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The Borneo Post
French rail workers’ strike raises Euro 2016 fearswhich is stuck at around 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the governme
French rail workers’ strike raises Euro 2016 fears
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
which is stuck at around 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Terror, not strikes 'main threat' to Euro 2016 says defiant Hollandethan be bound by industry-wide agreements. Unions are also furious that the go
Terror, not strikes 'main threat' to Euro 2016 says defiant Hollande
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
than be bound by industry-wide agreements. Unions are also furious that the government drove the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, when... Read more
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The Hindu
Council polls take new turn as BJP fields second candidatewith the principal Opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party, fielding its second cand
Council polls take new turn as BJP fields second candidate
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
with the principal Opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party, fielding its second candidate despite not having the numbers in the Lower House. Lehar Singh Siroya, whose term as nominated MLC ended on May 28, filed nomination papers as the party’s second... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Abe weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economybe a risk," said Sadakazu Tanigaki, secretary-general of Abe's party. Abe repo
Abe weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economy
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 hours ago
be a risk," said Sadakazu Tanigaki, secretary-general of Abe's party. Abe reportedly rejected the idea of dissolving the lower house of Parliament and holding a snap election in July, when Japan is due to hold a vote for the less powerful upper... Read more
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Island Packet
Abe weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economybe a risk," said Sadakazu Tanigaki, secretary-general of Abe's party. Abe repo
Abe weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economy
Island Packet / Posted 6 hours ago
be a risk," said Sadakazu Tanigaki, secretary-general of Abe's party. Abe reportedly rejected the idea of dissolving the lower house of Parliament and holding a snap election in July, when Japan is due to hold a vote for the less powerful upper... Read more
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International Business Times
Nadia Savchenko: Freed Ukrainian fighter pilot sworn in as MP amid talk of presidential run when she was elected in 2014, and she sang the Ukrainian national anthem when s
Nadia Savchenko: Freed Ukrainian fighter pilot sworn in as MP amid talk of presidential run
International Business Times / Posted 6 hours ago
when she was elected in 2014, and she sang the Ukrainian national anthem when she finally took the oath in the parliament's lower house the Rada on Tuesday (31 May 2016). She told the house she would fight for the release of others whom Kiev... Read more
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Breitbart
France Faces Strike Chaos Ahead of Euro 2016unemployment, stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the
France Faces Strike Chaos Ahead of Euro 2016
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
unemployment, stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Puerto Rico's VAT Plans Blocked By Lawmakersuse tax (SUT) from June 1. Puerto Rico's Senate on May 5, 2016, unanimously ba
Puerto Rico's VAT Plans Blocked By Lawmakers
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 hours ago
use tax (SUT) from June 1. Puerto Rico's Senate on May 5, 2016, unanimously backed legislation earlier supported by the lower house of Parliament on May 2 to prevent value-added tax from being introduced. The Governor thereafter vetoed the... Read more
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express
Turkey's migrant deal with EU is NOT working, Italy says as Ankara holds Europe to ransomis NOT working because the country isn’t SAFE. Laura Boldrini has warned there
Turkey's migrant deal with EU is NOT working, Italy says as Ankara holds Europe to ransom
express / Posted 8 hours ago
is NOT working because the country isn’t SAFE. Laura Boldrini has warned there are 'problems' with the Turkey-EU deal Lower House speaker and Italian official Laura Boldrini warned there are political and judicial “problems” with Turkey’s... Read more
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Daily News
French rail workers' strike raises Euro 2016 fearswhich is stuck at around 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the governme
French rail workers' strike raises Euro 2016 fears
Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
which is stuck at around 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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The Star
Japan lower house defeats no-confidence motion against Abe's cabinetTOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese lower house on Tuesday defeated a no-confidence
Japan lower house defeats no-confidence motion against Abe's cabinet
The Star / Posted 9 hours ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese lower house on Tuesday defeated a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet, submitted by four opposition parties that criticised his economic and other policies ahead of the July upper house... Read more
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asianage
Jaitley hopeful of GST passage in monsoon sessiona single national sales tax to replace several state and central levies has alr
Jaitley hopeful of GST passage in monsoon session
asianage / Posted 9 hours ago
a single national sales tax to replace several state and central levies has already been approved by the Lok Sabha or Lower House of Parliament and is slated to come up in the Upper House where the government doesn't have a majority. "But I... Read more
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Inquirier.net
New law raises tax-free cap for ‘balikbayan’ boxesat bulok na sistema sa Customs,” he said in a statement. (We thank the Preside
New law raises tax-free cap for ‘balikbayan’ boxes
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 hours ago
at bulok na sistema sa Customs,” he said in a statement. (We thank the President and our comrades in the Senate and the Lower House who helped pass this law which aims to omit the taxes our OFWs shoulder when they send balikbayan boxes and to... Read more
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The Financial Express
France’s Francois Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform billthe lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. I
France’s Francois Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform bill
The Financial Express / Posted 10 hours ago
the lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It will then return to the National Assembly lower house for a final vote. Asked if he would pass the bill into law by decree, Hollande said in further comments: “I... Read more
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Reuters
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labor reform billthe lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labor reform bill
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
the lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It will then return to the National Assembly lower house for a final vote. Asked if he would pass the bill into law by decree, Hollande said in further comments: "I... Read more
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The Economic Times
Japan's economy improved but weak; PM Shinzo Abe set to delay tax hikelatest plan calls for the tax hike to take place in October 2019. Abe reportedl
Japan's economy improved but weak; PM Shinzo Abe set to delay tax hike
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
latest plan calls for the tax hike to take place in October 2019. Abe reportedly rejected the idea of dissolving the Lower House of Parliament and holding a snap election in July, when Japan is due to hold a vote for the less powerful Upper... Read more
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Times of Malta
Abe tells party official that Japan will delay tax hike by two-and-a-half yearshouse election expected in July. But Finance Minister Taro Aso has voiced oppo
Abe tells party official that Japan will delay tax hike by two-and-a-half years
Times of Malta / Posted 12 hours ago
house election expected in July. But Finance Minister Taro Aso has voiced opposition, saying that Abe should dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election if he were to postpone the tax hike. Speculation persists that Abe may... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Japan's economy improved but weak; Abe set to delay tax hikelatest plan calls for the tax hike to take place in October 2019. Abe reportedl
Japan's economy improved but weak; Abe set to delay tax hike
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 hours ago
latest plan calls for the tax hike to take place in October 2019. Abe reportedly rejected the idea of dissolving the Lower House of Parliament and holding a snap election in July, when Japan is due to hold a vote for the less powerful Upper... Read more
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Rappler
France faces strike chaos ahead of Euro 2016down unemployment, stuck at just under 10%. Unions are also furious that the g
France faces strike chaos ahead of Euro 2016
Rappler / Posted 15 hours ago
down unemployment, stuck at just under 10%. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform billthe lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform bill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
the lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It will then return to the National Assembly lower house for a final vote. Asked if he would pass the bill into law by decree, Hollande said in further comments: "I... Read more
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The Star
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform billthe lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It
France's Hollande holds ground on contested labour reform bill
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
the lower chamber without vote, faced with a rebellion by its own lawmakers. It will then return to the National Assembly lower house for a final vote. Asked if he would pass the bill into law by decree, Hollande said in further comments: "I... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe likely to forgo general election ‹ Japan TodayCouncil of Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party, also said, “I don’t think there shou
Abe likely to forgo general election ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Council of Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party, also said, “I don’t think there should be (a simultaneous holding of upper and lower house elections), and I took it that the prime minister feels the same way.” Abe’s inclination to avoid seeking... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Election 2016: What you missed last nightMPs are spooked by polls in Western Australia The polling suggests the Turnbul
Election 2016: What you missed last night
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
MPs are spooked by polls in Western Australia The polling suggests the Turnbull Government could lose three Lower House seats, with the downturn in the WA economy and dissatisfaction with the state's premier the cause.More... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
French pilots, oil workers to strikemajority of French expect the government to make some small amendments to the b
French pilots, oil workers to strike
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 hours ago
majority of French expect the government to make some small amendments to the bill, due for a final reading in the lower house of parliament in July, but not withdraw it altogether as the CGT wants, said Frederic Dabi at Ifop... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"An Unusual Number Of Known Unknowns" - These Are The Key Event Risks In Junethe consumption tax will be delayed and a supplementary budget of ¥5-10tn could
"An Unusual Number Of Known Unknowns" - These Are The Key Event Risks In June
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 hours ago
the consumption tax will be delayed and a supplementary budget of ¥5-10tn could be announced. It is also possible that the Lower House is dissolved and new elections called. 2 June-16 June: Central bank meetings On balance, we do not expect any... Read more
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New Kerala
Oscar, Ramesh file papers for RS seats from Karnataka - newkerala.com #70202for the fourth term after representing Karnataka for the last three consecutive
Oscar, Ramesh file papers for RS seats from Karnataka - newkerala.com #70202
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
for the fourth term after representing Karnataka for the last three consecutive terms. As JD-S has only 40 seats in the lower house, Farooq needs five more votes from independents or others to win. Vacancy for the four seats is caused by the... Read more
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The Mercury News
K12 Inc.: Bay Area lawmakers call for audit of California Virtual Academies operatorsomething the governor finds "palatable," said John Casey, a spokesman for Rend
K12 Inc.: Bay Area lawmakers call for audit of California Virtual Academies operator
The Mercury News / Posted 23 hours ago
something the governor finds "palatable," said John Casey, a spokesman for Rendon, D-Paramount. Members of the upper and lower house who sit on the committee meet several times a year to consider lawmakers' audit requests. Once those requests are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016which is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the gove
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
which is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016which is stuck at just under 10 per cent. Unions are also furious that the gov
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
which is stuck at just under 10 per cent. Unions are also furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull and Shorten come under fire over 'snoozefest' debatethe Prime Minister after this federal election," Ms Butler said, in reference t
Turnbull and Shorten come under fire over 'snoozefest' debate
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
the Prime Minister after this federal election," Ms Butler said, in reference to the Greens only holding one seat in the lower house. Mr Ciobo said he had a less pessimistic view about the standard of Sunday's debate. "The reality is you have... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Sagar, Arnie join Duterte wagonbest in his current talks with the incoming Speaker Alvarez.� Now that practic
Sagar, Arnie join Duterte wagon
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
best in his current talks with the incoming Speaker Alvarez.� Now that practically all political parties and blocs in the Lower House namely the Nacionalista Party, Lakas-CMD, National Union Party, Nationalist People�s Coalition, Party-list... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Economic downturn has Coalition worried by WA poll numbersand re-analysed the results of Newspoll's last two months' of polling. It show
Economic downturn has Coalition worried by WA poll numbers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and re-analysed the results of Newspoll's last two months' of polling. It showed the Turnbull Government could lose three lower house seats in WA, thanks to a 7.3 per cent swing after preferences. The ABC has spoken to several Liberal MPs who are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016which is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are furious that the governmen
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
which is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Germany plans draft law on nuclear storage costs in Augustfrom Germany’s decision to end nuclear power by 2022 following Japan’s Fukushim
Germany plans draft law on nuclear storage costs in August
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
from Germany’s decision to end nuclear power by 2022 following Japan’s Fukushima disaster five years ago. The Bundestag lower house of parliament is due to vote on the law in early November and to be debated in the upper house at the end of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Philippine Congress proclaims next president, vice-presidentsecond from left, and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, third from right, durin
Philippine Congress proclaims next president, vice-president
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
second from left, and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, third from right, during a ceremony Monday, May 30, 2016 at the Lower House in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. Robredo won over her closest rival Sen. Ferdinand... Read more
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New Kerala
Abe eyes forgoing general election, deferring planned tax hike - newkerala.com #70017year, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Monday. "I don't think there shou
Abe eyes forgoing general election, deferring planned tax hike - newkerala.com #70017
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
year, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Monday. "I don't think there should be (a simultaneous holding of upper and lower house elections), and I took it that Abe feels the same way," Kyodo news quoted Toshihiro Nikai, chairman of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WTO Delay - Brace Yourself for Another Liberia Embarrassmentis not enough, the post-war nation is now at risk of losing its membership in t
WTO Delay - Brace Yourself for Another Liberia Embarrassment
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is not enough, the post-war nation is now at risk of losing its membership in the World Trade Organization as the lower house stalls passage of protocol ratification. ON DECEMBER 16, 2015, World Trade Center Ministers formally approved... Read more
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Super Sport
French transport to be hit ahead of Eurowhich is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are furious that the governmen
French transport to be hit ahead of Euro
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
which is stuck at just under 10 percent. Unions are furious that the government rammed the reforms through the lower house of parliament without a vote. They have called for another national day of rallies and strikes on June 14, the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Unchanged; US Futures Rise Above 2,100 As Traders Celebrate Memorial DayDemocratic Party-led ruling coalition on Saturday night. Much of the chatter is
Global Stocks Unchanged; US Futures Rise Above 2,100 As Traders Celebrate Memorial Day
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Democratic Party-led ruling coalition on Saturday night. Much of the chatter is that this will also likely trigger a lower house election, while a separate report is suggesting that Abe is also intending to seek a fiscal stimulus package... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany plans draft law on nuclear storage costs in Augustfrom Germany's decision to end nuclear power by 2022 following Japan's Fukushim
Germany plans draft law on nuclear storage costs in August
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
from Germany's decision to end nuclear power by 2022 following Japan's Fukushima disaster five years ago. The Bundestag lower house of parliament is due to vote on the law in early November and to be debated in the upper house at the end of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Shinzo Abe postpones Japan tax rise after warning of economic slumpofficials tried to dampen speculation that Abe would seek a public mandate for
Shinzo Abe postpones Japan tax rise after warning of economic slump
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
officials tried to dampen speculation that Abe would seek a public mandate for the move by calling a snap lower house election to coincide with the upper house poll. The finance minister, Tarō Asō, is among several LDP figures who... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel useto get this bill through the Legislative Council so we can put real pressure on
Strong signal as Labor pledge 90% steel use
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
to get this bill through the Legislative Council so we can put real pressure on the Liberal-National government in the Lower House.” Asked if Labor was getting in ahead of this week’s SIPB debate, the party’s spokesman for the Illawarra Ryan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Law on Senate Functions for Reviewgovernment oversight, approval of public officials and representation which is
Law on Senate Functions for Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
government oversight, approval of public officials and representation which is more or less similar to those in the Lower House, Makuza said the Senate's difference in executing the mandate was to make sure everything is done in line with... Read more
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The Financial Express
Shinzo Abe tells party official Japan will delay tax hike by 2-1/2 yearshouse election expected in July. But Finance Minister Taro Aso has voiced oppo
Shinzo Abe tells party official Japan will delay tax hike by 2-1/2 years
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
house election expected in July. But Finance Minister Taro Aso has voiced opposition, saying that Abe should dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election if he were to postpone the tax hike. Speculation persists that Abe may... Read more
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Business Standard India
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe may face no-confidence motion over tax issueSocial Democratic Party, and the People's Life Party plan to meet later on Mond
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe may face no-confidence motion over tax issue
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Social Democratic Party, and the People's Life Party plan to meet later on Monday. They hope to submit the motion to the Lower House on Tuesday, public broadcaster NHK reported. Abe on Saturday announced the tax increase from 8 to 10% should be... Read more
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New Kerala
Japan PM may face no-confidence motion over tax issue - newkerala.com #69799Social Democratic Party, and the People's Life Party plan to meet later on Mond
Japan PM may face no-confidence motion over tax issue - newkerala.com #69799
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Social Democratic Party, and the People's Life Party plan to meet later on Monday. They hope to submit the motion to the Lower House on Tuesday, public broadcaster NHK reported. Abe on Saturday announced the tax increase from 8 to 10 percent... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jordan King names Hani Al Mulqi as new PM; dissolves parliamentZone Authority, Xinhua news agency reported. Al Mulqi was also a senator and a
Jordan King names Hani Al Mulqi as new PM; dissolves parliament
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Zone Authority, Xinhua news agency reported. Al Mulqi was also a senator and an advisor to the King. Mulqi's appointment and the dissolution of the Lower House come ahead of the parliamentary elections that are slated before the end of this... Read more
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DW
Jordanian King appoints caretaker PM to oversee new elections |Abdullah Ensour, as is customary under the constitution, before appointing an i
Jordanian King appoints caretaker PM to oversee new elections |
DW / Posted yesterday
Abdullah Ensour, as is customary under the constitution, before appointing an interim head of government. After the lower house passed an amendment to the electoral laws earlier this year, government sources and political analysts say there... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Morrison wants end to Senate 'cat herding'John Howard did in 2004. 'But that's up to the Australian people,' he said. I
Morrison wants end to Senate 'cat herding'
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
John Howard did in 2004. 'But that's up to the Australian people,' he said. If no major party secures a majority in the lower house, it will mean the coalition or Labor will need to negotiate with independents to form government. Labor earlier... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
South Australiaparty in 10 of the 11 n seats. Based on those results the Xenophon party has a
South Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
party in 10 of the 11 n seats. Based on those results the Xenophon party has a strong chance of winning lower house seats and three or four Senate seats at a double dissolution election. The Nick Xenophon Team will contest all... Read more
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