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Fortune
Here's Why Richard Branson Is at War With Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyna subsidy to the richest part of the country from taxpayers in poorer parts of
Here's Why Richard Branson Is at War With Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn
Fortune / Posted 16 minutes ago
a subsidy to the richest part of the country from taxpayers in poorer parts of the country. According to research by the OECD, Deutsche Bahn and others, the U.K.’s rail sector has by far the lowest level of government subsidy in Europe—an... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: US sets down big marker in European tax battlethem to avoid paying tax once the money is earned outside the US, would end. In
Cliff Taylor: US sets down big marker in European tax battle
The Irish Times / Posted an hour ago
them to avoid paying tax once the money is earned outside the US, would end. International discussions brokered by the OECD are also examining the issue in depth, under the so-called BEPS process, although progress is slow. For the moment,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: US sets down a big marker in trans-Atlantic battle over corporate taxallow them to avoid paying tax once the money is earned outside the US would en
Cliff Taylor: US sets down a big marker in trans-Atlantic battle over corporate tax
The Irish Times / Posted 2 hours ago
allow them to avoid paying tax once the money is earned outside the US would end. International discussions brokered by the OECD are also examining the issue in depth, under the so-called BEPS process, although progress here remains slow. For the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
German-Speaking Ministers Discuss Taxbase erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) proposals developed by the Organisation
German-Speaking Ministers Discuss Tax
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 hours ago
base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) proposals developed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Among the other topics of conversation were the consequences of the UK's vote to leave the EU, and how financial... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme furtherand 30 per cent for individuals. In fact, such low rates have invited criticism
Commentary: How Indonesia could boost its tax amnesty programme further
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
and 30 per cent for individuals. In fact, such low rates have invited criticism from some observers, including an OECD official who argued that it is unfair to compliant taxpayers. Still, the reality is that, for those endowed with large... Read more
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Business Wire
Glyphosate Task Force Opens Reading Room for Public Access to Studiesindustry generated studies must comply with strict standards of the Organisatio
Glyphosate Task Force Opens Reading Room for Public Access to Studies
Business Wire / Posted 6 hours ago
industry generated studies must comply with strict standards of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and are independently peer reviewed as part of the EU evaluation process. The GTF will provide public access to 71... Read more
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Ekklesia
Problem debt made worse by wages standstill says TUC reportfor more than a decade. The mountain of unsecured household debt has been fuel
Problem debt made worse by wages standstill says TUC report
Ekklesia / Posted 9 hours ago
for more than a decade. The mountain of unsecured household debt has been fuelled by a collapse in the value of wages. OECD figures show UK real wages declined by 10.4 per cent between 2007 and 2015. This means that, even though household debt... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 24 August 2016the employment rate in New Zealand—that is, the proportion of all people over 1
Questions & Answers - 24 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 hours ago
the employment rate in New Zealand—that is, the proportion of all people over 16 in work—is now the second-highest in the OECD. For every 100 people who are 16 or older, 66 have a job. That includes people who choose not to work, or retirees. In... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Many Reporting Entities Unprepared For FATCA, CRSand reporting software firm, shows that there is "a large gap in preparedness"
Many Reporting Entities Unprepared For FATCA, CRS
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
and reporting software firm, shows that there is "a large gap in preparedness" for reporting requirements under the OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS), the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and the United Kingdom's... Read more
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Tax-News.com
OECD Consults Stakeholders On Branch Mismatch Structuresby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels23 August 2016 The Organisation for Eco
OECD Consults Stakeholders On Branch Mismatch Structures
Tax-News.com / Posted yesterday
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels23 August 2016 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released for public comment a discussion draft targeting branch... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Foreign Minister expects Australia cricket team’s visit to Bangladesh ‘soon’“back to the same level” that was experienced during the 1971-1975 period. Ali
Foreign Minister expects Australia cricket team’s visit to Bangladesh ‘soon’
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
“back to the same level” that was experienced during the 1971-1975 period. Ali also recalled that Australia was the first OECD country to have recognised Bangladesh on Jan 31, 1972. He also highlighted the contributions made by the Bangladeshi... Read more
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The Hill
The future of workwhite collar workers in fields like law and medicine. The key word here, howev
The future of work
The Hill / Posted yesterday
white collar workers in fields like law and medicine. The key word here, however, is “tasks,” as opposed to jobs. As a new OECD-commissioned report has pointed out, there is a tendency to significantly overestimate the risk for automation of jobs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cleaning Upglobal financial crisis figures), according to the Organization for European Ec
Cleaning Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
global financial crisis figures), according to the Organization for European Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In 2014, Kenya sold government bonds to European and US investors to raise $2.82 billion for infrastructure projects... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tackling the Bay's growing child obesity problempsychological effects such as depression. The ministry says New Zealand has the
Tackling the Bay's growing child obesity problem
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
psychological effects such as depression. The ministry says New Zealand has the third highest adult obesity rate in the OECD, and that extremely obese individuals have a life expectancy shortened by an estimated 8-10 years. It says obese... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paid leave for dads: will Irish men take it?a welcome move and one which positions Ireland closer to Berlin than Boston, wi
Paid leave for dads: will Irish men take it?
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
a welcome move and one which positions Ireland closer to Berlin than Boston, with the US now one of the few outliers among OECD countries in not offering paid leave for fathers. The question now is whether it will be attractive enough to encourage... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016Metiria Turei: Does the Prime Minister understand that New Zealand has the high
Questions & Answers - 23 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Metiria Turei: Does the Prime Minister understand that New Zealand has the highest level of water-borne diseases in the OECD?Rt Hon JOHN KEY: I have no basis to either confirm or deny that statement. Metiria Turei: Why is land use not specified... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paternity leave: Fathers will finally be paid to spend time with babya welcome move and one which positions Ireland closer to Berlin than Boston, wi
Paternity leave: Fathers will finally be paid to spend time with baby
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
a welcome move and one which positions Ireland closer to Berlin than Boston, with the US now one of the few outliers among OECD countries in not offering paid leave for fathers. The question now is whether it will be attractive enough to encourage... Read more
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SKY News
One Million Families Facing 'Problem Debt'into severe problem debt." The mountain of unsecured household debt has been f
One Million Families Facing 'Problem Debt'
SKY News / Posted yesterday
into severe problem debt." The mountain of unsecured household debt has been fuelled by a collapse in the value of wages. OECD figures show UK real wages declined by 10.4% between 2007 and 2015. This means that the fall in the real value of wages... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Funding new cancer drugs extends Kiwis' lives, keep patients out of hospitalpatients and clinicians compared to other countries." An Australian study last
Funding new cancer drugs extends Kiwis' lives, keep patients out of hospital
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
patients and clinicians compared to other countries." An Australian study last year found that New Zealand was 20th of 20 OECD countries in terms of timely access to state funding of new medicines. OECD data puts New Zealand's spending on drugs... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hunt for new way to assess global outputwere once made over the counter have now transitioned online, beyond the scope
Hunt for new way to assess global output
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
were once made over the counter have now transitioned online, beyond the scope of traditional retail-sales indicators. An OECD report in June found that while GDP metrics should be able to adapt to the digitising economy, many challenges remain.... Read more
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Newsmax
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is Onwere once made over the counter have now transitioned online, beyond the scope
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is On
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
were once made over the counter have now transitioned online, beyond the scope of traditional retail-sales indicators. An OECD report in June found that while GDP metrics should be able to adapt to the digitizing economy, many challenges remain.... Read more
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PhysOrg
From expected reoffender to trusted neighbour—why we should rethink our prisonsCentre – a typical medium-security prison near Kempsey, NSW. Recently recognis
From expected reoffender to trusted neighbour—why we should rethink our prisons
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Centre – a typical medium-security prison near Kempsey, NSW. Recently recognised as a best-practice facility by the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments, the ILC is a prison space purposely designed for full-time intensive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can EAC Win the War On Illegal Ivory Trade?the region's elephants and its tourism industry are insecure. The Organization
Can EAC Win the War On Illegal Ivory Trade?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the region's elephants and its tourism industry are insecure. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates that EAC governments lose over $500 million annually in tax revenues due to the influx of counterfeit and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Coke could close SA plantsthe Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. That’s the sixth-hig
Coke could close SA plants
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. That’s the sixth-highest rate among 41 countries tracked by the OECD. It’s also the highest of the emerging markets in the group after Mexico, which introduced a tax on sugar-sweetened... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Rwanda's Dr Kaberuka Should Snub AU Top JobI delivered a message to Kaberuka, from two senior officials of the Organizatio
Why Rwanda's Dr Kaberuka Should Snub AU Top Job
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
I delivered a message to Kaberuka, from two senior officials of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) based in Paris, France; they wanted to book the Rwandan, ahead of his retirement from AfDB. He was being eyed to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Inequality to cost each Australian $500report 'Inequality: the facts and the future', released on Monday. The analysi
Inequality to cost each Australian $500
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
report 'Inequality: the facts and the future', released on Monday. The analysis prepared by Equity Economics, and based on OECD research, looks into the 'hidden headwind': inequality. It finds Australia did better than most to distribute the gains... Read more
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The Age
Australian Federal Police ramp up corporate bribery investigationsdepartments – was formally established just over a year ago in response to a sc
Australian Federal Police ramp up corporate bribery investigations
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
departments – was formally established just over a year ago in response to a scathing report into foreign bribery by the OECD in 2012. The latest OECD report card, released in April, noted "significant improvements" in foreign bribery... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Programme to fight child obesity kick started at gala dinnerknowledge back to their families and communities.“Child obesity levels in New Z
Programme to fight child obesity kick started at gala dinner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
knowledge back to their families and communities.“Child obesity levels in New Zealand stand as the third highest in the OECD with one in three being obese or overweight.“Gaining the support of The Warehouse Group and its suppliers and business... Read more
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Zero Hedge
As The Vancouver Housing Market Implodes, The "Smart Money" Is Rushing To Get Out Nowboth residential and commercial real estate - is on the edge of full blown, fre
As The Vancouver Housing Market Implodes, The "Smart Money" Is Rushing To Get Out Now
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
both residential and commercial real estate - is on the edge of full blown, freely falling hangover, just like the one the OECD prudently warned about three months ago, when it said that a "disorderly housing market correction" notably in Toronto... Read more
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WA Today
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselvesprotect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a wor
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselves
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
protect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a worsening scale from 0 to 1. Modelling by the OECD has found that a reduction of 1 percentage point in the coefficient will cause the level real gross domestic product in... Read more
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The Age
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselvesprotect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a wor
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselves
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
protect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a worsening scale from 0 to 1. Modelling by the OECD has found that a reduction of 1 percentage point in the coefficient will cause the level real gross domestic product in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselvesprotect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a wor
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselves
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
protect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a worsening scale from 0 to 1. Modelling by the OECD has found that a reduction of 1 percentage point in the coefficient will cause the level real gross domestic product in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselvesprotect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a wor
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselves
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
protect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a worsening scale from 0 to 1. Modelling by the OECD has found that a reduction of 1 percentage point in the coefficient will cause the level real gross domestic product in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselvesprotect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a wor
Preachers of innovation should start by healing themselves
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
protect their health. The Gini coefficient measures income inequality on a worsening scale from 0 to 1. Modelling by the OECD has found that a reduction of 1 percentage point in the coefficient will cause the level real gross domestic product in... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A narrow passagerelatively closed to foreigners, who make up only 2% of the population of 127m,
A narrow passage
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
relatively closed to foreigners, who make up only 2% of the population of 127m, compared with an average of 12% in the OECD, a club of mostly rich countries. Yet Japan is especially short of workers. Fully 83% of firms have trouble hiring,... Read more
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The Hill
U.S. education system — the disconnection between spending and outcomesnumbers suggests that such notion is far from the truth. Among the Organization
U.S. education system — the disconnection between spending and outcomes
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
numbers suggests that such notion is far from the truth. Among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations, the U.S., in fact, is amid the highest spenders on all three categories: primary, secondary, and tertiary... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Largest NZ programme to fight child obesity kick startedknowledge back to their families and communities. “Child obesity levels in New
Largest NZ programme to fight child obesity kick started
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
knowledge back to their families and communities. “Child obesity levels in New Zealand stand as the third highest in the OECD with one in three being obese or overweight. “Gaining the support of The Warehouse Group and its suppliers and business... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lawrence Yule & Mike Joymade the news, but people don’t realise. I’m sure most New Zealanders don’t rea
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lawrence Yule & Mike Joy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
made the news, but people don’t realise. I’m sure most New Zealanders don’t realise that we have the highest rates in the OECD or in the developed world of these gastro diseases that come from animals. And so we may never find the cause of this,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Niki Bezzant: Why are our kids getting fatter?obesity. Simply being a Kiwi kid is a bit of a risk factor, sadly. We are rank
Niki Bezzant: Why are our kids getting fatter?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
obesity. Simply being a Kiwi kid is a bit of a risk factor, sadly. We are ranked the third-most-obese country in the OECD. One in nine children in New Zealand is obese (11 per cent) - about 85,000. A further 22 per cent are overweight - about... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Annemarie Quill: More than talk is neededmovement in what is an unfortunate static annual figure". New Zealand has the
Annemarie Quill: More than talk is needed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
movement in what is an unfortunate static annual figure". New Zealand has the second highest rate of youth suicide in the OECD, according to data from the Ministry of Health, and in some areas, like Northland, it has reached "epidemic" levels... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lessonand lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lesson
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
and lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student performance and wellbeing: In 2016 an OECD report, Low-Performing Students: Why They Fall Behind and How to Help Them Succeed, found that: "Students who attend... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lessonand lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lesson
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
and lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student performance and wellbeing: In 2016 an OECD report, Low-Performing Students: Why They Fall Behind and How to Help Them Succeed, found that: "Students who attend... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lessonand lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student
A weary Bega teacher's most spirited lesson
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
and lack of recognition. 4. Teacher morale has a significant impact on student performance and wellbeing: In 2016 an OECD report, Low-Performing Students: Why They Fall Behind and How to Help Them Succeed, found that: "Students who attend... Read more
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Accounting Today
High Inaccuracy Rate Seen in FATCA Filingsor AEOI, rules developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Devel
High Inaccuracy Rate Seen in FATCA Filings
Accounting Today / Posted 4 days ago
or AEOI, rules developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to combat tax evasion. The OECD’s AEOI rules grew out of the U.S. government’s rules for FATCA compliance. FATCA, which was included as part of the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Kuwait Signs Common Reporting Standardby Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus19 August 2016 The OECD announced o
Kuwait Signs Common Reporting Standard
Tax-News.com / Posted 5 days ago
by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus19 August 2016 The OECD announced on August 19 that Kuwait has become the latest country to sign up to the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Dirk Bezemer and Michael Hudson: Finance is Not the Economyto be around 85 percent of GDP and around 90 percent for corporate debt. Likewi
Dirk Bezemer and Michael Hudson: Finance is Not the Economy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
to be around 85 percent of GDP and around 90 percent for corporate debt. Likewise, as we were writing this article, the OECD and the IMF both issued reports warning of a financial overgrowth (OECD 2015; Sahay et al. 2015).The Significance of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
How to become Japaneseit take to become a Japanese citizen? Only 2% of Japan's population are foreig
How to become Japanese
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
it take to become a Japanese citizen? Only 2% of Japan's population are foreigners compared with 12% on average in other OECD countries such as the EU and the US. One must have "good conduct" and officials may visit the applicant's home for an... Read more
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Aljazeera
Turkey: Let's close the chapter of coupspartner from outside the parliament and political sphere. In most indicators o
Turkey: Let's close the chapter of coups
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
partner from outside the parliament and political sphere. In most indicators of centralisation, Turkey is far above the OECD average. For instance, the central government collects almost 70 percent of total revenues, far more than the OECD... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Role of China in Bridging Yawning Infrastructure Gapcombined resources flows are now comparable in scale to traditional official de
Role of China in Bridging Yawning Infrastructure Gap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
combined resources flows are now comparable in scale to traditional official development assistance (ODA) from OECD countries or to capital from private investors. These non OECD financiers includes; China, India and Gulf States, with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Business Community Roots for Cooperation to Curtail Illicit Tradeby various stakeholders to deal with the issue," she said. The Organisation fo
Regional Business Community Roots for Cooperation to Curtail Illicit Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
by various stakeholders to deal with the issue," she said. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates that EAC governments lose over $500 million in tax revenue annually due to the influx of counterfeit and... Read more
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