The House Committee on Transportation chaired by Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento approved Friday the creation of a technical working group (TWG) that would consolidate two bills seeking to regulate shipping costs imposed by international shipping lines and their agents. House Bill 4316 filed by Deputy Speaker Bernadette Herrera-Dy seeks to regulate the application of […]
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Official visit to the chairman of House of Representatives/Dewan Rakyat, H.E. Dato’ Azhar Azizan Harun by H.E. Roland Galharague, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of The Republic of France, in the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Corporate Communications Division, Parliament of Malaysia. References: https://www.instagram.com/p/COKTvaCnzPi/
Ceremony of handing-over ceremony between the Standing Committee of the 8th and 9ththe National Assembly (NA) was held on April 2, 2021, at Lao Plaza Hotel, Vientiane. Led by the 8th Board of Directors By Mr. Xaysomphone Phomvihan, President of the Ninth NPC. The meeting was attended by the Vice Presidents of the National Assembly, […]
Puteri Anetta Komaruddin, B.Com @puterikomarudin, Parliamentary Cooperation Agency Of The House Of Representatives Of The Republic Of Indonesia (BKSAP) member from the Golkar Party faction, attended the Webinar on “EU / ASEAN gender parity: state of play and perspectives” on Thursday, April 22, 2021. . This Webinar was held in collaboration with the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary […]
According to the announcement of Ministry of Health on the date of the Sinovac vaccination campaign (Sinovac), 19 for the 2nd in the National Grade (in Phnom Penh) which is in the contract of the state and the commission of the 17th State of the State and the 2021th day of the state of the […]
Low oil prices and the impact of the pandemic continue to weigh heavily on gov’t fiscal position BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The Legislative Council (LegCo) has approved a government budget of $5.86 billion for the 2021/2022 financial year after 11 days of deliberation. On Thursday, the supply bill was read for a third time and was passed […]
In a mission to reaffirm Indonesian Parliament’s commitment to strengthening its relation with the Turkish Parliament, the Indonesian House sent Indonesia-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Group delegation led by Muhammad Farhan to pay a visit to Turkey in late March. Farhan said his delegation discussed specific issues with all Turkish stakeholders related to the Indonesian interests. Despite […]
Accordingly, Government Chief Inspector Le Minh Khai and Secretary of the Hai Phong Municipal Party Committee become new Deputy Prime Ministers. Khai was born on December 10, 1964 in Vinh Phu Tay Commune, Phuoc Long District, Bac Lieu Province. He was promoted to the new role from his previous position as Chief Inspector of the […]
On Monday 29th March 2021, at 14.30 hrs., at Executive Committee Meeting Room of the Thai National Group, 4th floor, Parliament building, Hon. Mr. Pita Limjaroenrat, Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Substances of Drafting Resolutions of the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights, chaired the 1st meeting of the Standing Committee of the […]
With the Singapore Green Plan 2030, can we expect major changes in our schools, our roads, our city within a decade? About the show: The Singapore Green Plan 2030 is a whole-of-nation movement to advance the national agenda on sustainable development. It will chart Singapore’s green targets over the next 10 years. Divided into five […]
The House Committee on Health on Tuesday, received updates from several agencies and health institutions regarding the surge in COVID-19 cases as well as corresponding initiatives implemented to address the crisis. Committee Chairperson Rep. Angelina Tan M.D. (4th District, Quezon) lamented that numerous hospitals are reaching full occupancy, while active cases continue to rise everyday.
KUALA LUMPUR, 17 March – H.E. Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun, Speaker of the House of Representatives today received the COVID-19 vaccination of the first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kuala Lumpur Health Clinic which is one of the Vaccine Centres (PPV) for immunization programme in Malaysia. Hon. Dato’ Sri Azalina bt Othman Said, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives also received the vaccination.
Vietnam’s newly elected President of the National Assembly.
Congratulations to the new President of the National Assembly of Vietnam, H.E Vuong Dinh Hue, who was elected as the Vietnam National Assembly President at the ongoing 11th session of the 14th National Assembly.
ANKARA The Laos parliament on Monday elected a new president for the country, according to local media. The voting was held after the opening of the Southeast Asian nation’s ninth legislature of the Lao National Assembly in the capital Vientiane this morning. Thongloun Sisoulith, 75, having served as the prime minister of the country since […]
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA — The Cambodian National Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a draft bill that empowers the government to impose restrictions to curb the spread of infectious diseases but also contains strict prison sentences of up to 20 years. The draft legislation, called “Law on Measures to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19 and other […]
Gov’t drafts cyber security legislation YB Dato Abd Mutalib said two legal frameworks on cyber security are currently being drafted to strengthen digital transformation governance — Cyber Security Order and Personal Data Protection Order. He said the Cyber Security Order will deal with online security threats and incidents while the Personal Data Protection Order aims to […]
The meeting of members of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation headed by Chairperson of the Committee Oleksandr Merezhko with delegation of the Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation of the House of Representatives (lower Chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia) headed by the deputy Head of the Committee Mr. Hafisz Tohir […]
VIENTIANE, Feb 28 (Vientiane Times/ANN): Agendas prepared for the upcoming inaugural session of the National Assembly (NA)’s new legislature topped the cabinet’s last meeting during the week. It was the last meeting of the 8th five-year-tenure government administration headed by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. Laos has just completed its national election to choose members of […]
PARLIAMENT OF MALAYSIA: 24 February 2021 (Wednesday) – Madewings Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. has contributed 100 thousand pieces of KN95 face mask for the frontliners. The handover was officiated by Hon. Dato’ Haji Mohd Rashid Hasnon, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in a simple ceremony that complies with the Parliament of Malaysia SOP. In […]
Viet Nam has sent diplomatic notes to the Member States to the United Nations informing the candidacy of Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao to the International Law Commission (ILC) for the term 2023-2027. . In 2016, Ambassador Thao became the first Vietnamese to be elected as an ILC member.
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, […]
The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has completed the drafting of the long-awaited new Law on Investment. The draft will be later tabled at the Economic and Financial Policy Committee before being submitted to the Council of Ministers and the National Assembly for elaboration, and is expected to enter into force by the […]
The parliament approved the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which was expected to take effect this year, said Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit. RCEP would be the 14th free trade agreement (FTA) of Thailand and would promote Thai trade, he said. RCEP would be the world’s biggest FTA covering 15 […]
Speaker of the Indonesian House Dr. (H.C.) Puan Maharani emphasized that the Palestinian people have the right to get COVID-19 vaccination like other citizens around the world. Maharani also urged the international community to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Palestine. Earlier, Israel’s Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said that it had no obligation to supply […]