Ministry of Finance

GST rates revised: Here’s a full list of items

The GST Council in its 28th meeting Saturday approved rate reductions for 88 consumer-centric items such as cosmetics, refrigerators, washing …

India News

Ireland open to 'better' Northern Ireland border backstop - finance minister

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is open to the possibility of an alternative “backstop” deal between Britain and the EU to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland so long as it is better than the EU’s current proposal and is legally operable, its finance minister said.<p>FILE PHOTO: Ireland's Minister …

Northern Ireland

China’s finance ministry hits back at PBOC in fiscal policy row

China’s central bank and finance ministry recently engaged in a hot debate over the role of fiscal policy amid the nation’s economic …

News (Hong Kong)

What would you like to ask Yanis Varoufakis?

<b>Yanis Varoufakis, who was once known as the "rock-star finance minister," will be talking to WikiTribune next week. WikiTribune is preparing an</b> …

World News

Kenya:World Bank Appoints Felipe Jaramillo As Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda

NairobiFelipe Jaramillo has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, effective July 1, …

Africa

Vietnam's Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should Be Banned

Regulation<p><b>According to regional reports, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has agreed with a proposal to ban imported cryptocurrency mining machines in</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Gov't Eyes $200m in Additional Revenue Next Year From Excise on Vaping Liquid

<b>Jakarta.</b> The Ministry of Finance estimates that the government may collect up to Rp 3 trillion ($207 million) in additional revenue next year from a …

Public Health

All 'Big Four' Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting

The world's four biggest auditing firms – Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC – are joining a group of 20 banks in Taiwan to trial a blockchain service for …

Cryptocurrency

We are the real IRS, don’t call us ‘I-T', say India’s taxmen

<b>IRS Association, largely comprising officers from the I-T dept, has written to the CBDT that they be referred to as IRS and not as IRS(I-T).</b><p><b>New …

India News

Rise in Crime Shakes Ugandan Police - Report

Rise in Crime Shakes Ugandan Police - ReportViolent crimes were on the rise in 2017 including abductions or kidnappings. The report also reveals that …

Human Rights

The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware

The Vietnamese central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced it will suspend the import of cryptocurrency mining hardware, according to …

Vietnam

Provider of Voice Services Becomes China’s Latest AI Unicorn

<b>Unisound</b>, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered voice services, has netted 600 million yuan ($90 million) from several state-backed funds, …

News (China)

Vietnam Inches Closer to Suspending Imports of Cryptocurrency Miners

Vietnam has moved a step closer to halting cryptocurrency miner imports, a local new source reported on Thursday.<p>According to Viet Nam News, State …

Vietnam

Vietnamese Central Bank to Halt Import of Crypto Mining Machines

Vietnamese Central Bank to Halt Import of Crypto Mining Machines<p>After imposing a ban on cryptocurrency payments last year, Vietnam’s central bank is …

Cryptocurrency

Cambodia says relations with China are at ‘best stage’ ever after agreeing US$259m loan to build road

China has lent Cambodia US$259 million to build a new road in the capital Phnom Penh with Cambodia describing relations between the two countries as …

China

China's fiscal policy debate heats up

A debate on China's fiscal policy between researchers in the People's Bank of China and the Ministry of Finance continued amid the escalating Sino-US …

News (Hong Kong)

China's fiscal policy ‘should inject more certainty into deepening reform’

As economic uncertainty increases, China's fiscal policy needs to inject certainty into the economy and social development, safeguarding the …

News (China)

Govt puts Dawood Ibrahim's property on the block, auction on August 9

One more property belonging to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the Masulla Building (aka Amina Mansion) at Pakmodia Street, Bhendi Bazaar is all set …

India News

Finance Ministry pays tribute to hero Saman Kunan - The Nation

The Ministry of Finance has paid tribute to Navy Petty Officer First Class Saman Kunan, who died during the rescue mission in the Tham Luang Khun Nam …

Compensation

France pulls in €18 billion through fighting tax fraudsters

France continues to claw back billions of euros owed by the French tax fraudsters.<p>According to an annual report by the country’s General Directorate …

France

President Ghani appoints caretaker for the Ministry of Finance

By Khaama Press - Mon Jul 16 2018, 10:42 pm<p>3412 views<p>President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has reportedly appointed his senior adviser as caretaker for the …

Afghanistan

The Politics and Governance of Basic Education

Oxford University Press

Turkey's Erdogan names son-in-law finance minister in new cabinet

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan named his son-in-law as Treasury and Finance minister in the new cabinet on Monday, sending the lira currency lower and likely deepening concern about central bank independence.<p>FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan receives a scarf of …

Black Sea

Japanese investors sold large amount of German, U.S. bonds in May

TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) - Japanese investors sold a net 712.1 billion yen ($6.45 billion) of German bonds in May, when European bond markets were roiled by concerns over political instability, data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance showed on Monday.<p>They sold 2.071 trillion yen ($18.76 billion) of …

Investing

EuroTragedy

Oxford University Press

Germany's Finance Ministry: State-Issued Digital Currency Has ‘Not Well Understood’ Risks

The German Federal Ministry of Finance thinks issuing a central bank digital currency has too many unforeseen risks to justify its implementation.The …

Central Banks

Egypt Begins Implementing Largest Public Budget in its History

Egypt started Sunday the implementation of the largest budget in its history for the fiscal year (FY) 2018-2019. This new budget, which amounts to …

Middle East

Int’l Pledge to Support Sudan’s Economic Reforms Program

UK Department for International Development representatives and UN agencies operating in Sudan affirmed during a meeting with the state minister at …

Middle East

Centre’s total net revenue amounted to Rs 1.27 lakh crore in April-May, says Finance Ministry

This includes Rs 1.02 lakh crore of tax revenue, non-tax revenue worth Rs 24,049 crore and non-debt capital receipts worth Rs 1,004 crore.<p>The Centre …

India News

India has adequate "firepower" to deal with rupee volatility: official

The volatility is being driven by global factors including the proposed U.S. sanctions on Iran and the mismatch in demand and supply of oil, Subhash …

India