[HONG KONG] For 25 consecutive years, Hong Kong has remained the world's freest economy, thanks partly to low taxes and the rule of law. But widening inequality has also fueled the worst unrest...

THE taxman recovered a total of S$175 million in Goods and Services Tax (GST) and penalties between January and September this year, following audits and investigations of over 2,000 GST-related...

[JAKARTA] Traditional members of Indonesia's Baduy tribe shun footwear and live in woven bamboo houses without electricity, harvesting honey from natural beehives and weaving intricate traditional...

[PARIS] France's government unveiled a draft 2020 budget on Thursday with more than nine billion euros in tax cuts for households as it hopes to move on from on from roiling "yellow vest" protests...

[LUXEMBOURG] Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros (S$19.7 billion) in...

[PARIS] US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros (S$1.38 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday.

[JAKARTA] Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said.

[WASHINGTON] The White House is considering cutting taxes or revering tariffs to head off a recession, US media reported on Monday, despite President Donald Trump's insistence on the economy's...

INDIA is likely to exempt foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from an increase in taxes in this year's budget approved by Parliament, two government officials told Reuters, in comments that...

[CHANTILLY, France] France on Wednesday expressed defiance in a row with the United States over taxing tech giants that threatens to dominate a G7 meeting, saying an international accord was the...