Sunday, 25 August 2019

Tag Archives: vote

Taylor Swift wants to inspire people to vote

LONDON: Taylor Swift wants to encourage people to vote through her music. The 29-year-old singer teased that her forthcoming record ‘’definitely’’ has ‘’political overtones’’, and thinks encouraging young people to ‘’have a say’’ is ‘’one of the most important things’’ she could do with her music. Speaking on RTL, she ...

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Indonesian Police Break Protest Against Presidential Vote

MOSCOW: Police officers in Indonesia deployed tear gas against protesters who gathered in front of the Elections Monitoring Agency (Bawaslu) office in Central Jakarta on Wednesday, a day after the announcement of the results of the presidential election, local media reported. On Tuesday, the agency announced that Indonesian incumbent president ...

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Taiwan weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the first in Asia to adopt such legislation, despite deep divisions over marriage equality. In Taipei, the capital, thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside parliament, which ...

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Neha Dhupia at loggerheads with Prince Narula, Nikhil

BOLLYWOOD: A heated verbal battle and loud voices – the situation is now warming up in the youth-based reality show “Roadies Real Heroes” as gang leaders Neha Dhupia, Nikhil Chinapa and Prince Narula were seen engaged in an argument. It began with ‘Ringmaster’ Rannvijay Singha introducing this week’s task ‘Relay ...

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Egypt vote on referendum extending el-Sissi’s rule to 2030

Egyptians were being asked on Saturday to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. The three-day voting period for the nationwide referendum starts at 9am (0700 GMT) on Saturday on proposed changes that would also further enshrine the military’s role in ...

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British MPs to vote on EU divorce trigger

As the second of a two-day debate gets underway, the 143 word bill is expected to swiftly pass the vote in the lower parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May could begin the process to leave the European Union next month. British MPs were due to spend several more hours on Wednesday ...

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Pound recovering before Supreme Court ruling

LONDON: On Tuesday, the British Supreme Court will decide whether Parliament should vote to commence divorce proceedings from the European Union. Investors are welcoming this because above all they need one thing: certainty. A day before the Supreme Court’s decision of whether British Prime Minister Theresa May can start Brexit ...

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