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Top legislator lectures Party school on people's congress system

CCTV - ‎May 23, 2016‎
BEIJING, May 23, 2016 (Xinhua) --Zhang Dejiang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, and chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), ...
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Hong Kong under tight security for Chinese official's visit

Houston Chronicle - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Pro-democracy activists carry pictures of the visiting Chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, Zhang Dejiang, along with detained Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaob and his wife Liu Xia, as they march to the ...
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China leader admits problems in Hong Kong, pledges to respect autonomy

Channel News Asia - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Zhang Dejiang, right, chairman of China's National People's Congress, listens to Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivering his speech during a banquet in Hong Kong, Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
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The Zhang Dejiang speech Hong Kong had hoped to hear

South China Morning Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
(In Putonghua) Forgive me for my poor Cantonese. Cantonese is a national treasure of our Chinese heritage, but despite the many years I spent in Guangdong and, as you now know, my fondness for Hong Kong songs and films, I regret that I have never been ...

Forget the iron fist, Zhang Dejiang delivered his message with a velvet glove

South China Morning Post - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The first state leader to visit the city in four years, the National People's Congress Standing Committee boss managed to deliver a finely calibrated performance from which everyone from the opposition to the establishment could take away what they wanted.

Prime Minister a 'sapno ka saudagar': Congress, Opposition continues attack on 2-year rule

Economic Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The BJD accused the BJP-led government of moving in a pro-corporate and anti-people direction right from the beginning while the NCP said it was not able to contain the price rise and raised questions on the need for the mega celebrations in the ...
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Vikas is my objective, says Modi

The Hindu - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Without referring to the outcome of the recent elections, he said people themselves had now taken the responsibility of making the country “Congress-free.” Elaborating on the advantages of Soil Health Card, Mr. Modi said the government was working ...
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BJP names 4 candidates for Rajya Sabha poll in Rajasthan

Chandigarh Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Three Rajya Sabha seats will fall vacant after Ashq Ali Tak (Congress), and BJP's Ram Jethmalani, and Vijayendra Pal Singh would retire from their seats in Rajasthan by July 4. Congress MP Anand Sharma had already resigned from his seat on March 7.

Second-child policy allows more to have kids

CCTV - ‎16 hours ago‎
But at the end of 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislative body, decided to drop a plan to ban surrogacy.
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McAuliffe heads off probe that could hurt Clinton

The Hill - ‎22 hours ago‎
Wenliang, a former delegate to the Chinese National People's Congress, also has ties to Clinton. He attended a 2013 fundraiser at Clinton's home in Washington, D.C.

Nigeria: Why PDP Is Failing As Nigeria's Main Opposition Party - ‎2 hours ago‎
The merger of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party, Congress for Progressive Change, Action Congress of Nigeria and a section of the All Progressive grand Alliance, APGA, led to the formation of the All Progressives Congress over one year before the ...

What's Even Going On Regarding LGBT Rights Down South? We Ask A Viral Trans Hero

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Now, she kicks off this new series for HuffPost, reflecting on her life as an activist, as well as how we can understand and fight back against the threats to the lives and livelihoods of LGBT people currently living in the American South. The ...


The New Indian Express - ‎15 hours ago‎
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may not be stepping up her political engagement beyond Amethi and Rae Bareli constituencies of Uttar Pradesh as yet, nor is her designation undergoing any formal uplift from a 'worker' of Indian National Congress. But the Congress ...
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Intra-Yemeni Talks Edge Closer to Unity Government - Delegate

Sputnik International - ‎9 hours ago‎
Intra-Yemeni talks are edging closer to forming a national consensus government, military and security committees, as well as a presidential body overseeing the transitional period, Deputy Secretary General of the General People's Congress (GPC) and ...
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US Congressional resolution asks China to end Dog meat festival

The Indian Express - ‎May 27, 2016‎
... dog meat and dog meat is not a part of mainstream Chinese culinary practice, he said. Millions of Chinese recently voted in support of a legislative proposal by Zhen Xiaohe, a deputy to the National People's Congress of China, to ban the dog meat ...
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China, India pledge to boost partnership - ‎May 26, 2016‎
... chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), said the NPC stands ready to boost friendly relations with the parliament of India and Mukherjee pledged his support for exchange and cooperation between the ...
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The way forward for the Congress Party

Daily Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
There is greater competition for people's affection. Regional parties are entrenched and the Congress cannot take for granted that in a national election, people will automatically turn to us if Narendra Modi disappoints. If people support other ...

D.C. Statehood: Is America Ready for a Black-Dominated 51st State?

Atlanta Black Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
The District has more people than Wyoming and Vermont, and its residents pay the highest taxes per capita. Yet, Congress can dictate the city's spending, and the city has no representation in Congress. Even the U.N. Human Rights committee expressed its ...

A tough message to sanders smugglers and the corrupt

The Hindu - ‎19 hours ago‎
Responding to a resolution moved by senior leader Anam Ramanarayana Reddy, Mr. Naidu expressed concern over the manner in which the YSR Congress was trying to “terrorise people”. “This is evident from the manner in which a train was set on fire at ...

Equip security agencies to stop inflow of illegal weapons – Parties to govt - ‎11 hours ago‎
We the participating political parties, consisting of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the People's National Convention (PNC), Convention People's Party (CPP), Progressive People's Party (PPP), All People's ...