Tax revenue up W41tr through August

(Yonhap) South Korea’s tax revenue increased 41 trillion won ($28.8 billion) in the first eight months of this year compared with a year earlier as the collection of corporate and income taxes rose, the finance ministry said Thursday. Tax revenue amounted to 289.3 trillion won in the January-August period, compared …

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India bans Muslim group PFI, affiliates for five years

A man walks past the old office of Popular Front of India (PFI) Islamic group, in New Delhi, India, September 28, 2022. — Reuters /Anushree Fadnavis Bans imposed on PFI, eight affiliates for five years. Government says PFI involved in ‘terrorism’. PFI student wing CFI decries ‘vendetta’. NEW DELHI: India declared …

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Hurricane Ian nears Florida with nearly Category 5 power

Hurricane Ian makes its way to Florida’s west coast after passing Cuba in a composite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-East weather satellite. — NOAA/Handout Reuters Forecasters say Ian would unleash wind-driven high surf, torrential rains that may cause storm surges of up to 18 feet. …

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