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Belleville Intelligencer
No easy answers on electoral reform in Canadasecretary to Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef hosted the event in
No easy answers on electoral reform in Canada
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted an hour ago
secretary to Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef hosted the event in Belleville as part of the ongoing All-Party Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reform efforts to reach out to Canadians and gather opinions on the voting system. “By... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Supermarkets will impose plastic bag charge if it is 'industry-wide'bags.” While a mandatory charge could work in cutting usage, Member of Parliam
Supermarkets will impose plastic bag charge if it is 'industry-wide'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
bags.” While a mandatory charge could work in cutting usage, Member of Parliament Lee Bee Wah, who chairs the Government Parliamentary Committee for Environment and Water Resources, is against the idea of legislation. “It's not just about to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Confident IEBC Reforms Will Be Achieved As Plannedobligated to oversee next year's General Election if they do not vacate office
President Kenyatta Confident IEBC Reforms Will Be Achieved As Planned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
obligated to oversee next year's General Election if they do not vacate office by Friday next week as outlined by the joint parliamentary committee that drafted proposed electoral reforms. "It is my hope that the speakers will convene an emergency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter Exposes Money Queries at NOCK Long Before Olympicsthe end of a week in which the embattled officials, led by legendary athlete Ki
Letter Exposes Money Queries at NOCK Long Before Olympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the end of a week in which the embattled officials, led by legendary athlete Kipchoge Keino, once again appeared before a parliamentary committee to account for their spending. Even before the games, questions were already being raised over the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wolokoso - 'Rural' Excitement As MPs Receive I-Padsthe Busia municipality MP, to tell you the difference between NBS and UNBS, he
Wolokoso - 'Rural' Excitement As MPs Receive I-Pads
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the Busia municipality MP, to tell you the difference between NBS and UNBS, he will stammer. Macho amused colleagues on the parliamentary committee on Trade, Tourism and Antiquities when he failed to distinguish between the two organisations. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Mediate Between Speaker and Journalistsof the 428 MPs about Shs 150m to buy vehicles, have generated fierce public deb
Govt to Mediate Between Speaker and Journalists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
of the 428 MPs about Shs 150m to buy vehicles, have generated fierce public debate. A week ago, the speaker directed the parliamentary committee on rules, discipline and privileges to look into the possibility of summoning editors and journalists... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGO Council Want an End to IEBC Reforms Squabblesobligated to oversee next year's General Election if they do not vacate office
NGO Council Want an End to IEBC Reforms Squabbles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
obligated to oversee next year's General Election if they do not vacate office by Friday next week as outlined by the joint parliamentary committee that drafted proposed electoral reforms. "It is my hope that the speakers will convene an emergency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Agencies on the Spot Over Exit of Election Bossesmust have the new commissioners in place by October 15. After all, what had bee
State Agencies on the Spot Over Exit of Election Bosses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
must have the new commissioners in place by October 15. After all, what had been agreed on by the Orengo/Murungi led joint parliamentary committee was that the new commissioners be sworn in by September 30, which is no longer tenable." Prof Muigai... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Diverse opinions at electoral reform forumreform in Canada. The public meeting, which took place at the Trails West Inn,
Diverse opinions at electoral reform forum
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
reform in Canada. The public meeting, which took place at the Trails West Inn, was designed to provide feedback to the parliamentary committee tasked with reviewing electoral reform. During the 2015 federal election, the Liberals promised the... Read more
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International Business Times
Two Hungarian police officers wounded in Budapest blast, police launch manhunt for male suspectinvestigations in the area through Sunday and officers carried out door-to-door
Two Hungarian police officers wounded in Budapest blast, police launch manhunt for male suspect
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
investigations in the area through Sunday and officers carried out door-to-door enquiries. On Monday, the country's national security parliamentary committee will meet to discuss the blast, the chairperson of the committee told MTI new... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Jury 'unnecessary' in civil child abuse cases: Qld Law Societyfrom child abuse, the Queensland Law Society has argued. Law society president
Jury 'unnecessary' in civil child abuse cases: Qld Law Society
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 hours ago
from child abuse, the Queensland Law Society has argued. Law society president Bill Potts spoke on Monday at a public parliamentary committee hearing into two proposed bills that would remove limitations periods for victims to seek civil legal... Read more
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The Manila Times
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police ‘attempted execution’combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-do
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police ‘attempted execution’
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-door enquiries. Hungary’s national security parliamentary committee will meet Monday to discuss the blast, its chairperson told Hungary’s MTI new agency. The incident... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police ‘attempted execution’combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-do
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police ‘attempted execution’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-door enquiries. Hungary’s national security parliamentary committee will meet Monday to discuss the blast, its chairperson told Hungary’s MTI new agency. The incident... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police 'attempted execution'combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-do
Homemade bomb attack on Hungary police 'attempted execution'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
combed the area for clues through Sunday, while officers carried out door-to-door enquiries. Hungary's national security parliamentary committee will meet Monday to discuss the blast, its chairperson told Hungary's MTI new agency. The incident... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bangladesh thanks PH gov’t, Inquirer for return of stolen moneyfunds to the central bank of Bangladesh. The delegation includes Bangladesh la
Bangladesh thanks PH gov’t, Inquirer for return of stolen money
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
funds to the central bank of Bangladesh. The delegation includes Bangladesh law minister, finance minister, chairman of Parliamentary Committee of Finance, Attorney General and the governor of the Bangladesh central bank. “But few more funds... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Muturi Accuses Treasury, SRC of Stalling IEBC Reformsof fact, both Houses of Parliament are on recess," he stated. Siaya Senator Ja
Speaker Muturi Accuses Treasury, SRC of Stalling IEBC Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of fact, both Houses of Parliament are on recess," he stated. Siaya Senator James Orengo who is a co-chair of the joint parliamentary committee had earlier this week expressed confidence that their recommendations to have the Hassan's team... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SRC Shifts Blame to Treasury for Stalled IEBC Reformsinstantaneously may not actually be as such," Muturi said. But Siaya Senator J
SRC Shifts Blame to Treasury for Stalled IEBC Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
instantaneously may not actually be as such," Muturi said. But Siaya Senator James Orengo who is a co-chair of the joint parliamentary committee had earlier this week expressed confidence that their recommendations to have Hassan's team vacate... Read more
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dna
Vacancies, student initiatives on agenda for Javadekar's meeting with VCs of central universitiesof infrastructure and review of student-centric initiatives will be one of the
Vacancies, student initiatives on agenda for Javadekar's meeting with VCs of central universities
dna / Posted 2 days ago
of infrastructure and review of student-centric initiatives will be one of the top-most agendas of the meeting. A Parliamentary Committee report on central universities, released in 2013, had also pointed out towards the need of filling up... Read more
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iol.co.za
#DataMustFall: Cut costs or else, Icasa warnsof their salary on internet usage, well above the international telecommunicati
#DataMustFall: Cut costs or else, Icasa warns
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
of their salary on internet usage, well above the international telecommunication union’s guideline of 5 percent. The parliamentary committee conducted a two-day hearing this week on the country’s mobile data costs. Submissions were heard... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Commons committee to scrutinize arms export controlsA parliamentary committee is preparing to take a hard look at the export contro
Commons committee to scrutinize arms export controls
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A parliamentary committee is preparing to take a hard look at the export controls Canada places on foreign sales of military goods and whether sanctions and embargoes meant to stop arms shipments by Canadians have sufficient teeth. The scrutiny by... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Groundwater changes are good for farmersthere are some crossbenchers who've shown they will vote responsibly. Step one
Groundwater changes are good for farmers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
there are some crossbenchers who've shown they will vote responsibly. Step one for the new amendments is review by parliamentary committee and presumably it will take submissions and hold hearings. Under the changes dewatering of mines and... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Voting change in the airthe first-past-the-post voting system.” “We will make every vote count,” it re
Voting change in the air
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
the first-past-the-post voting system.” “We will make every vote count,” it reported. According to Ottawa, an all-party Parliamentary committee will review reforms such as ranked ballots, proportional representation, mandatory voting and online... Read more
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WA Today
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economyours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. Th
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economy
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
ours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. This week, in his regular testimony before a parliamentary committee - one of the conditions of accountability and transparency required in return for the Reserve's... Read more
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The Age
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economyours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. Th
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economy
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
ours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. This week, in his regular testimony before a parliamentary committee - one of the conditions of accountability and transparency required in return for the Reserve's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economyours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. Th
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
ours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. This week, in his regular testimony before a parliamentary committee - one of the conditions of accountability and transparency required in return for the Reserve's... Read more
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Canberra Times
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economyours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. Th
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economy
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
ours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. This week, in his regular testimony before a parliamentary committee - one of the conditions of accountability and transparency required in return for the Reserve's... Read more
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Brisbane Times
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economyours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. Th
RBA independence on interest rates: a tick for a resilient economy
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
ours, even though we've been outside the range for 46 per cent of the time. This week, in his regular testimony before a parliamentary committee - one of the conditions of accountability and transparency required in return for the Reserve's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Contempt of Parliament Is UnconstitutionalLaw of England where it was used in only three instances, viz., (i) where a per
Contempt of Parliament Is Unconstitutional
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Law of England where it was used in only three instances, viz., (i) where a person has deliberately misled parliament or a parliamentary committee; (ii) where a person has refused to testify or produce documents to a committee of the House, or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Politics of Pigs and MPsDuring a heated plenary session last week, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga suggested tha
The Politics of Pigs and MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
During a heated plenary session last week, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga suggested that editors may be summoned before the parliamentary committee on rules and discipline to explain why their media organisations report unfavourably about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medical Students Take Minister to CourtSeptember 7, 2016, the Minister of Health announced a drastic reversal of the i
Medical Students Take Minister to Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
September 7, 2016, the Minister of Health announced a drastic reversal of the internship policy while appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Health to explain why there had been unusual delay in posting the applicants and other similarly... Read more
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Daily Mail
Final days of Roger Ailes' reignwake of the disastrous phone hacking scandal which resulted in Rupert and James
Final days of Roger Ailes' reign
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
wake of the disastrous phone hacking scandal which resulted in Rupert and James Murdoch being hauled in front of a British parliamentary committee, the closure of a News Corp. national newspaper and multiple shareholder lawsuits. The attorney... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sh791m NYS Scam Suspects Want Waiguru Barred From Speaking On the Matterissued on the matter by the National Assembly's Public Accounts Committee to be
Sh791m NYS Scam Suspects Want Waiguru Barred From Speaking On the Matter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
issued on the matter by the National Assembly's Public Accounts Committee to be quashed, saying they are already on trial in a criminal court. They say subjecting them to a second defence before the parliamentary committee will be double jeo... Read more
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express
'Half of Britons' want Parliament MOVED out of London while repairs are carried out54 per cent of people polled believe parliament should leave London A report b
'Half of Britons' want Parliament MOVED out of London while repairs are carried out
express / Posted 4 days ago
54 per cent of people polled believe parliament should leave London A report by a parliamentary committee has warned the 1834 neo-Gothic building is at growing risk of a “catastrophic event” without urgent work. Proposals have been drawn up to move... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country Optimistic As New Planes Arrivescompetent team to run the airline to avoid plunging it into losses as it was th
Country Optimistic As New Planes Arrives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
competent team to run the airline to avoid plunging it into losses as it was the case earlier. The chairman of the parliamentary committee for infrastructure development Prof Adamson Sigalla commended government efforts to restore the glory... Read more
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News.com.au
Union royal commissioner to front inquiryThe head of the royal commission into trade unions will front a parliamentary c
Union royal commissioner to front inquiry
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
The head of the royal commission into trade unions will front a parliamentary committee looking into double dissolution legislation to crack down on union corruption. Former royal commissioner Dyson Heydon last year referred several union figures to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBsas part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBs
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
as part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled by incoming governor Philip Lowe to a parliamentary committee on Thursday. Although a joint project with the banks, the central infrastructure will be owned and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBsas part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBs
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
as part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled by incoming governor Philip Lowe to a parliamentary committee on Thursday. Although a joint project with the banks, the central infrastructure will be owned and... Read more
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WA Today
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBsas part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBs
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
as part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled by incoming governor Philip Lowe to a parliamentary committee on Thursday. Although a joint project with the banks, the central infrastructure will be owned and... Read more
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The Age
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBsas part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBs
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
as part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled by incoming governor Philip Lowe to a parliamentary committee on Thursday. Although a joint project with the banks, the central infrastructure will be owned and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBsas part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled
Reserve Bank unveils new payments system: instant money transfers, and phone numbers instead of BSBs
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
as part of what the Reserve Bank is calling its new payments platform, unveiled by incoming governor Philip Lowe to a parliamentary committee on Thursday. Although a joint project with the banks, the central infrastructure will be owned and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dail wants Peter Robinson to attend Nama meetingFormer First Minister Peter Robinson will be invited to appear before a powerfu
Dail wants Peter Robinson to attend Nama meeting
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Former First Minister Peter Robinson will be invited to appear before a powerful Irish parliamentary committee to be quizzed on Project Eagle. Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is also to be asked to attend a meeting of the Dail's Public... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parliamentary committee concerned about student protests Protests erupted after Minister Nzimande announced that universities would be
Parliamentary committee concerned about student protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Protests erupted after Minister Nzimande announced that universities would be allowed to hike their fees. University of Pretoria students protest on the institution’s Hatfield campus over... Read more
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News.com.au
Stevens handed over RBA baton, mug et alof the low interest rate environment to invest in assets like infrastructure.
Stevens handed over RBA baton, mug et al
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
of the low interest rate environment to invest in assets like infrastructure. In his first appearance in front of a parliamentary committee as head of the central bank, Dr Lowe also indicated a further reduction in interest rates could not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Locals Paying With Their Lives for Electricity Theftall of us should create awareness against meddling with electricity when you ar
Locals Paying With Their Lives for Electricity Theft
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
all of us should create awareness against meddling with electricity when you are not an engineer," said Ms Muloni. The parliamentary Committee on National Economy former chairperson Xavier Kyooma, told Mbale residents in October last year that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Health Department issued warning over ICT contractsWA Health Department issued warning over ICT contract governance A West Austra
WA Health Department issued warning over ICT contracts
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
WA Health Department issued warning over ICT contract governance A West Australian parliamentary committee has warned more Department of Health information technology contracts could "spiral out of control", in the aftermath of revelations the... Read more
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TheBull
'Laser' focus on productivity needed: RBAof strong productivity growth, a fall in the proportion of children in the popu
'Laser' focus on productivity needed: RBA
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
of strong productivity growth, a fall in the proportion of children in the population, and booming export prices, he told a parliamentary committee on Thursday. "We're not going to go back to having the growth in real per capita incomes of three... Read more
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News.com.au
We are not "inflation nutters": RBA's LoweNew Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has defended the central bank's monetary
We are not "inflation nutters": RBA's Lowe
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
New Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has defended the central bank's monetary policy framework, telling a parliamentary committee "we are not 'inflation nutters'". Earlier this week Dr Lowe set a new agreement with Treasurer Scott Morrison for the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Reckitt Benckiser CEO apologizes over deadly humidifier sterilizersto have been caused by products made by the British firm. The apology was made
Reckitt Benckiser CEO apologizes over deadly humidifier sterilizers
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
to have been caused by products made by the British firm. The apology was made during a visit to Britain by South Korea's parliamentary committee looking into the case Wednesday. Reckitt Benckiser CEO Rakesh Kapoor said he wished to express a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Politicians to quiz new RBA governor LoweReserve Bank governor Philip Lowe gets his first opportunity to put his stamp o
Politicians to quiz new RBA governor Lowe
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe gets his first opportunity to put his stamp on his new role when he is quizzed by a parliamentary committee. Just days after taking over the top job at the independent central bank, Dr Lowe and new deputy governor... Read more
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Swissinfo
Strict enforcement of initiative rejectedof heated debate, the House voted overwhelmingly, by a 2-to-1 margin, to refuse
Strict enforcement of initiative rejected
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
of heated debate, the House voted overwhelmingly, by a 2-to-1 margin, to refuse to refer the controversial initiative to a parliamentary committee- The referral would have meant that implementation must be consistent with the text Swiss voters... Read more
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