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Afghan landowner dedicates his land for building a school

A local resident from Qala Naw of Badghis Province dedicated 1.5 acres of his land to the Afghan Ministry of Education to build a school on. The land will be used by the Education Ministry to build a secondary school

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China fines British pharmaceutical firm for bribery

China has fined the giant pharmaceutical firm of the UK, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), USD 490mn for bribing doctors and hospitals in order to have their products promoted. The court gave its sentence after a one-day trial at a court in Changsha,

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Number of tourists visiting Qargha Lake declines

Afghanistan’s favorite tourist resort has witnessed a 90% drop in its revenue due to a significant decrease in the number of tourists. This follows after last month’s gang-rape incident where 4 women were brutally raped after their vehicle was intercepted

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Afghan government officials default on electricity bills

According to the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC), nearly 2mn AFN are payable by the government officials and powerful individuals in electricity bills to Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS)—Afghanistan’s national electricity company. The MEC officials claimed that

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