Finance & Economics

Tai Ji Men Voiced An Injustice Case of Tax in UN

ROC Centenary, Taxation and Human Rights White Paper Reveals Tax Disasters

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Tai Ji Men injustice case of tax has been recorded in the Taiwan Tax Right White Paper.

Doctors to Governments: Tax us. Canada is worth it!

A group of doctors who rank among Canada’s top income earners urge the Ontario and federal governments to raise taxes on the rich to balance the budget and spare needed public services from austerity cuts.

Chrysler Financial Parent Company Repays $1.9 Billion in Settlement of Original Chrysler Loan

TARP Repayments Reach $189 Billion

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that it has received a $1.9 billion repayment from Chrysler Holding (CGI Holding) in settlement of one of the loans that the Treasury Department extended to finance Chrysler LLC, the "Old Chrysler" automobile company. This repayment, while less than face value, is significantly more than the Treasury expected to recover on this loan and is greater than an independent valuation of the loan provided by investment banking firm Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, which was hired by Treasury in connection with the transaction.

Recession hampering fight against hunger in Europe, Central Asia – UN

13 May 2010 – The global downturn is threatening to reverse gains made – driven largely by agriculture – in combating poverty and food insecurity in Europe and Central Asia, a senior United Nations official said today.
Some 50 million people in the region have risen out of poverty since 1998, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In Central Asia alone, the number of hungry people dropped nearly 40 per cent to under 6 million in 2004-2006.

Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area

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Composite Leading Indicators (CLI), OECD, January 2018

Composite leading indicators continue to point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area

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Philippines: Additional Funding to Boost Rural Development

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$ 170 million of additional financing for the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), designed to boost rural incomes and reduce poverty in the country.

IMF Executive Board Completes Third SCF and Eighth PSI Reviews for Rwanda, Approves US$25.8 Million Disbursement Under the SCF, and Extends the PSI

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 12, approved the extension of the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Rwanda to December 1, 2018 and completed the eighth review of Rwanda’s performance under the PSI and the third and final review of the arrangement under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF).

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Denies FirstEnergy’s Request To Transfer Pleasants Plant Ownership

A federal decision put an end to FirstEnergy Corp.’s bad deal for its West Virginia customers, thousands of whom had protested the company’s plan

On January 12, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied Ohio-based FirstEnergy’s request to transfer ownership of the Pleasants power plant to Mon Power, one of FirstEnergy’s regulated West Virginia utilities.

Philippines: Additional Funding to Boost Rural Development

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$ 170 million of additional financing for the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), designed to boost rural incomes and reduce poverty in the country.