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Sofia inquiry - What does it say?

The Sofia Inquiry summarized and explained.

In a thorough examination, the Sofia inquiry has shed light on the lapses in due diligence and oversight by several government entities, without implicating these entities in corruption or bribery. The detailed examination of the failures identified by the public inquiry reveals a multifaceted breakdown in regulatory compliance, oversight, and enforcement mechanisms across several entities and stages of the project...

Stabbilta – The inflation control scheme analysed

Stabbilta – The inflation control scheme analysed

The government declared that, in an effort to counteract growing inflation and support social welfare, it has launched a bold economic initiative called “Stabbilta”: a voluntary price limiting program. The government has taken a unique cooperative approach by encouraging businesses to voluntarily lower the cost of necessities to 85% of their Recommended Retail Price index in October. This effort, which...

How does President Spiteri Debono fit in Malta’s political Landscape

How does President Spiteri Debono fit in Malta’s political Landscape

Born in Victoria, Gozo, in 1952, President Spiteri Debono is a notary and will become the first female Gozitan appointed President. Her political career includes stints in the Labour Party’s National Executive. Myriam had unsuccessful attempts as a candidate in the general elections. However, in 1996 she was appointed as the first woman speaker of the House. Faced with a...

The history of women’s right to vote in Malta

The history of women’s right to vote in Malta

The journey of the women’s right to vote start from their contributions in WW1. Maltese women indirectly contributed to winning World War I by taking care of up to 80,000 soldiers and prisoners of war while food was running out and death rates were going up. After World War I, the Sette Giugno riots in 1919 showed how class and...

Recognizing the Signs of Suicidal Thoughts: A Lifesaving Guide

Recognizing the Signs of Suicidal Thoughts: A Lifesaving Guide

In our complex world, understanding the signs of suicidal thoughts is vital for everyone, from friends and family to professionals. Recognizing these indicators can be the difference between life and death, offering a lifeline to those in the shadows of despair. In this guide, we’ll delve deep into the essential signs to watch out for, empowering you to be a...