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South Korea’s K-Startup Grand Challenge 2022 to accept applications from April 15th

Korean government-sponsored program encourages wider participation this year, with top grants worth $320,000SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Media OutReach - 18 April 2022 - South Korea is one of the most thriv...

On Tax Day, an extension may be better than rushing a return

WASHINGTON (AP) — Monday is Tax Day — the federal deadline for individual tax filing and payments — and the IRS expects to receive tens of millions of last-minute filings electronically and through pa...

Tax Day laggards: Consider filing for extension if in a rush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans wait until the last minute to file their taxes and this year is no exception. Monday is Tax Day — the federal deadline for individual tax fil...

Why is India's government trying to keep activist critics from traveling abroad?

Last week, Aakar Patel, the former head of Amnesty International India, was stopped from leaving India by immigration officials who said a "look out circular (LOC)" had been issued against h...

Max Lewis Consultants Clinches Best Business Valuation Firm 2022 at the Fifth Annual APAC Insider Singapore Business Awards

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 10 March 2022 - Max Lewis Consultants Pte Ltd, a professional firm specialising in fair valuation of businesses and assets, announced today that they have been awarded th...

New 1990 hotline launched for foreigners in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) launched a new hotline for foreigners in Taiwan on Wednesday (March 2) that will offer services in seven languages. The original numb...

An author's reminder: Philanthropy isn't defined by money

Lucy Bernholz talks about Chex Mix a lot. Bernholz, a senior research scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, doesn’t want people to think of only ...

Japan: Fumio Kishida set to take office as prime minister

Japan's incoming Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is set to formally take office on Monday following a special parliamentary session. Kishida, a former foreign minister seen as a consensus builder, w...

What Fumio Kishida's premiership means for Japan

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday elected 64-year-old Fumio Kishida as its new leader. On October 4, parliament will elect him as the nation's prime minister. K...

Philippines lower house approves VAT for big tech firms

MANILA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The Philippines' lower house of Congress has approved a bill imposing taxes on tech giants like Facebook (FB.O), Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google and Youtube, and Netfli...

Trump Organization CFO surrenders ahead of expected charges

Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg surrendered to authorities early Thursday ahead of expected charges against him and former President Donald Trump's company, according to multiple news outlets...

EXPLAINER: Curbing tax avoidance by multinational companies

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — How can governments keep multinational companies from avoiding taxes by shifting profits to subsidiaries in low-tax countries? Years of international discus...

Italy orders food delivery services to treat riders better

ROME (AP) — Italy is going after online food delivery companies, with one prosecutor lamenting Wednesday that the cyclists who deliver the food, many of them immigrants, are practically treated like s...

Liz Weston: Some remote workers may be in for tax surprise

If the pandemic caused you to relocate across state lines, even temporarily, the next surprise could be having to file an extra tax return and potentially pay more taxes. The issue g...

Former investment chief of Taiwan's KMT says China has only 40 nuclear warheads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with the Liberty Times, former Kuomintang (KMT) investment chief Liu Tai-ying (劉泰英) said that the combined military capabilities of the U.S., Japan, and Ta...