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  1. 41. news | 13 Dec 2014

    NLA readies final charter proposals

    By Aekarach Sattaburuth, Newspaper section: News

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday finalised its recommendations for the drafting of a new charter, parts of which call for separation of powers between the government and parliament through direct electio...

  2. 42. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Abe set to win majority: poll

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan's ruling coalition headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to sweep elections this weekend, retaining its unassailable two-thirds majority and crushing a divided and demoralised opposition, polls sh...

  3. 43. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Hong Kong protesters brace for police swoop

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - Hundreds of protesters braced for a police swoop on Hong Kong's main pro-democracy site early Thursday, to end more than two months of rallies calling for free leadership elections.

  4. 44. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Reform panel defends ministerial elections

    By Online Reporters

    » The political reform committee has dismissed criticism it is proposing a presidential system and insisted on direct election of cabinet ministers.

  5. 45. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Police to clear main Hong Kong protest site

    By AFP

    » Police will clear Hong Kong's main pro-democracy protest camp Thursday and urged demonstrators not to resist, after more than two months of rallies for free leadership elections brought parts of the city to a stands

  6. 46. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Elections for PM plan hits early flak

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » A proposal for the direct election of the prime minister and the cabinet faces mounting opposition as critics are concerned the plan will give a directly-elected premier too much power and weaken the checks-and-balances ...

  7. 47. news | 08 Dec 2014

    Direct election of PM 'not yet final'

    By Online Reporters

    » The proposal that the prime minister and the cabinet should be chosen through direct elections is being floated by the National Reform Council's (NRC) committee for political reform, and has not so far been accepted...

  8. 48. news | 08 Dec 2014

    Modi due in Indian Kashmir days after deadly attack

    By AFP

    » SRINAGAR (INDIA) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hit the campaign trail for regional elections in Indian Kashmir on Monday, just days after a militant attack left 11 soldiers and police dead.

  9. 49. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Republican win in runoff US Senate vote boosts majority

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - US Senator Mary Landrieu, one of the last standing elected Deep South Democrats, lost her bid for re-election in Louisiana, further clinching Republicans' dominance in the Senate following mid-term elec...

  10. 50. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Militants launch deadly raid on Kashmir army camp

    By AFP

    » Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being held.

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