Labour activists hold cardboard cut outs resembling Apple iPhones ...
Oct 15th, 2011
(Reuters) - Labour activists hold cardboard cut outs resembling Apple iPhones during an "Occupy central" protest outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange October 15, 2011. Protesters worldwide geared up for a cry of rage on Saturday against bankers, financiers and politicians they accuse of ruining global economies and condemning millions to poverty and hardship through greed.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - The opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country. Campaigners say the move, which is receiving increased support internationally despite strong... [Full Article]
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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee says that modesty and diligence have been the keys to his success in penetrating the foreign cultures that have framed the backgrounds for many of his most notable films. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - Apple's ability to shelter billions of dollars of income from tax has hinged on an unusual loophole in the Irish tax code that helps the country compete with other countries for investment and jobs. A U.S. Senate investigation has revealed that Apple, maker of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, had channeled pro... [Full Article]