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  1. 31. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Yangon holds first poll since 1949

    » YANGON — Residents of Myanmar's largest city went to the polls on Saturday for the first municipal elections in 65 years, with voters hoping for change as Yangon booms, despite knowing little about the candidates or...

  2. 32. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Germany warns Greece over reforms as radical left rises

    By AFP

    » BERLIN - Germany's finance minister warned Greece that any new government must respect commitments made by its predecessor, as the country moved closer to early elections that EU officials fear would be won by a rad...

  3. 33. news | 26 Dec 2014

    EC power trimmed, NACC's intact

    By Online Reporters

    » The Election Commission (EC) will only supervise and call new elections while the National Anti-Corruption Commission will enjoy largely the same powers it does today under the new constitution, drafters concluded on Fri...

  4. 34. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Myanmar city to hold rare but 'flawed' polls

    By AFP

    » YANGON - Myanmar's main city is poised to go to the polls on Saturday for the first municipal vote in six decades, but observers warn the process is riddled with flaws and could cast a shadow over crucial 2015 gener...

  5. 35. news | 24 Dec 2014

    Directly elected PM plan vetoed

    POLITICS

    By Mongkol Bangprapa, Newspaper section: News

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) on Tuesday rejected a proposal to introduce direct elections for the prime minister and cabinet, saying the idea is untested and carries "risks".  

  6. 36. news | 20 Dec 2014

    Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

    By AFP

    » Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.

  7. 37. news | 19 Dec 2014

    Xi in Macau as China cracks down on gambling

    By AFP

    » MACAO - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Macau Friday as Beijing puts pressure on the gambling hub to diversify away from casinos as part of an anti-corruption drive and pro-democracy protesters prepare to march f...

  8. 38. news | 17 Dec 2014

    Taiwan's ailing economy major challenge for leadership hopefuls

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - As baker Lin Hsiao-an sits hoping for more customers to save her beloved but shrinking business she rails against Taiwan's leaders for the slowing economy that has turned many angry voters against the gover...

  9. 39. opinion | 14 Dec 2014

    We cannot endorse plan for election

    By Pichai Chuensuksawadi, Newspaper section: News

    » Usually, Thai newspapers and media do not endorse political party leaders or parties campaigning in elections under our parliamentary system. Certainly not the Bangkok Post.

  10. 40. news | 13 Dec 2014

    CDC accepts German method

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth

    » Constitution drafters have approved in principle a proposal of a reform panel that the German electoral system be used in Thailand's elections.

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