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The ruling Nur Otan Party of Kazakhstan has nominated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as its new candidate for a sudden Presidential vote to be held in June as he was backed by the founding leader of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev, thereby setting the way for a smooth power transfer in the Central Asian nation. The candidacy of ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • Fatherland • Heads of state • Kassym-Jomart Tokayev • Kazakh presidential election • Kazakhstan • Nur Otan • Nursultan Nazarbayev • Orders, decorations, and medals • Tokayev
Japanese printers have issued the name for its new imperial era which will be set in motion on 1st May 2019 as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of “Reiwa” a day after its unveiling gripped the nation. The name ‘Reiwa’ which consists two Chinese characters, the first meaning ‘good’ or ‘beautiful’ ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • Chrysanthemum • Chrysanthemum Throne • Extra Knights Companion of the Garter • Heads of state • Honorary Grand Commanders of the Order of the Defender of the Realm • Japanese monarchy • Knights of the Golden Fleece • Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan • National symbols of Japan • Orders, decorations, and medals
King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has stripped off the ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of all the royal decorations which had been awarded to him due to his conviction in corruption and the most inappropriate flight from the country. The royal gazette made the announcement in less than 7 days after Thailand had conducted its first ..
Topics: Bhumibol Adulyadej • Chakri dynasty • Chivalric orders • Heads of state • Honorary Grand Commanders of the Order of the Defender of the Realm • Orders, decorations, and medals of Thailand • Potjaman Na Pombejra • Thai political crisis • Thaksin Shinawatra • Ubol Ratana • Vajiralongkorn
The central-right party of the European Parliament, the European People’s Party has suspended the Hungarian Nationalist Fidesz Party indefinitely. This is seen as a major hit to the Prime Minister Viktor Orban with only few months to the elections to European Parliament. The members of EEP voted 190=3 thus favouring the measure with huge support. ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • Conservative parties • European People's Party • Fidesz • Hungary • Jean-Claude Juncker • Joseph Daul • Orban • Political ideologies • Second Orbán Government • Viktor Orbán
Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Astana to “Nursultan” in the honour of outgoing leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, who unexpectedly resigned on 19th March, 2019. The capital’s name was changed after Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was sworn in as president, promising to seek his predecessor’s opinion on key decisions. He has proposed renaming the country’s capital in honour of ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • decorations • Fatherland • Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur • Heads of state • Kazakhstan • Nursultan • Nursultan Nazarbayev • Orders • Orders, decorations, and medals • Tokayev