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China To Extend Preferential Tax Policies For Foreigners To 2023

China will extend preferential income tax policies for foreigners working in the country to December 31, 2023, the finance ministry said on Friday, as part of the country’s tax incentives to ease the burden on taxpayers and boost consumption.

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Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok Resigns Amid Political Deadlock

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has resigned amid political deadlock following a military coup that derailed the country’s fragile transition to democracy.

In a televised speech late on Sunday, Hamdok, who signed a political agreement with the military in November, said a roundtable discussion is needed to reach a new deal.

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January 6 Riot Probe Wants To Know Why Trump Failed To Call It Off

WASHINGTON — The congressional investigation into the riot at the U.S. Capitol last January is zeroing in on why then-President Donald Trump did nothing for more than three hours to stop his supporters from ransacking the building and clashing with police as lawmakers sought to certify that he had lost the 2020 election, the panel’s chairman said Sunday.

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Death Penalty Splits Clergy

SOME religious leaders are calling on the Government to firmly enforce capital punishment as the past year was stained by crime and bloodshed, with a total of 1,439 murders recorded up to December 30.

The clergymen have come out swinging early in the new year, advocating “a life for a life” with the view that the death penalty would drive fear into criminals and drastically reduce crime.

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