“Council” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· Morrison government will push on with IR reform even if unions and employers can't agree →
The Australian Council of Trade Unions has so far suggested:
· Chinese parliament to vote on Hong Kong security law as US condemnation builds →
The Legislative Council (LegCo) has been unable to pass similar legislation on its own because of widespread public opposition.
· 'Gutting': News Corp Australia's newspaper print closures will leave 'thousands of stories' untold →
The idea is that without scrutiny from actual reporters doing actual reporting, councils are more likely to mismanage their finances.https://t.co/jqlfNJh09E
· Bill Gates conspiracy theories echo through Africa →
The post highlights the role played by local public figures in spreading false or misleading claims in different parts of the world, according to the Washington-based Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), which studies disinformation globally.
· High demand forces Capp to cap plan to hand food vouchers to students →
A program by Melbourne City Council that was intended to help feed 1000 international students has had to be capped – after 17,000 students applied.
The Japan Times
· Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China →
In New York, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations said Wednesday night that China blocked a Security Council meeting it requested to discuss Beijing’s proposed national security law “that would threaten Hong Kong’s democratic institutions and civil liberties.” Under council rules during the COVID-19 pandemic, all 15 members must agree on holding meetings.
· Two pro-democracy lawmakers removed from Hong Kong Legislative Council →
HONG KONG, May 28 — Two pro-democracy lawmakers were removed from Hong Kong's Legislative Council today where lawmakers were debating a bill that would make disrespect of China's national anthem a criminal offence.
· China refuses UN Security Council meeting on new Hong Kong security laws →
Thanks to new coronavirus-era procedures, Security Council videoconferences must be agreed upon by all 15 members, though normally a meeting can only be contested if a member convinces eight others to join the protest in a procedural vote.
· 'Misfit' miler was first to break four-minute barrier on US soil →
His father, P. J. Bailey, was health and buildings inspector with Parkes Municipal Council for 10 years.
· Is it fair for a casual employee to have annual leave? What unions and business want from Scott Morrison →
• Sally McManus is secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions