China military official booted from parliament in anti-graft drive

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China has booted a senior military official who is embroiled in a corruption scandal from its parliament, state media reported on Saturday.

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Greek debt crisis: Germans to vote on bailout after Athens violence

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Greek debt crisis: Germans to vote on bailout after Athens violence

The German parliament is set to vote on a plan to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 27/2

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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

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Thai bill to restrict protest receives initial approval

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VietnamPlus English 6 day(s) ago

Thailand’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill restricting political protests on February 26.

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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

The European Parliament (EP) heard reports on the progress of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Brussels on February 24 ahead of the final round of negotiations to take place in Vietnam in March 2015.

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Austria passes law on Islam, banning foreign funding

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Austria's parliament adopted legislation on Wednesday amending laws on Muslim organisations to ban foreign sources of financing and require imams to be able to speak German.

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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

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European Parliament hears progress of EU-Vietnam FTA talks

The European Parliament (EP) heard reports on the progress of negotiations on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in Brussels on February 24 ahead of the final round of negotiations to take place in Vietnam in March 2015.

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250 former Thai lawmakers indicted of acting unconstitutionally

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Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on February 24 charged 250 former members of parliament, most of them from the Puea Thai Party, with finding ways to amend the Constitution.

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Singapore’s budget to be future-focused

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The Singaporean budget this year will be focused on building the nation’s future, announced Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in his Budget Statement to Parliament on February 23.

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Top British lawmakers deny wrongdoing over 'cash for access' report

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Top British lawmakers deny wrongdoing over 'cash for access' report

Two former British foreign ministers denied wrongdoing on Monday after they were filmed offering their services to a fake Chinese company in return for thousands of pounds, reigniting a damaging 2010 "cash for access" row just months before an election.

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Canadian MP can't sit tight for vote

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Politics becomes especially personal for Canadian parliament member Pat Martin who offers a "tight underwear" excuse to explain why he briefly left his seat during a vote.

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Turkish lawmakers in fresh brawl over anti-violence legislation

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Member of Turkey's parliament falls down stairs as Turkish politicians scuffle over security legislation.

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Bombs kill 40 in Libya in apparent revenge for Egyptian air strikes

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Three car bombs ripped through the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah on Friday, killing 40 people and wounding 70 in what officials described as a revenge attack for Egyptian air strikes on Islamist militant targets.

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Errors over Ukraine 'catastrophic': UK parliament report

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Britain and the European Union are guilty of "sleepwalking" into a crisis in Ukraine, a scathing report from a British parliamentary committee said on Friday.

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China to prosecute former top parliament body official for graft

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China to prosecute former top parliament body official for graft

China will prosecute a former vice-chairman of China's top parliamentary advisory body for graft, including taking bribes and selling positions, the government said on Monday, the latest senior figure to fall in a deepening anti-corruption campaign.

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