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  1. 1. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Prayut stresses regional leadership, energy independence

    By Patsara Jikkham

    » Thailand needs to become a regional business centre and develop energy independence to secure its economy, says Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

  2. 2. learning | 19 Sep 2014

    Scotland votes "No" to independence

    Scottish independence referendum

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » With the vote count nearing its end, it is now certain that Scottish voters have rejected independence from the United Kingdom by a substantial margin.

  3. 3. news | 28 Feb 2015

    'Audit' push challenges Federal Reserve's independence

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - After unemployment and deflation, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen finds herself in her toughest battle yet, fighting a push by Congress to assert itself over monetary policy.

  4. 4. news | 16 Feb 2015

    East Timor swears in new prime minister and unity government

    By AFP

    » DILI (EAST TIMOR) - East Timor Monday inaugurated a new prime minister at the head of a unity government, as it seeks to hand power to the next generation of leaders more than a decade after gaining independence.

  5. 5. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Suu Kyi leads rally honouring father

    By AFP

    » NATMAUK, MYANMAR — Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a crowd of thousands Friday in the biggest celebrations honouring her independence hero father in memory, underscoring her legacy months before leading the opp...

  6. 6. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead mass rally honouring hero father

    By AFP

    » NATMAUK, MYANMAR - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will pay tribute Friday to her independence hero father in the biggest celebrations in his honour in memory, underscoring her prestigious legacy months before leading he...

  7. 7. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Malaysia top court upholds defiant Anwar's sodomy conviction

    By AP

    » PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — The country’s top court on Tuesday upheld opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison, a verdict he slammed — while standing in the dock — as t...

  8. 8. news | 09 Feb 2015

    East Timor accepts resistance hero PM's resignation

    By AFP

    » East Timor's president accepted the resignation of independence hero Xanana Gusmao as prime minister on Monday, paving the way for a major government overhaul and a new chapter in the nation's short history.

  9. 9. news | 07 Feb 2015

    Drafters mull more clout at local bodies


    By Mongkol Bangprapa, Newspaper section: News

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has endorsed guidelines to ensure more efficient decentralisation of powers and greater independence of local administrative organisations.

  10. 10. news | 06 Feb 2015

    E. Timor resistance hero PM resigns

    By AFP

    » East Timor resistance hero Xanana Gusmao has submitted his resignation as prime minister, the government said Friday, after more than a decade leading the half-island nation during the fraught early years of its independ...

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