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NBR forms special unit to reduce risk of state security, check duty evasion

NBR forms special unit to reduce risk of state security, check duty evasion

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has formed 'Risk Management Central Technical Unit (RMCTU)' for the next two years, aiming to reduce the risk…
UN calls for support to HR-friendly businesses

UN calls for support to HR-friendly businesses

A group of UN experts has urged states to use their trade, finance and investment incentives to promote business respect for human rights, reports UNB.…

Chile wants to start taxing companies like Uber, Netflix

Chile wants to start taxing digital giants like Uber, Spotify and Netflix to level the playing field for their more traditional counterparts, a minister has said, reports AFP from Santiago. “It is not fair that for the same service some pay taxes and others no,” Finance Minister Felipe Larrain…

Malaysia picks 1MDB investigator as central bank chief

A Malaysian official who probed the 1MDB mega-scandal which helped topple the corruption-plagued former regime has been appointed as the new central bank governor, the government said yesterday, reports AFP from Kuala Lumpur. Nor Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus is returning to Bank Negara Malaysia to take up…

China’s economic confidence stays strong: Economic Watch

With growth resilient and progress made in the pursuit of high-quality development, economic confidence remains positive in China, reports Xinhua from Beijing. In the second quarter, business confidence among Chinese entrepreneurs continued to improve, according to a central bank survey. The entrepreneur…

Netherlands leads attack against Macron eurozone budget plan

The Netherlands yesterday led a behind-the-scenes campaign to stop a Franco-German plan to establish a eurozone budget ahead of a key EU summit to discuss the matter, reports AFP from Luxembourg. European sources said the Dutch government was making arguments on behalf of about a dozen countries that…

Greece turning a page as eurozone crisis ‘over’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday  said the country was “turning a page” after eurozone ministers declared its crisis over as they granted Athens debt relief under a bailout exit strategy, reports AFP from Athens. The eurozone ministers’ agreement comes nearly a decade…
Asian traders end brutal week cautiously as trade fears simmer

Asian traders end brutal week cautiously as trade fears simmer

Asian investors ended a tumultuous week on a cautious note yesterday as the prospect of a debilitating global trade war hung over regional markets, reports…

Trade conflict already sapping German economy

An industrial powerhouse built on massive exports and a gigantic car industry, Germany is among the nations most sensitive to mounting trade tensions between the United States and other major economies, reports AFP from Stuttgart. US President Donald Trump has in recent weeks struck his first tariff…

Airbus warns could leave UK if no Brexit deal

Aviation giant Airbus has warned it could pull out of Britain if it leaves the European Union without a deal, upping the pressure yesterday on Prime Minister Theresa May to make progress in negotiations with Brussels, reports AFP from London. The European group, which directly employs nearly 15,000…
Cambodian blogger tackles taboos

Cambodian blogger tackles taboos

Sex toys, infidelity and penis size are generally hush hush topics in conservative Cambodia, but not on a taboo-busting video blog called “A Dose…
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