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China, Russia pledge closer parliamentary exchanges
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China, Russia pledge closer parliamentary exchanges

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang met here on Monday with Ilyas Umakhanov, deputy chairperson of the Russian Federal Council vowing closer parliamentary exchanges. Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of the Chinese National People's Congress (NPC) ... News Guangdong, 19 hours ago
Representatives Council holds second regular meeting Bahrain News Agency, 12 hours ago
HM King Hamad thanked by Shura Chairman Bahrain News Agency, 1 day ago
Digital Journal

D.C.'s 16-week paid family leave serves as a national model

On Tuesday, the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 was introduced by Council members in the District of Columbia. If legislation passes, the nation's capital would be the first city to offer paid medical and family leave to nearly all residents.
 Digital Journal3 days ago Debate over paid sick leave could give preview of 2018 county executive race  Washington Post16 hours ago Paid family leave movement follows gay rights playbook, bypasses Congress  Fortune4 days ago All Washington, D.C., Residents May Get 16 Weeks of Paid Family Leave  Slate Magazine1 week ago
Japan Times

Japan may empower courts to handle more cross-border divorce suits

After 18 months of deliberations, the Legislative Council of the Justice Ministry has drawn up an outline for legal revisions aimed at resolving a problem many failed marriages face: whether the Japan-based spouse can file for divorce here rather ...
 Japan Times19 hours ago
Deccan Chronicle

Shabbir Ali seeks muslim quota in state jobs

Hyderabad: Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Shabbir Ali has criticised the government for not extending the 12 per cent quota to Muslims in the ongoing large-scale recruitment drive. In a statement here on Sunday, Mr Shabbir Ali ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago
Bahrain News Agency

Government's commitment to boosting cooperation with legislature stressed

Manama, Oct. 11 (BNA): Information and Shura and Representatives Councils Affairs Minister Isa bin Abdulrahman Al-Hammadi reiterated the government's commitment to boosting cooperation with the legislature, in line with the directives of His Royal ...
 Bahrain News Agency2 days ago

Washington DC Considers 'Most Generous' Parental Leave Policy in the US

Washington, DC, city council is considering legislation that would grant almost every part- and full-time employee 16 weeks of paid leave in circumstances like the birth of a child or caring for a dying parent. The measure, introduced Tuesday, ...
 Sputnik1 week ago DC considering 16 weeks paid leave...  DailyNews724.com1 week ago D.C. considering 16 weeks paid leave for parents, caregivers  Topix6 days ago
Siasat Daily

Assembly adjourns sine die after 7 days session

October 7, 2015 Telangana Telangana State Legislative Assembly and Council were adjourned sine die on Wednesday. Assembly Speaker S Madhusudhan Chary announced that the house is being adjourned sine die after conducting it for ...
 Siasat Daily6 days ago
Washington Post

D.C. Council gives mayor go-ahead to privatize low-priority ambulance service

By and Aaron C. Davis , The D.C. Council approved legislation Tuesday that will privatize a portion of the city's ambulance fleet, siding with Mayor Muriel E. Bowser in the belief that the District can't guarantee a timely response to every ...
 Washington Post1 week ago

UK government proposes legislation to stop councils divesting from Israeli occupation of Palestine

Reuters The UK government has said it intends to change legislation in order to prevent local councils divesting from the arms trade and Israeli human rights abuses. Announcing the plans, a Conservative spokesperson said that "Labour's Jeremy ...
 Sott.net1 week ago Planning legislation to support million new homes target  Construction Index1 day ago British Conservatives want to block local councils from BDS activity  Jerusalem Post1 week ago UK government acts to stop councils divesting from Israeli occupation  Middle East Monitor1 week ago
Boston Globe

Starting Jan. 1, it's the Newton City Council

Continue reading below Mayor Setti Warren recently signed home-rule legislation approved by Beacon Hill that changes the name of Newton's legislative body, effective Jan. 1. That's the date when the new City Council's 24 members will be sworn in ...
 Boston Globe1 week ago
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