Corruption

  Let’s evolve, shall we?   It is true that the prime minister of Iceland had to resign because of indirect links with offshore companies. It is also true that in Europe and other parts of the world many individuals have suffered dearly due to disclosures made in Panama Papers   Panama Papers is a […]

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ISLAMABAD (APP) – Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Friday called for strict punishment to MQM leader Altaf Hussain for giving anti-Pakistan remarks. Talking in aprogram of private news channel, he said a case should be proceeded against Altaf Hussain according to the law and constitution after bringing him to Pakistan. He said, as Muttahida Qaumi Movement […]

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PAT leader Tahir-ul-Qadri talking to the media on August 31, 2016. EXPRESS NEWS SCREEN GRAB Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri has announced that his party will support for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) September 3 protest against corruption. “PAT will completely support PTI’s Pakistan March and we announce our participation in it,” Qadri told […]

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PAT leader Tahir-ul-Qadri talking to the media on August 31, 2016. EXPRESS NEWS SCREEN GRAB Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahirul Qadri has announced that his party will support for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) September 3 protest against corruption. “PAT will completely support PTI’s Pakistan March and we announce our participation in it,” Qadri told […]

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Global financial crime—including international tax evasion, money laundering, and grand corruption—poses an existential threat to U.S. national security. It stymies economic growth, pushing out business and damaging American investment opportunities. It leads to income inequality and the misallocation of public goods, causing political instability and disorder. It bolsters support for violent non-state organizations, providing an […]

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Today, we see more enthusiasm for tax reform in Indonesia. Although opposed by some civil society groups, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration continues to push its fiscal framework reform — which includes a tax amnesty and more incentives for taxpayers. Last year, the Finance Ministry issued a new tax holiday regulation, expanding the scope and […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday requested the Supreme Court to probe the PanamaLeaks and disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying on the floor of the House regarding his assets. The PTI Chairman, Imran Khan, filed a petition under Article 184(3) of the Constitution through his counsels Hamid Khan, Naeem Bukhari and […]

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The Donald Trump campaign sent out an email Sunday attacking the “media bias” of a MSNBC host — one the Republican presidential nominee has publicly criticized before via Twitter — saying Friday’s episode “set the bar as low as it could possibly go.” “Voters expect media to be fair and unbiased,” the email read. “But maybe […]

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A Panamanian Sloth Image: Flickr / marthaenpiet The recent moves by the Panamanian government to clean up its image in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal may eventually lead to a more transparency and accountable financial sector.   But only if the pressure is kept on the Panamanian government. President of Panama Juan Carlos VarelaImage: […]

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A Panamanian Sloth Image: Flickr / marthaenpiet The recent moves by the Panamanian government to clean up its image in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal may eventually lead to a more transparency and accountable financial sector.   But only if the pressure is kept on the Panamanian government. President of Panama Juan Carlos VarelaImage: […]

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