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(MENAFN - AFP) Japan's consumer prices dropped last month by the most in three years, dealing another big blow to Tokyo's faltering war on deflation, data showed Thursday.

The worse-than-expected fall -- 0.3 percent in March -- will turn up the heat on policymakers at the Bank of Japan who finish a closely watched meeting later in the day.

They are widely expected to ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The speaker of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly said Wednesday the legislature cannot pay lawmakers or employees because the government has failed to allocate its budget.

Leading opposition figure Henry Ramos Allup told journalists the legislature has run out of money, the latest victim of the crisis gripping the recession-racked country.

"There's ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Panama and the United States on Wednesday signed an agreement on sharing of back account information in a step Panama's finance minister hailed as proof of his country's cooperation in fighting tax evasion.

The bilateral agreement comes weeks after the Panama Papers, a series of reports around the world revealing how one Panamanian law firm set up offshore ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Germany's Lufthansa has postponed until September a decision on the acquisition of Brussels Airlines following last month's deadly attacks on the Belgian capital, the airline said on Wednesday.

The delay would allow the Belgian carrier to resume flights in the wake of the suicide bombings that targeted Brussels airport and a metro station, leaving 32 people ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Facebook on Wednesday reported a powerful surge in profits as the user base of the leading social network continued to climb.

Profit in the first quarter tripled from a year ago to $1.5 billion as revenue jumped to $5.4 billion from $3.5 billion in the same period a year earlier.

"We had a great start to the year," said Facebook co-founder and chief executive ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Martin Vazquez glides silently through the pandemonium of rush hour in Mexico City, drives his sky-blue scooter up to a charging station and plugs it in.

When Vazquez, a 28-year-old professional, moved to the Mexican capital a year ago, he drove here by car. But the city's notorious traffic soon convinced him to sell it and look for ways to cut through the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Online giant Amazon must pay damages to consumers billed for app purchases by children on its tablets, a federal court has ruled, in a win for US regulators.

The US Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday the court backed its lawsuit, which argued that Amazon failed to get consent from parents whose children made in-app purchases on the Kindle and Fire tablets, ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Swedish music streaming giant Spotify on Wednesday announced the acquisition of CrowdAlbum, a US-based company that created a platform for sharing online photos and videos.

"CrowdAlbum aggregates photos and videos from artists' performances" and "helps them (artists) to identify and connect with their most passionate fans," Spotify said in a statement.

CrowdAlbum ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The "Panama Papers" trove of leaked documents revealing the vast extent of global tax evasion will be made available to the public on May 9, the organization behind the leak said Wednesday.

The searchable database will include information about more than 200,000 secret companies, trusts and foundations based in 21 tax havens "from Hong Kong to Nevada in the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Spain's Santander, the eurozone's biggest bank, said Wednesday it first quarter profit fell 5 percent to 1.63 billion euros ($1.84 billion) as the currencies of most countries where it operates depreciated against the euro.

Without this negative exchange rate impact -- which did not affect the dollar -- profit in the first three months of the year would have ...

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