January 2018

Nationalisation of the public transport service Malta’s experience with public transport soured when a momentous decision was taken to liberalise a bus network that was run by a cooperative of bus owner-drivers and uncouth employees. Millions were spent to get rid of over 500 creaky bangers that ran the routes, some as early as the […]

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Mapping out 2018 Stepping into 2018 we must take a moment and recall where we stand today. Last year’s political upheavals and the struggle on maintaining the status quo amidst a hostile regional environment has been taxing, to say the least. Despite the clamour at home and outside, Pakistan has maintained a resilient and unified […]

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New James Norton drama McMafia approaches the world of international organised crime with remarkable verisimilitude, and a great deal of that is thanks to the research of journalist Misha Glenny, who wrote his original book McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime in 2008 before the material was adapted for TV by screenwriters Hoss Amini and James Watkins. […]

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Photo: Premium Times By Oladeinde Olawoyin At least $500 million has been recouped by tax authorities across the world after the Panama Papers revelations published in 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ, has said. The ICIJ on Wednesday said that Spain alone collected $122 million after an investigation into the affairs of tax […]

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