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Canberra Times
Solomon Islands undersea cable red-flagged by Australia's spy agencies dogged by donation allegations that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report – provided to Fairfax Media – noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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The Young Witness
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
The Young Witness / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Western Advocate
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Western Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Manning River Times
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Manning River Times / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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The North West Star
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
The North West Star / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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The Border Mail
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
The Border Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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The Courier
Investigation: undersea cable dogged by donation allegationsthat basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
The Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report - provided to Fairfax Media - noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Solomon Islands undersea cable red-flagged by Australia's spy agencies dogged by donation allegations that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report – provided to Fairfax Media – noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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The Age
Solomon Islands undersea cable red-flagged by Australia's spy agencies dogged by donation allegations that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
that basis, ADB could no longer be involved and therefore cancelled the project in May 2016". The Solomons Parliament's public accounts committee meanwhile has produced a report – provided to Fairfax Media – noting allegations that "Huawei... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford United owner could face questions from MPs over business dealcould lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which w
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
could lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which would likely prompt an investigation by the public accounts committee in the House of Lords, which Mr Eales could be called to appear before. A spokesman for Darryl... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford United owner could face questions from MPs over business dealcould lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which w
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
could lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which would likely prompt an investigation by the public accounts committee in the House of Lords, which Mr Eales could be called to appear before. A spokesman for Darryl... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Oxford United owner could be called to give evidence over troubled Learndirectcould lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which w
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
could lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which would likely prompt an investigation by the public accounts committee in the House of Lords, which Mr Eales could be called to appear before. Last week's Ofsted report,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford United owner could be called to give evidence over troubled Learndirectcould lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which w
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
could lead to the loss of government contracts and eventual insolvency, which would likely prompt an investigation by the public accounts committee in the House of Lords, which Mr Eales could be called to appear before. Last week's Ofsted report,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nandala-Mafabi - Why I Didn't Contest for FDC Presidentseen me in offices; which office has defeated me? I was chairman national econo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
seen me in offices; which office has defeated me? I was chairman national economy [committee of Parliament], chairman Pac [Public Accounts Committee], leader of opposition; did you see how vibrant those offices were? So wherever I have been, you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North West Legislature Summons Matlosana Municipal Mayor and Speaker for Failure to Appear Before the CommitteeGauteng. We will look deeper into the matter and if needs be, we might conduct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gauteng. We will look deeper into the matter and if needs be, we might conduct a separate investigation," said Hon. Mahlakeng. He said the Standing Committee appreciates the ongoing investigation conducted by the Municipal Public Accounts Commit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reps Probe NPA Over N5.1 Billion ContractThe House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has commenced inve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has commenced investigation into a N5.1 billion contract awarded by the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) for the renovation of its headquarters in Lagos. The committee resolved to investigate... Read more
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The Register
Defra recruiting 1,400 policy wonks to pick up the pieces after Brexitwork, either directly or indirectly. We continue to keep our recruitment plans
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
work, either directly or indirectly. We continue to keep our recruitment plans under review." Earlier this year, the Public Accounts Committee said Brexit could further exacerbate the woeful IT track record of farmers receiving rural payments... Read more
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The Indian Express
CAG offers Bofors files for review: MoD to House panelit may come and scrutinise 30 volumes of its files related to the Bofors gun de
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
it may come and scrutinise 30 volumes of its files related to the Bofors gun deal, Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra told the Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday, sources said. The Defence Secretary, consequently, has asked for a month’s time to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmania's eye on full renewable energy by 2022year of 2015/16 by restoring profitability and reducing debt.Higher minimum sto
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
year of 2015/16 by restoring profitability and reducing debt.Higher minimum storage as gas negotiations drag on As with a Public Accounts Committee report which made a similar finding, the Energy Security Taskforce recommended holding on to the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Job report sparks call for Garda Commissioner to resignthe commissioner is also preparing to address internal scandals in the force.
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
the commissioner is also preparing to address internal scandals in the force. These include further investigations by the Public Accounts Committee into internal audits and an internal Garda report on fake alcohol breath tests. Ms O’Sullivan also... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Energy crisis report says keep Tamar Valley Power StationThe decommissioned Tamar Valley Power Station had to be restarted to help out d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
The decommissioned Tamar Valley Power Station had to be restarted to help out during the state's energy crisis. The public accounts committee set up to examine Tasmania's energy crisis has recommended holding onto the Tamar Valley Power... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Why take this line of inquiry? « Jersey Evening Postas he left the political arena shortly after his speech. Deputy Lewis currentl
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 4 days ago
as he left the political arena shortly after his speech. Deputy Lewis currently heads the only government body (the Public Accounts Committee) that can officially examine the legal costs of the Inquiry. I wonder what this whole saga really... Read more
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News.com.au
State must become energy self-reliantcan never again rely on importing energy via Basslink for energy security, a pa
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
can never again rely on importing energy via Basslink for energy security, a parliamentary inquiry has concluded. The Public Accounts Committee has tabled its report resulting from a lengthy inquiry into the circumstances surrounding last... Read more
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Aliran Online
The night when time stood still...General Report as an ‘official secret’, the early retirement of the last attorn
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
General Report as an ‘official secret’, the early retirement of the last attorney general, and the reshuffle of the Public Accounts Committee all served to keep the truth from emerging. Thankfully, we have journalists from the Wall Street... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reps Clear Nipost of N132 Million Missing FundThe House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has cleared the Ni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has cleared the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) of two queries involving N132 million unaccounted between 2009 and 2010. The queries were raised by the office of the Auditor General of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ayine - Passing Audit Autonomy Bill Will Engender Accountability, Corporate GovernanceRecently, the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine hosted a ret
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Recently, the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine hosted a retreat for stakeholders including the Public Accounts Committees of the National Assembly in Lagos. He also used the opportunity to outline his audit agenda as well as make... Read more
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Irish Examiner
HSE mulls Grace staff probeshave died or left the organisation, others remain in high-level positions. In
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
have died or left the organisation, others remain in high-level positions. In a four-page letter sent to the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) last month, and seen by the Irish Examiner, Mr O’Brien said in light of the Grace scandal,... Read more
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The Economic Times
CBI tells Parliamentary panel it wants to take Bofors case to its ‘logical conclusion'officials at the probe agency conveyed this position earlier this week to a sub
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
officials at the probe agency conveyed this position earlier this week to a sub-committee on defence attached to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The six-member panel had last month sought CBI’s stance on reopening of the case. It is... Read more
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Aliran Online
1MDB scandal: A leadership deficitrelation to 1MDB to circumvent this issue – from the early retirement of an att
Aliran Online / Posted 8 days ago
relation to 1MDB to circumvent this issue – from the early retirement of an attorney general, the changes to members in the public accounts committee of Parliament, to the placing of critical documents under the Official Secrets Act. All these... Read more
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The Register
UK.gov cloud fave Amazon comes under fire for tax billRegister understands that many other departments are considering taking a simil
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
Register understands that many other departments are considering taking a similar route. Current chair of the Public Accounts Committee Meg Hillier has said governments are always "one step behind" tech firms in tracking tax. Last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The General, the Poverty Funds and the Naked Womenas long as the ruling party's big men were grabbing the same land. Then also,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
as long as the ruling party's big men were grabbing the same land. Then also, in June 2013, an investigation by the Public Accounts committee of Uganda's Parliament implicated several senior government officials in a scam that led to the... Read more
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asianage
Funds for arms post 26/11 go unspentMumbai: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has rapped the state home departmen
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
Mumbai: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has rapped the state home department for not purchasing arms and vehicles within the stipulated time after the 26/11 terror attacks. Despite the Centre approving the procurement in February 2013, the funds... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons From Kenya Electionsago by an un-educated leader. In more than three annual reports includ- ing th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
ago by an un-educated leader. In more than three annual reports includ- ing the one of 2015 under consideration by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the auditor general is consistently faulting this administration. The Museveni... Read more
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News.com.au
Longer wait for energy reportconfronted in the mainland states,“ he said. The taskforce’s report is now lik
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
confronted in the mainland states,“ he said. The taskforce’s report is now likely be to released after a report from the Public Accounts Committee, which has been conducting an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the crisis. Some of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Garda auditors angry at being kept in the dark about existence of fake breath testsor unreliable fixed-notice convictions, despite knowing about them for up to a
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
or unreliable fixed-notice convictions, despite knowing about them for up to a year. Now, Dáil spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), is demanding answers from Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan as to why the auditors were... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Unbelievable' Garda auditors weren't told of problems - Kellyother motorists ended up being wrongly convicted of traffic offences. Mr Kelly
Herald.ie / Posted 13 days ago
other motorists ended up being wrongly convicted of traffic offences. Mr Kelly, a senior member of the Dail's powerful Public Accounts Committee (PAC) - which has been examining Garda finances - described the failure to tell the auditors about... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Garda auditors angry at being kept in the dark about existence of fake breath testsor unreliable fixed-notice convictions, despite knowing about them for up to a
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
or unreliable fixed-notice convictions, despite knowing about them for up to a year. Now, Dáil spending watchdog, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), is demanding answers from Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan as to why the auditors were... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW government's double standard on where public money ends upin the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistrib
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
in the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistribute, it's another matter. A parliamentary public accounts committee, including Liberal MPS, had urged the state to adopt "follow the dollar" laws that would allow the... Read more
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The Age
NSW government's double standard on where public money ends upin the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistrib
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
in the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistribute, it's another matter. A parliamentary public accounts committee, including Liberal MPS, had urged the state to adopt "follow the dollar" laws that would allow the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW government's double standard on where public money ends upin the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistrib
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
in the chook raffle. But for money paid in tax for the government to redistribute, it's another matter. A parliamentary public accounts committee, including Liberal MPS, had urged the state to adopt "follow the dollar" laws that would allow the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dozens of National Trust volunteers quit over Gay Pride badge scandal– which was failing to hand out subsidies to farmers – was described as a ‘mast
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
– which was failing to hand out subsidies to farmers – was described as a ‘masterclass in bad decision-making’ by the Public Accounts Committee. As a Whitehall mandarin, Dame Helen was known for her silken and precise phrasing which one... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Groupthink dangerous for society, says ceann comhairlethe confidence of the public. In an interview with the Irish Examiner, he said
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
the confidence of the public. In an interview with the Irish Examiner, he said Ms O’Sullivan was treated robustly by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in its investigation into bogus Garda breath tests. “She has been treated robustly, but I... Read more
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The Hindu
Restoring Parliament’s primacyfrom general parliamentary research services and information wings. It also dif
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
from general parliamentary research services and information wings. It also differs from finance committees and the Public Accounts Committee. A PBO is comprised of independent and specialised staff, such as Budget analysts, economists,... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Deputy could be suspended for breach of States code « Jersey Evening Postcould include suspending Deputy Lewis from the Assembly, calling a vote of no c
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 16 days ago
could include suspending Deputy Lewis from the Assembly, calling a vote of no confidence in his role as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, a vote of censure or, more leniently, a public statement being made against him. It is not... Read more
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Ipswich Star
New free bus is welcomed – but is it right for the town of Ipswich as a whole?were saying how dangerous this might be and that everyone should listen to the
Ipswich Star / Posted 16 days ago
were saying how dangerous this might be and that everyone should listen to the Labour chairman of the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee Meg Hillier and stop making these investments. So we had a Labour council doing what a Tory... Read more
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