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Australian parliamentary delegation plans to visit Taiwan next week

Anadolu Agency 03 Dec 2022
Some visitors to Taiwan are hesitant to generate publicity because of political sensitivities, it said ... It is also the political basis for the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between China and the UK,” the embassy said.

NI parties still barking up the wrong tree as a bleak Christmas draws near

Belfast Telegraph 03 Dec 2022
If there is any one thing that currently symbolises the failure of local politics right across the board here, it has to be a dead tree costing £18,000 of ratepayers’ cash, twinkling with tinsel and fairy lights in the face of the worst economic crisis for years ... Every party blames the other, but nobody is acting the political adult in the room.

It's Tories vs Leonardo DiCaprio! MPs slam 'out of touch' celebrity for publicly praising Sadiq ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2022
Furious MPs today blasted 'out of touch' Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio after the eco-warrior waded into UK politics by praising Sadiq Khan over his extraordinary decision to further punish London's motorists by expanding the capital's ultra-low emission zone (Ulez).

The Pandemic Diaries EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT: Whitty said 820,000 could die. The whole room froze... We ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2022
The only thing on my patch was a news-in-brief story about a mystery pneumonia outbreak in China ... my political... Chris Whitty warned officials 820,000 people in UK could die... .

Daily politics briefing: December 3

The Daily Telegraph Australia 03 Dec 2022
All the latest political developments in the UK as the Business Secretary has launched a review into tackling late payments for small firms from larger, more powerful companies ....

Politicians need to move with the times when it comes to cannabis

Belfast Telegraph 03 Dec 2022
The UK Government, which remains responsible for the control of drugs in the north, is not going to follow the lead of the US or the other European countries cited anytime soon ... You also might have missed, in the midst of a politically chaotic September, the constitutional crisis the Tories triggered in the UK Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

We are first in India to enable people to e-book apartment on our platform: Aditya Jhaveri

The Times of India 03 Dec 2022
Yes, so basically India does not have a centralised MLS or a Multiple Listing Service like you have in countries like the US and the UK so what ends up happening is when COVID hit it made the market gap very apparent because while you had a 30-40% contraction in real estate in the US or the UK, India went to zero.

A Swiss-style Brexit deal is unlikely unless things change dramatically within the Conservative Party

The Conversation 02 Dec 2022
A further difference between the two is that the UK lacks the political will to accept the legal framework that underpins Switzerland’s deal ... The political divisions that started with Brexit – and have only worsened since – are holding the UK back from being able to seriously negotiate even a Swiss-style deal.

Populism is in decline in the West but the UK is still paying the price

New Statesman 02 Dec 2022
The UK is no exception ... Sunak vs Starmer is a big improvement on the options put before the British people in 2019 but the worry – from the UK’s perspective – is that if populism was a fad that peaked in the second half of the 2010s, it is here that the damage appears to be most long lasting.

Sunak should think twice before souring UK-China ties

China Daily 02 Dec 2022
Earlier this week, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak declared that the United Kingdom's "Golden Era" with China was over, declaring China a "systemic challenge" to the UK's values and interests ... It was the natural outcome from China's growing economic and political importance and many of those reasons remain valid today. .

UK counts on Taiwan friendship

Taipei Times 02 Dec 2022
Both Taiwan and the UK are strong and healthy democracies that have much to learn from each other ... Already each year, up to 8,000 Taiwanese students go to the UK to study ... The British government also welcomes the participation of Taiwanese teachers and examiners in expanding politically neutral Chinese language teaching in UK schools.

Sinn Fein launches bid to restore Assembly to tackle cost-of-living crisis

Belfast Telegraph 02 Dec 2022
Negotiations between the UK Government and the EU to resolve differences over the protocol are continuing. Further political differences between Sinn Fein and the DUP have emerged over the lack of clarity on when energy support payments would be made for people in Northern Ireland.

Top UK lawmaker discusses 'defense cooperation' during Taiwan visit

Press TV 02 Dec 2022
“In disregard of China’s firm opposition,” said an unnamed spokesperson for the embassy, “the relevant UK MPs went ahead with their visit to the Taiwan region of China.” ... China ... It is also the political basis for the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between China and the UK,” the statement added ...

Top Turkish, British officials discuss Syria, fight against terrorism

Anadolu Agency 02 Dec 2022
Ibrahim Kalin and Tim Barrow exchanged views on the political and economic relations between Türkiye and the UK, cooperation in the defense industry, the Russia-Ukraine war, and the fight against terrorism, according to a statement by the Turkish presidency.

Industrials Reit posts record rental growth as demand keeps rising

Business Day 02 Dec 2022
... despite rising interest rates, high inflation, and economic and political uncertainty, says CEO Paul Arenson.

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