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dna
Make in India is the biggest brand India has ever created, says PM ModiCalling Make in India as the biggest brand ever created in the country, Prime M
Make in India is the biggest brand India has ever created, says PM Modi
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
Calling Make in India as the biggest brand ever created in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised investors a predictable and transparent taxation regime and simplified licensing and clearance processes. "We will not resort... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The doctor at the cutting edge of our obesity crisisA new reality show gives a warts and all view of weight loss. Russell Blackstoc
The doctor at the cutting edge of our obesity crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
A new reality show gives a warts and all view of weight loss. Russell Blackstock reports. Dr Richard Babor hopes the 10-week reality show will debunk some of the misconceptions surrounding weight-loss surgery. Photo / Michael Craig Pasione Paea,... Read more
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Quartz
Is homework stupid? - Quartz Is it all a colossal waste of time? Mark Barnes, a former teacher a
Is homework stupid?
Quartz / Posted 7 hours ago
- Quartz Is it all a colossal waste of time? Mark Barnes, a former teacher and author, says yes. He tells Quartz his experience teaching, and working with teachers, has convinced him that homework does not improve learning, it... Read more
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Business Standard India
Make in India: Modi promises more reforms, stable tax regimePM wants mfg sectors share in GDP to go up to 25%; companies pledge investments
Make in India: Modi promises more reforms, stable tax regime
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
PM wants mfg sectors share in GDP to go up to 25%; companies pledge investments worth Rs 21,400 crPM wants mfg sectors share in GDP to go up to 25%; companies pledge investments worth Rs... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi addresses at Make in India WeekMumbai, Feb 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the inauguration of Make
Modi addresses at Make in India Week
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
Mumbai, Feb 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the inauguration of Make in India Week in Mumbai on Saturday. Following is the text of the full speech delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the event: His Excellency, the Prime Minister... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Make in India: PM Modi promises stable tax regime, reformsPromising stable and predictable tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sa
Make in India: PM Modi promises stable tax regime, reforms
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Promising stable and predictable tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said this was the best time to invest in India as the government carries reforms including setting up a company law tribunal and effective IPR regime. “We have... Read more
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dna
Make in India Week: This is the best time to invest in India, says PM Modi to investorsPromising stable and predictable tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sa
Make in India Week: This is the best time to invest in India, says PM Modi to investors
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
Promising stable and predictable tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said this was the best time to invest in India as the government carries reforms including setting up a company law tribunal and effective IPR regime. "We have... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi promises stable tax regime, more reformsPrime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Make In India week in Mumbai on Sa
Modi promises stable tax regime, more reforms
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Make In India week in Mumbai on Saturday. Promising stable and predictable tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said this was the best time to invest in India as the government carries... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Hidden Agenda Behind Saudi Arabia’s Market Share StrategySubmitted by Dalan McEndree via OilPrice.com, Do the Saudis have an oil market
The Hidden Agenda Behind Saudi Arabia’s Market Share Strategy
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 hours ago
Submitted by Dalan McEndree via OilPrice.com, Do the Saudis have an oil market strategy beyond pumping crude to defend their market share? Are they indifferent to which countries’ oil industries survive? Or, alternatively, are they targeting... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Multinational Tax Avoidance at an End?Last autumn the Group of 20 major economies endorsed a package of measures to t
Is Multinational Tax Avoidance at an End?
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
Last autumn the Group of 20 major economies endorsed a package of measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance, but some fear the plans left loopholes for multinationals to exploit. The issue of corporate tax and financial austerity cropped up in the... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwi teachers among most professionalAn international study has found New Zealand teachers are some of the most prof
Kiwi teachers among most professional
NZCity / Posted yesterday
An international study has found New Zealand teachers are some of the most professional in the world. The Teaching and Learning International Study (TALIS) ranks New Zealand teachers fourth out of 35 countries, behind the Russian Federation, Estonia... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ikea may have underpaid taxes by €1bn in EU, report claimsEU countries may have lost out on more than €1 billion in tax revenues between
Ikea may have underpaid taxes by €1bn in EU, report claims
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
EU countries may have lost out on more than €1 billion in tax revenues between 2009 and 2014 due to aggressive tax strategies by furniture giant Ikea, a new report has claimed. A report commissioned by the Green/EFA group in the European Parliament... Read more
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Accounting Today
Ways and Means Chairman Brady Plans Tax ReformsThe recently appointed chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committ
Ways and Means Chairman Brady Plans Tax Reforms
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
The recently appointed chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, R-Texas, described some of his tax reform priorities in a speech Friday. Last November, Brady succeeded Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as chairman of the committee... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brian Gaynor: Oil's plunge all about supply and demandPrice cuts are good for consumers, but markets don't like volatility. Fuel con
Brian Gaynor: Oil's plunge all about supply and demand
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Price cuts are good for consumers, but markets don't like volatility. Fuel conservation has reduced the demand for oil as new production came on stream, causing an excess of supply over demand throughout the world. Photo / AP The sharp decline in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is Japan’s low autopsy rate hiding killers?February 13, 2016 12:32 am TOKYO: Dubbed the “Black Widow” after the mate-eati
Is Japan’s low autopsy rate hiding killers?
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 13, 2016 12:32 am TOKYO: Dubbed the “Black Widow” after the mate-eating spider, Chisako Kakehi awaits trial: Initially arrested on suspicion of murdering eight lovers for insurance payouts, her... Read more
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walesonline
Why the Welsh NHS must stop being treated as a political footballA highly-charged speech turns to the subject of the NHS. The notorious Offa's
Why the Welsh NHS must stop being treated as a political football
walesonline / Posted yesterday
A highly-charged speech turns to the subject of the NHS. The notorious Offa's Dyke jibe is simply the most memorable soundbite in a sustained assault on the Welsh Government's record on the NHS. Here's more of it. This kind of rhetoric has been a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Will emigrants come #HomeToVote in the general election?Ireland is one of the few countries in the developed world that doesn’t allow i
Will emigrants come #HomeToVote in the general election?
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Ireland is one of the few countries in the developed world that doesn’t allow its citizens to vote from abroad, but that didn’t stop emigrants flocking home to have their say in the marriage-equality referendum, last May. As another campaign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Soweto's Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Really the World's 3rd Largest?A huge hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, claims that it is the third largest ho
Is Soweto's Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Really the World's 3rd Largest?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A huge hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, claims that it is the third largest hospital on earth. Africa Check trawled the internet for information in support or contradiction. "Did you know? Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital is the largest hospital in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbeki to Meet US Officials on Illicit financial Outflows from AfricaFollowing the request by African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of States and Gov
Mbeki to Meet US Officials on Illicit financial Outflows from Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Following the request by African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of States and Governments for the Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) from Africa to continue to lead advocacy efforts both regionally and globally on the issue,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Package Will Fail to End the Era of Tax Havens, Warns OxfamDespite EU intentions to crack down on tax avoidance, the European Commission's
EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Package Will Fail to End the Era of Tax Havens, Warns Oxfam
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Despite EU intentions to crack down on tax avoidance, the European Commission's Anti-Tax Avoidance Package does not do what it says on the tin, warns Oxfam, and developing countries will feel the EU's failure most. The package comes a week after the... Read more
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walesonline
This puts to rest the argument that the Welsh NHS is somehow lagging behind England'sBut they give him the perfect answer to the ferocious criticisms levelled at hi
This puts to rest the argument that the Welsh NHS is somehow lagging behind England's
walesonline / Posted yesterday
But they give him the perfect answer to the ferocious criticisms levelled at him. Prime Minister David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt have ruthlessly and consistently attacked Welsh Labour in the House of Commons over its handling of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How good do we Aussies really have it?Australia has the most beaches in the top 100. Photo: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Image
How good do we Aussies really have it?
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Australia has the most beaches in the top 100. Photo: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images JULIE Bishop is telling the world that Australia now ranks among the superpowers – “a lifestyle superpower”. But, while it’s not surprising that our foreign minister is... Read more
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Ny Teknik
Sverige bäst på billigt bredbandNär tillsynsmyndigheten PTS jämför Sveriges bredbandspriser med priserna i elva
Sverige bäst på billigt bredband
Ny Teknik / Posted yesterday
När tillsynsmyndigheten PTS jämför Sveriges bredbandspriser med priserna i elva andra OECD-länder står sig de svenska priserna bra i konkurrensen. Om man tittar på fast bredbandsuppkoppling är Sverige till och med bäst i klassen med ett erbjudande på... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Code of Good Governance (Vcompany's business must be respected and protected. · Duty of Care: Organizati
Code of Good Governance (V
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
company's business must be respected and protected. · Duty of Care: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development "OECD" defines this as the duty of a board member to act on an informed and prudent basis in decisions with respect to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbeki Panel to Meet With US Officials On Illicit Financial Outflows From AfricaAddis Ababa - New York — Following the request by African Union (AU) Assembly o
Mbeki Panel to Meet With US Officials On Illicit Financial Outflows From Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Addis Ababa - New York — Following the request by African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of States and Governments for the Chair of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) from Africa to continue to lead advocacy efforts both regionally... Read more
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walesonline
Why the NHS in Wales is 'no better or worse than that in England'A two-year analysis by the highly-respected Organisation for Economic Co-operat
Why the NHS in Wales is 'no better or worse than that in England'
walesonline / Posted yesterday
A two-year analysis by the highly-respected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) concluded that “no consistent picture emerges of one of the United Kingdom’s four health systems performing better than another”. The... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Hidden Agenda Behind Saudi Arabia’s Market Share StrategyYves here. This is an interesting theory, but I’m not sure I buy it. McEndree’s
The Hidden Agenda Behind Saudi Arabia’s Market Share Strategy
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
Yves here. This is an interesting theory, but I’m not sure I buy it. McEndree’s argument is basically that US shale players weren’t the main target of the Saudis because they haven’t succeeded in lowering their production. The fact that the effort so... Read more
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Times of Malta
Bahrain group bids to block Sheikh Salman’s FIFA candidacySheikh Salman’s candidacy for the FIFA presidency is the subject of a legal com
Bahrain group bids to block Sheikh Salman’s FIFA candidacy
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Sheikh Salman’s candidacy for the FIFA presidency is the subject of a legal complaint by a pro-democracy group from Bahrain. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) alleges that Salman – who along with UEFA secretary general Gianni... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Getting away with murder: Is Japan's low autopsy rate hiding killers?TOKYO - Dubbed the "Black Widow" after the mate-eating spider, Chisako Kakehi a
Getting away with murder: Is Japan's low autopsy rate hiding killers?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
TOKYO - Dubbed the "Black Widow" after the mate-eating spider, Chisako Kakehi awaits trial: Initially arrested on suspicion of murdering eight lovers for insurance payouts, her case is notorious in Japan as much for its body count as the shortcomings... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
The Death Tax is Another Government Led Attack on the RichThere aren’t many things more certain in life than death and taxes. It might be
The Death Tax is Another Government Led Attack on the Rich
The Daily Reckoning / Posted yesterday
There aren’t many things more certain in life than death and taxes. It might be an old cliché, but it’s becoming an increasingly appropriate one. Now that Turnbull has put paid to any GST reform proposals, attention turns elsewhere. A GST hike... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Indict, expel, repeat: How Israel can create a loyal Arab citizenryArab-Israeli journalist Lucy Aharish. Photo is screen shot from Reshet.TV Whil
Indict, expel, repeat: How Israel can create a loyal Arab citizenry
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Arab-Israeli journalist Lucy Aharish. Photo is screen shot from Reshet.TV While the Knesset Ethics Committee decided to ban three Arab MKs from parliamentary activity earlier this week following a meeting they held with families of terrorists killed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Toby Manhire: That's right Sunshine, MPs back at workJohn Key and Andrew Little are in the House. Photo / Mark Mitchell The plump g
Toby Manhire: That's right Sunshine, MPs back at work
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
John Key and Andrew Little are in the House. Photo / Mark Mitchell The plump green upholstery of the parliamentary debating chamber puckered with terror this week, as the backsides of our elected representatives nestled in after a couple of months... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fifa’s five presidential runners hit Miami and try to keep a lid on the viceIt has taken place largely in the shadows, save the for the odd glitzy press co
Fifa’s five presidential runners hit Miami and try to keep a lid on the vice
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
It has taken place largely in the shadows, save the for the odd glitzy press conference or unveiling of celebrity backers, and lacked the drama of dawn raids in five star Zurich hotels or lurid tales of bribes and backhanders. But even by the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
OPEC Will Not Blink FirstSubmitted by Arthur Berman via OilPrice.com, An OPEC production cut is unlikel
OPEC Will Not Blink First
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Submitted by Arthur Berman via OilPrice.com, An OPEC production cut is unlikely until U.S. production declines by about another million barrels per day (mmbpd). OPEC won’t cut because it would accomplish nothing beyond a short-term increase in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OECD Can 'Enormously' Benefit From Algeria's Experience in Economic PolicyAlgiers — Head of the delegation of the Organization for Economic Cooperation a
OECD Can 'Enormously' Benefit From Algeria's Experience in Economic Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Algiers — Head of the delegation of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Marcos Bontori stressed d Wednesday that the OECD could enormously" benefit "from the Algerian experience in economic policy in "several areas." "We... Read more
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Christian Today
What will Pope Francis face on his visit to Mexico?A banner of Pope Francis outside the Metropolitan Cathedral before his visit to
What will Pope Francis face on his visit to Mexico?
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
A banner of Pope Francis outside the Metropolitan Cathedral before his visit to Mexico City. Pope Francis' six-day visit to Mexico will see him touch down in a complex country facing enormous challenges because of social inequality and the violence... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Investment at risk without higher returns for firmsStatistics NZ data shows the sector earned an average 2 per cent return on its
Investment at risk without higher returns for firms
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Statistics NZ data shows the sector earned an average 2 per cent return on its assets in the five years to 2013, with high fixed costs and a small and low-income customer base. Investment in the telecommunications sector has hit $1.7 billion... Read more
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dna
India 'lightly taxed' nation, help govt collect more: Jayant Sinha urges CAsIndia is a "lightly taxed" nation, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha s
India 'lightly taxed' nation, help govt collect more: Jayant Sinha urges CAs
dna / Posted 2 days ago
India is a "lightly taxed" nation, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Thursday, urging CAs to help the government collect due taxes and raise the tax-GDP ratio to 20%. Along with tax officers, chartered accountants too have a... Read more
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The Economic Times
India lightly taxed; help government collect more: Jayant Sinha to CAsNEW DELHI: India is a "lightly taxed" nation, Minister of State for FinanceJaya
India lightly taxed; help government collect more: Jayant Sinha to CAs
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: India is a "lightly taxed" nation, Minister of State for FinanceJayant Sinha said today, urging CAs to help the government collect due taxes and raise the tax-GDP ratio to 20 per cent. Along with tax officers, chartered accountants too... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Will Cost Nigeria 30 Percent of GDP By 2030A NEW study by professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PwC has show
Corruption Will Cost Nigeria 30 Percent of GDP By 2030
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A NEW study by professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PwC has shown that Nigeria will lose 30 per cent of its GDP to corruption by 2030. Country and Regional Senior Partner, West Market Area, PwC, Uyi Akpata disclosed this when he led a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Charity group calls for $5 billion death tax on Australia's richestCharity group calls for $5 billion death tax on Australia's super rich Is it t
Charity group calls for $5 billion death tax on Australia's richest
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Charity group calls for $5 billion death tax on Australia's super rich Is it time to bring back a death tax on the estates of Australia's richest people? The lobby group for Australia's major charities says the Federal Government could raise $5... Read more
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The North West Star
Call for death tax on 'super rich' familiesTens of thousands of 'super rich' Australians would feel the burden of a new de
Call for death tax on 'super rich' families
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
Tens of thousands of 'super rich' Australians would feel the burden of a new death tax, according to Community Council for Australia chairman Tim Costello. About 100,000 'super rich' Australians would feel the burden of a new death tax, which could... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Is a death tax the way to raise money?A death tax on the rich could the way to reduce the deficit. AS DEBATE moves a
Is a death tax the way to raise money?
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A death tax on the rich could the way to reduce the deficit. AS DEBATE moves away from the GST, other options are being explored to raise money, and some could have interesting impacts. Today, the non-profit sector has called on federal Treasurer... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Is a death tax the way to raise money?Death tax: The unexpected benefit of slugging the rich | Tim Costello | DailyTe
Is a death tax the way to raise money?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Death tax: The unexpected benefit of slugging the rich | Tim Costello | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website A death tax on the rich could the way to reduce the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Negative Rates Are Dangerous" OECD Chair Warns "Our Entire System Is Unstable"William R. White is the chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committ
"Negative Rates Are Dangerous" OECD Chair Warns "Our Entire System Is Unstable"
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
William R. White is the chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD in Paris. Prior to that, Dr. White held a number of senior positions with the Bank for International Settlements (“BIS”), including Head of the Monetary and... Read more
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BBC News
Is it becoming harder for international firms to avoid tax? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Is it becoming harder for international firms to avoid tax?
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Is it becoming harder for international... Read more
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BBC News
OECD deal on corporate tax avoidance signed by 31 nations - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
OECD deal on corporate tax avoidance signed by 31 nations
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say OECD deal on corporate tax avoidance... Read more
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BBC News
EU pledges crack down on corporate tax avoidance - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
EU pledges crack down on corporate tax avoidance
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say EU pledges crack down on corporate tax... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budgetCanadian universities have been lobbying hard in advance of the federal budget,
Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budget
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Canadian universities have been lobbying hard in advance of the federal budget, hoping their efforts will pay off with increases to untargeted research funding, more experiential learning opportunities for students and a dedicated slice of the... Read more
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NZCity
UFB demand hits technical glitchA record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas
UFB demand hits technical glitch
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
A record upsurge in demand for ultrafast broadband connections since Christmas is exacerbating a shortage of technicians to do the work, say fibre companies. Speaking at Thursday's release by the Telecommunications Forum of a report on the status of... Read more
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