Monday’s Daily News Digest

August 30th, 2010

Tax havens protecting Hawala operators, says global task force
The Economic Times, August 29, 2010

COLUMN: Money trail links the war on terrorism to the global financial crisis
Sydney Morning Herald, August 30, 2010

French prosecutor seeks Woerth case evidence
Reuters, August 29, 2010

Tax pact to crack Swiss banks
Hindustan Times, August 30, 2010

Graft-Fighting Prosecutor Fired in Afghanistan
The New York Times, August 29, 2010

South Korea’s Lee Suffers Latest Blow as Premier-Nominee Quits
Bloomberg News, August 30, 2010

Russian officials blacklisted after tax fraud investigation
The Daily Telegraph, August 30, 2010

Collapsed Chilean mine ‘reopened after bribes’, despite fatal accidents
The Times of London, August 30, 2010

Indonesian lawmakers agree to give more power to anti-corruption agency
Xinhua, August 28, 2010

Thailand urged to quickly ratify UNCAC
The Nation (Thailand), August 30, 2010

Adding Taxes, Shedding Secrecy
The New York Times, August 28, 2010

Income-Tax digs up dirt on mining companies
Bangalore Mirror, August 30, 2010

An Arms Sales Suspect, Bargaining With Secrets
The New York Times, August 30, 2010

Income-tax ex-official seeks law on offshore assets
The Economic Times, August 30, 2010

Serbia to assist Austria in bank probe: media
AFP, August 29, 2010

Conditions set by OECD for sharing client info: Swiss banks
The Economic Times, August 29, 2010

In Afghanistan, Buying Friends Doesn’t Buy Loyalty
NPR, August 30, 2010

Co-founder of Islamic charity to face tax fraud and money-laundering charges
Associated Press, August 28, 2010

Corruption allegation dogs Nigeria’s extractive industry monitors
NEXT (Nigeria), August 29, 2010

Cricket’s Anti-Corruption Unit faces tough task following allegations against Pakistan
The Daily Telegraph, August 29, 2010

Adding Taxes, Shedding Secrecy
The New York Times, August 28, 2010

BIR Commissioner, Kim Henares: LOVE (of country) and TAXES
The Philippine Star, August 30, 2010

Taxman fed up – Authorities seize Bounty Killer’s luxury vehicles
The Gleaner (Jamaica), August 28, 2010

Bikies, triads, officials linked in drug smuggling ring
ABC News (Australia), August 30, 2010

Foreign nationals sentenced after admitting criminal proceeds offences
The Royal Gazette (Bermuda), August 28, 2010

Pharma units await clarity on compulsory licensing
The Hindu (India), August 30, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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