December 2017

It’s a story of ‘Fall of Man’ and the prevailing of romanticism. When English poet John Milton wrote his epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’ in the 17th-century, he had never imagined how his thought of ‘justifying the ways of God to men’ would be degrading down from generation to generation in such a sad way. But, […]

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American communications professor Seth Abramson has become virally popular for his Twitter threads detailing Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with the Russian government, and an upcoming post of his could leave a significant ripple effect on Malta.  This is because Abramson claims to have information linking the Trump-Russia collusion scandal with the Panama Papers and the […]

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Yachts are seen during sunset in Panama City, Panama on April 7, 2016. (Carlos Jasso/Reuters) Angela Wright is a writer and public affairs professional. She holds a master’s in history from the University of Iowa.  Canadians hate tax havens. This is according to a poll recently conducted by Environics Institute that showed 90 per cent […]

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Five Pacific Islands are included in the European Union’s (EU) first blacklist, which names 17 tax havens, including American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Palau and Samoa as “non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes”. Another 47 countries who are on a watchlist, promise to change their tax rules to meet EU standards. These countries include Hong Kong, Jersey, […]

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The Democratic Party has offered to nominate someone to the Permanent Commission against Corruption so that it could conduct investigations after a seven month hiatus. The party was reacting to news that the Permanent Commission against Corruption has failed to function since its composition is still waiting for the Opposition’s nominee. “The Democratic Party is again […]

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Once upon a time it was impossible to even think of what inequality looked like around the world. Today, it’s being assessed globally – and the pictures emerging are all too ugly. RELATED: From American Dream to American Illusion: Today’s US The latest World Inequality Report, published on December 14, indicates that since 1980 the world’s […]

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GARI KHUDA BAKSH: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday took aim at political opponents as he addressed a rally here on the tenth death anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. In an apparent reference to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, Bilawal criticised the PTI chief for having corrupt aides. […]

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NAB orders probe into 435 Pakistanis’ offshore companies ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Tuesday ordered an immediate inquiry into the companies owned by 435 Pakistanis in the tax havens of Panama and British Virgin Islands. The chairman has sought details of persons concerned from the Federal Board of Revenue […]

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Lesson from FIA: say ‘yes’ to corruption ISLAMABAD: A close relative of an FIA director had to register a vehicle with excise department. The director assigned this task to his subordinate who facilitated the relative of boss by doing the needful in no time. Nevertheless, the director was unhappy. The subordinate officer was transferred to […]

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