Former minister wants answers over ‘meat cartel’ scandal

Amanah deputy president Datuk Seri Salahuddin urged the authorities to ensure those involved are appropriately punished. — Picture by Ben Tan KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 — Parti Amanah Negara’s deputy president Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub has demanded the agriculture and food industries minister explain the recent discovery of a syndicate said to have been selling…Continue Reading

Finance Minister Robertson calls for Reserve Bank to tackle housing

Finance Minister Grant Robertson wants the Reserve Bank (RBNZ) to become more involved in checking the skyrocketing price of housing in New Zealand. Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone Robertson has written to RBNZ governor Adrian Orr suggesting a change to the rules under which it operates, to take heed of the impact of any monetary…Continue Reading

Five days of Christmas? Minister downplays reports households will have small window to mix

A government minister has told Sky News it is too early to plan for Christmas, amid reports households could be allowed to mix for a number days over the festive period.Business Secretary Alok Sharma refused to be drawn on COVID-19 rules for the looming festive season when asked about it by Kay Burley on Wednesday.…Continue Reading

Minister Jordan reinforces conservation top priority in fisheries management

Conservation and sustainability underpin everything we do at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Indigenous and commercial harvesters share this priority, as their livelihoods depend on the health of our oceans and seafood stocks.“Conservation and sustainability underpin everything we do at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Indigenous and commercial harvesters share this priority, as their livelihoods…Continue Reading

Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposes stay-at-home order in England as coronavirus cases surge

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference in 10 Downing Street on October 31, 2020 in London, England.WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesEngland will adopt a second national lockdown as coronavirus cases run rampant in the United Kingdom, closing all nonessential businesses but leaving schools open for the next…Continue Reading

Latest News Minister of Foreign Affairs receives new Country Representative, says, ‘Nigeria is behind WHO’

Abuja, 10 July 2020 – Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama says “In this critical moment of a global fight against the COVID-19, Nigeria is behind the World Health Organization and urges you to remain focused in addressing not just the pandemic but other health challenges.” The Honorable Minister made the declaration today…Continue Reading

A good chance we can get a deal with EU, says minister Lewis

Britain’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis appears on BBC TV’s The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain October 25, 2020. Picture taken through glass. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have a good chance of striking a deal on future relations, the British government’s Northern Ireland…Continue Reading

Tory minister doesn’t know pub ban detail in car crash coronavirus interview

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailGovernment coronavirus laws faced fresh chaos today after not even…Continue Reading | Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and wife test positive for Covid-19

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize Darren Stewart/Gallo Images Zweli Mkhize and his wife have tested positive for Covid-19.The pair tested on Saturday after showing symptoms.Mkhize is in quarantine at home, while his wife was admitted to hospital for observation and rehydration.Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife, Dr May Mkhize, have tested positive for Covid-19.The pair…Continue Reading

Latest News The Minister of Health of Ethiopia launches a joint assessment of the Health Sector Transformation Plan II 2020-2024

26 August 2020 The Ethiopian Minister of Health, Dr Lia Tadesse, officially launched the Joint Assessment of the National Health Strategy (JANS) for Ethiopia on 21 August 2020 in a virtual launching meeting. The JANS will be conducted by an assessment team comprising independent international experts, including experts from the UN system, the World Bank,…Continue Reading

Ex-defence minister Ishiba is people’s choice for next Japan PM: polls

No results matched your search Economy6 hours ago (Aug 30, 2020 10:20PM ET) © Reuters. Japan’s ex-defence minister Shigeru Ishiba delivers a speech during a meeting on the LDP party leader election at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Japanese Defence Minister Shigeru Ishiba is the most popular choice among the public…Continue Reading