Speaker insists House of Commons cannot be ‘shut down’ and will be heard The House of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, has said he will “fight with every breath in my body” to stop Boris Johnson from proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit without the consent of MPs. Related: No-deal Brexit would be a betrayal, says Philip Hammond Continue reading...
According to a Reuters’ report last month (Jul 2019), the World Bank announced that it had withdrawn US$300 million of funding for the new capital in Andhra Pradesh, after the Indian central gov ... Read more
In the most recent development of the racist advertisement/video saga, social media personality Preeti Nair and her brother Subhas Nair were issued with a two-year conditional warning each by the poli ... Read more
SINGAPORE — While the controversial E-Pay ‘brownface’ ad did not breach the Internet Code of Practice, it was done in poor taste and caused offence to minority communities, said the Info-communication ... Read more
China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its US$2.4 billion property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company's plans ... Read more
Rahul's dream of remaking the Congress sans the Gandhis can only be fulfilled if none from the First Family is a candidate when the time comes for the newly elected members to choose the president, sa ... Read more
'The best trust building measure would be to undo what was done in 1954 and reopen the Demchok-Tashigang route on the border for trade as a first step; the next one would be to let the pilgrims visiti ... Read more
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited (HKEX) reported its best interim profit on record as more global funds used the city’s cross-border investment channel to invest in Chinese stocks, after MSCI qu ... Read more