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Earlier this week, France's Interior Ministry announced that President Emmanuel Macron's liberal party found a key victory after Sunday's second round of parliamentary elections, beating far right opponent Le Pen. With 97% of the votes counted, Macron's La Republique En Marche party had won 301 seats.…


The Larnaca Port and Marina Project are set to ahead as planned, as three companies have qualified to proceed to the next phase to tender for the development, the transport ministry announced this week. Unlike the other marina construction projects around the island such as Paralimni, Limassol and Paphos,…


Google has announced plans to implement stricter measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on YouTube, the most popular video sharing platform online. Google said it would adopt a stricter approach to videos containing inflammatory religious content by not monetising or endorsing…


The Registers of Electors in Singapore have been under review and will be released for public examination from June 20th to July 3rd, the Elections Department stated earlier this week. Singapore citizens may check their particulars in the registers: Online at the Elections Department website. At…


President Nicos Anastasiades will be chairing a meeting of the National Council this week before a second conference on Cyprus starts next week in Switzerland. During the traditions, it is customary for the President to ask the political leaders to escort him to the resort of Crans-Montana in the Swiss…


Talks regarding the Cyprus Issue and the division of the island are due to be held next week in Switzerland. President Anastasiades has stated that reaching an agreement with the North depended on Turkey’s will on the issues of 3 principal issues: security, guarantees & territory. Furthermore, he alleged…


Jaguar Land Rover UK have announced it will employ 5,000 extra staff as it looks to boost the company’s workforce and skill set in autonomous and electrical technology, a welcomed business endorsement as UK Prime Minister Theresa May starts Brexit talks after many European companies have been seeing…


The Bank of Cyprus has been ordered to pay back over €3.9m in compensation by Greek courts.  The decision comes after it was announced by the bond holders association the bank was found guilty of losing 44 investors securities in the 2013 banking crisis. The lender now has 3 new convictions, and must…


The Law & Home Affairs Minister has a mission to regulate Singapore’s online space and combat the publishing and spreading of false news articles. This week, Mr Shanmugam said consultations with shareholders such as media professionals on the legal framework will be held in the second half of this year,…


Malaysia were set to go ahead with charging GST (Goods & Services Tax ) on a further 60 items, however Malaysia's Royal Customs Department made the announcement that this will be reversed. Following a consultation with the Finance Ministry, the decision came to revoke the new regulation, which was going…



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