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How World Bank Arbitrators Mugged Pakistan by Jeffrey D. Sachs

How World Bank Arbitrators Mugged Pakistan By: Jeffrey D. Sachs Published in Project Syndicate, November 26, 2019 Thanks to the World Bank’s flawed and corrupt investment arbitration process, the rich are making a fortune at the expense of poor countries. The latest shakedown is a $5.9 billion award against Pakistan’s government in favor of two global mining […]

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SBP allows freelancers to get up to $5,000 in payments

Salman Siddiqui Published in The Express Tribune, November 26th, 2019 KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has apparently devised a strategy to receive additional workers’ remittances of at least $1.2 billion per year, as it has allowed freelancers to receive foreign payments of up to $5,000 per individual per month. Earlier, the limit for such inward[…]