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Market watch: Index continues to fall as Panama case uncertainty looms.

Benchmark KSE-100 index drops 156.75 points to close at 48,523 The post Market watch: Index continues to fall as Panama case uncertainty looms appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

SC expected to announce Panama case verdict next Monday.

ISLAMABAD: Rescheduling of a hearing before the Supreme Judicial Council Monday points towards the much-awaited judgment in the Panama Papers case to be announced anytime next Monday. The five-member larger bench of the Supreme Court concluded hearing the Panama Papers case on February 23, and the final judgment was ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Zardari to make new political alliances ahead of general elections.

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has decided to make new political alliances after consultation with party leaders. After Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s death anniversary on April 4, the party leaders will contact various politicians, making Punjab its base to flex its political muscle, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

How to end the practice of anonymously-held corporations, one year post-Panama Papers.

One of the core tenets of America's terrorism finance and anti-money laundering strategies is that financial institutions are under an affirmative requirement to 'know your customers'—or KYC. The centrality can be seen in the ubiquity of the KYC acronym, often appearing alongside AML as a merged six-letter short hand. ...

- Brookings - US

Panama Canal land lures interest.

CHINESE companies have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare said, underlining China’s outward push into infrastructure via railways and ports around the world. The Panama Canal Authority will officially open a tender to develop about 1,200 ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

ASG militants kidnap two sailors in the Philippines' Basilan.

TWO crewmen were kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf Group militants from the Panamanian-flagged MV Super Shuttle Roro 9 off the coast of Sibago Island in the Philippines' Basilan province on 23 March, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported. The hostages were taken by speedboat to an area near the town of

- Jane’s - US

Marinakis clinches boxship quintet.

Total investment in the former Hanjin-owned neo-panamaxes may be about $165m

- LloydsList - UK

Chinese state companies are eyeing the Panama Canal for their next big projects.

Thomson ReutersSHANGHAI - Chinese state firms have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare said, underlining China's outward push into infrastructure via railways and ports around the world. The Panama Canal Authority will officially open a tender to ...

- Business Insider - US

Abner Benaim Prepares 13-part TV Series 'El Presidente'.

Abner Benaim, one of Panama's leading helmers, whose 2014 doc Invasion,' about the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama, was the country's 2016 Academy Award entry, is currently preparing a 13-part TV series El Presidente,' as well as new fiction feature Plaza Catedral', while completing his 90-minute music docu Ruben Blades Is Not ...

- Variety - US

Market watch: KSE-100 falls just ahead of Panama case verdict.

Benchmark index drops 291 points to close at 48,680 The post Market watch: KSE-100 falls just ahead of Panama case verdict appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

China state firms eye land around Panama Canal: waterway authority.

SHANGHAI - Chinese state firms have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare said, underlining China's outward push into infrastructure via railways and ports around the world.

- Reuters - US

Resurgent US face Panama test in CONCACAF qualifiers

The top three finishers qualify automatically for next year's finals in Russia.

- Daily Nation - KE

€8 billion annual risk of money laundering

Malta faces an annual €8 billion money laundering risk, according to figures quoted in a study presented to the European Parliament's Pana committee. The committee, which visited Malta in February for a fact-finding mission on the island's involvement in the Panama Papers scandal, was this month presented with a study on ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Konrad Mizzi's reelection chances not dented by Panama Papers, survey suggests

Konrad Mizzi is still the Labour Party's frontrunner on the fourth electoral district despite his involvement in the Panama scandal, according to an internal survey conducted by other candidates on the district. As the battle heats up for Labour's three safe seats in its stronghold, the survey, seen by this newspaper, shows ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Pakistan not to function according to Nisar’s wishes: Sharjeel Memon

KARACHI: The former information minister of Sindh, Sharjeel Memon, pointed fingers at Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, asking why the latter did not include the Sharif family's name in the exit control list over the Panama case. While talking to the media at his residence in Karachi on Sunday, he said that Pakistan cannot ...

- Geo.tv - PK

PPP's Sharjeel Memon lashes out at Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar

KARACHI: The former information minister of Sindh, Sharjeel Memon, pointed fingers at Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, asking why the latter did not include the Sharif family's name in the exit control list over the Panama case. While talking to the media at his residence in Karachi on Sunday, Memon said Chaudhry Nisar ...

- Geo.tv - PK

All eyes on SC bench deliberating Panamagate ruling for over a month

ISLAMABAD: Over a month after the conclusion of marathon hearings held by the Supreme Court bench in the Panamagate case, a verdict is eagerly and anxiously awaited — the suspense merely heightened by the fact that nobody knows exactly when it will be handed down. This is a question I am not able to answer,' senior ...

- DAWN - PK

2 of the richest dentists in the world are Lebanese

You find Lebanese individuals reaching worldwide fame and success anyplace you go no matter where . I was recently in Curacao and Panama and thought I was the only Lebanese that has been to these 2 nice places until I found out about the success of the Lebanese community in these 2 countries Anywhere you

- Ya Libnan - US

Green Globe certifies Red Frog Beach Island Resort in Panama

The Red Frog Beach Island Resort is the first resort in Panama to be Green Globe certified for sustainable practices in the tourism industry.

- eTurboNews - US

Panama is 'not a tax haven', says vice-president

Panama's vice-president yesterday insisted her country is "not a tax haven" and claimed efforts to prevent scandals like the Panama Papers affair "go beyond just words". EURACTIV Spain reports.

- EurActive - UK

Govt presented Qatari letter to escape money laundering charges, alleges Imran

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Friday alleged that the letter from the Qatari prince was presented by the government to save itself from money laundering charges. Imran Khan was talking to media after a session outside the PTI office in Model Town, Lahore. “Sharif family’s original money ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Qatari letter was aimed at covering up Sharifs' money laundering: Imran

PTI chairman says Supreme Court's verdict in Panamagate case 'is awaited next week' The post Qatari letter was aimed at covering up Sharifs' money laundering: Imran appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

How little government cares

I recently watched an interview with international journalist Neil Chenoweth, in connection with the Panama Papers scandal and how it impacts Malta. The interview was aired on Net Television's programme Iswed fuq l-Abjad. The first thought that came to mind was who is this Chenoweth? A quick research showed he is a senior ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Dickens was right

It's been a while since I have been moved to post a blog update. Life gets in the way and, let's face it, it's always more of the same: The government is corrupt, and we're on so many drugs, with the radio on and the curtains drawn', to quote postrock legends Godspeed! You Black Emperor . Different day, same err, news. Then ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Conti sells post-panamax trio

CMA CGM and Sinokor named as buyers in broker's report

- LloydsList - UK

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 23

March 23 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 12points at 7,337 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * GLAXOSMITHKLINE: Britain's GlaxoSmithKline and U.S.-basedRegeneron Pharmaceuticals are embarking on a joint project with UKBiobank, the world's most detailed biomedical database, to hunt for new ...

- Sify - IN

Panamax rates slip on limited activity

Market pins hopes on grain shipments out of east coast South America

- LloydsList - UK

The Church and society need you, Pope Francis tells youth

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 02:07 pm .- On Tuesday Pope Francis released a video message to youth in advance of the next World Youth Day, to be held in Panama in 2019. He said that like the Virgin Mary, they are needed, and they should not be afraid to leave their mark on the world. “Like the young woman of Nazareth, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Living with Down syndrome: 'It's a genetic accident'

Life according to Maria Jose Paiz Arias, a 19-year-old Panamanian woman with big ambitions - and Down syndrome.

- Al Jazeera - QA

One year after the Panama Papers: Progress on anonymous corporate ownership?

One year after the Panama Papers exposed the offshore banking activities of the clients of the Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca, it is still legal and permissible for corporations in America to be anonymously owned. This practice continues to draw criticism in the face of mounting requirements for financial institutions to ...

- Brookings - US

From Arabs in China to Syrians in Panama, librarian documents cultures worldwide

David Hirsch is the librarian for Jewish, Middle Eastern, Central Asian, South Asian and Armenian studies at UCLA Library. It's unusual for one person to have responsibility for so many different regions.

- UCLA - US

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