• Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:08
    Hot : Young Democrats offer free hugs in Bangkok
    A young Democrat candidate running for a parliamentary seat in Bangkok campaigned on Valentine’s Day by offering “free hugs” at 7am in Preuksachart Klongchan park in Bang Kapi district.
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  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:02
    Hot : Police investigate Aussie parliament brawl
    Sydney - Australian police are investigating a brawl between a senator and a top aide that left blood on the walls of the Australian parliament.
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:49
    Frenchman arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament
    Yangon - A French tourist has been arrested for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament in the capital Naypyidaw, the French embassy and local police confirmed Monday, under a law that could see him imprisoned for up to three years.
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  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    How big business captured parliament in South Africa 
    Anyone under the impression that Thailand is unrivalled for political corruption should take a close look at South Africa.
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  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    Brexit: Crashing out without a deal remains likeliest prospect
    Obliged by parliament to fetch up with a plan B after her deal with the European Union was voted down last week by a majority of 230, the largest defeat for a sitting government in the House of Commons, Theresa May did just that on Monday.
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:25
    Election decree issued; EC to set date for national vote
    The expected royal decree ordering a general election of members of Parliament was issued on Wednesday (January 23).
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    No time machine for Brexit
    As the British members of parliament continue to procrastinate over Brexit, I would suggest they ponder the words of the late esteemed writer CS Lewis:
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:47
    British PM turns to Brexit 'Plan B'
    British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her Brexit "Plan B" to parliament on Monday after MPs shredded her EU divorce deal, deepening the political gridlock 10 weeks from departure day.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:19
    Hot : UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote
    London - Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
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  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:37
    Clock ticks for Italy to pass budget after EU standoff
    Italy's populist government was racing Saturday to get a revised 2019 budget through parliament before year end despite complaints it was written by Brussels and being rammed through without debate.
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  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:26
    Irish parliament votes to legalise abortion
    The Irish parliament on Thursday passed legislation allowing abortions for the first time, following a landmark referendum earlier this year, a move hailed by Prime Minister Leo Varadkar as a "historic moment".
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:08
    Stranded MEPs make do in Strasbourg lockdown
    The European Parliament in Strasbourg was under lockdown on Wednesday after a deadly shooting near a Christmas market rocked the eastern French city, shocking and stranding hundreds of MEPs, staff and officials.
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  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    NLA seeks new meeting venue as Parliament site to be returned to Palace Bureau
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) has five choices for a new meeting venue after it vacates the Parliament building at the end of this year, as the compound has to be returned to the Royal Household Bureau.
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 07:28
    Women Representation in Parliaments in Asia
    Womens’ representation in the political structure has always been a waxing issue for the Asian countries. The World Bank data shows that over the last decade the socio-political changes have offered women opportunities to participate in the political structure and as a result the number of women parliamentarians has seen a significant increase.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:47
    Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls
    Bahrain holds a parliamentary election Saturday amid boycott calls from dissolved opposition groups which have been banned from taking part.
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