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Banker Pay Is Among Iceland’s Highest as Doctors Strike
Six years after Iceland’s banks brought the economy to its knees, a job in the financial industry still pays almost double what a person might make after graduating from a six-year program at medical school.(12/18/2014 3:49:45 AM)
Iceland Challenges Hedge Funds as Showdown With Creditors Arrives
Iceland will this week tell hedge funds and other creditors in its failed banks how their claims can be settled. The government has designed a model to protect the krona from any jolts that might result ...(12/8/2014 5:44:31 AM)
Iceland Tests Hedge Funds as Showdown With Creditors Arrives
Iceland will this week tell hedge funds and other creditors in its failed banks how their claims can be settled. The government has designed a model to protect the krona from any jolts that might result ...(12/7/2014 7:00:01 PM)
Iceland Said to Discuss 25-40% Exit Tax Amid Creditor Talks
Representatives from Iceland’s government, central bank and parliament discussed imposing a tax as high as 40 percent on investors exiting the island, according to two people close to the talks.(12/8/2014 8:07:57 PM)
24 Reasons Iceland Is The Best Country On The Planet
Iceland is a place of surreal beauty...(12/11/2014 12:30:00 PM)
Canada-Iceland national teams set for two January friendlies at UCF
Canada-Iceland national teams set for two January friendlies at UCF's soccer stadium.(12/17/2014 1:48:32 PM)
'Land Ho!' Filmmakers On Capturing Tourists' View of Iceland, Sharing Equipment With 'Interstellar'
Writer-directors Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz talk about their movie being one of the few U.S. indies to film in the northern European country that’s served as a setting for “Noah,” “Jupiter Ascending” and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” read more(12/15/2014 4:45:56 AM)
Iceland May Begin Dismantling Capital Controls Early Next Year
Iceland is working on a plan that may allow it to remove capital controls early next year as officials take the next step toward releasing about $7 billion in funds still locked behind krona restrictions.(12/9/2014 3:49:51 PM)
CanMNT: Canada set January friendlies against Iceland in Orlando
When Iceland came within a whisper of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, many in Canada wondered how that tiny nation could do what Les Rouges have not done in a generation.(12/17/2014 1:48:23 PM)
More and More Reasons to Love Iceland
Christmas in Iceland is also great.Photo: Zoë Robert. Ásta Þrastardóttir writes and article in Business Insider on 24 reasons to love Iceland. Amon other things she says: "Iceland is a place of surreal beauty. The incredible landscape of the island is staggering.(12/17/2014 6:48:23 PM)
Source: Yahoo