Councillor Kaine Campaigns for Alliance Votes
Councillor Nakato Kaine is visiting key systems across the Alliance as part of her bid to be elected as the next prime minister. Of all the challengers to the incumbent Edmund Mahon, Kaine has the most support from fellow council members. She has represented the Tionisla system for nearly... Read more
Jasmina Halsey Returns to the Federation
Former President Jasmina Halsey has arrived on Mars to stand as a witness in the upcoming trial of Fleet Admiral Lucas Vincent. Halsey was subpoenaed by the Federal High Court to testify before the jury. Although this was not legally enforceable, since she now lives beyond the Federation’s jurisdiction,... Read more
Prime Minister Mahon Campaigns for Re-Election
Edmund Mahon has launched a political campaign to be elected as the Alliance’s leader for a second term. The incumbent prime minister is undertaking a whistle-stop tour across Alliance space to rouse support. Only members of the Assembly can cast votes in this election, but they will be heavily... Read more
Galactic Summit Proposal from Sirius Corporation
Utopia’s ability to host a diplomatic conference for all three superpowers has been challenged by the Sirius Corporation. The megacorp’s counter-proposal was announced by CEO Li Yong-Rui: “With all due respect to Simguru Antal, his commune cannot match our level of resources. Sirius is far better placed in terms... Read more
Uncertainty Hits Takeover of Lakon Spaceways
The purchase of shipbuilding company Lakon Spaceways by Core Dynamics is in doubt after allegations of illegal business practices. Irfan Karim reported on the recent developments for The Alliance Tribune: “The Independent Commission for Market Equality has confirmed that several Lakon shareholders sold their stock to shell companies, which... Read more
Aegis Supports Galactic Summit
The organisation Aegis has expressed support for Utopia’s offer to host a Galactic Summit for all three superpowers. Aegis was jointly formed by the Alliance, Empire and Federation to study the Thargoids, and develop new methods of monitoring and combating their forces. Professor Alba Tesreau, head of research at... Read more
Core Dynamics Purchases Lakon Spaceways
The shipbuilding company Lakon Spaceways has officially accepted a bid for ownership from Federal corporation Core Dynamics. The proposal from Core Dynamics CEO Jupiter Rochester was ratified following a majority vote by Lakon’s board of directors, many of whom were recently appointed following resignations demanded by shareholders. Trent Delaney,... Read more
Countdown to Alliance Election Begins
The Alliance has entered a period of political campaigning prior to the election of a new prime minister. The appointment of a head of government takes place every six years, with the forthcoming vote scheduled for the 25th of February 3307. Unlike the Federation, there are no political parties... Read more
Lave Citizens Comment on Festival
As the first week of the Alliance Festival of Culture draws to a close, Lave residents have shared mixed feelings about the decision to stage the opening ceremony in their home system. “Clearly this was a political gesture from Edmund Mahon,” said Grady Chen, an independent journalist speaking at... Read more
Unchain Purchases Imperial Slaves
The anti-slavery charity Unchain has officially purchased the 4,000 Imperial slaves who were forcibly freed on Eotienses A 3. Princess Aisling Duval, the charity’s patron, gave the following statement to the press: “The contracts of all those liberated against their will have been acquired by Unchain. They will be... Read more