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The 2015 budget should really serve to stamp the present government’s way of doing things. While its first budget, in line with an electoral promise, was the same as that presented by the previous...Read More >>

  • Monday's Budget

    Date: Mon, 17/11/2014 - 09:25

    The 2015 budget should really serve to stamp the present government’s way of doing things. While its first budget, in line with an electoral promise, was the same as that presented by the previous administration before it collapsed, its second one was necessarily...
  • The Fallacy Of The Gaza Withdrawal

    Date: Thu, 13/11/2014 - 17:59

    The Netanyahu government has forcefully and consistently promulgated the notion that Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza in 2005, its subsequent takeover by Hamas, and the violence emanating from it strongly suggest that the Palestinians aim for Israel’s destruction rather...
  • We need a fair Malta, a fair Malta for all

    Date: Thu, 13/11/2014 - 14:13

    Back in September 1998, in the midst of the one of the most turbulent political times of our recent history, I had the opportunity to be among the many youngsters at the very front of the PN’s mass meetings. I had the opportunity to listen to Eddie Fenech Adami during...
  • Corruption

    Date: Thu, 13/11/2014 - 09:21

    ​The Spanish media was recently agog with details about corruption cases in which were involved people having a high profile in politics, public and private economic managment, public administration... even members of the royal family. ​In the circumstances, one...
  • Caution

    Date: Mon, 10/11/2014 - 09:04

    ​Two main options are available when confronting political and social developments – either caution or immediate reaction to every change that occurs in any given situation. ​Both options have their pluses. Electronic media are acquiring a growing impact on how public...
  • The HABER Coat of Arms

    Date: Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:40

    It is no secret that many Maltese family coats of arms have very suspicious and obscure origins. Whilst several such shields have appertained to the same family throughout the centuries, handed down from one generation to the next, other shields require a more wary eye...
  • More on Banks

    Date: Thu, 06/11/2014 - 09:24

    ​Very slowly, more measures have been lined up to continue implementing the banking union that is being established in the European Union. The finalisation of stress tests on the big European banks to investigate their ability to survive some new financial crisis that...
  • The Real Danger To Israel’s Security Is Netanyahu

    Date: Wed, 05/11/2014 - 09:41

    As Prime Minister, Netanyahu has consistently invoked his solemn duty to protect Israel’s national security. Ironically, he has become the single most reckless individual who is imperiling the very security of the state. One need not look far and wide to discern...
  • Budget 2015

    Date: Mon, 03/11/2014 - 09:09

    ​Budget time is politically the most exciting period of the year. It opens a wide discussion about the government’s aims and how well they are being reached, as well as about the Opposition’s criticism and the alternatives it can offer.
  • Pay Rises

    Date: Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:56

    I imagine that the current controversy about the 58 cents weekly pay rise for workers to compensate for cost of living increases, under the so-called COLA, is leaving unimpressed those people who work in the precarious sector (as we should start to label it).

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