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Toowoomba Chronicle
Energy Queensland has no employees: estimatesTHE Queensland Government may have touted Energy Queensland as the "biggest ene
Energy Queensland has no employees: estimates
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
THE Queensland Government may have touted Energy Queensland as the "biggest energy company in Australia" but the company does not yet have any of its own employees. Queensland Parliamentary budget estimates hearings on Thursday heard the month-old... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dear SG Mantashe and the ANC...In my mind's eye, I see you comrade, your famed arrogance does not permit you t
Dear SG Mantashe and the ANC...
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
In my mind's eye, I see you comrade, your famed arrogance does not permit you to read, let alone consider the merits, of a letter from mlungu. But I crave your indulgence for a few moments. I implore you, on behalf of all South Africans, not just the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masebu - We Defied Odds to Start Oil Bulk ProcurementMR HARUNA MASEBU is famously known for his role as director general of the Ener
Masebu - We Defied Odds to Start Oil Bulk Procurement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
MR HARUNA MASEBU is famously known for his role as director general of the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authorities. But it turns out that he was key in the privatisation of public corporation and in setting up the regulatory regime in the... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: More MSPs might be what we needmight be what we need Ken Macintosh, the Scottish Parliaments new presiding off
Lesley Riddoch: More MSPs might be what we need
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
might be what we need Ken Macintosh, the Scottish Parliaments new presiding officer, wants elected chairs and a cull of committees. Picture: TSPL WE have no second chamber at Holyrood, but laws still need scrutiny and revision, argues Lesley... Read more
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DW
Report: Germany to require citizens to stockpile supplies in case of catastrophe |to prepare for a catastrophe or armed attack by stockpiling food, water and oth
Report: Germany to require citizens to stockpile supplies in case of catastrophe |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
to prepare for a catastrophe or armed attack by stockpiling food, water and other supplies, the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung" reported on Sunday. Citing the government's "Concept for Civil Defense" paper to be discussed by the cabinet... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Haze ops room not activated yet — Sibu ResidentSIBU: The operations room to monitor haze situation here will only be activated
Haze ops room not activated yet — Sibu Resident
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
SIBU: The operations room to monitor haze situation here will only be activated when the need arises, said Sibu Resident Hii Chang Kee. “But so far, it (the situation) is still ok. We do receive reports on and off. Nevertheless, we are monitoring... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Minister to Be Quizzed On Missing Nuclear DocumentsEnergy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will be asked in Parliament next week to
Energy Minister to Be Quizzed On Missing Nuclear Documents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will be asked in Parliament next week to account for missing documents in a court case regarding the nuclear energy programme. That is according to Democratic Alliance (DA) MP and shadow energy minister Gordon... Read more
9d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliament targets Sherif Ismail’s cabinetAs the end of the first session of parliament approaches many MPs are wondering
Parliament targets Sherif Ismail’s cabinet
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
As the end of the first session of parliament approaches many MPs are wondering if their written interpellations questioning the performance of the government of Prime Minister Sherif Ismail will be discussed or not and whether draft legislation... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP Highland MPs didn't show for meetings to save last emergency Coastguard tugseries of crucial meetings to save the last remaining emergency Coastguard tug
SNP Highland MPs didn't show for meetings to save last emergency Coastguard tug
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
series of crucial meetings to save the last remaining emergency Coastguard tug in the north of Scotland. The lack of a second tug based in the Western Isles, after it was cut by the Tories in 2012, is cited as one of the factors that led to the... Read more
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express
Tspiras DANCES on holiday as crisis-hit Greece escalates threat against Merkel's GermanyThe Greek Prime Minister faces demands for an early election while his country
Tspiras DANCES on holiday as crisis-hit Greece escalates threat against Merkel's Germany
express / Posted 10 days ago
The Greek Prime Minister faces demands for an early election while his country desperately tries to claw back money from Germany over reparations from World War Two. The country's leader was filmed dancing into the early hours of the morning while... Read more
10d
Reading Evening Post
Jubilant Labour holds all seatsDespite the absence of some well-known figures from the Labour ranks - notably
Jubilant Labour holds all seats
Reading Evening Post / Posted 10 days ago
Despite the absence of some well-known figures from the Labour ranks - notably Malcolm Powers and Jonny Morris - party allegiance was sufficient to carry the replacement candidates into the council chamber. The results from the 15 contested seats -... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Muslim women are being disadvantaged by society and ‘don’t feel safe’ outside Newham Green Street in Upton Park has a high Muslim population Muslim women from Ne
Muslim women are being disadvantaged by society and ‘don’t feel safe’ outside Newham
Newham Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
Green Street in Upton Park has a high Muslim population Muslim women from Newham are being discriminately disadvantaged in society – and even feel unsafe... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 first-time... Read more
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The Courier
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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The Courier
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
The Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 first-time... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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12d
The Young Witness
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
The Young Witness / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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Western Advocate
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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Manning River Times
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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The North West Star
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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12d
Daily Liberal
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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The Border Mail
First day at school for new MPsBe nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This
First day at school for new MPs
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. This place is like a feedlot with alcohol. Be nice to each other. Don't forget your family. And watch your waistline. These were some of the lessons the 37 new members of... Read more
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12d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Energy crisis expected to dominate Tasmanian Parliament's return after break The Tasmanian Government is likely to face a barrage of questions
Energy crisis expected to dominate Tasmanian Parliament's return
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
after break The Tasmanian Government is likely to face a barrage of questions about the ongoing fallout from the energy crisis as Parliament returns from the winter break today. The... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Russia's recurring role in the 2016 presidential campaign(ABC NEWS) -- The controversy surrounding one of Donald Trump's top campaign ai
Russia's recurring role in the 2016 presidential campaign
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
(ABC NEWS) -- The controversy surrounding one of Donald Trump's top campaign aides and his alleged ties to a pro-Russian Ukrainian party is just the latest development in an ongoing saga. Trump's seeming closeness — personally and in terms of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hydro Tasmania boss hits back at industrial sector criticismEnergy crisis inquiry: Hydro Tasmania hits back at industrial sector criticism
Hydro Tasmania boss hits back at industrial sector criticism
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Energy crisis inquiry: Hydro Tasmania hits back at industrial sector criticism The head of Hydro Tasmania has used a parliamentary inquiry to hit back at criticism from the boss of the state's biggest power user. Key points Almost two weeks ago... Read more
13d
Slate
The Week Democracy Died: Seven Days in July That Changed the World as We Know ItThe Week Democracy DiedDark days this summer showed how government by the peopl
The Week Democracy Died: Seven Days in July That Changed the World as We Know It
Slate / Posted 13 days ago
The Week Democracy DiedDark days this summer showed how government by the people—beset by illiberal populists on one side and undemocratic elites on the other—is poised for extinction. There are years, decades even, in which history slows to a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government still silent on when it will front Tasmanian energy inquiryTasmanian energy crisis: No word on when Government will front inquiry The par
Government still silent on when it will front Tasmanian energy inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Tasmanian energy crisis: No word on when Government will front inquiry The parliamentary inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis will resume today, but it is still unclear when the State Government will give evidence The last inquiry hearing just... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Acep Lauds Passage of Petroleum BillEnergy think tank, the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), says the passage
Acep Lauds Passage of Petroleum Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Energy think tank, the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), says the passage of the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act 2016 by Parliament is welcome news for the oil and gas sector. However, ACEP says absence of punitive actions for... Read more
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Daily News
PARLIAMENTFrom expenses spent on SL delegation Former Sri Lankan diplomat alleged to hav
PARLIAMENT
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
From expenses spent on SL delegation Former Sri Lankan diplomat alleged to have cheated US$ 100,000 Information has surfaced that a former Sri Lankan Diplomat had cheated US$ 100,000 in covering up expenses spent on the Sri Lankan delegation which... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's first policy chief warns he will lead Labour to 1931-style defeatOn the night before he was defeated by Neil Kinnock in the 1988 Labour leadersh
Jeremy Corbyn's first policy chief warns he will lead Labour to 1931-style defeat
The New Statesman / Posted 17 days ago
On the night before he was defeated by Neil Kinnock in the 1988 Labour leadership election, Tony Benn told a gathering of supporters: “I do not want anyone to think that tomorrow is the end. It is the beginning. It is twice as good as we thought it... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election would give the Labour left a chance to assure its supremacyOn the night before he was defeated by Neil Kinnock in the 1988 Labour leadersh
Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election would give the Labour left a chance to assure its supremacy
The New Statesman / Posted 17 days ago
On the night before he was defeated by Neil Kinnock in the 1988 Labour leadership election, Tony Benn told a gathering of supporters: “I do not want anyone to think that tomorrow is the end. It is the beginning. It is twice as good as we thought it... Read more
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Daily News
Celebrating Ups and DownsThe Good Governance Government, which came to power after the Parliamentary ele
Celebrating Ups and Downs
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
The Good Governance Government, which came to power after the Parliamentary election on August 17 last year, celebrates its first anniversary in less than two weeks. However, it is all too evident that the government cannot drown itself in a... Read more
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International Business Times
Government kept 450 files secret in 2016 - what has it got to hide? The latest batch of Cabinet Office records released on 21 July – covering the y
Government kept 450 files secret in 2016 - what has it got to hide?
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
The latest batch of Cabinet Office records released on 21 July – covering the years 1986 to 1988 – promised much but delivered little. Just over 1,200 files have been 'released' but over a third of them – some 450 – have not. Many of the releases... Read more
20d
The Tyee
BC MLAs Join Top 10 Per Cent with Average Pay of $123,000Do a Google search on pay for British Columbia MLAs, and you’ll read about the
BC MLAs Join Top 10 Per Cent with Average Pay of $123,000
The Tyee / Posted 20 days ago
Do a Google search on pay for British Columbia MLAs, and you’ll read about the $102,878 salary. But don’t believe it. By the time MLAs claim extra pay for taking on responsibilities large and small, the real average pay is about 20 per cent higher... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian Energy Minister says he and Treasurer to front inquiryEnergy crisis inquiry: Matthew Groom, Treasurer Peter Gutwein to front inquiry
Tasmanian Energy Minister says he and Treasurer to front inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
Energy crisis inquiry: Matthew Groom, Treasurer Peter Gutwein to front inquiry Energy Minister Matthew Groom says he and Treasurer Peter Gutwein will front a parliamentary committee investigating the state's energy crisis but did not say... Read more
20d
The Telegraph
NHPC optimistic on Subansiri projectGuwahati, Aug. 7: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is optimi
NHPC optimistic on Subansiri project
The Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Guwahati, Aug. 7: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is optimistic about the stalled Lower Subansiri power project straddling Assam and Arunachal Pradesh taking off, as all concerns have now been addressed. There has been no work on... Read more
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Sunday Observer
SLFP leaders get tough on Paada YaathraGovt. stumped by coal fraud : The Paada Yaathra, organised by the UPFA rebel
SLFP leaders get tough on Paada Yaathra
Sunday Observer / Posted 21 days ago
Govt. stumped by coal fraud : The Paada Yaathra, organised by the UPFA rebel group last week, was a hot topic among SLFP seniors over the past few days with the party Central Committee deciding to initiate... Read more
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Adelaide Now
PM needs to show us what he stands forEARLY in the election campaign I felt obliged to reveal a private conversation
PM needs to show us what he stands for
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
EARLY in the election campaign I felt obliged to reveal a private conversation about Malcolm Turnbull – because it was so telling. A senior minister who was a key figure in Turnbull’s leadership coup asked me, “What do you reckon he believes... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Groom defends no-show decision at Tasmanian energy crisis inquiryEnergy crisis inquiry: Matthew Groom defends decision not to give evidence afte
Groom defends no-show decision at Tasmanian energy crisis inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Energy crisis inquiry: Matthew Groom defends decision not to give evidence after legal advice Tasmania's Energy Minister has rejected Opposition claims he is hiding from a parliamentary inquiry into the state's energy crisis, pointing instead to a... Read more
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News.com.au
Minister denies trying to avoid questionsTasmania's energy minister denies he's trying to avoid tough questions by resch
Minister denies trying to avoid questions
News.com.au / Posted 23 days ago
Tasmania's energy minister denies he's trying to avoid tough questions by rescheduling a parliamentary committee meeting focused on electricity supply. Matthew Groom says it is necessary to request a postponement to "protect the state's interests"... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Minister denies trying to avoid questionsTasmania's energy minister denies he's trying to avoid tough questions by resch
Minister denies trying to avoid questions
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
Tasmania's energy minister denies he's trying to avoid tough questions by rescheduling a parliamentary committee meeting focused on electricity supply. Matthew Groom says it is necessary to request a postponement to "protect the state's interests"... Read more
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express
Theresa May received THIS amount of donations for her Tory leadership campaignREVEALED: THERESA May received donations worth tens of thousands of pounds fo
Theresa May received THIS amount of donations for her Tory leadership campaign
express / Posted 23 days ago
REVEALED: THERESA May received donations worth tens of thousands of pounds for her Tory leadership campaign from prominent supporters of Britain's EU membership, a... Read more
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23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ministers pull out of inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisisTasmanian energy crisis: Government ministers pull out of parliamentary inquiry
Ministers pull out of inquiry into Tasmania's energy crisis
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
Tasmanian energy crisis: Government ministers pull out of parliamentary inquiry By Fiona Blackwood and Richard Baines The two Tasmanian Government Ministers scheduled to appear before a parliamentary inquiry into the state's energy crisis have both... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Basslink refuses to appear at state energy crisis inquiryTasmanian energy crisis: Basslink 'no show' at parliamentary inquiry One of th
Basslink refuses to appear at state energy crisis inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
Tasmanian energy crisis: Basslink 'no show' at parliamentary inquiry One of the main players in Tasmania's energy crisis has dealt a major blow to a parliamentary inquiry, refusing to appear. The inquiry is examining the unprecedented crisis that... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Councillor, mayor to meet with energy ministryThough pleased to see local solar developers like Strathcona Energy expanding i
Councillor, mayor to meet with energy ministry
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 25 days ago
Though pleased to see local solar developers like Strathcona Energy expanding it’s operation, Coun. Paul Carr isn’t unplugging his case that the province’s solar program is driving up energy cost. Carr and Mayor Taso Christopher have been granted... Read more
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Daily News
Cutting the nose to spite the faceWhen the Joint Opposition’s ‘Paada Yatra’ protesters approached the SLFP headqu
Cutting the nose to spite the face
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
When the Joint Opposition’s ‘Paada Yatra’ protesters approached the SLFP headquarters at Darley Road, on Monday evening, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a patron of the SLFP and a party member for over 45 years, was leading the march. The moment... Read more
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The North West Star
The Courage to Act: Ben Bernanke's inside account of the global financial crisismuch from the former US Fed chairman's memoir. There is much quirkiness in the
The Courage to Act: Ben Bernanke's inside account of the global financial crisis
The North West Star / Posted 26 days ago
much from the former US Fed chairman's memoir. There is much quirkiness in the study of government and public administration, elsewhere as well as in Australia. One example is that while political scientists have been historically absorbed in,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The Courage to Act: Ben Bernanke's inside account of the global financial crisismuch from the former US Fed chairman's memoir. There is much quirkiness in the
The Courage to Act: Ben Bernanke's inside account of the global financial crisis
Daily Liberal / Posted 26 days ago
much from the former US Fed chairman's memoir. There is much quirkiness in the study of government and public administration, elsewhere as well as in Australia. One example is that while political scientists have been historically absorbed in,... Read more
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