Politics healthier in absence of ‘anti-system’ forces

In most of the legislatures of the world, party rivalry is the normal state of affairs, even if the bases, modes and intensity of party rivalry vary from place to place. Invariably, legislators around the world have party affiliations. Legislatures can be characterized by single-party dominance, two-party competition, multiparty contests or clashes among party coalitions.  […]

Iraqi parties boycott parliament vote for president

Mahmoud al-Mashhadani (left) the longest serving representative, opens the first parliament session, in Baghdad, Iraq on Jan 9, 2022. (IRAQI PARLIAMENT MEDIA OFFICE VIA AP) BAGHDAD – A Kurdish political party and a Sunni political alliance decided Sunday to boycott the parliament session slated for Monday to elect a new president for the country, threatening […]

AIST, Toyota, and Toyota Central R&D Labs to Consider Joint Research on Advanced Energy and Environment Technologies

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 12, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. (Toyota CRDL) announced today that they have commenced discussions on joint research aimed at accelerating development and implementing advanced technologies in the field […]

ASEAN leaders call for constructive dialogue over Myanmar

This handout photograph taken on April 24, 2021 and released by the Indonesian Presidential Palace shows Indonesian President Joko Widodo (center) adjusts his facemask while delivering his speech at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Myannmar crisis talks in Jakarta. (INDONESIAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE / AFP) JAKARTA – The leaders of the Association of Southeast […]

China Gas Enters into Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with Sinopec

HONG KONG, Mar 4, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – China Gas Holdings Limited (“China Gas” or the “Group”; stock code: 384), a leading piped-gas operator in China, announced today that it has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement (“Agreement”) with China Petrochemical Corporation (“Sinopec”) on 4 March 2021. The Agreement will enable […]