A comprehensive update of Europa World took place this month.
Our Country Profiles have been extensively revised to provide the latest political and economic developments for each country and territory, while the statistical surveys for every country in the world have been comprehensively updated to give the latest available statistics on key demographic and socio-economic indicators.
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Romania – new Government sworn in
Czech Republic – presidential election results
Poland – government reshuffle
Australia - Department of Employment changed to Department of Jobs and Small Business
Brunei – cabinet reorganization, new Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces
China – new Governors of Jilin Province, Fujian Province, Shaanxi Province, Guizhou Province, Liaoning Province and new Mayors of Beijing, Chongqing and Tianjin
Hong Kong – new Minister of Justice
Indonesia – new Speaker of the House of Representatives, new Minister of Social Affairs, new Chief of Staff and new Chief of Staff of the Air Force
Philippines – new Secretary of the Interior and Local Government, new Secretary of Dangerous Drugs Board, new Acting Regional Secretary of Education for the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, resignation of the Secretary of the Commission for Higher Education (and new Acting Secretary appointed), new Chairman of COMELEC, new head of the navy
Timor-Leste – dissolution of Parliament
Tonga – Prime Minister and Cabinet sworn in
Argentina – new acting Attorney-General appointed
Barbados – new Governor-General takes office, Central Bank Governor confirmed in post
Bermuda – cabinet change
Bolivia – recently elected heads of the judiciary take office
Brazil – cabinet appointments
Costa Rica – new Minister of Justice appointed
Ecuador – cabinet changes
Falkland Islands – new Chief Justice announced
Grenada – election date announced
Guatemala – cabinet changes, new Congress President takes office
Haiti – new Senate President appointed
Honduras – cabinet appointments as the President begins a second term in office
Mexico – cabinet resignations and appointments
Montserrat – new acting Governor appointed
Peru – cabinet reshuffle
Saint Lucia – new Governor takes office
Sint Maarten – interim coalition Government sworn in
Trinidad and Tobago – President-elect declared
Uruguay – Minister of Agriculture appointed
Venezuela – new National Assembly President
Canada –government reshuffle in Ontario.
The USA – new Lieutenant-Governor in Minnesota, new Governor, new Lieutenant-Governor, and new Speaker of the General Assembly in New Jersey, new Governor, new Lieutenant-Governor (also President of the Senate), and new Speaker of the House of Delegates in Virginia.
India – new Governor of Madhya Pradesh, changes to the composition of the Election Commission of India
Pakistan – new Minister of Law and Justice, new Chief Minister of Balochistan, new CEO of Pakistan Stock Exchange