Upper house

Bhutan to legalize tobacco products to control the spread of Covid-19

THIMPU: The National Assembly on Friday adopted the Tobacco Control (Amendment) Bill 2021 and the Bhutan Tax Bill 2021, in a first step towards lifting the ban and legalizing the sale, l purchase, possession, distribution and transportation of tobacco and tobacco products in the country. In passing the Bhutan Tobacco Control (Amendment) Bill 2021 with […]

Upper house

Historical allegation of ‘trial and error’ haunts Joyce | Port Lincoln weather

A Western Australian MP has used parliamentary privilege to raise historic allegations of sexual misconduct by newly reinstated Nationals Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. Jackie Jarvis, of the Labor Party, spoke in the Washington state upper house early Friday, saying she wanted to “set the record straight” about allegations made by a woman […]