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Tax, tech giants and Bangladesh

We have to pay tax, but things are different for the multinational tech giants. They earn from their businesses in various countries, but don't have to pay tax.

Tax, tech giants and Bangladesh

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28m

An unnamed bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos addresses the media about the New Shepard rocket booster and Crew Capsule mockup at the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States 5 April, 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to fly to space next month

The Blue Origin spacecraft which is set to carry Bezos and others has undergone 15 test flights

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos addresses the media about the New Shepard rocket booster and Crew Capsule mockup at the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States 5 April, 2017

Tech giants and tax havens targeted by historic G7 deal

The United States, Britain and other large, rich nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to squeeze more money out of multinational companies such as Amazon and Google and reduce their incentive ...

EU's economy commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, Eurogroup president Paschal Donohoe, World Bank president David Malpass, Italy's finance minister Daniele Franco, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire, Canada's finance minister Chrystia Freeland, Britain's chancellor of the exchequer chancellor Rishi Sunak, managing director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, Germany's finance minister Olaf Scholz, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen, secretary-general of the OECD Mathias Cormann, Japan's finance minister Taro Aso pose for a family photo during the G7 finance ministers meeting at Lancaster House in London, Britain, 5 June, 2021

Amazon, Google register for VAT

Tech giants Google and Amazon acquired Business Identification Number (BIN) from the National Board of Revenue last week to run their business in Bangladesh while ensuring VAT compliance

Amazon, Google register for VAT

‘Amazon Unbound’ an unvarnished look at its unprecedented growth

With the publication of “The Everything Store” in 2013, Bloomberg journalist Brad Stone revealed how the unlikely Seattle start-up Amazon became an unexpected king of ecommerce. Since then, its ...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during an address to attendees at Access Intelligence`s SATELLITE 2017 conference in Washington, US, on 7 March 2017.

Brazil environment minister probed for timber trafficking

Brazilian environmental protection agency IBAMA allegedly granted authorisation to thousands of wood shipments exported in violation of environmental regulations

Brazil's Environment Minister Ricardo Salles gestures during a news conference on 22 April, 2021

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon hit a record last month, the government reported Friday with figures that belie president Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to crack down on such destruction.

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Retailers, investors urge Brazil to scrap bill seen boosting deforestation

A group of European companies including Tesco and Marks & Spencer have threatened to stop using Brazilian agricultural commodities if the country's Congress passes a law expanding property rights for ...

Retailers, investors urge Brazil to scrap bill seen boosting deforestation

Climate change

Amazon may be turning from friend to foe

From 2010 through 2019, Brazil's Amazon basin gave off 16.6 billion tonnes of CO2, while drawing down only 13.9 billion tonnes

Amazon may be turning from friend to foe
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