The United States -- facing massive controversy over immigration -- received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany.
BRUXELLES: The average lifespan of people in the EU has topped 80 for the first time, but preventable illnesses caused by smoking, alcohol and obesity are taking a huge toll, a study said on Wednesday. Gains were uneven as people in western European Union countries lived more than eight years longer on average than people in central and eastern countries, said the report by the European Commission and the OECD. "More needs to be done to reduce inequalities," said Angel Gurria, head of the Organisation for Economic…
PANAMA CITY: The government of Panama on Tuesday announced a bill that would take a range of steps against countries that put it on their blacklists of "tax havens" in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations.
CHENGDU: The world's major economies need to deepen cooperation on tax collection and information sharing as companies seek to minimise the amount they pay to governments, finance ministers said Saturday.
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to seek legal action against the 239 Pakistani citizens named in the Panama Papers, ARY News reported.
PANAMA CITY: Panama's reputation as a world-class financial hub is being torn apart from the double scandals of the Panama Papers and now the US designating one of its most prominent families as top money launderers for drug cartels.
PANAMA CITY: Panama needs "a little more time" to comply with OECD standards on exchanging tax information but remains committed to greater financial transparency, President Juan Carlos Varela told reporters on Thursday.