Corruption

MARDAN: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) head Sirajul Haq on Saturday said the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in the Panama Papers case would expose the corrupt. “We are hopeful that the decision will come against the thieves and the corrupt,” he said while addressing a gathering here.  A large number of JI activists attended the event. A large […]

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The front page of last Sunday’s Malta Today presented a damning collage, albeit unintentionally. A three-column photo at the top of the page showed an upbeat Prime Minister waving to party supporters. The heading informed us that the PM had fired the engines of the electoral campaign. Underneath the photo there was a different report […]

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MARDAN: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) head Sirajul Haq on Saturday said the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in the Panama Papers case would expose the corrupt. “We are hopeful that the decision will come against the thieves and the corrupt,” he said while addressing a gathering here.  A large number of JI activists attended the event. A large […]

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Home World Corruption? The developing world has bigger problems Demonstrators in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, protest against corruption in the country last year. 17th August, 2015 ©ROSENDO CASTILLO/NEWZULU/PA Images Few challenges in international development ignite as much passion as corruption. Perhaps ironically given the recent Panama Papers scandal, the UK government has encouraged the “zero tolerance” approach […]

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A PEP talk for offshore owners London property, Issue 1440 HOW MANY kleptocrats are stashing their ill-gotten gains in London’s property market? The Eye has identified quite a few in the past couple of years, such as corrupt Nigerian governor James Ibori’s houses in Hampstead and elsewhere. But a report from Transparency International now puts […]

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(Source: huffingtonpost.com) The human mind evolved to deal with singular threats  —  a lion jumping out of the bushes or a wildfire spreading through the forest. We give cognitive preference to harms that are concrete, immediate, and commonplace in our everyday lives. A consequence of this natural bias toward the individual and familiar is that […]

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It is more than obvious that the Nationalist Party has little to offer to the electorate at the next general election. PN leader Simon Busuttil’s main battle cry has consistently been that the present Labour government, led by Joseph Muscat, is the most corrupt government in Maltese political history. Of course, one need not be […]

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Leader of the Opposition Simon Busuttil is “totally responsible” for the controversial financial transactions between the Nationalist Party and the db Group, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici and PL MP Clifton Grima told a press conference. The Minister and MP also repeated the allegations that the commercial invoices issued to dB group were used to pay […]

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All eyes are set on Supreme Court as everyone awaits a judgement on Panama leaks case. For the last eight months, the case hearing has dominated politics. Stakes are high for not only the parties involved – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, but also the main petitioners i.e. Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad […]

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Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. PHOTO: EXPRESS NOORIABAD/KHAIRPUR: The brief detention of a top PPP leader at Islamabad airport has triggered a political storm in the country, with Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah threatening to “throw out” federal institutions working under the heavy influence of politics. He was referring to Saturday’s action of the […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Sharjeel Inam Memon on Sunday strongly criticized the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for its failure in ‘across the board’ action against those named in corruption cases. The former information minister in the PPP-led government in Sindh was released late Saturday night after he was arrested soon after a flight […]

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