Meanwhile, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, who has long demanded the state-run postal services be privatized, has instructed Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Toranosuke Katayama to study measures to fully liberalize
the mail service and allow the Financial Services Agency to conduct inspections of the new entity, they said.
New telecom legislation that replaces the old monopolistic licenses with C&W with new ones that liberalize
the sector has been enacted in St.
The central bank also plans to liberalize
interest rates on yuan deposits in the second phase of the country's interest rate liberalization program.
Coustan, chairman of the AICPA tax executive committee, said in part, "Without passage of legislation to liberalize
the rules for the eligibility of the home office deduction, some home-based businesses are likely to lose the deduction.
ABU DHABI - The decision of the UAE Cabinet, chaired by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to liberalize
the trade of 12 essential commodities will contribute to market stability and further enhance customer rights, Eng.
The Insurance Supervision Agency with the support of the World Bank is going to liberalize
the segment of auto insurance next year, which means introducing market prices.
Summary: The Iranian currency, the rial, was devalued by 11 percent Wednesday as the government tries to liberalize
its economy and curb imports.
AFTER DROPPING PROPOSALS to liberalize
abortion laws after the 2004 election and in the run-up to the March 2008 elections, the Socialist government in Spain has said it will now move ahead with efforts to liberalize
abortion laws and has appointed a panel that will propose legislation.
European Union Friday advanced its aim to liberalize
international air transport broadly, reaching terms with Singapore and opening for signature an agreement to create a single European air market by 2010.
According to a final METI draft made available Friday, it plans to further liberalize
the power retail market also in steps -- in fiscal 2004 and fiscal 2005 -- but will put off considering full liberalization until fiscal 2007.
In partial fulfillment of those pledges the government last October published a "white paper" outlining its plans to liberalize
the labor market.
Australian Prime Minister John Howard urged Japan on Thursday to liberalize
its market, especially in the agricultural sector, and expressed hope that the world's No.
Ignoring intense pressure from the Roman Catholic Church and from tens of thousands of anti-abortion activists, Polish lawmakers voted Thursday to liberalize
the nation's strict anti-abortion laws.
Reforms that aimed to privatize retail trade and services and to liberalize
foreign trade were called for by the delegates at the GPC.
Best expects that Central Re will still be facing pricing competition in the future, given that the Taiwan market will continue to liberalize