Fresh signs of the struggle ahead for Beijing to deliver a cohesive reform-oriented agenda for economic growth have emerged as two of the mainland's top financial authorities outlined contrasting views on where the economy is heading.Friday, 7 March, 2014, 2:34am 2 comments
The French minister in charge of clamping down on tax evasion has resigned after allegations that he evaded taxes with a secret Swiss bank account. Jerome Cahuzac, the budget minister, who has vehemently and repeatedly denied the accusations, stood down on Tuesday hours after it was announced a legal investigation had been opened into the accusations.21 Mar 2013 - 2:57am
Finance minister George Osborne yesterday warned Britons that they faced an extra year of austerity measures, saying that reversing belt-tightening plans now would be a "disaster".6 Dec 2012 - 5:01am
It isn't every day that the finance minister of a major country mentions a rap star when talking up his economy. But then South Korea isn't your average economy, and Psy isn't your usual entertainer.17 Oct 2012 - 2:22am
More than half the public believe the tax relief provided by the finance minister is inadequate, a university survey has shown.
Only 37 per cent of 643 respondents said the concessions were adequate, compared to 53 per cent who said the opposite.24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation officials gathered in Suzhou yesterday for the annual finance ministers meeting amid concerns over a weakening global economy.6 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
Managers at the Odense Shipyard owned by Danish shipping group AP Moeller have refused to comment on a report the port had acquired an east German shipyard.15 Dec 1997 - 12:00am