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National Party election advertisement not in breach of code

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:45 pmPress Release: Broadcasting Standards Authority BSA_LOGO_RGB Media Release 20 September 2017 BSA finds National Party election advertisement not in breach of Election Programmes broadcasting code The BSA has not upheld a complaint that a National Party campaign advertisement parodying the Labour Party’s campaign motto, ‘Let’s do this’ with the tagline, […]

Forum, Sept. 20: Memories of Charlie Brown

Memories of Charlie Brown Charlie Brown’s “A Life” story captured well the life and essence of a man I’d met so many years ago (“ ‘He Let You Try Something Your Own Way,’ ” Sept. 18). He fed shot glasses full of maple syrup to my young children at his sugarhouse in South Strafford. I […]

Guest lecturer merges religion, politics | News

With a title like “The Rise of the Religious Left,” one would not expect the waves of laughter that cascaded from the audience during Monday night’s lecture in the McClung Museum auditorium. Using a mixture of faith, personal anecdotes and a dash of irreverence, Rachel Held Evans drew a wide spectrum of reactions and abundant […]

‘Politically sensitive’ beer festival ban divides Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR — The controversy over a decision by Kuala Lumpur authorities to bar an annual craft beer festival continued to rage yesterday, as starkly divergent views were laid bare. The event organiser had said that it was informed by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) officials that the decision was made “due to the political […]

Abbott still drowning out Turnbull’s sales pitch

By Christmas, Malcolm Turnbull will be halfway through this term of Parliament. Perhaps further, given an election in late 2018 remains a live option. Of course, much would need to change before his date with destiny is voluntarily brought forward.  Play Video Don’t Play Telephone scammers: would you be fooled? Play Video Don’t Play Previous slide Next […]