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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore set for tax hike: What could it be and when?SINGAPORE: A rise in the goods and services tax (GST) is one way the Government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: A rise in the goods and services tax (GST) is one way the Government could raise revenue to finance the country’s spending needs, though economists are divided on when that could happen if this option was pursued. The taxman could also be... Read more
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The Register
UK.gov to chuck an extra £2.3bn at R&D ahead of BudgetThe government has announced an extra £2.3bn in research and development invest
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
The government has announced an extra £2.3bn in research and development investment by 2021/22, ahead of the Budget this week. That will bring the annual total to £12.5bn. The government says that figure is set to increase to 2.4 per cent of GDP on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Corporate governance: Does India need new regulations?The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018 ranks India fourth among 19
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018 ranks India fourth among 190 countries in ‘protecting minority shareholders’. The US is ranked at 42 and the UK at 10. The average ranking of the high income OECD (Organisation for Economic... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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Oxford Mail
How’s life in the UK? Long hours and high housing costs says OECD reportBritons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more l
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) How’s Life? Report 2017... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
First Economic Outlook Conference examines regional, global market insightsThe inaugural Economic Outlook Conference on Tuesday inundated the audience wit
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The inaugural Economic Outlook Conference on Tuesday inundated the audience with economic facts, a few concerns and insight into three of Topeka’s top industries. Economist Chris Kuehl is a forecaster and strategist for Armada Corporate... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland should be more productiveThe Swiss economy is sluggish finds a report by the Organisation for Economic C
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
The Swiss economy is sluggish finds a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which suggests reforms to restore productivity growth. According to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Switzerlandexternal link, “the... Read more
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express
End tax shame: Hammond urged to make cuts as huge burden on families REVEALEDHammond is being urged to make tax changes Alarming research revealed the tax
express / Posted 9 days ago
Hammond is being urged to make tax changes Alarming research revealed the tax burden faced by one-earner married couples, with two children on 75 per cent average wage, is 20 per cent higher in Britain than countries across the... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘I had to find batteries for the lights before I could operate’Dr Khine Hay Mar was the only doctor at a hospital in Mese – a town in Myanmar,
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Dr Khine Hay Mar was the only doctor at a hospital in Mese – a town in Myanmar, near the border with Thailand. During her time as the sole physician there, in order to save lives, she relied as much on her ability to scrounge supplies as she did her... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘I had to find batteries to power the lights before I could operate on the woman’Dr Khine Hay Mar was the only doctor at a hospital in Mese – a town in Myanmar,
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Dr Khine Hay Mar was the only doctor at a hospital in Mese – a town in Myanmar, near the border with Thailand. During her time as the sole physician there, in order to save lives, she relied as much on her ability to scrounge supplies as she did her... Read more
11d
Daily Mirror
Obesity in Britain doubles as UK now has highest rate in western EuropeNearly a third of us (27%) are tipping the scales to levels that could kill us,
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Nearly a third of us (27%) are tipping the scales to levels that could kill us, and the problem is getting worse, figures show. We now rank in the sixth place in the obesity stakes in the entire world – up from tenth place just two years ago. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Life expectancy up 10 years thanks to better lifestyles: OECDThe OECD’s ‘Health at a Glance 2017’ report said the average life expectancy th
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
The OECD’s ‘Health at a Glance 2017’ report said the average life expectancy throughout the group of countries—which includes the US, Canada, Australia, Japan and most EU nations—now stands at 80.6 years, an increase of more than 10 years since... Read more
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CTV News
OECD life expectancy up 10 years thanks to better lifestylesHealthier lifestyles and higher incomes have helped increase life expectancy in
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
Healthier lifestyles and higher incomes have helped increase life expectancy in the 35 OECD nations by 10 years in the past half century, according to a report published Friday. The OECD's 'Health at a Glance 2017' report said the average life... Read more
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International Business Times
Colombia is a country marred by hunger and deep inequalities - here's how it can save its people Colombia is a country of deep inequalities. Travelling across the country for H
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
Colombia is a country of deep inequalities. Travelling across the country for Human Rights Watch, I see them all on stark display. Perhaps the contrast is best seen when examining the protracted and largely needless hunger crisis in northern La... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Unprecedented challenges confront Apec—Vietnam presidentThe APEC business community needs to help tackle serious challenges facing the
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
The APEC business community needs to help tackle serious challenges facing the world today, including widespread poverty and unprecedented impacts of climate change, President Tran Dai Quang said yesterday. He praised the community for being crucial... Read more
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Perth Now
Cut taxes to boost jobs, equality, says Wesfarmers’ directorWESFARMERS director Diane Smith-Gander has linked the issue of tackling gender
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
WESFARMERS director Diane Smith-Gander has linked the issue of tackling gender equity to repetitive calls by big businesses to cut Australian company tax rates. While the business case for bringing more women into the workforce, bridging the pay gap... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
M'sia among countries with highest services potential Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia is among the countries which have the highest services
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 15 days ago
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia is among the countries which have the highest services potential of digital technologies, particularly in government and labour-market efficiency, business sophistication... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paradise Papers: US tech firm set up in this Dublin office block to halve tax billA tech company owned by an Indian entrepreneur set up a “double-Irish” tax stru
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
A tech company owned by an Indian entrepreneur set up a “double-Irish” tax structure for his multinational group just weeks after the then Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, announced he closing the loophole. Leaked documents show that the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Germany spends £900 per head more than UK on healthcare, say NHS chiefs as they call for fundsBritain should increase NHS spending and follow the Germans who pay out £900 mo
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Britain should increase NHS spending and follow the Germans who pay out £900 more per head, health service leaders say. Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers, called for a cash injection to get the the health service out of “the red zone” -... Read more
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MacDailyNews
‘Paradise Papers’ leak reveals how the rich use tax havens, from Apple Inc. to Bono to Queen Elizabeth – MacDailyNewsleak has put a spotlight on how the rich use offshore tax havens, with the reve
MacDailyNews / Posted 15 days ago
leak has put a spotlight on how the rich use offshore tax havens, with the revelations touching U2 frontman Bono, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Queen Elizabeth II,” Victor Reklaitis reports for MarketWatch. “Apple Inc has drawn... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paradise Papers: US tech firm set up in this Dublin office block to cut tax bill in halfA tech company owned by an Indian entrepreneur set up a “double-Irish” tax stru
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
A tech company owned by an Indian entrepreneur set up a “double-Irish” tax structure for his multinational group just weeks after the then Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, announced he closing the loophole. Leaked documents show that the... Read more
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Newswise
#ParadisePapers: U-M Experts Can Discuss Leaks as Trump Administration Prepares for Tax ReformParadise Papers leak: U-M experts can discuss University of Michigan experts a
Newswise / Posted 16 days ago
Paradise Papers leak: U-M experts can discuss University of Michigan experts are available to comment on the disclosure of the Paradise Papers by theInternational Consortium of Investigative Journalists—13.4 million leaked files that reveal the... Read more
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Reuters
'Paradise Papers' tax practices are dying out, OECD boss Gurria saysdetailed in the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of leaked offshore investmen
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
detailed in the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of leaked offshore investment documents relating to wealthy individual and institutions, are dying out, OECD boss Angel Gurria said on Monday. The Secretary-General of the Organisation for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Few noticed we just saw a radical shift in reform thinking Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-e
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-economic reform gives me a feeling of deja vu all over again. When I started in this business in the mid-1970s, macro-economics had become a pitched battle between... Read more
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WA Today
Few noticed we just saw a radical shift in reform thinkingReading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-e
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-economic reform gives me a feeling of deja vu all over again. When I started in this business in the mid-1970s, macro-economics had become a pitched battle between... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Few noticed we just saw a radical shift in reform thinking Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-e
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-economic reform gives me a feeling of deja vu all over again. When I started in this business in the mid-1970s, macro-economics had become a pitched battle between... Read more
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The Age
Few noticed we just saw a radical shift in reform thinking Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-e
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Reading the Productivity Commission's grand plan to "shift the dial" on micro-economic reform gives me a feeling of deja vu all over again. When I started in this business in the mid-1970s, macro-economics had become a pitched battle between... Read more
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asianage
Congress trains its guns on Ajit Doval, seeks CBI probeNew Delhi: After targeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah’s son o
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi: After targeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah’s son over alleged monetary wrongdoings, the Congress on Saturday trained its guns on the son of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s National Security Adviser... Read more
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express
'EU is holding us back from trade!' Peer says Brexit will liberate UK from trade shacklesus back from trade!' Peer says Brexit will liberate UK from trade shackles Lor
express / Posted 19 days ago
us back from trade!' Peer says Brexit will liberate UK from trade shackles Lord Howell, chairman of the House of Lords foreign affairs committee, rubbished Remoaners claims that Brexit would limit Britain’s trade deals and said UK would thrive... Read more
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express
'Totally wrong!' Brexiteer slams 'scaremongering' businessman wanting second Brexit vote BREXITEER Carole Malone slammed a businessman calling for a second Brexit ref
express / Posted 20 days ago
BREXITEER Carole Malone slammed a businessman calling for a second Brexit referendum by arguing Remoaner predictions were “totally wrong”. The commentator... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US nursing shortage may again spur recruitment from PHthe shortage again seems far from being resolved due to a rising elderly popula
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
the shortage again seems far from being resolved due to a rising elderly population, a large number of retiring nurses and the challenge to recruit new ones. With over three million registered nurses (RNs), and over 800,000 licensed practical... Read more
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Ekklesia
OECD urged to examine local hunger crisis in ColombiaThe Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) should examin
Ekklesia / Posted 21 days ago
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) should examine the Colombian government’s inadequate response to a protracted hunger crisis as it discusses the country’s bid to accede to the international body, says Human Rights... Read more
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Reuters
Back from the abyss: South Korea's shipbuilders begin ascent to growthBUSAN/SEOUL (Reuters) - Sparks light up the night-shift at giant shipyards on K
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
BUSAN/SEOUL (Reuters) - Sparks light up the night-shift at giant shipyards on Korea’s southeast coast, as welders and fitters at some of the world’s biggest marine engineers forge next-generation container ships, oil rigs and even ice-breaking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legal Incentives, Digitisation Boost Tax CollectionsChanges in tax laws and rollout of digital transaction platforms amid rising co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Changes in tax laws and rollout of digital transaction platforms amid rising collection pressure on taxpayers pushed the average tax to gross domestic product ratio of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and 13 selected African economies to 19.1 per cent in 2015,... Read more
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express
Foreign aid SUCCESS: UK may now use aid budget to help other nations MINISTERS yesterday secured an international agreement to allow British aid c
express / Posted 22 days ago
MINISTERS yesterday secured an international agreement to allow British aid cash to be spent on emergency relief for overseas territories hit by natural disasters. The OECD has... Read more
22d
Business Wire
RenaissanceRe Reports Net Loss of $504.8 Million for the Third Quarter of 2017, or a Loss of $12.75 Per Diluted Common Share; Quarterly Operating Loss of $546.9 Million or a Loss of $13.81 Per Diluted Common SharePEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) (th
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) (the “Company” or “RenaissanceRe”) today reported a net loss attributable to RenaissanceRe common shareholders of $504.8 million, or $12.75 per diluted common share, in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
tailers' global warehouses may come under tax netWarehouses of e-commerce companies based in countries such as Australia, Japan,
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
Warehouses of e-commerce companies based in countries such as Australia, Japan, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Russia may not be exempted from paying the income tax in India once the multilateral instrument (MLI) to prevent base erosion and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Cut taxes to boost jobs, equality, says Wesfarmers’ directorWESFARMERS director Diane Smith-Gander has linked the issue of tackling gender
Adelaide Now / Posted 27 days ago
WESFARMERS director Diane Smith-Gander has linked the issue of tackling gender equity to repetitive calls by big businesses to cut Australian company tax rates. While the business case for bringing more women into the workforce, bridging the pay gap... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Financial Services Minister Briefs the Press of His Mission to Washington D.CThe Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Minister of Financial Services and Good Governance, Mr Dharmendar Sesungkur, met the press yesterday in Ebène to give an overview of his recent mission in Washington D.C, where he participated in the Annual Meeting of the World Bank and the... Read more
27d
FOX News
Climbing taxes ferment Turkey's home-made booze ISTANBUL – For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years of t
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
ISTANBUL – For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years of tax hikes on their favorite tipple have been hard to swallow. Faced with ever-climbing prices and restrictions on alcohol,... Read more
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FOX News
Climbing taxes ferment Turkey's home-made boozeISTANBUL – For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years of tax
FOX News / Posted 27 days ago
ISTANBUL – For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years of tax hikes on their favorite tipple have been hard to swallow. Faced with ever-climbing prices and restrictions on alcohol, many are turning to home-brewed booze and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Climbing taxes ferment Turkey's home-made boozeISTANBUL (AP) — For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
ISTANBUL (AP) — For lovers of Turkey's unofficial national drink, raki, years of tax hikes on their favorite tipple have been hard to swallow. Faced with ever-climbing prices and restrictions on alcohol, many are turning to home-brewed booze and... Read more
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The Age
Latest Lonely Planet accolades should be useful springboardAccolades such as being ranked on Lonely Planet's top ten list of cities to vis
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
Accolades such as being ranked on Lonely Planet's top ten list of cities to visit always go down well in Canberra. As the city much of the rest of the country seems to love to hate, ACT residents respond warmly to expressions of praise and... Read more
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