Japan's new Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, said on Sunday he won't seek to change the country's taxes on capital gains and dividends for now as he intends to pursue other steps for better wealth distribution, such as raising wages of medical workers.
Ireland, the European home of tech giants like Apple and Google, is looking to reach a compromise over global taxation that recognizes “the role of legitimate tax competition,” the country’s finance minister told CNBC.
Lawmakers are bracing for a bitter fight over tax increases US President Biden is expected to propose in the coming days, which he says are necessary to pay for trillions in infrastructure and family support bills.
Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has communicated to relevant institutions the executive regulations of a parliamentary strategic action plan which is aimed at countering illegal US sanctions on Iran.
Israel’s plans to build more than 1,200 new settler units in occupied Palestinian territories have drawn further international condemnation, with the Arab League calling it a “dangerous” move that needs to be addressed properly.
Plans put forward by US President Donald Trump and his education secretary to reopen America’s schools in the fall are “reckless” and could result in many teachers leaving the profession, the president of one of the country’s biggest teaching unions warned.