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January 30, 2017 9:50 AM Morning Agenda: Immigration Chaos Spurs Business to the Barricades

President Trump’s executive order to temporarily block all refugees and deny entry to citizens of certain predominantly Muslim countries has sowed chaos and confusion. The White House has already had to pull back on part of it, saying the temporary ban did not apply to those with green cards. The Department of Homeland Security then issued an order declaring 17

January 29, 2017 9:32 PM 'Who is there to fight for our rights?': Trump’s travel ban divides Canadian families

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order to impose a travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries on Friday is already keeping Canadian families from seeing loved ones south of the border. CTV News Channel spoke to two Iranian-Canadians on Sunday – one in Toronto and one in New Haven, Conn. – who say their families were unprepared 15

January 24, 2017 6:03 AM What Trump's moves on trade, abortion and federal hiring really do — and don't do

On his first full workday in the White House, President Trump took action highlighting the range of his campaign priorities: trade, abortion and tackling government bureaucracy. None of Monday’s additional actions were unexpected, but each requires some explaining. Here’s what you need to know. The trade pact among a dozen Pacific Rim nations was one of the most significant 63

January 21, 2017 5:01 PM Trump: Regulators should remove burdensome Obamacare penalties

President Trump's order Friday night could make it much easier for companies and individuals to avoid buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act while slashing how much that insurance actually covers. Through an "executive order" that is both symbolic and at least vaguely substantive, Trump directed federal workers to make the law less of a burden 15

January 17, 2017 4:33 AM Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany

BERLIN/MUNICH: Facebook is stepping up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, saying it would do more to combat fake news as its chief operating officer met with officials in Berlin. Top German lawmakers are planning legislation this year to force Facebook to remove "hate speech" from its web pages 14

January 5, 2017 12:13 AM IRB: Celebrities can’t claim tax exemption for make-up

Celebrities cannot use seek tax exemption for spending on make-up and beauty treatments, the Internal Revenue Board (IRB) said. Tax exemptions are only allowed for items that are solely used to provide services in the entertainment industry. “Others, which are also used for personal use, cannot be exempt from income tax. “Meaning that spending on make-up 8

December 27, 2016 11:16 PM Religious bodies are tax exempted, says Inland Revenue Dept

Income Tax Act 1967 was amended to make explicit the automatic qualification of such bodies for tax exemption, says the department. PETALING JAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has explained that the Income Tax Act 1967 was recently amended to make clear the tax exempt status of religious organisations, reported The Star Online. “All religious institutions 9

December 27, 2016 11:40 AM Amid confusion, tax experts weigh in on new limits for religious bodies

Religious bodies currently enjoy unconditional tax-free status under Schedule 6 of the Income Tax Act as they are presumed to be non-profit organisations. ― File picKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 ― Passed without consultation, a recent revision that will force religious organisations to start paying income tax has been described by a local tax consultant as a “sneaky 39

December 19, 2016 12:39 PM Oil rises above US$52 as Libyan output comeback stalls

A driver pumps petrol into his car at a petrol station in Brussels March 8, 2011. Oil extended gains above US$52 (RM232) a barrel as a planned production boost from Libya stalled. — Reuters picHONG KONG, Dec 19 — Oil extended gains above US$52 (RM232) a barrel as a planned production boost from Libya stalled amid continuing tension in the Opec member 15

December 12, 2016 1:25 AM Opec and non-Opec talks attended by Malaysia agrees to cut oil output

VIENNA: The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and non-Opec producers reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low prices that overstretched many budgets and spurred unrest in some countries. With the deal finally signed after almost a year of arguing within 12