Australian newspaper says a ex-Chinese diplomat, Chinese-Australian writer and dissident, Yang Hengjun has been detained during visit to his native country.
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Here’s a big problem, a BIG problem if you’re on the left: “kids” don’t vote. If more millennials voted, with their tattoos and ironic haircuts the Republicans would be out of business forever. It’s that simple.
Nepalis are pinning their hopes on PM Oli and the newly formed government’s ability to deliver prosperity, political stability, and development.
New Zealand has marked the 125th anniversary of a historic move to give women the vote. It was the first country in the world to enact suffrage for women.
On this day, 118 years ago, Queen Victoria of Britain made the Royal Proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia, declaring its creation on and after the first day of January 1901.
Australia lawmakers Friday elected Treasurer Scott Morrison as next Prime Minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability.
Australian PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has threatened to resign his position because of a political crisis that led to the shutting down of parliament by the ruling Liberal Party. What next?
As a Bishop of the Catholic Church, Wilson should be a beacon of truth and an example to his flock and the rest of society. To have failed in his moral duties should have earned him a stricter sentence.
Legislation bans covert foreign interference in domestic politics and makes industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime
In ranked choice voting systems, if a candidate gets a majority of the votes, 50%, plus 1, they win. This has the bonus of legitimizing the victory of the candidate, and helps them move forward to govern and lead.