Where do our taxes go?

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Posted at Apr 25 2016 12:43 PM

There are only two certain things in life--death and taxes, goes the popular saying. If you recently spent hours filling up tax forms, or are among those reminded that you pay personal income taxes of as …

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Xi: Respect each other's core interests

President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Beijing, capital of China, April 15, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Beijing and Canberra have to respect each other's core interests to ensure stable development of the relationship, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

Xi made …

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Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Indonesia's Mounting Intolerance Toward Minority Groups Prompts Concern

By Murray Hiebert (@MurrayHiebert1), Senior Adviser and Deputy Director, and Norashiqin Toh, Researcher, Southeast Asia Program (@SoutheastAsiaDC), CSIS

The election of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in July 2014 marked Indonesia’s third direct and peaceful selection of the country’s president and seemed to …

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Bizwoman faces P228M tax evasion case

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has filed a criminal case before the Department of Justice against businesswoman Lilibeth Nuque for tax delinquencies amounting to P228 million.

BIR Revenue Region 4 regional director Jethro Sabarriaga confirmed to Sun.Star Pampanga that …

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A Philippine panel is trying to fathom how $81 million hacked in February from the New York Federal Reserve account of Bangladesh's central bank wound up with two casinos and a junket operator in the Philippines in one of the biggest cyber heists in history.

Manila: The Philippines must make sure casinos are covered by anti-money laundering legislation, the World Bank said on Monday, joining calls for the government to better regulate its gambling industry after stolen millions from Bangladesh found their way to Manila.

A Philippine panel is trying …

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TEST: European Union–Malaysia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement initialled today

The chief negotiators of the European Union and Malaysia initialled today the text of the EU-Malaysia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia in Putrajaya. The initialling marks the successful closure of negotiations that started …

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European External Action Service : TEST: European Union–Malaysia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement initialled today

The chief negotiators of the European Union and Malaysia initialled today the text of the EU-Malaysia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia in Putrajaya. The initialling marks the successful closure of negotiations that started Read More

Southeast Asia from Scott Circle: Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi Has China, Myanmar's Military Watching

Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi Has China, Myanmar’s Military Watching

By Phuong Nguyen (@PNguyen_DC), Associate Fellow, Chair for Southeast Asia Studies ( @SoutheastAsiaDC), CSIS

March 31, 2016

Myanmar experienced a number of firsts over the past week. The Union Parliament—which now …

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AMLC files raps vs Wong, Xu

$81M HEIST

AMLC files raps vs Wong, Xu

March 22, 2016 11:17 pm
Julia Abad

Julia Abad

THE Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) on Tuesday slapped money-laundering charges against two businessmen linked to the controversial …

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CEZA remits P329.73M to Treasury

March 20, 2016 6:53 pm

SANTA ANA, Cagayan: A Cagayan Valley-based government-owned and -controlled corporation (GOCC) recently remitted P129.7 million to the National Treasury, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said in a report.

Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) officials said …

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South and Central Asia: Joint Statement of the Third U.S. – Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue

Date: 10/29/2014 Description: (L-R) Bangladesh Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin, Under Secretary Wendy Sherman, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque, Assistant Secretary Nisha Biswal - State Dept Image

The governments of the United States and Bangladesh, led respectively by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque, convened the third annual Partnership Dialogue on October 28-29, 2014 in Washington, DC. The two leaders highlighted the …

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Speech: Thriving in a global economy

European Commission

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Karel De Gucht

European Commissioner for Trade

Thriving in a global economy

Launch: “Spirits: A European Power House for Trade”

Brussels, 25 June 2014

Ladies and gentlemen,

The international success of the European spirits industry is based on tradition.

Consumers …

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