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FBR officers revolt against reform plan

FBR officers revolt against reform plan

Karachi (Pakistan) Nov 6: In a rare move, almost 23 chief commissioners of Inland Revenue in a meeting with Chairman...

Local egg prices drop due to logistical issues

Local egg prices drop due to logistical issues

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 5: Transportation difficulties have caused the price for a viss (about 1.63 kilogrammes) of chicken eggs to...

More than 10 Russian companies take part in international trade fair opened in Havana

More than 10 Russian companies take part in...

Havana (Cuba) Nov 5: Russian Ambassador to Cuba Andrei Guskov and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo...

Extra Money Allocated to "code 91": Documents

Extra Money Allocated to "code 91": Documents

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 5: An additional 1.7 billion Afs was allocated to the Presidential Palace's "code 91" in last year's...

Major overhaul planned at FBR

Major overhaul planned at FBR

Islamabad (Pakistan) Nov 5: In a major shakeup, the government has decided to restructure the entire tax machinery and introduce...

SSF is different from other similar institutions in the sense that its coverage is unlimited

SSF is different from other similar institutions in...

Kathmandu (Nepal) Nov 5: The government unveiled its contribution-based Social Security Scheme in November last year for formal sector workers....

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

US tells UN it is pulling out of...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 5: The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United...

Judge Hailam suspended ahead of ex-pres' money laundering verdict

Judge Hailam suspended ahead of ex-pres' money laundering...

Male (Maldives) Nov 5: Chief Judge of Criminal Court Ahmed Hailam has been suspended by the Judicial Service Commission.

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in 5G build-out

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in...

Berlin (Germany) Nov 5: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has cast doubt on whether Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies...

Apple's affordable housing plan offers 'no hope,' professor says

Apple's affordable housing plan offers 'no hope,' professor...

New York (USA) Nov 5: After Apple announced a comprehensive $2.5 billion plan to help address the housing availability and...

Buffalo Wild Wings fires 2 managers, bans customer for life over racist incident

Buffalo Wild Wings fires 2 managers, bans customer...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Buffalo Wild Wings has fired two managers for their handling of a racist incident at...

Toyota announces big changes to 'better respond' to customers

Toyota announces big changes to 'better respond' to...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Carmaker Toyota announced key changes to its organization Monday that it said will help streamline...

Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity jumped 40%

Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity...

Hong Kong (China) Nov 5: A growing number of smaller companies are adopting a four-day workweek. Now the results of...

Uber lost more than $1 billion in the third quarter, but revenue growth improved

Uber lost more than $1 billion in the...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Uber is still reporting steep losses but its revenue growth is showing some promise.

Facebook unveils new logo to help differentiate it from its other brands

Facebook unveils new logo to help differentiate it...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Following promises of more transparency, Facebook has a colorful logo that nods to how change...

Indonesia's economic growth expected to slow to 4.9% in Q3: LPEM UI

Indonesia's economic growth expected to slow to 4.9%...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 4: Indonesia's economic growth is expected to slow to 4.9 percent in the third quarter of this...

'It's causing significant losses': Chevron struggles with theft at Rokan block

'It's causing significant losses': Chevron struggles with theft...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 4: American energy giant Chevron and local authorities are cracking down on theft at the company's facilities...

Construction of Toyota Myanmar plant kicks off in Thilawa

Construction of Toyota Myanmar plant kicks off in...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: Toyota Myanmar Co. Ltd held a groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site for its new manufacturing...

Operations to connect Dawei SEZ to national grid begin

Operations to connect Dawei SEZ to national grid...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: The necessary infrastructure is being set up to link Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to the...

Work on urgently needed gas pipeline might only start next year: official

Work on urgently needed gas pipeline might only...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: Although a new pipeline for the Zawtika natural gas field is urgently needed, work on the...

New bridge to facilitate Myanmar and Thai trade

New bridge to facilitate Myanmar and Thai trade

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: A new bridge connecting in Myawady in Kayin State and Mae Sot in Thailand was officially...

Kam Air Begins Direct Flights between Kabul and Kuwait

Kam Air Begins Direct Flights between Kabul and...

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 4: Kam Air, a private Afghan airline, on Friday began providing direct flights between Kabul and Kuwait.

Indonesia records benign inflation in October as foodstuff prices decline

Indonesia records benign inflation in October as foodstuff...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 2: Indonesia recorded a slight increase in consumer prices in October as lower foodstuff prices offset hikes...

Sluggish car sales, weaker commodity prices slash Astra's profit by 7 percent

Sluggish car sales, weaker commodity prices slash Astra's...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 2: Sluggish car sales throughout the year coupled with weakening commodity prices have taken a toll on...

Bargain prices for oil and gas companies as they hit the discount bin

Bargain prices for oil and gas companies as...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 2: It was a rough week for the Canadian oilpatch, to say the least, with the Keystone...

Are high-priced shoes worth the hype? Testing Adidas, Nike and Under Armour

Are high-priced shoes worth the hype? Testing Adidas,...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 2: Flashy designs and "colourways." State-of-the-art technology and materials. Performance attributes that will bring your game closer...

New Telecom-Tax Data System Under Scrutiny

New Telecom-Tax Data System Under Scrutiny

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 2: The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology activated the Real Time system this week, but there...