Politics

Government warns of Communist subversion in Auckland

Bradford, KR, Mar 7 – The Government has this afternoon warned of the presence of subversive Communist elements in central Auckland, causing concern in Sirocco’s territories in the region. In a press conference this afternoon, Premier Daniel Anderson revealed that since Tuesday, a number of government departments and private enterprises, including the Ministry of Defence, […]

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Reinhardt elected to St.Charlian Presidency

St.Charlie, Feb 21 – St.Charlian politician, founding father and “old boy” of the MicroWiki community Alexander Reinhardt has been unanimously elected to the St.Charlian Presidency, an unsurprising result for an uncertain candidate. News broke in the St.Charlian Observer this morning that Reinhardt had been endorsed by both his Nationalist colleagues and the Socialist government on […]

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Eastwood retains office, Mejakhansk refuses to stay silent

New Branson, St.Charlie, Jan 7 – St.Charlie will continue to have Socialist governance following the results of the nation’s general elections, which saw National opposition leader Marka Mejakhansk fail to unseat incumbent Prime Minister Alexander Eastwood. The Socialist government was able to comfortably retain power, seeing off National contenders with a 58% majority of votes cast. […]

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“Sirocco ready for 2014″ – Premier

Alston, CA, Dec 31 - Premier Daniel Anderson has hailed the year 2013 as a “triumph”, and has said the country is ready to take on the challenges “of what may be our hardest year yet.” Speaking in Alston this morning ahead of new year celebrations, Anderson said that he was excited for the prospects of […]

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Controversy over Spon Award rulings

Alston, CA, Dec 22 – Controversy has erupted in the MicroWiki community following the judging of the Seventh Spon Awards, with many voicing their disagreement with the decisions made. The biggest uproar has come with the victory of anime series Free! (see right) over fellow contender Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan, SNK). The ruling […]

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Sirocco to establish national parks

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Sirocco is to gain a number of national parks following legislation passed this afternoon in Alston. The National Parks Act 2013 gives provision for the establishment of national parks in order to preserve “area[s] of outstanding beauty, natural or man-made, that is of great cultural and scenic importance to the […]

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Rathlyn pack-up complicated by box shortage

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 19 – Work has this afternoon begun on packing up Rathlyn for this weekend’s move back to Alston. The size of the task means that despite starting just after 4:30pm Sirocco time this afternoon, the city will not be ready to leave until early tomorrow afternoon. The government has begun collating documents and preparing […]

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Havilland, Alston to regain capital status

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – The capital-hopping Sirocco engaged in in February is set to occur again in reverse next week, with confirmation coming from the government that Rathlyn is to lose its capital status next Wednesday. Premier Daniel Anderson said in a press statement this afternoon that arrangements had been made to leave the […]

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Axe falls on Zealandian PM and MP

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – Following a meltdown in the Zealandian government this week, Zealandia’s royal court has confirmed it has stripped the titles, offices, and citizenship of its Prime Minister and a Member of Parliament. The move comes after a two-week-long dispute that reached its peak between Monday and Wednesday, in which the former […]

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Sirocco to lose four Superministries, gain sixteen small ones

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 10 – Sirocco’s four ‘Superministries’ are to be split into sixteen smaller ministries, the Premier has today announced. In a press conference in Rathlyn this afternoon, Premier Daniel Anderson announced that the Ministries of Access, Commonwealth, Culture, and National Services are to be divided and focused on more specific areas of governance. […]

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