Taxpayers reminded to file returns ahead of deadline

Published by TDPel MediaThe South African Revenue Service (SARS) has urged individual non-provisional taxpayers to file their income tax returns on or before the deadline of 23 November 2021. In a statement, the revenue collector warned that penalties would be levied on taxpayers who fail to submit their income tax returns by this deadline. “Taxpayers must note that according to changes in legislation, SARS will levy penalties from 1 December…

Commentary: John Prine understood the relationship between protest songs and true country music

Published by Chicago TribuneI went on a sightseeing trip to Big Bend National Park with my grandfather not too long ago. A native Texan, he told me he knew the place like the back of his hand. As we drove from vista to vista, we exhausted our words pretty quickly, turning to music to keep us company. He plugged in his phone and threw on some country music. The artist…

Reshaping history: how an all-powerful Xi Jinping will come to personify the party’s priorities

Published by Hong Kong Free PressThis week’s Sixth Plenum will be historic. Which is not to say that it comes at a historic juncture, or that it is momentous of its own nature, but rather that the event will re-mould and reshape China’s understanding and consensus on history as a reflection of the party’s dominant priorities. Those priorities can ultimately be summarised in a single name: Xi Jinping. The Sixth…

Centara launches half-price holidays

Published by The Bangkok PostThailand’s leading hotel operator Centara has launched an offer for free nights in Thailand, Vietnam and Sri Lanka. The buy one, get one free offer is part of a 48-hour flash sale running from Nov 10 to Nov 11. Travellers can enjoy a half-price holiday for stays of at least two or more nights. It is valid for stays until March 31 next year at over…

Bangkok Biennale wants artists

Published by The Bangkok PostBangkok Biennale wants artistspublished : 9 Nov 2021 at 04:00 newspaper section: [Life](http://search.bangkokpost.com/search/result_advanced?category=news&xNewsSection=Life) Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB) is calling for interested artists and art collectives to apply for participation in its third edition, “BAB 2022”, which is running at many different venues, from public spaces to virtual platforms, until Feb 23 next year. The theme for this year is “Chaos: Calm” to reflect the predicaments the…

PTST Roundtable: 2021 MLB Awards

Published by Prime Time Sports TalkWith the 2021 MLB season over, our staff came together to share their picks for the annual end-of-year awards. As always, these picks only take into consideration regular-season action and were not influenced by postseason games. Most Valuable PlayerAmerican League*Carter LaCorte: Shohei Ohtani* Hitting-wise, Ohtani was still very close to Guerrero. Add not just mediocre but ace-level pitching to that and he’s the MVP. *Carson…

Kenan Thompson to host 2021 People’s Choice Awards

Published by New York Daily NewsKenan Thompson is headed to the People’s Choice Awards. The “Saturday Night Live” funnyman will host the upcoming 2021 award show, which celebrates 40 different categories across movies, television, music, and pop culture, NBC announced Monday. “I can’t believe I get to host the PCAs!! I’m beyond blessed to be nominated twice and part of two more nominations for SNL. Good times indeed!,” Thompson, 43,…

Israeli forces raid Ramallah Cultural Palace

Published by Al-ArabyIsraeli forces have raided a cultural centre in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Monday according to Twitter users. While not much information was made available, images on social media showed Israeli soldiers standing outside the Ramallah Cultural Palace, trying to stop people from taking pictures. "Israeli army forces raiding the Ramallah Cultural Palace right now on the final day of the Palestine Cinema days festival," tweeted…