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  1. 1. news | 26 Jan 2015

    Eyeing elections as growth resumes, Spain PM takes swipe at hard-left

    By AFP

    » MADRID - Hailing Spain's improving economic health under his conservative government's stewardship, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned austerity-weary voters against the temptation to back popular hard-left Po...

  2. 2. news | 25 Jan 2015

    PT to wait, prove itself in elections

    By Online Reporters

    » The Pheu Thai Party will not take the National Legislative Assembly (NLA)'s impeachment of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra as a condition to create political unrest but will wait to prove itself in electio...

  3. 3. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Indonesian MPs back direct elections in boost for Widodo

    By AFP

    » JAKARTA - Indonesia's parliament backed direct elections for local leaders on Tuesday, reversing an earlier decision to scrap a key reform of the democratic era and giving a boost to President Joko Widodo.

  4. 4. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Poll: EC should handle elections

    By Online Reporters

    » A majority of people want the Election Commission to continue to organise elections, not the Interior or Education ministries, according to the result of a Suan Dusit Poll survey published on Sunday.

  5. 5. news | 29 Dec 2014

    Greece fails to elect president, elections to come

    By AFP

    » Greece's parliament on Monday failed for a third time to elect a president, an AFP count showed, forcing early elections.

  6. 6. opinion | 10 Dec 2014

    Stalled reforms herald a bleak future

    Myanmar

    By Larry Jagan, Newspaper section: News

    » With elections planned for this time next year, Myanmar's future is at a critical crossroads. At the same time, there is increased confusion over attempts to change the constitution and introduce proportional repres...

  7. 7. news | 28 Jan 2015

    US Fed eyes rate hike

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve opened its first monetary policy meeting of the year Tuesday to take the pulse of the US economy and mull the first interest rate hike since 2006.

  8. 8. news | 20 Jan 2015

    China's Xi 'gets 62% pay rise'

    By AFP

    » Chinese President Xi Jinping and the other six members of the Communist Party's elite Politburo Standing Committee have been given 62% pay rises, state-run media said Tuesday, as civil servants get their first incre...

  9. 9. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Wilder dethrones Stiverne in heavyweight clash

    By AFP

    » LAS VEGAS - Deontay Wilder claimed the World Boxing Council heavyweight title with a dominating 12-round decision over Bermane Stiverne, becoming the first American to hold a major heavyweight crown since 2006.

  10. 10. news | 09 Jan 2015

    '06 lottery winners still can't collect

    By Online Reporters

    » Two brothers from Samut Prakan have been unable to claim two million baht they won in the three-digit lottery in 2006 because the Government Lottery Office claims their ticket wholesaler never submitted their stubs.

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