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Campaign finance reports available for Preston County primary election candidates

Campaign finance reports available for Preston County primary election candidates

KINGWOOD — Top spenders in the May election were not always the winners in Preston County, according to final campaign finance reports for the election. The final of three campaign financial reports was due June 18. Most local candidates met the deadline. In the circuit judge’s race, Prosecuting Attorney Melvin C. Snyder III spent $7,436.27. […]

Utah Democrat misses campaign finance filing in House race

Utah Democrat misses campaign finance filing in House race

A Utah Democrat running to replace eight-term U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop is being cited for failing to file financial disclosure forms. The Federal Election Commission said Friday that Kurt Weiland had not filed campaign finance paperwork for the two months ahead of Tuesday’s Democratic primary. The FEC said it could take additional action, such as […]

Green Finance Institute and Financial Services Skills Taskforce unveiled

Green Finance Institute and Financial Services Skills Taskforce unveiled

A new Green Finance Institute and an industry-led Financial Services Skills Taskforce were announced by the Chancellor last night (21 June 2018) as part of his vision for the future of the UK’s world-leading financial services sector. In his annual Mansion House speech, the Chancellor set out how the UK will harness emerging technologies and […]

Malaysia finance minister defends collecting public donations to help settle national debt

Malaysia finance minister defends collecting public donations to help settle national debt

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has defended the collection of public donations through the “Fund of Hope”, which he said will go towards settling the nation’s debt, including that of controversial state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). In an interview with Channel NewsAsia’s Conversation With, Mr Lim was asked about this unorthodox method of raising […]

Blending climate funds to finance low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure

Blending climate funds to finance low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure

The world’s core infrastructure—including our transport and energy systems, buildings, industry, and land-related activities—produce more than 60 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. By 2030 the world will need to build approximately $85 trillion in low-carbon climate-resilient (LCR) infrastructure in order to meet the Paris climate change agreement’s goal of keeping the global […]

Malaysian PM Mahathir instructed me to expose financial scandals, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

Malaysian PM Mahathir instructed me to expose financial scandals, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysia’s Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has explained that his actions in revealing the financial scandals from the previous administration were done on the instruction of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. “All the exposé of scandals related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and other scandals were done on the […]

Get ready to pollinate the $660 billion sustainable supply chain finance opportunity

Get ready to pollinate the $660 billion sustainable supply chain finance opportunity

Today, businesses have an opportunity to shift how they are implementing their sustainability commitments in their supply chains. Global buyers — major international companies — are increasingly looking for ways not just to enforce compliance and punish poor performers, but to reward and incentivize their suppliers to adopt sustainable and responsible behaviors. Our new report, […]

In Asia, Finance Trade Groups Advocate For FinTech In Regulatory Efforts

In Asia, Finance Trade Groups Advocate For FinTech In Regulatory Efforts

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Financial firms have their work cut out for them when battling the bad guys, trying ensure that funds go where they need to go, and that money laundering is not taking place. Easier said than done, and at times the regulators call for reinforcements. Last […]

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: The Australian share market looks set to open unmoved by the global negativity and anxiety over a growing trade spat between the US and China At 0700 AEST on Monday, the share price futures index was unchanged at 6,100. Meanwhile, the Australian dollar has slipped further as the US-China trade spat hurts […]

How terrorist groups use minerals, stones and drugs to finance their ops

How terrorist groups use minerals, stones and drugs to finance their ops

Taliban.. (photo credit: REUTERS) Afghan authorities on Sunday seized 360 kilograms of ammonium nitrate — a substance widely used to make explosives — from the back of a truck that had just crossed the border into Pakistan. “Intelligence officers found nearly nine tons of ammonium nitrite hidden under sacks of vegetables on the […]