...

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Helga Ellul

Fulfilling every individual’s potential: a reflection on Women’s Day - Tue, Mar 4th 2014, 12:30

On Saturday, hundreds of millions of women and men around the world will celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), which can be traced back to the women's suffragette movement in the late...

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Denis Muscat

Nadur Carnival is no longer for the family - Sat, Feb 22nd 2014, 09:00

With the Nadur Carnival fast approaching I thought I’d take a look at some ways this colourful and at times volatile event has changed throughout the years. But with these changes also comes...

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Douglas Fenech

We are all the Mosta Cat Killer - Wed, Feb 19th 2014, 07:44

The barbaric acts of the Mosta Cat Killer appear to have united the nation in revulsion.  Regardless of one’s political disposition or religious affiliation everyone seems in agreement...

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Ingrid Brownrigg

A year of changes in the EU - Fri, Jan 31st 2014, 15:18

This year is an important year for the European Union because we are going to see a change at the top EU jobs. We tend to hear more about the elections of the members of the European Parliament, that...

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Karl Parnis - A religion perspective

Selfie - Tue, Jan 21st 2014, 21:15

I have been going out with this guy for the past month. What shall I do to get him closer to me? I think I have an idea: I’m going to send him a naked selfie. He’ll like it, for sure. I...

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Alan Abela-Wadge

Perception vs Reality - Sat, Mar 29th 2014, 20:32

In politics, perception is reality. This might be a bold statement especially coming from me, a young aspiring politician. However if one had to take it closer to home, there are several different...

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Prof. Lino Bianco

The Student - Wed, Dec 4th 2013, 11:15

A leading figure in Twentieth Century literature, William Butler Yeats, once stated that “education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire”.  Education: Malta and...

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Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando

‘Ad Astra per Aspera’ - Sun, Nov 3rd 2013, 21:39

I was honoured when I was given the post of Chairman of The Malta Council for Science and Technology four years ago by the previous Prime Minister Dr. Lawrence Gonzi. With the support of the previous...

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Joe Tanti

Let’s put the record straight - Tue, Oct 15th 2013, 17:19

Recently the MBB presented a report to Government, suggesting a revamp in the allocation of EU funds put to the disposal of the private sector. This report argues the case that funds allocated to the...

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Adrian Archer

Paradise Bay Lido Announce Rebranding - Fri, Apr 11th 2014, 09:37

Paradise Bay Lido, a premier leisure lido in Malta, has announced that it is going through a rebranding exercise. The company will be operating under a new trade name as of May 2014. The company has...

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Abigail Mamo

Small Business Act (SBA) fact sheet – How is Malta fairing? - Wed, Dec 18th 2013, 07:33

In the yearly report published by the European Commission DG Enterprise, the 2013 Small Business Act Fact Sheet for Malta, it is very evident that while SMEs in Malta have struggled to advance, the...

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Joseph M. Cachia

May we ask your Honour? - Mon, Apr 7th 2014, 13:07

012 – Where the wind blows? About 95% of Crimeans in referendum voted to join Russia  - preliminary results So now it’s over!  The people have spoken!  But...

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Althea Bonnici

The lucky charm Tokay - Sat, Apr 20th 2013, 10:30

Tokay Geckos originate from India, Southern China and Southeast Asia and have also been introduced to Hawaii and Florida via the pet trade.  Being among the largest gecko species they are...

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