An interesting overview of Bhutan's six-year-old democracy, its second-ever parliamentary elections, and its party system.
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6 months. That’s all it took for the previous parliament to elect Michel Sleiman president. Now that we’re finishing the seventh month of presidential vacancy, I think it is safe to say that we are now living in a historical era: This is officially the second longest presidential vacancy the republic has ever seen (and the longest post-Taif one!). 402 more words
The results of a general election on 30 November show Moldovans are split on whether to pursue closer ties with the European Union or maintain existing relations with the Russian Federation, complicating the crafting of a sustainable national identity across ideological lines. 942 more words
"Continuing USP unaccountability on staffing" (Letter to Editor Fiji Times and Fiji Sun, MIDA Chairman, sent 30 Nov. 2014)
“Continuing lack of USP accountability” Letter to Editor (The Fiji Times, Fiji Sun, Ashwin Raj) (sent 30 November 2014)
(revised Fiji time, 10.30 pm 30 Nov 2014: in red) 693 more words