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OBAMA: TO REFORM INTERNATIONAL TAX

USA (HRNW) In a response to Panama leaks, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for international tax reforms to avoid tax evasions as revealed in Panama Papers. “There is no doubt that the problem…


DIABETES LEVEL SOAR AROUND THE WORLD

HRNW: The number of people with diabetes has rocketed in the last few decades and levels will continue to soar unless drastic action is taken, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warns. Cases worldwide have more…


WORLD NEEDS WHISTLEBLOWERS

VANCOUVER (HRNW): A trove of leaked data about offshore tax havens in Panama highlights more than ever the vital role of the whistleblower in a free society, says one of the tech era’s most prominent…




CUMMINS RAIL ENGINE CERTIFIED

HRNW: Company said QSK95 diesel engine is first to achieve Tier 4 emissions approval from EPA. Cummins Inc. has received Tier 4 Locomotive certification for its QSK95 diesel, making it the first single prime power…


GOVERNMENTS WORLDWIDE FACE FALLOUT

CHINA (HRNW) : Governments around the world tried Tuesday to contain the fallout from the publication of thousands of names of rich and powerful people who conducted offshore financial activity through a Panamanian law firm. China…


CHINA LIMITS ACCESS TO NEWS ON LEAKS

China (HRNW): Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company…


IMAMS SENT TO NEW ZEALAND FROM EGYPT

Egypt (HRNW): Muslim groups reject Egyptian ambassador’s claim mosques need to be ‘taken over’ saying recent influx due to growing Muslim population Egypt’s ambassador to New Zealand has caused upset among Muslim groups by saying…


AUCKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT EVACUATED

Auckland (HRNW): International Airport has been evacuated after a false fire alarm. Northern Fire Communications said the international terminal at the airport had been evacuated by a fire alarm, and firefighters were there now. They said…