Monday , April 24 2017



Germany not concerned about US cuts to corporate tax rates

Germany is not concerned about the prospect of cuts to corporate tax rates in the United States. That’s according to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who made the comments to German magazine Wirtschaftswoche at the IMF and World Bank spring meetings. Schaeuble also said he opposed plans for a change ...

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Actress Erin Moran dies aged 56

American actress Erin Moran has died at the age of 56. She was best known for playing Joanie in the 1970s sitcom Happy Days. She was found dead after an emergency team in Indiana responded to a call. The cause of Moran’s death is not yet known.

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RTA: Public buses in Dubai arriving on time more frequently

Public buses in Dubai are arriving on time at their destinations more frequently. That’s according to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), which says bus compliance with timetables has soared from 69% in 2015 to 74% in last year. The RTA says the broadening use of smart and e-systems on ...

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Jebel Ali Customs Center recorded 348 seizures last year

The Jebel Ali Customs Center recorded 348 seizures of restricted, fake and prohibited materials last year. According to local authorities, that’s a significant increase from two years ago when the number of seizures reached 281. The confiscations contained more than 700,000 tramadol narcotic pills as well as large quantities of ...

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28.54% participation rate in France election at midday

Turnout figures for the first round of the French presidential election showed a 28.54% participation rate by midday in the country. The figure, provided by the French interior ministry, is slightly above the corresponding rate in 2012 vote. Polls opened this morning in the country’s closest presidential election in generations. ...

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