Why the UK’s ambitious plans for a US trade deal have been shelved
The apparent frostiness of the Biden administration swiftly led to suggestions from unnamed British government sources that the UK might instead apply to join the...
A vat reduction for restaurants and hotels
A lowering of the cost of dining and hotel services will mitigate social exclusion for pensioners and the lower-wage classes particularly now that restrictions on social gathering...
Can tiny Malta be a significant player in climate change?

In Malta, a policy simply fitting more panels on rooftops looks easy but the...

In Malta, a policy simply fitting more panels on rooftops...

Editorial | Drawing up an economic vision not influenced by partisan politics

If the October budget refuses to look at the bigger picture and only consider the budget for an incumbent government seeking re-election it will have failed

If the October budget refuses to look at the bigger picture...

Planning Authority closes off a number of illegal development cases in ODZ areas

A number of illegal development cases carried out in ODZ areas in Malta and Gozo have been closed off during the past weeks

A number of illegal development cases carried out in ODZ...

Can technology save Afghanistan?

What’s going to happen is still to be seen. What’s for sure is that the Internet can provide the Afghan people with a virtual escape from their...

What’s going to happen is still to be seen....

Sherlock Holmes investigates a case of vanishing workers

Moving on the main topic of missing or vanishing workers, Sherlock need not...

Moving on the main topic of missing or vanishing workers,...

Editorial | The last Budget

Returning to a surplus must be the final aim and a plan is needed to achieve this in a sustainable way that does not shock the economy

Returning to a surplus must be the final aim and a plan is...

Needed – a reform in the education platform

Studies reveal how early school leaving requires a long-term response with...

Studies reveal how early school leaving requires a...

MAPFRE Middlesea Group registers €11m in pre-tax profit in first six months of 2021

The consolidated MAPFRE Middlesea Group registered a profit before tax for the first six months of 2021 of €10.98 million, compared to €10.71 million...

The consolidated MAPFRE Middlesea Group registered a profit...

How creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship are related

The ‘creative entrepreneur’ stereotype has been further cemented by...

The ‘creative entrepreneur’ stereotype has been...

My bipolar AI manager just fired me!

Companies are resorting to automating their human resources operations, banks are approving loans with the help of a computerised system, and courts are...

Companies are resorting to automating their human resources...

Wistfully riding on a tiger

Naturally due to Covid restrictions freight costs have soared and prices of imported construction materials (particularly steel) have seen prices quadruple

Naturally due to Covid restrictions freight costs have...

Editorial | For Gozo and Gozitans, the fast ferry service was only a first step

All this will help make Gozo a contributor to nationwide economic progress and encourage young Gozitans to continue living in their birthplace

All this will help make Gozo a contributor to nationwide...

INTERVIEW | Patrick Gatt: GO with another €25m investment in Malta’s connectivity

GO recently announced an investment of €25 million in a third submarine cable – as part of the multi-million-euro connectivity PEACE System...

GO recently announced an investment of €25 million in...

Town centre residences with heavy traffic to benefit from restoration scheme

Properties of residential private owners and voluntary organisations situated along a number of streets in town centres where levels of traffic are higher than...

Properties of residential private owners and voluntary...

If only we had our own Sajid Javid

In the absence of Sajid Javid, maybe Malta could learn from our UK counter-parts and restore normal life, return our freedoms and let business operate under...

In the absence of Sajid Javid, maybe Malta could learn from...

The myth of digital nomads

If Malta improves its own internet speeds, provides affordable social rent living space, then there is no reason that we can’t top the list in the near...

If Malta improves its own internet speeds, provides...

Editorial | Intelligent bureaucracy

What Malta needs as it goes forward is intelligent bureaucracy underpinned by technology and which does its function without stifling economic growth or...

What Malta needs as it goes forward is intelligent...

Tech in Euro 2020 - Forging football champions with AI

 Very soon, these enhancements will lead to a new level of football, one...

 Very soon, these enhancements will lead to a new...