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  1. News - World

    Shock at French actor Gerard Depardieu's tax exile in Belgium

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... taken up the role of tax exile in neighbouring Belgium. It was confirmed on Monday that he has taken up residence in Nechin, a tiny village just over the border in Belgium which is a favoured ... wanted to find somewhere to stay in Belgium to escape French taxes but he could just as easily have settled in Brussels," the mayor told Belgian TV. Nechin's rural charm has already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1103169/shock-french-actor-gerard-depardieus-tax-exile-belgium
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    France furious over top tycoon Bernard Arnault's plan to seek Belgian citizenship

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GDN, Bloomberg, AFP

    ... Kim Willsher France's richest person, Bernard Arnault, faces barrage of criticism for fleeing to Belgium on eve of punishing new revenue regime Taxing time for man who lives A life ... for France's economy by heading a firm that contributes a hefty share of its international trade balance. Yet that argument held little sway over the past week after his plans for a move to Belgium ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1037826/france-furious-over-top-tycoon-bernard-arnaults-plan-seek-belgian
  3. Business - Money - FRANCE AUSTERITY

    France's supertax and the flight of the rich

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Hollande's election campaign in May. The explanation from an LVMH spokesman is that Arnault was seeking dual citizenship to make "sensitive" investments in Belgium, a response shot down by the Belgian authorities, who say foreign investors enjoy the same fiscal treatment as locals. Living in Belgium, which Arnault- net worth an estimated at US$24.4 billion- says he has no intention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1042409/frances-supertax-and-flight-rich
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French police hunt for armed robber who held guards hostage in jail break

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into Belgium, which is only a few kilometres from the prison. Police said the breakout was planned with meticulous precision and authorities insisted there was no fault on the part of prison staff. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1214623/french-police-hunt-armed-robber-who-held-guards-hostage-jail-break
  5. Business

    France tops US in women on corporate boards: study

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 10:48am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... on female directors in public companies: Belgium, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. Outside Europe, Malaysia is the sole country with such a quota. Ten other countries have quotas for women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1156904/france-tops-us-women-corporate-boards-study
  6. e-pal: switzerland

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... year. I love to travel, and I've been to South Africa, France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Finland, Belgium and Singapore. I'm going to Israel and Jordan later this year. In my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658914/e-pal-switzerland
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    France's top court annuls 75pc income tax

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... exile abroad, including actor Gerard Depardieu who recently took up residency in Belgium. The Constitutional Council said in its ruling that the temporary two-year tax rate, due to take effect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1115551/frances-top-court-annuls-75pc-income-tax
  8. Property - International

    Tax panic hits French property market

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... head of Coldwell Banker France. He also noted that Brussels remained a favourite of older people who had already sold their business interests and were looking to benefit from Belgium ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1056156/tax-panic-hits-french-property-market
  9. How they compare

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by John Kohut

    ... For example, since 1994 Germany has had a special fund for the care of the elderly financed by compulsory contributions of 1.7 per cent of all workers' salaries. In Belgium, homes for the aged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426490/how-they-compare
  10. Charity appeal blooms after war

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... of France and Belgium. This little red flower sprung up out of nowhere and flourished amongst the death and the fighting. Lots of soldiers wrote about these red poppies in their letters, poems ... forces in France and Belgium, was heavily involved with setting up the British Legion, a voluntary organisation that would raise money to support families in the United Kingdom who were now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435196/charity-appeal-blooms-after-war

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