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Two pan-dems kicked out of Legco meeting after disrupting debate on rule book changes
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:26

Two pan-democrats were kicked out of the Legislative Council chamber on Friday for disrupting an ongoing debate, in a bid to delay a vote on changes t...

Debate stifled in Cambodia as crackdown spreads fear
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:13

"We speak our mind", says the website of a group of young Cambodians who have met at weekends for the past six years to discuss politics over mugs of ...

Japanese politician brings baby to assembly sparking debate
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 21:14

A politician brought her baby to a council session, saying it was hard to to juggle careers and kids. BBC News - Asia

French proposal to ban smoking in films lights up parliamentry debate
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:40

A proposal to ban smoking in French films has been met with splutters of indignation in a land raised on images of puffing, pouting silver-screen star...

Can a horror game still be scary without threat of death? SOMA's new Safe Mode sparks debate
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:46

Originally released in 2015 on PC and PS4, Frictional Games' SOMA was the studio's spiritual successor to its own immensely popular Amnesia:...

White House Memo: In Mocking Franken Over Claims of Sexual Misconduct, Trump Joins a Debate He Started
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:05

A typical politician with President Trump’s history would stay far away from discussing someone else’s behavior lest it dredge his own back into t...

How Nepal’s cancelled dam scheme highlights country’s big debate: ally with India or China?
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:13

The question of whether Nepal should go ahead with plans to build a dam with a Chinese firm has become entwined in the wider debate about whether the ...

Mom Publicly 'Shames' Her Son for Misbehaving in School and Sparks a Major Debate
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:49

Post by Jordyn Smith. All parents have different ways of disciplining their children, and what works for some families may not work for others. Gener...

May's Brexit Strategy Scrutinized as U.K. Lawmakers Begin Debate
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:49

British lawmakers on Tuesday began examining legislation that would start the process of splitting the U.K. from the European Union, the first of a se...

Republicans stir Obamacare repeal into tax debate
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:35

November 14, 2017Barney Jopson in Washington Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause 00:00 00:00 This is an experimental fea...

New book sees academics debate the legacy of former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:29

Gordon Campbell doesn’t have much to say about a new book about Gordon Campbell. The Georgia Straight

Image of the Day: Debate is settled, Rosogolla originated in West Bengal
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:28

One of the most popular Bengali sweets, Rosogolla, has been the bone of contention between West Bengal and Odisha, as the two states have been invol...

Divisions grow as analysts debate Hong Kong property outlook
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:52

Hong Kong property analysts are divided on the outlook for the local property market, as international property investors express concern over excessi...

Pro-life groups ‘trying to undermine’ Eighth debate, says committee chair
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:21

The chairwoman of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment says pro-life groups are refusing to attend as part of a wider strategy to undermin...

Blanket radiation checks on Fukushima rice under debate
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:26

Blanket radiation checks on rice produced in nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima Prefecture have come under debate because no rice with radiation exceeding...

U.K.'s Internal Brexit Debate Stymied by Grim Choices
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 16:32

One of the alarming aspects of the British Brexit debate is the way that it keeps going around in circles, according to Europe File columnist Simon Ni...

Legco debate on joint rail checkpoint adjourned after meeting descends into chaos
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:43

The Legislative Council debate to approve a controversial joint checkpoint on the Hong Kong side for the cross-border railway to Guangzhou descended i...

Unpaid internships likened to modern slavery in Lords debate
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:37

The Lords is told unpaid work experience has no place in the 21st Century as peers debate a ban. BBC News - UK Politics

MPs to debate 'scrap first-past-the-post' call
  • Sun, 29 Oct 2017 00:33

Campaigners say first-past-the-post is outdated but the government says it has no plans to change it. BBC News - UK Politics

Westminster makes provision for emergency Northern Ireland legislation debate
  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:26

A Westminster debate on emergency Northern Ireland legislation could be held on Monday. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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