September 2016

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution calling upon the government to conduct a comprehensive, impartial, and transparent inquiry into the Panama Papers’ scandal implicating the members of the prime minister’s family to save the entire nation “from the agony of confusion and national disrespect”. Sindh Parliamentary Affairs Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro […]

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Oliver Zihlmann, a Swiss journalist from Sonntagszeitung answered that that London appeared “very often” indeed as the location where money hidden through secretive tax structures was laundered. He also said that does appear from the Panama Papers leak that a “large quantity” of the shell companies listed were held in the British Virgin Islands, and urges greater moves to increase […]

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Parliament’s inquiry committee investigating the Panama papers starts its work on Tuesday 27 September with a hearing featuring the journalists behind the initial revelations. These members of the International Consortium for Investigative Journalism will discuss their work on the files. In addition the committee’s working programme will be presented after the hearing. Follow the hearing […]

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Over twenty people applied for asylum in Iceland this weekend,  most of them from Albania and Macedonia. According to information from the Iceland Directorate of Immigration people from these countries have never been awarded asylum in Iceland as both countries are considered to be safe by most of the European countries.  One family received a […]

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A rebellion by women has shaken Iceland’s Independence Party as it struggles to fend off the Pirate Party in elections next month. Eleven female members quit leadership positions within the group after party primaries swept many women hopefuls aside, in what they called a “shocking” result and an intolerable setback to gender equality. “The situation […]

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KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution calling upon the government to conduct a comprehensive, impartial, and transparent inquiry into the Panama Papers’ scandal implicating the members of the prime minister’s family to save the entire nation “from the agony of confusion and national disrespect”. Sindh Parliamentary Affairs Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro […]

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The inquiry committee investigating the Panama papers starts its work this week by holding a hearing with the journalists who unveiled how tax evaders have been hiding their funds in overseas tax havens. The industry committee discusses the European Commission’s new proposal to prevent consumers abusing the abolition of roaming charges in June 2017. On […]

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Ottawa is cracking down on a growing number of Canadians named in the Panama Papers, with the Canada Revenue Agency warning the 2,671 individuals or firms under review they should not expect a negotiated settlement. The CRA has already launched 85 detailed audits of taxpayers, acting on information that was contained in the massive leak […]

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ISLAMABAD: Even though his basic membership of the party had already been suspended, retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmad finally decided to bid farewell to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). Justice Wajih, who developed serious differences with PTI Chairman Imran Khan over the last couple of years, formally submitted his resignation. He told Dawn over the phone that […]

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The inquiry committee investigating the Panama papers starts its work this week by holding a hearing with the journalists who unveiled how tax evaders have been hiding their funds in overseas tax havens. The industry committee discusses the European Commission’s new proposal to prevent consumers abusing the abolition of roaming charges in June 2017. On […]

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Ottawa is cracking down on a growing number of Canadians named in the Panama Papers, with the Canada Revenue Agency warning the 2,671 individuals or firms under review they should not expect a negotiated settlement. The CRA has already launched 85 detailed audits of taxpayers, acting on information that was contained in the massive leak […]

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HSBC isn’t the only bank hiding money offshore and laundering funds. While much coverage has been given to the “Panama Papers” the real story is still unfolding. A colossal trove of documents has been released in installments by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Each batch reveals thousands of elite multinational companies, individuals, and government figures […]

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