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Pakistan jails militant linked to Mumbai attacks over terrorism financing

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, accused by India and the US of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was handed three concurrent 5-year jail terms in Lahore Friday for terror financing, according to court docu...

CPA Australia and Shanghai National Accounting Institute Reveal Accounting and Finance Technology Trends

SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 December 2020 - CPA Australia and Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI), a leading public service institution affiliated with the Ministry of Finance of C...

Ministry of Finance considers tax reform to counter property speculation in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance said Thursday (Dec. 17) it is considering reforming taxes in order to counter real estate speculation. Finance Minister Su Jain-rong (蘇建榮) made ...

Taiwan, Saudi Arabia sign double tax avoidance agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday (Dec. 10) that after years of negotiations, Taiwan and Saudi Arabia signed the "Double Taxation Avoidance an...

Taiwan tea shop customer buys drink for NT$35, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a tea chain in northern Taiwan who bought a drink for a mere NT$35 (US$1.22) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Ta...

Man buys 4,600 plastic bags, wins NT$10,000 prize in Taiwan receipt lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man has received criticism from netizens for bragging about winning NT$10,000 (US$350) from the Taiwan Receipt Lottery after purchasing 4,600 plastic bags sepa...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys bread for NT$42, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ) — A lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought bread and a drink for a mere NT$42 (US$1.47) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan re...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for September, October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Wednesday (Nov. 25). The winning number f...

Zambia on brink of default as deadline to clear debt looms

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA (AP) — Zambia faces a Friday deadline to clear debt owed to external investors who have rejected the country's request for deferral of an overdue $42.5 million interest payment. ...

Taiwan's government says economic cooperation with US is non-partisan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Thursday (Nov. 5) that Taiwan's partnership with the U.S. on financing overseas infrastructure will not be affected by the outcome o...

Taiwan leads Asia in electronic component exports in first half of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has posted a 20.2 percent annual growth in the export of electronic components between January and June, outperforming Asian countries such as China, Singapore, Sou...

Investors return NT$80 billion more than expected to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese investors overseas have returned NT$210 billion (US$7.32 billion) to the island nation since August 2019, exceeding the government target by NT$80 billion, Premi...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 tea egg, wins NT$2 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The July-August round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 22 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$347,000) Special Prize and 21 takers of the NT$2 million Grand P...

Global tea prices skyrocket by 50% amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus pandemic is driving up prices of tea leaves on a global scale due to a drop in supply and increased consumption among people forced to work at home. The...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Friday (Sept. 25). The winning number for...