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Australia's regions to suffer economic impact of coronavirus migration drop, Treasury saysParts of regional Australia that relied on migration to drive population growth will be hardest hit during the coronavirus border closures.
Watch: The Prime Minister is speaking liveThe Prime Minister is speaking live in Sydney shortly. The government will hand down an economic and fiscal update on Thursday, which will include Treasury's review of the enhanced JobSeeker payment,..
Scott Morrison says unemployed Australians are not working because JobSeeker is too generousThe prime minister is set to receive a Treasury report into coronavirus supports, but will not make changes for another month.
Brazil's Treasury secretary expected to resign soon, source saysBrazil's Treasury Secretary Mansueto Almeida, is expected to resign soon, one source with knowledge of the matter said on Sunday.
U.S. sanctions two top Nicaraguan officials: Treasury Department websiteThe United States has issued fresh sanctions on Nicaragua targeting two top officials, including army chief Julio Cesar Aviles, according a notice posted on the U.S. Department of Treasury's website on..
Number of Australians on JobKeeper revised down by 3 million due to reporting errorTreasury has revealed the number of Australians receiving the JobKeeper allowance has been grossly overestimated.
Australia close to coronavirus unemployment peak, Treasury saysTreasury secretary Steven Kennedy is confident a prediction of a 10 per cent unemployment peak is close to the mark, despite a lower official figure.
U.S. blacklists Iran's interior minister over human rights abusesThe United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iran's interior minister, accusing him of having a role in serious human rights abuse, including giving orders that led to violence against peaceful..
U.S. targets Iran's interior minister in latest sanctions: Treasury DepartmentThe United States has sanctioned Iran's interior minister in its latest action against Tehran, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury's website on Wednesday.
Exclusive: FBI probes Mexican, European firms over Venezuela oil trading - sourcesThe FBI is probing several Mexican and European companies allegedly involved in trading Venezuelan oil as it gathers information for a U.S. Treasury Department inquiry into possible sanctions busting,..
Virus will wipe $50b off economy: TreasuryJosh Frydenberg says it's vital people get back to work as the current levels of coronavirus-related restrictions wipe $4 billion a week from the economy.
U.S. sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman over support of Iran's Quds ForceThe United States on Friday imposed sanctions on an Iranian-Iraqi businessman and his mining company, accusing him of being involved in efforts by Iran's elite Quds Force to generate revenue illegally..
U.S. imposes Iran-related sanctions on mining company, individual: Treasury websiteThe United States on Friday imposed Iran-related sanctions on an individual and Taif Mining Services LLC, the U.S. Treasury Department's website said.
South Africa seeking $5 billion from multilateral lenders to fight virus: Treasury officialSouth Africa is seeking 95 billion rand ($4.99 billion) from multilateral lenders to help it fight the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Treasury official said on Sunday.
U.S. blacklists Zimbabwe officials over human rights abuseThe United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's state security minister and its ambassador to Tanzania, the U.S. Treasury Department said, accusing them of human rights abuses, including..
U.S. targets individuals, entities linked to Lebanon's Martyrs FoundationThe United States on Wednesday added a host of Lebanese individuals and entities it said were linked to the Martyrs Foundation to its designated "global terrorists" lists, according to a notice on the..
U.S. targets individuals linked to Martyrs Foundation: Treasury Department websiteThe United States on Wednesday added a host of Lebanese individuals and entities it said were linked to the Martyrs Foundation to its designated "global terrorists" lists, according to a notice on the..
U.S. targets five Iranians in latest sanctions actionThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on five Iranians in its latest action targeting Tehran, according to a notice posted Thursday on the U.S. Treasury Department's website.
U.S. sanctions Iran's nuclear organization, to renew waivers on Iran nuclear work: sourcesThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran's nuclear entity and its top official, the Treasury Department said, but sources said it will allow Russian, Chinese and European firms to..
U.S. issues fresh sanctions over Ukraine's Crimea: TreasuryThe United States on Wednesday issued a fresh round of sanctions related to Russia's annexation of Crimea, targeting eight individuals and a Moscow-based railway company, the U.S. Treasury Department..
Greta rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig in latest climate clashU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg she should study economics on Thursday, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she didn't need a degree to know the world was not..
Get an economics degree Greta, then we'll talk: U.S. Treasury chiefJust as the spat between U.S. President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate activist on Thursday.
GE granted license to help investigate Ukrainian plane downed by IranGeneral Electric Co has received a license from the U.S. Treasury Department to help in the investigation of a Ukrainian passenger plane accidentally shot down by Iranian forces, a GE spokesman told..
U.S. blacklists aircraft, amends general license in latest Venezuela sanctionsThe United States has blacklisted 15 aircraft in its latest sanctions against Venezuela, according to the U.S. Treasury Department website.
U.S. allows time to wind down deals hit by fresh Iran sanctionsThe U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it will allow for a 90-day period to wind down transactions in certain sectors of Iran's economy hit with fresh U.S. sanctions last week.
U.S. Treasury Dept will allow 90-day wind-down period for fresh Iran sanctionsThe U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday it would allow for a 90-day period to wind down transactions in certain sectors of Iran's economy hit with fresh U.S. sanctions last week.
U.S. imposes sanctions on two North Korean entities over labor exportThe U.S. Treasury on Tuesday announced sanctions on two North Korean organizations for facilitating the export of labor in violation of United Nations sanctions.
U.S. issues fresh Venezuela-related sanctions: U.S. TreasuryThe United States on Monday imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelans, the U.S. Treasury Department said, in Washington's latest action to ramp up pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Treasury will grant waivers to allow U.S. participation in Iran crash probeU.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday the department will grant sanction waivers to allow Americans or any one else to participate in the investigation of Wednesday's crash of an..
U.S. imposes sanctions on South Sudanese vice presidentThe United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions South Sudanese First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement, in Washington's latest move to pressure the..
U.S. imposes sanctions on two Iranian judges for 'oppression'The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian judges whom it accuses of having punished Iranian citizens and dual nationals for exercising their freedoms of speech and assembly, the U.S...
U.S. removes sanctions on Latvia's second-largest portThe United States has removed its sanctions on one of Latvia's main ports after the Baltic country's government took control of the port, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday.
United States hits South Sudanese officials with sanctionsThe United States has imposed sanctions on two senior South Sudanese officials it accuses of fomenting conflict, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday, in its latest move to pressure the..
U.S. imposes sanctions on Islamist rebels in eastern CongoThe United States imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others on Tuesday for perpetrating serious human rights abuses including mass rape, torture and killings in eastern..
U.S. imposes sanctions on Cambodian PM's associates over alleged corruptionThe U.S. Treasury has imposed sanctions on a businessman and a senior government official with close links to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, accusing them of corruption.
U.S. sanctions Latvian oligarch charged with corruptionThe United States on Monday sanctioned Aivars Lembergs, the suspended mayor of Latvia’s seaport city of Ventspils and an oligarch with substantial influence in the country’s politics, over alleged..
Washington blacklists Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders over protestsThe United States on Friday blacklisted three Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary leaders over their alleged role in killings of anti-government protesters in Iraq, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
U.S. exempts local baseball league from Venezuela sanctions: documentThe U.S. Treasury Department has created an exemption from its Venezuela-related sanctions allowing for transactions with the country's local baseball league, according to a Treasury document seen by..
U.S. blocks Venezuela claimants from enforcing judgments, arbitral awardsThe U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said claimants against Venezuela could not enforce liens, judgments, arbitral awards or decrees by seizing property to collect on unpaid debts unless they..
Venezuelan baseball's bid to save sanctions-shortened season hits snagThe U.S. Treasury Department has told Major League Baseball that a change to its sanctions on Venezuela last week does not allow MLB to resume a partnership with the Venezuelan baseball league,..
U.S. sanctions leader of Mali Islamist militant groupThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist militant group in Mali called the Macina Liberation Front, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement on its website..
Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to try to resolve dam dispute by January 15: TreasuryThe foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agreed on Wednesday to work toward a comprehensive and sustainable agreement on the filling and operation of a massive dam project in Ethiopia by Jan...
U.S. sanctions five Venezuela citizens: Treasury DepartmentThe United States issued sanctions on Tuesday against five citizens of Venezuela, according to the Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on the government of socialist President Nicolas..