NEW YORK: President Donald Trump's tough new immigration measures are sending shudders through the US farming industry, which largely employs a low-wage foreign workforce.
SARMIENTO, Argentina: Stargazers applauded as they were plunged into darkness on Sunday (Feb 26) when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular 'ring of fire' eclipse.
WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett used his annual letter Saturday to laud immigrants and their contribution to the growth of the US economy amid President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant stance.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation’s (APEC) Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting has continued the second day of the two-day agenda with discussions on financial inclusion and other concerned business issues.
WASHINGTON: In a not so subtle jab at European officials and their dealings with Greece, the IMF on Thursday (Feb 23) issued a warning against pretending that "unpayable debts" can be repaid.
UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is likely to vote next week on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Syria over the use of chemical weapons, but Russia is almost certain to veto the measure, diplomats said on Thursday (Feb 23).
In the framework of APEC Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting on February 23, 2017, the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Taxation organized a side-workshop on “BEPS Action Plan Deployment in APEC” on February 22, 2017 in the south-central city of Nha Trang.
LONDON: French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday (Feb 21) urged expats in London to bring their talents home to France, following a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May.
BRUSSELS: EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday (Feb 21) to close loopholes that multinational firms exploit to pay low or no taxes by shopping for better deals outside the 28-nation bloc.
A light aircraft exploded on Tuesday in a "massive fireball" with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne.
RIYADH: The world's biggest oil exporter on Monday (Feb 20) took the first step towards a goal of generating 9.5 GW of energy through solar and other renewable means.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump tapped respected Army lieutenant general H.R. McMaster as his national security advisor on Monday (Feb 20), hoping to course correct after his first pick resigned and his second turned down the vital post.