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Facebook, Election Commission Partner on ‘Voter Registration Reminder’ on July 1

The Election Commission will launch a special drive to enrol new electors, and has collaborated with Facebook to launch a ‘voter registration reminder’ on July 1. According to an official release, a notification of the ‘voter registration reminder’ will be sent on July 1 to people who are eligible to vote on Facebook. The reminder will be sent… Read More »

UK economy to slow down, says European Commission

The UK economy will slow down sharply over the next couple of years says the European Commission. Its latest forecast says the UK economy will grow by just 1.5% this year and by 1.2% in 2018, compared to 2% last year. The Commission says the slowdown is prompted by uncertainty following last June’s Brexit vote in the UK.… Read More »

NAB, ANZ bosses say calls for royal commission in banking a ‘serious distraction’

The bosses of Australia’s biggest banks have dismissed Labor’s call for a royal commission into the financial sector as the Federal Government rules out launching its own. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has vowed to hold a two-year, $53 million probe if elected, saying a “string of scandals” proved it was vital. But National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew… Read More »