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Cuba approves new tax law


July 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 24 (IANS) The Cuban parliament has approved a new tax law designed to cope with the country's growing private sector.The Tax System Act, which stipulates 25 categories of ... Read more...

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US stocks higher on positive economic data


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 1 (IANS) US stocks traded higher Thursday after the latest economic data affirmed the US economy is picking up, Xinhua reported.The labor department said the number of ... Read more...

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US economy grew faster than thought in fourth quarter


March 1st, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew at a 3 percent annual rate in the last three months of 2011, faster than the 2.8 percent initially thought, the Commerce ... Read more...

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China wants to improve tax-cut policies


December 26th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China will further its efforts to make adjustments in tax reduction policies next year in a bid to improve people's livelihood, China's Finance Minister Xie Xuren ... Read more...

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US consumer spending goes up in November


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) US families slightly boosted their spending in November with their take-home income rising at a slow pace, authorities said Friday.Real personal consumption expenditures (PCE), consumption after ... Read more...

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US economy grew 2.5 percent in third quarter


October 28th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) Spurred by robust consumer spending, US gross domestic product grew at an annualised rate of 2.5 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday ... Read more...

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US personal incomes decline


October 1st, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS/EFE) Personal income fell last month for the first time since October 2009, while consumer spending increased 0.2 percent, the US Commerce Department said Friday.Income from wages ... Read more...

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Personal data on Russians being sold in malls


June 26th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Electronic databases that contain personal details about Russian citizens as well as "state secrets" are being sold illegally in Moscow's shopping malls, police said.The Federal ... Read more...

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Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

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Belgium breaks Iran’s record of 249 days without a government


February 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Belgium is now officially ahead of Iran - the European state has been functioning without a government for more than 249 days.This happened after the Belgian federal MPs ... Read more...

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Jay-Z tops Forbes’ ‘Richest Rappers’ list


August 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washignton, Aug 18 (ANI): US rapper Jay-Z has topped Forbes' list of the Richest Rappers in 2010.According to Forbes.com, Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter pocketed 63 million dollars in personal income between June ... Read more...

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Devotees lament hike in temple fees at Kashi Vishwanath Temple


July 7th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): Devotees in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city are disappointed with the trustees of the famous Hindu shrine 'Kashi Vishwanath Mandir', for increasing fees to attend prayers and ... Read more...

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Mixed signs about US economy recovery


December 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Americans have been spending more for the last two months as their personal income rose the most in six months, but a surprise drop in new home sales ... Read more...

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US stocks fall on consumer spending concerns


June 27th, 2009 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 27 (DPA) The US stocks were mostly down Friday, spurred by new government data that revealed consumers were saving money rather than spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and broader ... Read more...

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Over 130,000 financial job cuts announced since October: UN


February 23rd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 23 (DPA) There have been over 325,000 announced layoffs in the financial sector since August 2007, the International Labour Organization said Monday, noting that 40 percent of those cuts, or ... Read more...

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US consumer spending plunges to a 47-year low (Repeat for all needing)


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) US consumers cut spending for a sixth straight month in December, capping off the worst year for consumer spending since 1961 and pointing to a further slide in ... Read more...

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US Consumer spending plunges to a 47-year low


February 2nd, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) US consumers cut spending for a sixth straight month in December, capping off the worst year for consumer spending since 1961 and pointing to a further slide in ... Read more...

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Britneys cars to be sold off by her dad


March 20th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Troubled American singer Britney Spears has had to give up some of her cars to her dad, who plans to dispose of them permanently.James Spears, who is ... Read more...

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