Khamis Neshbahri earned a salary of 700 Singapore dollars ($550) a month when he began cleaning office buildings 11 years ago. His wages haven't budged since then while his cost of living has continued to climb.
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Khamis Neshbahri earned a salary of 700 Singapore dollars ($550) a month when he began cleaning office buildings 11 years ago. His wages haven't budged since then while his cost of living has continued to climb....
Justice Minister Peter MacKay has decided Marc Nadon won’t have to repay any of the salary he earned as a Supreme Court of Canada justice before being declared ineligible to sit on the high court.
The Supreme Court’s registrar, who oversees payments to judges, reviewed the rules around salaries ever since March when the top court nullified Nadon’s appointment. The ruling meant Nadon went back to being a semi-retired judge on the Federal Court of Appeal.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to become the first trillion dollar company in the near future. Yet its 54-year old Chief Executive Tim Cook made only $9.2 million last year in salary and additional compensation. The information was revealed on Thursday in a proxy statement by the company.
For the past year Abenomics has gotten the "get out of a jail free" card because while the plunging yen was crushing Japanese purchasing power, and sending nominal regular wages ever lower, at least the stock market was higher so (some of the) locals could delude themselves they are getting richer, if only on paper.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s joint slate with Yisrael Beytenu won 31 seats in the 120-seat Knesset, according to usually reliable exit polls. That number is far lower than had been expected and puts Netanyahu in a weaker position vis a vis other potential coalition partners.
“The public likes Netanyahu’s positions, but not Netanyahu himself,” political commentator Amit Segal told Channel Two News.