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  1. Party secretaries face audits in pilot project

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Beijing is planning to launch a pilot project to audit the performance of provincial Communist Party secretaries in managing public finances and economic policy, an official of the audit authority said. Sun Baohou, chief auditor of the Nati ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain's Ukip eyes more seats in European Parliament ahead of poll

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London United Kingdom Independence Party banks on anti-EU sentiment among voters worried too much power has been ceded to Europeans Party eyes Euro pollto get out of Europe Fruitcake-free and ready to roll: That was the message from the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) as it finished a two-day conference focused on winning more seats in the European ...

  3. Audit exposes vast graft by officials

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The National Audit Office yesterday released its report for last year, revealing that huge sums had been misused or embezzled. The office also revealed that, as part of the government's fight against widespread misuse of public ...

  4. Once respected, MPs feel the lash of public's tongue

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia's members of Parliament were once held in high regard by the public. Revered as honest and hard-working, they earned the moniker Yang ... the government-controlled mainstream newspapers are taking pot-shots at MPs. Newspapers keep a report card of their attendance in Parliament to catch those who are absent or napping. 'Even when they attend ...

  5. News - World - EUROPE

    Angela Merkel tells British parliament European Union needs a strong UK

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:10pm by AP

    ... at Parliament, warmly praising Britain for its fight against Nazism during the second world war and speaking for long stretches in English. "We need a strong United Kingdom with a strong voice ... Merkel wooed a sceptical audience of British lawmakers yesterday with a call for a strong, unified Europe with Britain at its heart. Merkel addressed Britain's Parliament during a visit full ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... on independence Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister signed an agreement yesterday to hold a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to the United Kingdom breaking ... Scots a straight yes-no question on leaving the United Kingdom. "Scotland's two governments have come together to deliver a referendum that will be legal, fair and decisive," ...

  7. News - World - GERMANY

    German parliament drops US telecom firm Verizon over links to NSA spying

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:54am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Berlin Move prompted by Verizon's need to let NSA see data on phone calls and e-mails German MPs dump US telecom over spying Germany's parliament has ... an all-German company, by late next year because New York-based Verizon must share its call logs with a US spy agency. But the parliament cannot wait that long. Petra Pau, a deputy speaker ...

  8. The inside story

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Upcoming thriller The Ghost Writer is written by a former journalist who had inside information on British politics. In the film, a successful British writer is offered the job of ghost-writing the memoirs of former British prime minister Adam ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesters mass outside Thai parliament

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 02:59pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... riven by political tensions since the overthrow of Thaksin, who lives abroad but still attracts the loyalty of the kingdom’s poor, rural working class. The United Nations on Tuesday urged ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Hundreds of riot police with shields and batons face demonstrators Around 2,000 Thai anti-government demonstrators converged near parliament on Wednesday ...

  10. News - World - SOMALIA

    Al-Shabab militants attack Somalia's parliament, killing at least 10

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Mogadishu 10 security officers slain as al-Qaeda-linked group attacks building in bomb and gun assault Al-Shabab storm Somali parliament Al-Shabab militants stormed Somalia's parliament yesterday, killing at least 10 security officers in a bomb and gun assault that the United Nations called "an attack against the people". The attack- ...




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