G-20 finance ministers endorse reforms to tax system for curbing avoidance by multinational enterprises

G-20 finance ministers endorsed the final package of measures for a comprehensive, coherent and co-ordinated reform of the international tax rules during a meeting on Oct. 8, in Lima, according to a written statement Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD). 

G-20 ministers meet world business leaders in Ankara

Top officials from the world's major 20 economies (G-20) and global business leaders have agreed on the latter's 19-item list of demands to solve problems in the world economy, upon a meeting in Ankara attended by treasury ministers, central bank heads from the G-20 countries and business leaders from the international business community, daily Hürriyet reported on Sept. 6.

Turkey presents G20/OECD Corporate Governance Principles

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Cevdet Y?lmaz has joined Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General Angel Gurria to present the newly revised G20 Principles of Corporate Governance.
Corporate governance is a set of rules to ensure that companies are run fairly and equitably.

Turkey's International Antalya Film Festival postponed

The 52nd International Antalya Film Festival has been postponed by a month to mid-November, the municipality of the southern province of Antalya announced Sept. 4.
The event was postponed to Nov. 29 - Dec. 6 due to the Nov. 1 general election, and the G20 summit scheduled for Nov. 15-16 in Antalya, the municipality said in the statement.

Japan finmin Aso says will discuss China economy at G20

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Sept. 1 it would be beneficial for this week's meeting of the Group of 20 major economies to discuss what is going on in China's economy.

China is Japan's biggest trading partner. China's stock markets have lost nearly 40 percent of their value since mid-June as an economic slowdown rattles investors. 

How to talk about the big picture

What would you do if someone asked you to summarize the major tensions of human beings on this blue planet of ours? I?m talking about the big, systemic issues ? the problems of capitalism, war, climate change and development. These things are too complicated for any one person or single generation to solve.