FILTER RESULTS
FILTER RESULTS
close.svg
Search Result for “referendum”

Showing 1 - 10 of 5,399

Image-Content

WORLD

Lisbon residents lament downside of tourism

Published on 11/07/2024

» LISBON - Rosa Santos has lived in Lisbon’s historic Castelo neighbourhood for decades but a boom in holiday rentals has made her feel like she does not belong. Plans for a housing referendum are giving her a glimmer of hope.

Image-Content

WORLD

Reformist candidate wins Iran’s presidential election

New York Times, Published on 06/07/2024

» TEHRAN - In an election upset in Iran, the reformist candidate, Masoud Pezeshkian, who advocated for moderate policies at home and improved relations with the West, won the presidential runoff election, beating his hard-line rival, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday morning.

Image-Content

OPINION

Labour's win gives Britain a chance

News, Published on 06/07/2024

» Ever since Rishi Sunak's rain-sodden announcement to call a general election on July 4, one question has hung over British politics: Will Labour win by a landslide or just a regular majority?

Image-Content

THAILAND

Referendum timeline gets approval

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 05/07/2024

» The amended referendum bill should become law by November, with the first of three referendums on the proposed rewrite of the 2017 constitution held around February, Nikorn Chamnong, secretary to the special House panel on the bill, said on Thursday.

Image-Content

OPINION

Cues from Iran on who to vote for

News, Marc Champion, Published on 03/07/2024

» The opposition just won a first round of elections, forcing a runoff in which everything depends on where third-party votes go. No, not in France -- in Iran. You could be forgiven for missing it amid all the excitement over the advance of the French hard right, President Joe Biden's car crash debate in the US and the coming immolation of the UK's Conservative Party. Yet Iran's experience is worth attention, not least as a reminder of what to vote for and why. Iran, to recap, is having a snap contest to replace President Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a May helicopter crash. Raisi was also being groomed to succeed the 85-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as supreme leader, the unelected post that -- as the title suggests -- matters most in the Islamic Republic.

Image-Content

THAILAND

Complaints 'won't derail Senate race'

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 25/06/2024

» The result of the Senate election will be announced as planned, although the Election Commission (EC) has received more than 300 complaints, including 39 fraud-related cases to investigate.

Image-Content

THAILAND

Pheu Thai says no plan to scrap electoral system

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 25/06/2024

» The ruling Pheu Thai Party has denied a rumour that it is seeking to scrap the party-list electoral system as part of a strategic plan to defeat the increasingly popular Move Forward Party (MFP) in the next election.

Image-Content

THAILAND

House accepts 4 bills to alter referendums

News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 19/06/2024

» The House of Representatives on Tuesday accepted for consideration four bills seeking to amend the Referendum Act at their first reading, as part of efforts to make it easier to amend the constitution.

Image-Content

THAILAND

Govt reform bill tipped to pass first test

Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 18/06/2024

» The government-sponsored referendum bill is expected to pass its first test, according to Chartthaipattana Party list-MP Nikorn Chamnong, who is heading a sub-committee on the charter referendum.

Image-Content

THAILAND

‘Majority’ disagree with amnesty bill

Published on 13/06/2024

» The majority of people surveyed by the Secretariat of the House of Representatives disagree with a bill sponsored by civil society groups seeking amnesty in political and lese-majeste cases dating back to September 2006.