Corporate Corner

12 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Corporate Corner

Italian policemen with water-scooters, patrol in the canals of Venice on Sunday, during the G20 finance ministers and central bankers meeting. G20 finance ministers gathered recently in Venice under tight security, with global tax reform at the top of the agenda as the world's biggest economies seek to ensure multinational companies pay their fair share.



Kitchen staff continue wearing facemasks while preparing breakfast at Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant in Los Angeles, California. Businesses have reopened, with signs everywhere stating: "We're hiring." But if life has a pre-Covid feel in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States, a new challenge has arisen for restaurants: workers are no longer willing to return to their jobs at any cost.



A Lebanese woman connects a battery to an electical device using the light from a candle in the capital Beirut on Saturday, amid severe power outages in the crisis-hit country. A major power station in Lebanon is to resume operations on Sunday, two days after it ground to a halt due to a lack of fuel at a time of constant power cuts and economic collapse.