July 2017

Overtime, Pakistan premiership has become a virtual kingdom. He/she may not be all powerful, since there are numerous competing power centres and, even though none provide political systemic balance but the power-sharing formula is such that the king or queen can get away with corruption. It is my view that the Zardari era will remain […]

ISLAMABAD: A source related to banking, who has close association with one of the members of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers case, confirmed to this scribe that majority of the JIT members were not even given the time to go through the documents which were being submitted before the apex court […]

Two top officials at the government’s anti-money laundering agency (FIAU) were sacked soon after the Finance Minister asked whether reports involving Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi’s were “written to be leaked”, the Times of Malta has learnt. Charles Cronin. Photo: LinkedIn Charles Cronin and Jonathan Ferris, who headed the compliance and financial analysis sections respectively, […]