House of Representatives

6 Results

  • US House committee sets sexual harassment hearing

    US House committee sets sexual harassment hearing

    A key US House committee will hold a hearing on sexual harassment later this month focusing on whether Congress is doing enough internally to prevent such behaviour, the media reported. The House Administration Committee, which has jurisdiction over day-to-day operations......

    November 4, 2017
  • Shinzo Abe re-elected as Japanese PM

    Shinzo Abe re-elected as Japanese PM

    Following snap polls, Japan's Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday re-elected Shinzo Abe of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as the Prime Minister. Abe's party won the snap elections held on October 22. The 63-year-old leader, received 312 votes in......

    November 1, 2017
  • US House imposes conditions for defence funding to Pakistan

    US House imposes conditions for defence funding to Pakistan

    The US House of Representatives has voted for three legislative amendments to impose tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, making it conditional to Islamabad showing satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism. The conditions are related to......

    July 15, 2017
  • US House underlines value of ties with Asean

    US House underlines value of ties with Asean

    A resolution introduced in the House of Representatives on the eve of a visit to Washington by Asean foreign ministers has underlined the importance of the US' strategic partnership with the 10-member regional grouping. Introduced on Wednesday by Mr Joaquin Castro and......

    May 6, 2017
  • Uncertain Glory

    Uncertain Glory

    The Trump administration has eventually jettisoned a landmark legacy of the Obama era with Thursday’s vote in the House of Representatives on the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, chiefly without the mandated insurance coverage. Markedly, there is......

    May 5, 2017
  • US House passes bill to repeal Obamacare

    US House passes bill to repeal Obamacare

    The US Republican-controlled House of Representatives pushed through a new version of American Health Care Act aimed to repeal and replace Obamacare, by a vote of 217-213. The vote on Thursday was thought in high stakes but a major breakthrough......

    May 5, 2017