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Brunei: National Day

Happy National Day Brunei Darussalam! On 23 February 2021, the 37th celebration of #Brunei National Day. On 1 January 1984, Brunei gained its independence from the United Kingdom after almost two decades of being considered a UK protectorate. The Proclamation of #Independence was read by His Majesty Hassanal Bolkiah at midnight on January 1. However, […]

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Philippines: Led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, approved on third and final reading two bills of national significance.

The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, today approved on third and final reading two bills of national significance. House Bill No. 8202 upholds the safety and protection of life and property by ensuring that electric distribution, cable and telecommunications companies promote their good housekeeping practices in the conduct and delivery of […]

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Laos: Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith Elected Secretary-General

Laos’ ruling Communist Party Friday promoted Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to the office of secretary general, replacing retiring party leader Bounnhang Vorachit, state media said as the party finished its three-day congress. The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) elected the Soviet-trained Sisoulith, 75, a senior official who has represented his country on the international stage […]

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Indonesia: Visit of the Indonesian Parliament to the Swiss Parliament

​The Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian Parliament and delegation accompanied by the Indonesian Ambassador in Bern and the Indonesian Ambassador to the WTO visited the Swiss Parliament on November 25, 2019, to discuss the follow-up of IE-CEPA economic cooperation between Indonesia and Switzerland. Source: https://kemlu.go.id/bern/en/news/3448/visit-of-the-indonesian-parliament-to-the-swiss-parliament

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Myanmar: The 2nd People’s Parliament held the 4th day meeting of the 17th regular session on Tuesday in Nay Pyi Taw.

The 2nd People’s Parliament held the 4th day meeting of the 17th regular session on Tuesday in Nay Pyi Taw.
Extension of the term of Advisory Group on Parliamentary Capacity-building was presented to the Parliament. Parliamentarians enquired about plans including systematic formation of centers for orphans and abandoned children and long-term cash assistance for senior citizens.