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 […]

Upper house

Production of the Sputnik V vaccine abroad will reach up to 6 million doses per month from July – society & culture

MOSCOW, June 22. / TASS /. Production of Russian Sputnik V vaccine abroad will rise to 5-6 million doses per month from July, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said in meeting with President of the Federation Council, Valentina Matvienko. The minister’s remarks are quoted by the press service of the Federation Council, the […]

Upper house

Budget NSW: Booming real estate market and localized lockdowns responsible for Covid rebound | New South Wales Politics

Soaring house prices and New South Wales’ decision to keep the state open as much as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic will offer a faster return to blackout for the state, prompting the treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, to declare NSW “dressed for success”. Much higher than expected stamp duty returns thanks to the booming real estate […]