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Spain summons 700 Catalan mayors to court

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThousands march in Barcelona in support of an independence referendum Spain's public prosecutor has summoned more than 700 Catalan mayors to appear for questioning over their support for a banned independenc...

Senators vow to restore CHR budget

CROSSING party lines, senators on Wednesday vowed to restore the P678-million proposed budget of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for 2018, which the House of Representatives reduced to merely P1,000 for its criticisms of rampant killings of drug suspects in the government’...

Budget to hit port works

Bulk carriers are loaded with iron ore at FMG’s Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland. Picture: BloombergPicture: BloombergThe Pilbara Ports Authority will experience a major change in the coming financial year as the State Budget focuses on the mega iron ore exporter.With Governme...

Governor Ikpeazu declares 3-day curfew in Aba following IPOB and Hausa clash

The clash this afternoon between IPOB members and Hausas in Oyigbo area of Rivers State has caused governor Ikpeazu of Abia state to declare a 3-day curfew in Aba, as soldiers invade the city. “PRESS STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE OKEZIE IKPEAZU Ph. D ON THE SECURITY ...

MIC chief: Two billion unit trust for Indians within five years

(Bernama) – The Malaysian Action Plan for the Indian Community (MIB) is expected to provide two billion unit trust for Indians in the country within five years, MIC president Datuk Seri Dr...

Hundreds of thousands march in Catalonia as Madrid aims to block independence referendum

Around 1 million people demonstrated in Barcelona yesterday on Catalonia’s national day or Diada, according to local police, ahead of a Catalan independence referendum scheduled for October 1. ...

B.C. budget: if you didn’t see some NDP promises, this is why they weren’t there

The budget update presented by B.C.’s NDP minority government on Monday was as notable for what wasn’t in it as for what was. There are a few reasons for that, if you ask the governing party...

State budget talks reopen at Pennsylvania Capitol, after a summer pause

The state House of Representatives returned to Harrisburg Monday to "figure out what it's for" regarding the unfinished state budget. Lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf need to find $2.2 billion to bala...

Winners and losers in Monday’s B.C. budget

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s fledgling New Democrat government released its interim budget after taking power in July. Here is a look at some of the winners and losers: Students and teache...

11 things to know about B.C.'s 2017 budget update

The B.C. NDP has added significant new spending in its 2017 Budget update, which is its first financial plan since it took office. For the 2017/2018 fiscal year, the government will spend $51.9 ...

Highlight from the B.C. NDP government’s first budget

British Columbia's new NDP government has tabled its first budget as it begins to shift the direction of the province, imposing new taxes on the wealthy and corporations while pledging to spend m...

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