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China keeps its position as world’s largest manufacturing country for 11 straight years

China has maintained its role of the world’s largest manufacturer for 11 years in a row, with its value-added industrial output increasing from 23.5 trillion yuan (about $3.63 trillion) to 31.3 trillion yuan during the past five years, said Xiao Yaqing, minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The country has achieved obvious progress in developing itself ... Read More »

China to speed up upgrading of transport system

China will build a multidimensional transportation network that is convenient, cost-effective, green, intelligent and safe by 2035, said a comprehensive transport blueprint recently unveiled by the country. The high-quality network will connect major cities and counties across the country, as well as foreign destinations, according to the blueprint. A national 1-2-3 travel circle and a global 1-2-3 logistics circle will ... Read More »

Newly appointed IG Baluchistan Tahir Rai is not only blessings for public but for Baluchistan police force as well

Reported by Mohammad Jahangir Khan Tareen QUETTA: The newly appointed Inspector General (IG) Baluchistan Muhammad Tahir Rai has taken charge of Baluchistan Police some two weeks before and his personality reflects on the department which is observed by his subordinates and the General Public as well. Addressing a passing out parade he said some of the very prominent changes are ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou of Maersk said to pile up misery on importers during Covid-19

KARACHI: Covid-19 came as one of the biggest challenges to human life and the world economy but it brought huge windfalls to Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk in Pakistan, who allegedly exploited the situation to the hilt and made billions of rupees in the name of demurrage and detention charges from importers. On the other hand, ... Read More »

Appeal to PM: An insight to ensure voluntary tax compliance: Mir Abdullah Haroon

It is a widespread belief that our people are obsessed with standing out and protocols hence, the mainstream VIP culture.  Although cognizant but one fails to conceive the extent to which this addiction exceeds to. My father working as the Protocol Officer to the Prime Minister had the first-hand experience to have a glimpse of how this particular obsession dictates ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk mega scandal case: Importers demand special body to save them from blackmail

KARACHI: Importers have called for setting up a special committee to ensure the implementation of laws to save them from the extortion, blackmail and exploitation of Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk in a mega scandal of illegal collection of demurrage and detention charges. Office-bearers of top chambers of commerce and industry have expressed their grave concern ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk Rs610 billion scam case: NAB to probe ‘robbing’ of importers

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate extortion of huge amounts from importers in the name of demurrage and detention charges. According to a newspaper report, importers are being forced to pay huge amounts on each consignment on one pretext or the other and the NAB has decided to probe it. The latest development has come after ... Read More »

Customs Today places Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk news on sub-domains to save itself from persistent hacking

KARACHI: The website of Customs Today is persistently hacked for raising issues of importers and exposing shipping companies for bulldozing Pakistan laws, fleecing traders in the name of demurrage and detention charges and tax evasion of billions of rupees every year. The management of Customs Today has detected that the website is hacked when it carries stories about alleged overcharging ... Read More »

Customs Today places Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk news on sub-domains to save itself from persistent hacking

KARACHI: The website of Customs Today is persistently hacked for raising issues of importers and exposing shipping companies for bulldozing Pakistan laws, fleecing traders in the name of demurrage and detention charges and tax evasion of billions of rupees every year. The management of Customs Today has detected that the website is hacked when it carries stories about alleged overcharging ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk gang up against Customs Today

Maersk officials, including its CEO Soren Skou, Vice CEO Claus V. Hemmingsen and Maersk Pakistan MD Aruna Hussain, have intensified their efforts to silence the voice of Customs Today for raising issues of importers, exposing their extortion in the name of demurrage and detention charges and tax evasion worth billions of rupees every year. This time, the Maersk officials have ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk said to loot the nation while SRB in deep sleep

KARACHI: Aruna Hussain,  Soren Skou and other officials of Maersk Pakistan are said to be involved in tax evasion worth billions of rupees annually while Sindh Revenue Board officials collude with them or act as a silent spectator. According to importers, top officials of the Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) and Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd are involved in tax evasion worth ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren, Maersk face FIA probe for hacking Customs Today website

KARACHI: The management of the Customs Today newspaper has decided to move the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for an investigation into the hacking of its website. It is apparent that the news website has been hacked at the behest of Maersk Pakistan officials, including Aruna Hussain, Søren Skou and others, as Customs Today has carried a number of stories to ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Soren Skou, Maersk consider themselves above law, throw SRO 1220 in the bin

KARACHI: Traders and importers have castigated Maersk Pakistan, other shipping lines and authorities for not complying with government directives to facilitate them, causing huge financial losses to them and the country. Businesspeople also expressed dismay at the government for its failure to enforce laws aimed at boosting trade and improving the national economy. They say Aruna Hussain, Maersk and other ... Read More »

Aruna Hussain, Maersk, involved in massive money laundering?

KARACHI: Billions of dollars are laundered out of Pakistan every year and many international and national companies and individuals are involved in it. Maersk, which controls the shipping line business in the country, with its managing director Aruna Hussain, is one of the companies, which make illegal profits, flout laws, evade taxes and send the ill-gotten money abroad through illegal ... Read More »

NAB’s anti-corruption strategy yielding excellent results: Justice Javed Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman National Accountability Bureau has said that corruption is the root cause of all evils. NAB is committed to make Pakistan corruption free as the fight against corruption is being taken as a national duty. He said that NAB was established to eradicate corruption and to recover looted money from corrupt elements. He said that NAB ... Read More »

NAB DG Shahzad Saleem uprooting corruption, recovers Rs15,817m with increase of 280pc per year

LAHORE: Under the supervision of Director-General Shahzad Saleem, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore’s Awareness & Prevention (A&P) Wing has been imparting different activities to spread the message of standing against corruption. During the tenure of Chairman Justice ®️ Javed Iqbal from 1.10.2017 till 1.10.2020, NAB Lahore received 33,911 complaints with increase of 220 percent/year and recovered Rs15,817 million in the ... Read More »

NAB Karachi recovers Rs134.339m acting upon Customs Today article, distributes to FBR

KARACHI: Customs Today had published a series of stories including on 16th Sept. 2019 https://customstoday.com/nab-takes-action-on-green-channel-mega-scam-after-customs-todays-extensive-coverage/ and further on 19th Sept. 2019 unearthing the scam of clearing goods in green channel under the garb of Iron/ steel re-meltable scrap. The articles also had names of culprits upon which action was initiated and the inquiry culminated into arrests and recoveries of Rs134.339 ... Read More »

More than 50 Murder FIRs against DP World, Sultan Sulayem, Junaid Zamir, 65 officials and Maersk Soren Skou, Aruna, 51 officials demanded

KARACHI: Traders demanded lodging of more than 50 murder FIRs against DP World chairman Sultan Sulayem, benaami owner Habibullah Khan, QICT CEO Junaid Zamir, GM Cyrus Khursigara, its 65 officials and Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou, Vice CEO Claus V. Hemmingsen, Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd MD Aruna Hussain and its 51 officials for causing death of more than 50 persons ... Read More »

Maersk CEO Soren, MD Aruna, DP World chairman Sultan Sulayem, CEO Junaid continue to bleed Pakistan

KARACHI: Traders, Importers, and Customs Agents have not been extended any relief in demurrage and detention charges despite the government has been repeatedly reminded of the high-handedness of port terminals DP World / QICT and shipping lines Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd amid Covid-19 which has destroyed the entire fabric of national economy. Maersk Shipping Line’s CEO Søren Skou, Maersk Pakistan ... Read More »

Rs400b cases against Maersk CEO Soren, MD Aruna, DP World chairman Sultan Sulayem, CEO Junaid: President urged to intervene

KARACHI: Maersk Shipping Line’s CEO Søren Skou, Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd MD Aruna Hussain, DP World / QICT Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, CEO Junaid Zamir and GM Cyrus Khursigara are allegedly involved in multi-billion dollars demurrage and detention scam case and they are bleeding the countrymen with additional demurrage and detention charges. They are reportedly facing Rs 400 billion ... Read More »