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Glaciers in Iceland continue to retreat

20 April 2018 19:33:40 WN.com - Africa News

Hoffellsjökull í Hornafirði 20.4.2018 The mass balance of the Icelandic glaciers has been negative since 1995 with the exception of the year 2015 when it became positive for the first time in 20 years. The mass balance in 2016 was again negative by a similar magnitude as in recent years. The mass balance of Langjökull and Hofsjökull was again negative in 2017 whereas Vatnajökull was almost in balance. The glaciers have lost approximately 250 km3 of ice since...

Vice All News Time20 April 2018 19:33:40


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Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

17 April 2018 22:09:36 WN.com - Asia News

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A whaling company in Iceland said Tuesday it is preparing its fleet to bring commercial hunting of fin whales back to the Nordic island nation after a two-year freeze. Whaling company Hvalur hf (Whale Inc.) said it is readying two vessels for the 100-day summer whaling season. Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland after the 2015 hunt, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland’s catch because of...

Vice All News Time17 April 2018 22:09:36


Ambassador Makarevic presented the Letters of Credit to the President of Iceland

12 April 2018 15:28:34 Sarajevo Times

The Ambassador of BiH to the Republic of Iceland, based in the Kingdom of Norway, Nedim Makarevic, solemnly presented his Letters of Credit to the President of the Iceland Guni Th. Johannesson in Reykjavik. In this way, he took over the duty of the non-resident extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of The post Ambassador Makarevic presented the Letters of Credit to the President of Iceland appeared first on Sarajevo Times .

Vice All News Time12 April 2018 15:28:34


Iceland's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

06 April 2018 16:50:23 WN.com - Europe News

Paris, 6 April 2018 - Iceland needs better internal cooperation and coordination to effectively tackle money laundering and terrorist financing. The FATF conducted an of Iceland's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) system. The assessment is a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of Iceland's AML/CFT system and its level of compliance with the FATF Recommendations. Between 2008 and 2015, Iceland demonstrated a high level of cooperation...

Vice All News Time06 April 2018 16:50:23


Signing of a Tax Convention between Iceland and Japan

16 January 2018 12:17:08 WN.com - Europe News

16.1.2018 A Convention between Iceland and Japan for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax Evasion and Avoidance (hereinafter, the Convention) was signed in Reykjavik on January 15, 2018, by H.E. Mr. Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and H. E. Mr. Yasuhiko Kitagawa,...

Vice All News Time16 January 2018 12:17:08


Tax Convention with Iceland was Signed

16 January 2018 03:24:47 WN.com - Asia News

January 16, 2018 Ministry of Finance 1. On January 15 (Monday), the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Iceland signed the Convention between Japan and Iceland for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Tax Evasion and Avoidance in Reykjavik. This Convention is the first tax convention to be concluded between Japan and the Republic of Iceland in light of an increasingly close economic relationship...

Vice All News Time16 January 2018 03:24:47


How to enforce gender equality? Iceland tests the waters

10 January 2018 22:46:38 WN.com - Europe News

A new law requiring Iceland's...

Vice All News Time10 January 2018 22:46:38


Iceland: Increase of withholding tax adopted by Parliament

09 January 2018 13:25:32 WN.com - Europe News

Clearstream Bankinginforms customers that effective 1 January 2018 and following the adoption of the Income Tax Law for 2018 by the Icelandic Parliament, the tax rates have increased as follows: the standard rate of withholding tax on Icelandic...

Vice All News Time09 January 2018 13:25:32


A Photographic Tour Of Some Of Iceland's Most Beautiful Volcanoes

31 December 2017 16:25:27 WN.com - Asia News

This is what Iceland's most visually resplendent volcanic features look like. ......

Vice All News Time31 December 2017 16:25:27


The beautiful, natural sights of Iceland

28 December 2017 01:20:15 WN.com - Europe News

What spurred me to visit the land of fire and ice this year were stunning pictures of Iceland on Facebook that a friend had posted. I wanted to go during the summer, so I started planning for the journey in March after collating all the information I could get from the Internet. Since there was no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, I made a stop in London first. I then took a three-hour flight to Reykjavik on British Airways. Once I arrived at Keflavik Airport, I got on the shuttle bus I had booked two weeks earlier. If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, I suggest you do this, too, as there is not much to choose from in terms of public transportation. My...

Vice All News Time28 December 2017 01:20:15


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