Ghana approves tax on electronic payments despite opposition protest

ACCRA, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ghanaian parliament on Tuesday approved a new 1.5% tax on electronic payments, known as “electronic collection”, after the opposition left in protest. Finance Minister Ken Ofory-Ata proposed an electronic levy in November to expand the tax network and presented it as a panacea for Ghana’s financial woes. The opposition … Read more

Japan parts makers halt output after quake, another blow to supply chain

Renesas Electronics Corp chip pictured at the company’s office in Tokyo, March 21, 2013. REUTERS / Yuya Shino Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Register TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters) – Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp., Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, Sony Group Corp. and other precision parts manufacturers have suspended some operations Thursday after … Read more

Analysis: Ukraine crisis threatens China’s discreet pipeline in military technology

Pilots fly advanced Chinese Air Force JL-10 training aircraft at the China International Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China, in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China, September 28, 2021. REUTERS / Aly Song / File Photo Register now to get FREE unlimited access to Register HONG KONG, March 3 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely … Read more