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World 19 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Obama wants U.S. tax revamp to raise revenue

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday said he would work with the U.S. Congress to revamp the tax code and lower corporate tax rates, but that any deal must raise revenue to pare the deficit.

World 11 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - Philippines' Aquino to raise revenue, cut spending

TARLAC, Philippines (Reuters) - Senator Benigno Aquino, on course to win the Philippine presidential race, said on Tuesday he will work at cutting unnecessary spending in the national budget and increase perennially tax weak revenue.

World 11 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - Philippines' Aquino to raise revenue, cut spending

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai protesters refused on Tuesday to call off demonstrations that have paralysed Bangkok's commercial heart and stifled the economy, while the government said it had done all it could to reach a deal.

World 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Syria selling gold reserves as sanctions bite - sources

PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria is trying to sell gold reserves to raise revenue as Western and Arab sanctions targeting its central bank and oil exports begin to bite, diplomats and traders said.

World 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Syria selling gold reserves as sanctions bite - sources

PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria is trying to sell gold reserves to raise revenue as Western and Arab sanctions targeting its central bank and oil exports begin to bite, diplomats and traders said.

Nation 03 Sep 2016 | 12:00 AM

Government mulls hospitality levy

IPOH: The Government is mulling a proposal to impose a hotel fee to raise revenue and further promote the country as a tourism destination.

World 01 Jun 2018 | 1:39 AM

Uganda imposes tax on social media use

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's parliament has imposed a tax on the use of social media in a bid to raise revenue but opponents of the law say it aims to stifle criticism of President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power since 1986.

Nation 08 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Kelantan seeks logging approval

In a move to raise revenue, Kelantan will approach the Federal Government for approval to extract logs from areas more than 1,000m above sea level.

World 10 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Obama tax blueprint opening gambit in potential tax rewrite

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday revived a list of his favourite tax ideas, hoping to raise $580 billion (378.3 billion pounds) in new revenues from the wealthy over a decade in a potential opening gambit to forge a deal with Congress to overhaul the U.S. tax code.

World 11 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

ANALYSIS - Philippines' next leader will have to raise taxes

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' next president will have to turn his back on populist promises made during the campaign and raise taxes sooner rather than later to prevent a financial crisis soon after the May elections.