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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 21 June 2018000021

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 21 June 2018000021

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers? WILLOW-JEAN PRIME to the Minister of Finance: Will this Government’s policies help transition the economy; if so, how? Hon AMY ADAMS to the Associate Minister of Finance: What is the purpose […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 20 June 2018000020

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 20 June 2018000020

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her statements and policies? Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by the statements and policies of this Government regarding New Zealand’s economy? Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of […]

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Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 June 2018000019

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament  /  Comments Off on Parliament Oral Questions – Oral Questions – 19 June 2018000019

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Finance: What feedback has the Government received on the Families Package? Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her statements and policies? Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by the […]

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Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Evening Report, Facebook, Featured, Free speech, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Freedom of speech, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Social Media, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on Keith Jackson: Did dumb just get dumber and Sam Basil dig a hole?

A near confrontation on the floor of Parliament on Friday, with the Papua New Guinea Opposition walking out in protest over the referral of Madang MP Bryan Kramer, to the Parliamentary Privileges Committee following a Facebook posting. Video: EMTV News MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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Former Speaker sentenced to 15 years in prison in Indonesia’s e-ID graft case

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Crime, Digital challenges, Digital data, Evening Report, Identity, Indonesia, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Former Speaker sentenced to 15 years in prison in Indonesia’s e-ID graft case

Former Speaker Setya Novanto (left) attending a hearing at the Jakarta Corruption Court. Image: Dhoni Setiawan/Jakarta Post By Kharishar Kahfi in Jakarta The Jakarta Corruption Court judges today sentenced former House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of graft. Reading out the court’s verdict, presiding judge Yanto […]

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Protests sweep Indonesia over new law criminalising ‘criticism’ of MPs

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Contempt of Parliament, Criticism, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Freedom of speech, Human Rights, Indonesia, Justice, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Protests sweep Indonesia over new law criminalising ‘criticism’ of MPs

Members of the Indonesia Catholic Students Association (PMKRI) place a freedom of speech coffin in front of the Parliament building during a protest in Manila last week. Image: Gun Halilintar/PMKRI By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta A wave of protests has swept Indonesia in recent days after legislation criminalising criticism of lawmakers took effect last week. […]

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Tongan police charge Lord Tu’ivakanō with bribery in passport saga probe

By   /  March 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bribery, China, Corruption, Crime, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Lord Tu’ivakanō, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Money laundering, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, Passports, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Tonga, Tongan nobles, Tongan Reserve Bank  /  Comments Off on Tongan police charge Lord Tu’ivakanō with bribery in passport saga probe

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News The king’s noble and former Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with passport offences, money laundering and bribery. Police arrested the former Speaker of Parliament yesterday. “Lord Tu’ivakanō has been charged with numerous crimes, including making a false statement for the purpose of obtaining a passport, perjury, […]

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Oral Questions – 21 February 2018

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 21 February 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 21 February 2018 Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies? Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Finance: Does he have confidence in the policy advice he receives? JAN TINETTI to the Minister […]

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Oral Questions – 20 February 2018

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 20 February 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 20 February 2018 Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies? KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the costs of living? Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the […]

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Tonga’s Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old House

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cyclone Gita, Cyclones, Disasters, Evening Report, Featured, History, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Reports, Tonga, Weather  /  Comments Off on Tonga’s Parliament seeks temporary home after Gita smashed old House

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva News As Tonga struggles to recover from Cyclone Gita, authorities are looking for somewhere to host the next Parliamentary sessions next month. Parliament needs a place to meet between March 1-15 so MPs can process bills and laws that are required for the government’s 2018-2019 budget. A Parliamentary spokesperson […]

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Oral Questions – 14 February 2018

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 14 February 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 14 February 2018 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies? TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the health of the New Zealand economy? Hon […]

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Oral Questions – 13 February 2018

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 13 February 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 13 February 2018 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies? DARROCH BALL to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: What actions has the Government taken to assist Tonga and Samoa in the wake of […]

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Oral Questions – 1 February 2018

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 1 February 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 1 February 2018 Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What role will the Living Standards Framework play in the Government’s economic strategy? Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies? Hon STEVEN JOYCE […]

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Oral Questions – 31 January 2018

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 31 January 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 31 January 2018 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies? KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Finance: Has he seen any recent reports on the Government’s sovereign credit rating? Hon STEVEN JOYCE to […]

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Oral Questions – 30 January 2018

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 30 January 2018

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 30 January 2018 MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister for Climate Change: What is he doing to help New Zealand adapt to the effects of climate change? Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does her Government intend to retain the Better […]

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Oral Questions – 20 December 2017

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 20 December 2017

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 20 December 2017 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s policies? Hon STEVEN JOYCE to the Minister of Finance: Is he confident he has met all his responsibilities under the Public Finance Act […]

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Oral Questions – 19 December 2017

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 19 December 2017

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 19 December 2017 ANGIE WARREN-CLARK to the Minister of Finance: What reaction has he seen to the package of measures contained in the Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill that passed through the House last week? Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to […]

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Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Parliament, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon

Source: Green Party Headline: Passing a motion and other Parliamentary jargon If you were asked “that the question is that the question be now put”, or “that the part stand apart”, would you understand? If you heard someone “seek leave to pass a motion” would you crack-up giggling or throw your hands up in the […]

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Oral Questions – 14 December 2017

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 14 December 2017

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 14 December 2017 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s economic and fiscal policies? Hon STEVEN JOYCE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his statements on economic and fiscal policy? […]

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Oral Questions – 13 December 2017

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Parliament Questions for Oral Answers, Oral Questions, Parliament, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Oral Questions – 13 December 2017

Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers Headline: Oral Questions – 13 December 2017 Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by the statement in the Speech from the Throne: “Building a truly prosperous country means sharing the wealth generated by our economy”; if so, under current law how […]

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