July 15, 2018

The Anti-Corruption Commission is quizzing the chairman and three directors of United Group in regard to Panama Papers leak in Dhaka on Monday morning. SM MAkhter Hamid Bhuiya, deputy director of ACC started to interrogate chairman of the United Group Hasan Mahmud Raza and three directors – Khandkar Mainul Ahasan, Akhtar Mahmud and Ahmed Ismail […]

Pakistan goes to polls under a caretaker government amid judicial activism and militant attacks. Former Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk, heading a six-member cabinet, took over as caretaker prime minister on June 1, 2018 to oversee the general election scheduled for July 25, 2018. As campaigning for votes began, the focus is actually on the three […]

ormer Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were arrested by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials upon their arrival in Lahore on Friday night (13 July), and subsequently whisked away to Islamabad on a chartered flight..    In July 2017, just when Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif was a year away from becoming the […]

Anti-Corruption Commission will quiz the chairman and three directors of United Group in regard to Panama Papers leak on Monday.     ACC summoned for interrogation seven individuals whose names have been appeared in the leaks of Panama Papers and Paradise Papers on July 8. A senior official of the Commission confirmed UNB that they will be […]

HMRC has revealed that in the year to April 2018, it brought in a record total of £605.8bn in taxes, up 5.4% (£0.9bn) on the previous year This includes £186bn in income tax (2016/17 £173bn), £130.5bn in national insurance contributions (v £122.5bn), £128.6bn in VAT (v £124.4bn) and £53.3bn in corporation tax (v £51.1bn). The […]

Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque on Wednesday reappointed the controversial former finance minister of his political patron, former President Alvaro Uribe. Incoming Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla is an economist and investment banker, and not afraid of controversy; he has called the neglected Choco province a “burden” and has called Colombia’s monthly minimum wage, which now stands […]