(March 2, 2005) A press statement issued by the Philippines Malacañan Palace claims the government can manage the country’s ballooning national debt.
(February 27, 2005) He says this is the solution to the country’s huge loans.
(February 25, 2005) The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan yesterday lamented that almost two decades after the first People Power uprising drove the strongman Ferdinand Marcos out of Malacañang, Filipinos continued to suffer for his “sins.”
(November 16, 2004) The Palestinian Authority has approached American investigators to trace bank accounts, stocks, bonds and real estate owned by the late Yasser Arafat and his close relatives and aides, Arab News has learned.
(November 16, 2004) The question of Yasser Arafat’s enigmatic funds is now developing into a full-fledged storm, the consequences of which could have an impact on the war on terrorism and its outcome.
(November 14, 2004) In his four decades as Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat ran a murky financial empire that includes far-flung Palestine Liberation Organization investments in airlines, banana plantations and high-tech companies, and money hidden across the globe.
(November 11, 2004) During his years as head of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, experts say, large amounts of money donated, or raised through business and taxes, were paid directly into accounts in Mr Arafat’s own name.
(October 24, 2004) Business leaders, with their international credibility and business reputation, are in a much better position than government ministers to make the case for debt renegotiation in the Philippines.
(September 27, 2004) In an unusually blunt message, China’s Communist Party has warned its members that corruption and incompetence could threaten its hold on power.
(September 21, 2004) It is clear that the Marcos dictatorship plundered and destroyed the Filipino economy. Justice demands that the government continue its efforts to recover every peso of the money stolen by the Marcoses from the people.
(September 9, 2004) According to the latest official count, some 4,000 senior Chinese officials and managers of state-owned businesses have fled abroad over the past two decades with as much as $50 billion dollars in embezzled money.
(August 11, 2004) He Kechang, jailed for three years for appealing to top Chinese leaders about corruption in the Three Gorges resettlement operation, has been released and is still struggling on behalf of people uprooted by the dam.
(July 9, 2004) It is necessary to instill the values and methods of professional and competent management of government in order to check corruption.
(July 8, 2004) China’s top audit body is to examine Chinese Communist Party (CCP) departments as well as more central government and state-funded institutions after massive and rampant misuse of funds was uncovered, state media said yesterday.
(November 12, 2004) Estimates of the Palestinian leader’s wealth vary from next to nothing to half a billion dollars.