Business News Archive - June 27, 2006

By Michael Ellis and Jason Roberson, Detroit Free Press Jun. 27--In a historic exodus, 47,600 U.S. hourly General Motors Corp. and Delphi Corp. workers have accepted buyouts and early retirement offers as part of a large cost-cutting effort to restore the world's largest automaker to profitability.

By Anyaduba, J O Abstract This paper discusses Nigeria's tax system between 1980-2002. It critically examines the three broad components of the Nigerian tax system (i.e. Tax policies, tax legislation and tax administration).

By Kristina Seward, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jun. 27--For many children in Modesto and nearby cities, Monday during the summer means ham and cheese.

By David Robinson, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 27--Paying your Verizon Communications bill late could get more expensive beginning next month.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.