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The Malaysian Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is on the hunt. Tax evaders are being barred from leaving the country ...
POSTED |  26-08-2014
The encounter in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson that ended with a police officer fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown has spurred police departments in the St Louis area to do some deep soul-searching.
POSTED |  26-08-2014
Burger King Worldwide Inc is looking north to expand, launching acquisition talks with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and rekindling the political debate over offshore tax shifting.
POSTED |  26-08-2014
Egypt entered into negotiations with Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday (25 August 2014) with the objective of convincing Ethiopia to change the technical specifications of its Grand Renaissance Dam
POSTED |  26-08-2014
Buddhists and Muslims on Monday (25 August 2014) took part in a religious ceremony for the three people killed in a car bomb in front of The Holiday Hill Hotel in the southernmost Thai town of Betong on July 25.
POSTED |  26-08-2014
Germany’s vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, said on Saturday (23 August 2014) that establishing a federal Ukraine ...
POSTED |  23-08-2014
The signature campaign for the abolition of the pork barrel system in the Philippines will be launched today (23 August 2014) at the Plaza Independencia in Cebu City.
POSTED |  23-08-2014
In a statement on Friday (22 August 2014), Human Rights Watch said the Thai junta “continues its crackdown on those exercising their fundamental rights and freedoms and has made no genuine progress towards restoring democratic rule.”
POSTED |  23-08-2014
Apple on Friday (22 August 2014) launched a battery replacement program for some iPhone 5 devices sold between September 2012 and January 2013.
POSTED |  23-08-2014
It's a risky business, attempting to predict the outcome of the conflict in Ukraine. But this weekend's Kyiv visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stirred hopes ...
POSTED |  22-08-2014
Walking home from work on August 20, Dmitry Boiko was shocked to see the Pushkin Square McDonald's closed.
POSTED |  22-08-2014
A special plane carrying the remains of 20 Malaysian victims killed on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived on Friday (22 August 2014) at Kuala Lumpur International Airport from Amsterdam, as Malaysia marked a national day of mourning.
POSTED |  22-08-2014
Shanghai has the worst rush-hour traffic jams of any major city in China, a survey released on Thursday (21 August 2014) said.
POSTED |  22-08-2014
More Japanese enterprises have come to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) this year to sound out business prospects, HCMC Vice Chairman Hua Ngoc Thuan told The Saigon Times on Wednesday (20 August 2014).
POSTED |  21-08-2014
Behind the scenes, discussions have been going on between the Army and a group of politicians led by Newin Chidchob and Anuthin Charnvirakul to set up a new party for Gen Prayuth, according to the mass-circulation Thai-language daily Thai Rath.
POSTED |  21-08-2014
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