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  1. 1. news | 06 Feb 2015

    British lawmakers accuse PwC of promoting tax avoidance

    By AFP

    » LONDON - British lawmakers accused major accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers of promoting "tax avoidance on an industrial scale" on Friday in an investigation called in the wake of the so-called Luxleaks scandal.

  2. 2. learning | 14 Dec 2010

    Pay increases for lawmakers under attack

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Proposed pay increases for lawmakers are generating strong protests. Politicians don’t work hard enough to deserve a pay rise, people say.

  3. 3. news | 27 Feb 2015

    57 lawmakers name kin as aides

    By Online Reporters

    » Fifty-seven of the 220 National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members have appointed family members or relatives as personal aides, paid from public funds.

  4. 4. news | 27 Feb 2015

    German MPs set to unblock Greek aid in parliament vote

    By AFP

    » BERLIN - German lawmakers are expected Friday to approve Greece's hard-won bailout extension in a parliament vote despite scepticism, removing the last hurdle for keeping crucial international aid flowing to Athens.

  5. 5. news | 26 Feb 2015

    US Senate strikes deal to avert homeland security shutdown

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - US Senate leaders struck a deal to avert an ugly shutdown and fund homeland security operations through September, but it remained unclear whether lawmakers will agree to the plan before Friday's deadli

  6. 6. news | 24 Feb 2015

    NLA endorses cut to ex-MPs' salary

    Newspaper section: News

    » National Legislative Assembly president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai has endorsed a set of revised regulations to cut the benefits of former lawmakers under the Fund for Former Parliamentarians Act.

  7. 7. news | 16 Feb 2015

    S. Korea finally gets a new prime minister

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye finally got a new prime minister on her third attempt Monday, despite claims by opposition lawmakers that her nominee was morally unfit for the office.

  8. 8. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Sunni Iraqi MPs boycott parliament after tribal chief killed

    By AFP

    » BAGHDAD - Iraqi Sunni lawmakers said Sunday they were boycotting parliament after the killing of a senior tribal leader was blamed on Shiite militia, sparking fresh tensions between the two communities.

  9. 9. news | 12 Feb 2015

    Cambodia protests killings by Thai soldiers

    » PHNOM PENH — Cambodian opposition party lawmakers have written a letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to protest against alleged extrajudicial killings of Cambodians in Thailand, according to a copy of the letter r...

  10. 10. tech | 12 Feb 2015

    US hopes EU will pool airline passenger data

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - The United States wants the European Union to pool data on airline passengers to bolster security and prevent Islamist extremists from staging attacks on the West, US officials told lawmakers Wednesday.

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