Rosemary Cousin, Greens candidate in South Gippsland, Australia, speaks to Wikinews about democracy, transport, forests and other local issues

Sunday, October 3, 2021 Nominations were declared on September 21 for South Gippsland Shire’s upcoming council elections, to be held by post from October 5-22. A total of 24 people in the Australian council’s three wards have put themselves forward to stand as candidates. The shire has been governed by administrators appointed by the Victorian […]

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UAE to impose corporate tax on business profits

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 On Monday, the United Arab Emirates announced it would impose a federal corporate tax of 9% on business profits, effective from June 1, 2023. The tax will be levied from all corporations except those involved in “extraction of natural resources”. Businesses with profits up to 375 thousand dirhams will be categorised […]

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