Joe Hockey agrees to lobby states to ditch tampon tax

Thursday, May 28, 2015 Australian treasurer Joe Hockey has agreed to reconsider the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on tampons and other hygiene products after being confronted about the issue on Q&A Monday night. Mr Hockey was responding to a question from student activist Subeta Vimalarajah. “I started a petition against taxing the sanitary products under the GST. It now […]

Chrysler files for bankruptcy, Fiat Group SpA to run company

Friday, May 1, 2009 The American auto company Chrysler filed for bankruptcy Thursday, however a deal with European auto maker Fiat went through. The emerging Chrysler will be owned 55 percent by the United Auto Workers, eight percent by the United States Government, two percent by the Canadian Government and Fiat would begin with a 20 percent share. Chrysler Chief […]

Certified Senior Living Advisors: Lending A Helping Hand During A Trying Time

More On This Topic: American International Tax Advisors Accountants Specializing In Overseas Income byadmin As the olden days of less-than-adequate senior care disappear into the past, many people are starting to turn towards their local certified senior living advisors for some much-needed help with navigating today’s late-life care market. As there are many different types of facilities and nuanced care […]

Lib Dems launch manifesto

Thursday, April 14, 2005 An exhausted Charles Kennedy returned to the election campaign to launch a twenty page Liberal Democrat manifesto targeted at disaffected Labour voters, promising a fairer tax system and withdrawal from Iraq. Entitled The Real Alternative the manifesto pledges to reduce the lowest rate of income tax, but increase the rate on those earning over £100,000 to […]

UN carries out first review of US human rights record

Saturday, March 19, 2011 The United Nations has completed its first ever assessment of the United States human rights record, which began last November. They made 228 recommendations for improvements. On Friday, the U.S. accepted about 174 of these, agreeing to such recommendations as the humane treatment of terror suspects and repudiation of torture, but rejected the recommendation to drop […]

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Thermal Disc Printing Technological Innovation What It Is And How It Can Advantage You And Your Business

More On This Topic: Synergy Packaging Submitted by: Doris Askew SUMMARY No matter what organization you are in, you probably have information stored on one particular or numerous optical discs. Maybe you have large files, songs, paperwork, video subject material, healthcare photographs, records or backup info that you have saved and need to distribute. You have currently made the wise […]

Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery stores, and place a levy […]

British Prime Minister David Cameron makes unannounced visit to Libya

Friday, February 1, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron made an unannounced visit to the Libyan capital city of Tripoli yesterday after visiting Algeria earlier in the day. David Cameron pledged that Britain would help in training Libya’s security forces. He said in a joint press conference held with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan that “the British people want to […]