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Thursday, June 28th, 2018

 

Pakistan Put On Money-Laundering, Terror Finance Watch List For Lack Of ‘Adequate Measures’

Pakistan placed on FATF ‘grey list’ despite diplomatic efforts to avert decision; “We were told in February that we will be placed on the grey-list” – FO Spokesman JUN 28, 2018 (BE2C2): Late Wednesday night, Pakistan was officially placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ‘grey list’, despite the country’s diplomatic efforts to avoid the designation. As the FATF plenary began its proceedings in Paris, the Pakistani delegation apprised the watchdog of steps Islamabad had taken to weed out money laundering and terror financing. The steps taken so farRead More


Top Court Allows Bahria Town To Continue In Larger Public Interest With Caveats

Real Estate Tycoon Malik Riaz was present at the hearings, along with many overseas Pakistanis and investors in Bahria projects. JUN 28, 2018: Bahria Town has been ordered to deposit Rs5 billion (US$42 million) as surety within two weeks before the Supreme Court, and 20% from the total amounts collected every month by the real estate firm on its ongoing projects shall be deposited in the specified account set up by the top court which will be held in escrow. Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz has also been ordered toRead More


Paris Fashion Week Men’s 2019 PICS: Suits With Sneakers..Street Style As Outfit of Choice

JUN 28, 2018 (BE2C2): Suits with sneakers was the outfit of choice at Paris Fashion Week Men’s 2019. It’s an interesting juxtaposition — tailored-meets-sport — that displays exactly where menswear is at the moment. And what better place to showcase that than a major fashion capital like Paris. One of the most prominent micro trends in Paris was for suits worn with little or nothing beneath them, a look that felt easy and understated….street style. Celebrities like A$AP Rocky, Naomi Campbell, Robert Pattinson and Lenny Kravitz were in attendance atRead More