• Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:00
    Senate election draft decree approved
    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft decree for election to the Senate. The law is expected to come into effect next month and the 250 senators should be finalised by late April.
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  • Sun, 07 Oct 2018 12:48
    Kavanaugh sworn in at US Supreme Court after divisive fight
    Washington - Conservative US judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court Saturday by a razor-thin margin in the Senate, ending months of partisan rancor over his nomination and offering Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency.
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  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:52
    Battle lines drawn for Senate showdown on Trump court nominee
    US lawmakers drew battle lines Sunday ahead of a dramatic showdown over the fate of Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, after a university professor who accuses the judge of sexual assault agreed to testify publicly in the Senate.
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  • 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, 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.
  • 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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:34
    Court may decide constitutionality of Senate bill
    National Legislative Assembly president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai said on Wednesday that NLA members could sign a petition to the Constitutional Court to rule whether the Senate bill, if affirmed by the NLA on Thursday, is constitutional.
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  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
    Last two organic bills ‘set to sail through NLA’
    Final versions of both of the last two organic bills – on the Senate selection and the election of MPs – have been completed and are ready to be presented to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) next Thursday.
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00
    Joint committee on bills will not delay election, Prayut promises
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday promised that the two last organic bills, on the selection of the Senate and of MPs, would not be rejected at final review to delay the general election.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:26
    Joint panel to review MP election and Senate bills
    A joint law review committee will be set up to review the MP election bill and the Senate bill after differences have emerged over some of their provisions.
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:51
    Shutdown starts at midnight as US Senate adjourns with no spending bill
    WASHINGTON: The US government on Thursday was assured of careening into a shutdown at midnight after the Senate adjourned with no vote on a measure to extend federal funding beyond the 12am deadline.
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00
    Appeals to charter court on organic laws could delay election: Wissanu
    IF A Constitutional Court ruling is sought on whether proposed revisions to the organic laws on MP elections and the Senate structure are constitutional, the next general election may be delayed up to two months, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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