Media sources in India are following the Canadian government’s investigation of SNC-Lavalin with great interest.
Canadian pensioners wade into China’s housing market
(April 16, 2014) Working Canadians are placing a bet on the Chinese real estate market thanks to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board that invests their obligatory pension contributions globally.
SNC-Lavalin corruption case in India rages on
(September 16, 2013) SNC-Lavalin’s decade-long scandal in India goes to trial.
China’s electricity sector undisciplined by markets, distorted by Party
(May 24, 2013) The iron fist of government controlling China’s electricity sector is not only costing China’s power consumers dearly, it is also the cause of serious distortions in the country’s power markets, says a new study by one of China’s preeminent think tanks.
Stop paying nuke plant debt, SC justice urges gov’t
(June 18, 2008) Supreme Court Associate Justice Reynato Puno has urged the government to consider stopping payments for loans that the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos borrowed to build the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.
AIDS for India
(March 19, 2008) World Bank and the government of India launch face-saving investigation after defective HIV/AIDS test kits, purchased with bank funds, are supplied by the Indian government to hospitals and blood banks across the country.
(January 16, 2008) Reporting on Indonesia’s ex-president Suharto’s death watch, Canada’s National Post writer, Peter Goodspeed, paints a clear picture of how the people of Indonesia became saddled with a legacy of odious debts.
Strike-out interest payments on questionable loans: Philippine debt watchdog
(December 17, 2007) Debt watchdog wants $512.57 million worth of foreign debt-related funds reallocated to social services.
Analysis: Afghanistan at the Paris Club
(July 31, 2006) The Paris Club of creditor nations has granted Afghanistan a 67% debt cancellation worth US$1.6 billion; European NGO Eurodad notes, however, that Afghanistan’s debt to Russia is a potential source of contention.
Prevent a man-made disaster
(June 23, 2006)”As Indonesia struggles to rebuild after this weekend’s devastating earthquake – striking less than two years after the 2004 tsunami – world leaders must move quickly to cancel Indonesia’s onerous debt burden. While donors pledge emergency assistance in the form of more loans to Indonesia, the country would be better served through full debt cancellation.”
KPCC to pursue SNC Lavalin issue
(February 17, 2006) President of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee Ramesh Chennithala termed the SNC Lavalin deal as the biggest scam in the history of Kerala.
‘CPI-M leaders involved in Lavalin case’
(March 14, 2006) The Congress party has accused the central leadership of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of involvement in a controversial deal with the Canadian firm SNC-Lavalin.
No political motive in Lavalin case: Chandy
(March 2, 2006) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has denied a charge that the UDF government had referred the controversial SNC-Lavalin-Kerala State Electricity Board deal to the CBI to leverage political mileage in the coming assembly polls.
CAG uncovers serious deviations in Canadian power contract
(February 21, 2006) India’s Comptroller and Auditor General finds major lapses in government electricity deal with Canadian firm, SNC Lavalin.
Noisy scenes over Lavalin
(February 16, 2006)The State Assembly witnessed noisy scenes over the SNC Lavalin issue as Electricity Minister Aryadan Mohammed replied to allegations made by Opposition members.