THE room was full of stressed-out cryptocurrency traders. And for once, they weren't nervous about the price of bitcoin, or the roller coaster swings of the virtual currency markets...

HONG KONG is considering imposing a tax on unsold apartments in its search for ways to cool the city's red-hot housing market, a move that could unlock the supply of empty homes being hoarded by...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong is considering imposing a tax on unsold apartments in its search for ways to cool the city's red-hot housing market, a move that could unlock the supply of empty homes...

[PARIS] France on Friday won the backing of the European Union's Eurostat statistics agency to spread over two years the reimbursement of a corporate dividend tax it had to scrap after it was...

THE EU will soon unveil a plan for taxing major internet companies like Amazon and Facebook by imposing a levy of two to six per cent on revenues in every country where they operate, French Finance...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore may unveil an e-commerce tax in next week's budget, setting the tone for a region that's grappling with online retail's assault on brick-and-mortar vendors...

OPINION

OVER the last decade, the two areas where government spending has been heavy are social and infrastructure investments.

THE European Commission will present by the end of March its plan for overhauling tax rules for internet giants, aimed at making them pay up in the countries where they earn their profits, a top...

[NEW YORK] A 2.3 per cent tax on the sale of medical devices went back into effect on Monday after a two-year suspension, despite opposition by U.S. lawmakers and the medical manufacturing industry.

DEPENDING on the views of the economic analyst whose newspaper column you have just read or that political pundit pontificating on television, you may conclude that the most significant overhaul of...