France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter.
A former Amazon.com Inc financial analyst pleaded guilty on Thursday to insider trading for tipping a former college fraternity brother about the retailer’s quarterly results before they were made public.
A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban uber-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following criticism that the industry encourages anorexia.
Japan and the United States are mulling over a proposal to include export restrictions on North Korean textile products in a new UN Security Council sanctions resolution, a Japanese news agency reported recently.
This Tuesday, the Justice Minister of Bangladesh sentenced the owner of the Rana Plaza, where one of the worst industrial accidents in history took place in 2013, to three years in prison for corruption.