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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...Read More >>

  • Civil Union

    Date: Thu, 17/04/2014 - 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 the next step forward. Meanwhile, I followed how children’s rights were to be...
  • Health & Safety… whose responsibility is it?

    Date: Mon, 14/04/2014 - 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 construction industry. A poor understanding of what a person expects from the...
  • Call it Civil or Cold, but we’re soon going to witness a full-blown war

    Date: Mon, 14/04/2014 - 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 the search for the ill-fated MH370, the signals emanating from the UN’s black...
  • New Projects

    Date: Mon, 14/04/2014 - 09:24

    New Projects At a center close to Siggiewi where falcons and other birds “of prey” are kept and trained I realised once more how important it is to develop and give support to new projects that help to give value to the Maltese tourism product.
  • Did Facebook Shift Malta Online?

    Date: Fri, 11/04/2014 - 16:50

    It is not an uncommon sight to see friends gathered together for ‘social’ outings ticking furiously at their mobile phones. Over the last two years there has been a noticeable shift in how the Maltese communicate and interact with each other. As Malta is economically...
  • Candidate

    Date: Thu, 10/04/2014 - 09:42

    Candidate On Wednesday, I handed in my application to contest the European Parliament elections in May. This was a very significant moment from my point of view: the last time I stood as a candidate was in the 2008 general elections – already six years down the line.
  • The democratic gamble

    Date: Wed, 09/04/2014 - 16:35

    Scholars claim that democracy is a political system for choosing and replacing the government through free and fair elections. In the process, citizens participate in politics and civic life.  Some argue that every country gets the government it deserves. Based on this...
  • Data Privacy

    Date: Mon, 07/04/2014 - 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 their teachers’ eyes only. Well it seems this will be no more.
  • May we ask your Honour?

    Date: Mon, 07/04/2014 - 13:07

    012 – Where the wind blows? About 95% of Crimeans in referendum voted to join Russia  - preliminary results
  • Minorities

    Date: Mon, 07/04/2014 - 08:43

    Minorities At a household I was visiting in Buskett, the head of the family told me: Defend minorities! He surprised me. I realized how some minorities in Malta are suddenly experiencing a certain fear. Despite the commitment of the Labour administration to establish a...

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