Land Rights

Tak Berasas, Kata Firma Balak M'sia Didakwa Tipu Cukai Di Png

Syarikat penyelidikan dasar, Oakland Institute mendakwa syarikat gergasi pembalakan Malaysia, Rimbunan Hijau Papua New Guinea mengurangkan nilai eksport balaknya dan menambahkan kos operasi bagi menunjukkan bahawa syarikat itu mengalami kerugian dan sekali gus melarikan diri daripada cukai.

Merujuk data dalam laporan yang dikeluarkan Isnin lalu, Oakland Institute berkata, 16 anak syarikat, Rimbunan Hijau mengisytiharkan kerugian sepanjang lebih daripada satu dekad lalu tetapi sebenarnya menyalurkan keuntungannya ke kawasan-kawasan perlindungan cukai.

Malaysian Logging Firm Evading Taxes in Papua, Says US Think Tank

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): Malaysian logging firm Rimbunan Hijau Group appears to be complicit in “massive tax evasion and financial misreporting” in Papua New Guinea, a US-based think tank says.

The Oakland Institute in its report titled The Great Timber Heist: The Logging Industry in Papua New Guinea said Rimbunan Hijau Group's 16 subsidiary companies in the country were suspected of under-reporting their profit for over a decade.

M’sian Logging Firm Evaded Tax in PNG, Claims Think Tank

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian logging firm Rimbunan Hijau Group has evaded tax and misreported its finances in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a US-based think tank has alleged.

The Oakland Institute, in its report titled “The great timber heist: The logging industry in Papua New Guinea”, said the firm’s 16 subsidiary companies in PNG were suspected to have under-reported their profits between 2000 and 2011 despite the country’s forest industry raking in an annual revenue of up to US$300 million.

Malaysian Logging Firm Evading Taxes in Papua, Says US Think Tank

Anisah Shukry

Malaysian logging firm Rimbunan Hijau Group appears to be complicit in “massive tax evasion and financial misreporting” in Papua New Guinea, a US-based think tank says.

The Oakland Institute in its report titled “The Great Timber Heist: The Logging Industry in Papua New Guinea” said Rimbunan Hijau Group's 16 subsidiary companies in the country were suspected of under-reporting their profit for over a decade.

Report Reveals Hundreds of Millions in Revenue Loss in Logging Industry

EM TV--Report Reveals Hundreds of Millions in Revenue Loss in Logging Industry

While the country grapples with cash flow issues, an explosive NGO report claims that PNG continues to lose hundreds of millions of kina in revenue in the logging industry.

PNG Losing 'Hundreds Of Millions' from Tax Avoidance by Logging Firms: Report

Tax avoidance by foreign logging companies is costing Papua New Guinea hundreds of millions of dollars according to a new report by the Californian-based Oakland Institute.

The Institute investigated the financial and taxation records of dozens of firms, including the Malaysian giant Rimbunan Hijau.

What it found suggests logging interests are using groups of linked companies to shift profit offshore robbing PNG of much needed-tax revenue.

Tax Avoidance by Logging Companies Costing PNG More than $100 Million a Year, Report Says

Jemima Garrett

Tax avoidance by foreign logging companies is costing Papua New Guinea hundreds of millions of dollars, according to a new report by the Californian-based Oakland Institute.

Anuradha Mittal and Lewis Gordon on Land Grabbing and Ethiopia's Anti-Terrorism Law

Anuradha Mittal and Lewis Gordon on land grabbing and Ethiopia's anti-terrorism law (starts at 6:25) on KPFA's Africa Today program hosted by Walter Turner.

Sierra Leone : les déboires judiciaires des militants anti-Socfin

Ouestafnews – La vive dénonciation des attributions de terres en 2011 à Socfin a été le début d’un combat qui a porté devant les feux de l’actualité les militants anti-accaparement du Malen Affected Land Owners and Users Association (Maloa). Une détermination qu’ils payent aujourd’hui par un « harcèlement » de la justice sierra-léonaise qu’ils disent manipulée par Socfin, une filiale du groupe Bolloré, spécialisée dans la production de l’huile de palme et de l’hévéa.

Tax Cheating Rife as Papua New Guinea Becomes Top Timber Exporter, Report Says

Douglas Gillison

Papua New Guinea, now the world’s largest producer of tropical timber, is losing more than $100 million annually to widespread tax evasion in its logging industry, depriving the impoverished country of needed state revenues as its forests are progressively cleared and degraded, according to a report to be released today.

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