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government house

1. Building for the offices of the main departments of government, esp. in English colonies or Commonwealth nations.
2. Governor’s state home, esp. in a Crown colony.
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We are pleased that our partnership with Canada and the First Nation of Na-cho Nyak Dun will contribute to construction of an energy-efficient new First Nation's portion of the Government House in Mayo.
The authorities were taking no chances and Major-General Suporn Phansua, a spokesman for the Bangkok police, said 10,000 security personnel had been deployed, including at Government House and Prem's residence.
Enter through the main gate and walk directly to the front door of Government House.
Staffs at Government House serve the top people visiting Fiji and are expected to give the best service.
Thai anti-government protesters stand at the site where a gunman opened fire at a protest site near the Government House
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Ministry of Housing & Works to submit complete record of the illegal occupants on the government houses in the federal capital.
Former Prosecutor General Elmurza Satybaldiev took away 2 bags from the Government House with $3 million inside on 7 April 2010, MP Ravshan Jeenbekov (Ata Meken) said at the plenary session of the Parliament on May 23.
Construction of Government House at 10 Kennedy Street was completed in the fall of 1883 and the first New Year's Levee was held there in 1884, hosted by Manitoba's fourth Lieutenant Governor, The Honourable James Aikins.
Two bombs exploded on the Government House expressway, one about 400 meters from Government House where the meeting was taking place, and another about 100 meters from the building," Tunde Forsythe, a government official who was just outside at the time of the explosions, told Reuters.
14 (ANI): Thailand's opposition United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), which is also known as the `Red Shirt', has ended its standoff outside Government House here against the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
Thousands of so-called "red shirts" defied a court order to end their blockade of Government House as their protest entered its eighth day on Thursday.
The protesters began moving late in the evening toward the Government House compound where the Prime Minister's Office is located, though the prime minister himself is abroad, attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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