“Branch” in the news
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The New York Times
· Philippine Congress Officially Shuts Down Leading Broadcaster →
“The palace has maintained a neutral stance on the issue as it respects the separation of powers between the two coequal branches of government,” he said.
· 'They'll have an uprising on their hands': the fight to save wild horses →
Thin moss clings to mottled branches.
The New York Times
· Trump’s Taxes May Be Released — Eventually →
They must narrow the parameters of their requests, the justices ruled, and heed the competing needs of government branches.
· Médecins Sans Frontières is 'institutionally racist', say 1,000 insiders →
Addressed to senior management and colleagues, the letter calls for an independent investigation into racism within the organisation and for urgent root and branch reform to dismantle “decades of power and paternalism”.
· Soon enough, these pandemic business loans will come back to hit taxpayers where it hurts →
Overdraft charges, mortgage and loan rates go up, charges for cash withdrawals and cheques are introduced, branches shut and work is transferred to more call centres.
· One in 10 of Restaurant Group outlets will not reopen this year →
In March, as virtually all restaurants were closed because of the Covid-19 outbreak, TRG issued a profit warning and said that 61 – more than three in four – branches of its Tex-Mex Chiquito restaurants would stay closed, along with its 11 Food & Fuel pubs in London, with the loss of 1,500 jobs.
· The statues that have been overlooked: Confederate women →
Here the seated figure places a wreath on the head of another female figure, whose offer of an olive branch goes unnoticed by a dying Confederate soldier.
· A white restaurateur told a black customer not to wear an ‘I can’t breathe’ shirt. Protests and a boycott followed. →
Beginning about 3 p.m. daily, dozens of people, young and old, gather on Branch Avenue in the parking lot of the Planet Fitness, across the street from the Fish Market.
· Philippine lawmakers vote for shutdown of top broadcaster →
Though Duterte enjoys a supermajority in the lower house, his legal adviser, Salvador Panelo, said the president had no involvement in the decision and “doesn’t intrude on the affairs of an equal branch”.
· 'Legislative Development in Africa’ is a deeply researched book →
First, Opalo’s book sheds light on a branch of government that many scholars of African politics have ignored.