Is the underground economy thriving?
The truth is that in the 2022 budget, the government faces a Herculean task to collect income tax, vat or stamp duty because loopholes are wide 
Editorial | A metro system: Malta must be bold
A metro system that is fast, timely and reliable and which people use in lieu of their car will enable the country to achieve carbon neutrality in the transport sector
Nurturing a feel-good factor

Another huge investment in road building has kept the employment barometer especially in the construction sphere to register a shortage of workers. As can be...

Another huge investment in road building has kept the...

Editorial | Good governance is a state of mind

This leader does not believe an amnesty is justified and it could send the...

This leader does not believe an amnesty is justified and it...

Hope and dignity through a soup kitchen

In the coming days, the Franciscans in Malta will be opening their doors to people who are marginalised in society and are struggling to make ends meet. The...

In the coming days, the Franciscans in Malta will be...

Is it too late to adopt  Artificial Intelligence?

The analysis shows that those companies who take the initial steps of AI...

The analysis shows that those companies who take the...

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...