Tag: <span>parliamentary</span>

Essential bills pass in rowdy end to parliamentary year

Posted December 04, 2015 01:46:19 Essential pieces of legislation have been approved throughout the final evening of Federal Parliament for 2015, which was characterised by bitter and occasionally raucous debate. Labor accused the Greens of getting “sell-out rats” for undertaking a deal with the Government on its bill to double existing penalties for multinational tax…

Egyptians vote in 2nd stage of parliamentary elections

By NOUR YOUSSEF and MARAM MAZEN, Related Press CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians in nearly half the nation, such as the capital Cairo, have been voting on Sunday in the second stage of parliamentary elections that will produce the country’s initial legislature since a chamber dominated by Islamists was dissolved by a court ruling in 2012….