Thursday’s News Round-Up

August 19th, 2010

Clegg under fire over tax avoidance vow
Financial Times, August 19, 2010

Judge: ‘Resist’ fraud label on offshore centres
The Tribune (Bahamas), August 18, 2010

Philippines to boost drive against tax cheats
Associated Press, August 18, 2010

Experts say Singapore can adopt more aggressive stance on tax issues
Channel News Asia, August 19, 2010

Greek authorities intensify tax evasion crackdown
Associated Press, August 19, 2010

Greece to get a further €9bn of bail out money
Financial Times, August 19, 2010

Island’s link with money laundering case
Manx Radio, August 19, 2010

Apple Manager Paul Devine’s Bail Hearing Set for Aug. 23 in Kickback Case
Bloomberg News, August 18, 2010

Judge decries lenient treatment of banks but approves Barclays deal
The Washington Post, August 19, 2010

‘Korean firms face risk over Iran sanctions’
The Korea Times, August 19, 2010

Indian Railways Stop Dealing With US Firms Which Expose Bribe
UNI, August 19, 2010

Munroe: Lawyers should not be paid with dirty money
Jamaica Observer, August 19, 2010

Campaign to combat terrorism financing launched in Yemen
Yemen News Agency, August 18, 2010

Russia summit calls for joint strategy against terrorism
Daily Times (Pakistan), August 19, 2010

Mandela charity’s ex-chief cuts ties over diamonds
Associated Press, August 19, 2010

Will Ugandans benefit from country’s new oil find?
CNN, August 19, 2010

Corruption: It’s Often In The Eye Of The Beholder
National Public Radio, August 18, 2010

ANALYSIS: Outside View: Afghanistan’s last, best hope
UPI, August 19, 2010

Why many Pakistani-Americans aren’t sending flood donations home
Christian Science Monitor, August 18, 2010

Crime and law increasingly entangled in Russia – report
Reuters, August 18, 2010

Montenegro Reaches for Respectability With Port
The New York Times, August 19, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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