Angel Gurria shows information from OECD’s recent annual report with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Monday. Agence France-Presse
The attack on schoolgirls in Japan is downright heinous, appalling and jangles the nerves of any civilised individual. Two people, including a schoolgirl, were stabbed to death and more than a dozen injured in Japan on Tuesday in a rampage that targeted the children as they waited for a bus. The 51-year-old attacker crept silently
Japan’s Imperial Palace has a new resident who earned an economics degree from Harvard, speaks at least five languages and has negotiated complicated trade deals as a diplomat. It’s not Emperor Naruhito, who took the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday. It’s his wife, Empress Masako.
The last couple of days in Japan have been of huge historical significance. On Tuesday Emperor Akihito, who ascended the throne in 1989, completed his elaborate abdication ceremony; on Wednesday Emperor Naruhito took over, becoming the island nation’s 126th emperor and ushering in a new era.
The first half of 2019 saw the number of authorised Tax Agents increase by more than 110 per cent to exceed 370 Agents, up from 176 by the end of 2018, asserted the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) as it hosted the second Meeting of Tax Agents.
Bitcoin slumped more than 10 per cent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook’s planned Libra digital coin.
During the first half of 2019, the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) has offered intensive technical training to 14,377 farm workers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.