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World 23 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zambia's 'King Cobra' Sata sworn in as president

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata, a critic of Chinese investment, was sworn in as president on Friday after an upset poll victory that ushered in a smooth handover of power in Africa's biggest copper producer.

World 23 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zambia's 'King Cobra' Sata sworn in as president

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata, a critic of Chinese investment, was sworn in as president on Friday after an upset poll victory that ushered in a smooth handover of power in Africa's biggest copper producer.

World 07 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Left-winger Humala wins Peru election, markets dive

LIMA (Reuters) - Left-wing former army commander Ollanta Humala won Peru's presidential election and vowed the poor will share in the country's new wealth but financial markets plunged on fears that he will ruin the economy.

World 06 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Left-winger Humala claims victory in Peru election

LIMA (Reuters) - Former army commander Ollanta Humala claimed victory in Peru's presidential election on Sunday as investors worried that his left-wing policies could ruin a long economic boom.

World 06 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Left-winger Humala claims victory in Peru election

LIMA (Reuters) - Former army commander Ollanta Humala claimed victory in Peru's presidential election on Sunday as investors worried that his left-wing policies could ruin a long economic boom.

Business 25 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

‘Abolish windfall tax’ call

PETALING JAYA: The plantation sector, one of the most heavily-taxed sectors in the country, is urging the Government to seriously re-consider abolishing or reviewing the imposed crude palm oil (CPO) windfall profit tax (WPT) for the sector.

Business 11 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Planters appeal to abolish windfall profit levy

KUCHING: Malaysian oil palm planters will appeal collectively to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to abolish the windfall profit levy on crude palm oil (CPO) after their requests were turned down by the Finance Ministry recently.

Business 13 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Robin Hood effect

THE Robin Hood concept has always delighted me since the days of Errol Flynn in the 1938 i>The Adventures of Robin Hood/i>. With his band of Merry Men, he robs from the rich, gives to the poor and still has time to woo the lovely maid Marian, and foil the cruel Sir Guy of Gisbourne, and keep the nefarious Prince John off the throne. Or so as the story goes. The adventures were narrated most notably in Howard Pyle's - i>The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood/i>.

Business 27 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

East M’sian firms expected to pay windfall tax soon

PETALING JAYA: With the price of crude palm oil (CPO) trading above RM3,000 per tonne, plantation companies in Peninsular Malaysia have started paying the palm oil windfall profit tax (WPT) while their peers in Sabah and Sarawak are expected to follow suit.

Business 14 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some sectors hoping for for tax incentives, subsidies in Friday's budget

PETALING JAYA: Hopes are riding high among the palm oil and agriculture-related industry players to see the upcoming Budget 2011 allocate more tax incentives and subsidies in ensuring the two sectors are able to meet particularly the targets set under the Government's Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) by 2020.