CHINA'S tax authorities have set a 10-day deadline for entertainers and social media influencers to pay overdue taxes, part of a government campaign to tighten the noose on tax evasion and celebrity excesses.
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Wholesale inflation at record high of 15%
INDIA'S wholesale price-based inflation jumped to an all-time high of 15.08% due to across-the-board rise in prices, including those of food and fuel.
Wheat export: No bar on sanctioned orders
Centre clarifies that shipment of consignments registered with customs authorities before the ban will be allowed
Protect ‘Linga', let Muslims free entry to pray: SC
Advocate commissioner leading survey of Gyanvapi sacked; 2 more days to file report
Top court allows ED to interrogate Mamata's nephew, wife in Kolkata
THE Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee, but granted the duo some concession.
Oxygen cylinders for first Amarnath Yatra post-Covid
UNION Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday directed security forces to pro-actively carry out coordinated counterterror operations in Jammu and Kashmir and ensure zero cross-border infiltration.
LIC lists lower, analysts bat for long term
Street expected a tepid debut with the share quoting a ₹22-23 discount on the grey market a day before the listing
Indices recover from lows; Sensex, Nifty gain over 2.5%
BULLS made a strong comeback on Tuesday after witnessing falls in sixth straight sessions.
Did Soren route money via bizmen?
Initial findings suggest money laundered through shell companies, ED tells Jharkhand HC
CONG PRESIDENT WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM 5-YR RULE
A five-year term for all office-bearers was among the biggest takeaways- besides 'one family one ticket' and '50 below 50' — of the Congress 'chintan' at its Udaipur shivir.
Assam toll rises to eight, IMD warns more rains
THE Assam landslide and flood toll swelled to eight on Tuesday, with the death of one more person in Udalguri district.
The End of China's Bulk-Buying Boom
A distinctive form of e-commerce is in free fall after a shift in attitude in Beijing
China's Stimulus Won't Bail Out the World
The drag from lockdowns will largely cancel any boost from new spending
ON JAPAN'S FRONT LINES
Dispatches from Asia's new Cold War
The Cost of Covid Zero Keeps Rising
China's economy hasn't been in this bad a shape since the start of the pandemic
CHINA GRANTS FIRST DRIVERLESS TAXI PERMITS TO BAIDU, PONY.AI
China has granted Chinese internet services company Baidu and a rival autonomous car company, Pony.ai, permits to provide driverless ride-hailing services to the public in Beijing, a significant regulatory step in the country’s pursuit of driverless technology.
THE PANDEMIC KILLED DISSENT IN HONG KONG
WHEN GREAT BRITAIN returned control of Hong Kong to China in 1997, a condition of the transfer was that Beijing would allow the territory to maintain its own government until 2047. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never liked this agreement, and the COVID-19 pandemic provided the excuse to all but erase the “one country, two systems” distinction.
THE INSIDE MAN
Meet JOSEPH KAHN, the new, old-school editor of the Times.
Sorry, iPhone 6 Plus users, your phone probably can't be repaired anymore
Apple moves two older devices to 'vintage' status.
CHINA USED TV, TIKTOK STARS IN DISCREET OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
A “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV star, a Paralympic swimmer and a self-described “brand king” were among the Instagram and TikTok influencers who were paid by Chinese officials for a discreet campaign that promoted the Beijing Winter Olympics, new Justice Department documents reveal.
How Uniqlo Became A Favorite in China
In addition to making popular styles, it's kept quiet about the country's human-rights record