• Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    Even the Vietnamese have respect for McCain
    News that Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a message of condolence to US Senate leaders and the family of John McCain on the death of the senator says so much about the high regard the Vietnamese have for McCain.
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  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:35
    US Senate votes to reimpose ban on China's ZTE, shares plunge
    The US Senate defied President Donald Trump on Monday by voting to overrule his administration's deal with Chinese telecom firm ZTE and reimpose a ban on hi-tech chip sales to the company.
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:28
    Update: Canada Senate passes law legalizing recreational marijuana
    Canada's Senate passed a bill Thursday legalizing recreational marijuana, moving it closer to becoming the first member of the Group of Seven nations to legalize the production, sale and consumption of the drug.
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  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Court rules independent candidates for Senate ‘not unconstitutional’
    A CONTROVERSIAL clause in the organic law on selection of senators is not unconstitutional, the Constitutional Court ruled yesterday.
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
    US Jerusalem move is a long-stated official policy
    Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem has been official US policy since the Jerusalem Embassy Act was passed by both Congress and the Senate in 1995.
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  • Thu, 17 May 2018 10:29
    Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background
    A key US Senate panel on Wednesday greenlighted the nomination of veteran covert operative Gina Haspel to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite her involvement in the torture of Al-Qaeda detainees in the early 2000s.
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  • Thu, 03 May 2018 01:00
    Verdict over Senate law to be given on May 23
    THE Constitutional Court has scheduled May 23 to deliver its verdict on whether certain clauses in the organic law on the Senate structure are constitutional.
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:33
    Cancer-stricken McCain stable after undergoing surgery
    US Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, was in stable condition Monday after undergoing surgery to treat an infection, an aide said, adding that Senate colleagues have made frequent visits to see him.
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  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:36
    Key points from Facebook-Zuckerberg hearings
    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testified for nearly 10 hours over two days on Facebook's privacy and data protection issues before committees of the Senate and House on Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are key points:
  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:52
    Duckworth becomes first sitting US senator to give birth
    US Senator Tammy Duckworth on Monday gave birth to a baby girl, making history as the first member of the Senate to have a baby while in office.
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Legislators’ petition on Senate bill to be sent to court on Monday
    A PETITION by a group of legislators will be submitted to the Constitutional Court on Monday, for a ruling on the constitutionality of the controversial Senate bill, one of the last two bills required to facilitate the next election expected in February next year.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00
    ‘No poll delay’ as NLA sends Senate bill to top court
    THE SENATE selection bill will be submitted to the Constitutional Court for review today after the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) failed to agree on certain issues.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
    Court review of organic bills will not delay poll, Prayut promises
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday gave his assurance that the chief charter drafter’s proposal to have the Constitutional Court interpret two organic bills essential to hold the election should not cause any further delay to the poll timeline.
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
    Betting on strong economic fundamentals
    JEROME POWELL, the new chairman of the US Federal Reserve, told the Senate Banking Committee last Thursday that there is no clear sign of wage-push inflation at this moment.
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00
    MP and Senate organic bills sail through the NLA
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday passed the last two organic bills – on the election of MPs and Senate selection – ending the legislative process pertaining to the 10 key organic laws.
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