Thursay’s Daily News Digest

August 26th, 2010

Key Karzai Aide in Corruption Inquiry Is Linked to C.I.A.
The New York Times, August 26, 2010

Stepped-up efforts by U.S., Mexico fail to stem flow of drug money south
The Washington Post, August 26, 2010

Investors Gain New Clout
The Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2010

US tax swoop faces banking backlash
Financial Times, August 26, 2010

Tax Evasion Encourages Firms to Set Up in Estonia
YLE, August 25, 2010

Witness questions Stanford bank loans
Houston Chronicle, August 26, 2010

Lawmakers slammed over money laundering bill
The Jakarta Post, August 26, 2010

Bout extradition stuck on the runway
Asia Times, August 27, 2010

Legislators Deny Rumors of Bribes to Reject Boosting Powers of Antigraft Agencies
Jakarta Globe, August 26, 2010

Time’s up for UBS names handover
World Radio Switzerland, August 26, 2010

COLUMN: Aspen’s too much for Wylys to claim a common touch
Dallas Morning News, August 26, 2010

State fights tax evasion with vids
The Straits Times, August 26, 2010

The police in the Philippines: Manila showdown
The Economist, August 26, 2010

Business and politics in Cuba: Potbelly and rumbling stomachs
The Economist, August 26, 2010

Uncertainty lingers over approval of P.M.
The Korea Herald, August 26, 2010

EDITORIAL: Mexico’s stark reminder of the cost of prohibition
The Independent, August 26, 2010

EDITORIAL: Crackdown on government graft is long overdue
The Times (South Africa), August 26, 2010

China Gives Ex-Official Suspended Death Sentence
The New York Times, August 26, 2010

Algeria creates special anti-corruption agency
Middle East Online, August 26, 2010

Aquino Peso Has Record Rally as Anti-Corruption Vow Lures Mizuho to Stocks
Bloomberg News, August 26, 2010

Press Falls Short in Corruption Coverage, Experts Say
Jakarta Globe, August 26, 2010

U.S. judicial officials visit Taiwan over ex-president’s assets
Focus Taiwan, August 26, 2010

Court dismisses SC’s appeal on W44 bil. tax
The Korea Times, August 26, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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