Showing posts with label wealth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wealth. Show all posts

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Le président de la BCE a gagné près de 400.000 euros en 2017

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Le président de la Banque centrale européenne, Mario Draghi, a empoché l'an dernier un salaire brut de 396.900 euros, en hausse de près de 2% sur un an, selon le rapport annuel de l'institution publié jeudi.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen
In his New Year's speech on Thursday, Philippe, King of the Belgians, praised the strong economic growth in Belgium and Europe, saying the benefits accrued should trickle down to all citizens.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace draws ire in France

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace
Emmanuel Macron, who has been already dubbed “the President of the Rich” for his lavish high-class lifestyle, once again angered his critics in France who this time slammed his royal birthday celebration.

Friday, December 8, 2017

America's richest 1% owns 40% of country's wealth : study

America's richest 1% owns 40% of country's wealth
America's richest one percent own a whopping 40 percent of the country's wealth, a new study has revealed. The finding marks a widening gap between rich and poor in the United States.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Indian city gets rid of beggars ahead of Ivanka Trump visit

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Hundreds of beggars in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad have been removed from the streets and placed in shelters ahead of Ivanka Trump's visit to the city, the police told EFE Friday.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Italy's northern regions back greater autonomy

Italy's northern regions back greater autonomy
The leaders of Italy's two wealthiest northern regions have claimed victory in a non-binding referendum, seeking greater autonomy from the central government in Rome.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Just four Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

The four richest Indonesians are wealthier than the poorest 100 million people in the country, a study has found, highlighting how huge numbers have been left behind as the economy booms.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Eight men own same wealth as world's poorest 50% (Oxfam)

Eight billionaires own the same wealth between them as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorer half of the world's population, according to a new report published by Oxfam.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Asian millionaires 'top wealth rankings'

Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a report from finance firm Capgemini.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Switzerland to hold first ever vote on basic income

Switzerland is voting on whether to introduce a guaranteed basic income for every citizen, becoming the first country to hold such a vote.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

US Republicans raise record money for 2016 presidential cycle

The Republican Party announced on Wednesday that it had raised more than 135 million US dollars through the end of March, hitting a new high for a presidential cycle.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Protesters Nationwide Denounce Big Money in US Politics

Conservative and independent protesters channeling themes from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders dumped faux contributions into Boston Harbor on Friday, one of some 30 demonstrations planned across the country against big money in politics.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

World governments probe 'Panama Papers' claims

Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful following a leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm which allegedly showed how clients avoided tax or laundered money.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Huge data leak shows how world's rich hide their money

A huge leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama law firm reveals how the world's rich hide their money, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Wealthy countries ‘failing Syrian refugees’

WEALTHY countries have resettled only a fraction of the nearly 5 million refugees who have fled Syria, Oxfam said, urging them to step up and do their share.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest - Oxfam

The richest 1 percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam said Monday, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

‘Hunger is more than a lack of food – it is a terrible injustice,’ says Ban on World Food Day

 UN, 16 October 2015 – On World Food Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is underlining that “hunger is more than a lack of food—it is a terrible injustice,” while reaffirming the global community’s commitment to work together “to end hunger in our lifetime.”

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Top 1 percent own more than half of world’s wealth

A new report issued by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse finds that global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets than the bottom 99 percent combined.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.