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Saudi women to start own business without male permission

AFP | Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes...

Bitcoin drops further as India imposes ban, Japan faces ‘Digital robberies’

News Analysis | A week after the virtual currency trading agency ‘coincheck’ lost $530 Million to a robbery by international hackers; Japanese authorities...

Indonesia allows unlimited kinnow import from Pakistan

News Analysis | Indonesia’s commerce minister on 26th January announced the lifting of the quota embargo on kinnow imports from Pakistan, allowing shipment of an...

PIA confused between Emirates and Etihad privatization offers

News Analysis | The government will try to privatise Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) before general elections due this year, privatisation minister Daniyal Aziz said, as...

Goa CM stance on beef highlights BJP’s double standards

News Analysis | In an apparent display of double standards, the BJP leaders of Goa and Kerala have promised a supply of beef to their...

Halal Food Authority back in business

News Analysis | Halal Food Authority, a probing body put together in 2015 for the task of reassuring that food products sold to local markets...

Five things about Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince | Mohammed bin Salman

BBC NEWS | Watch five things you don't know about Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman   Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has consolidated...

How people make decisions that are bad for them

Dr. Kerry Petsinger | He looked shocked. I was having a conversation recently with a guy who was telling me about his nephew, a high school senior....

Pakistan’s economy at a tipping point

Mohammad Zubair Khan | It has only been a year since a $6.2bn International Monetary Fund programme in Pakistan was completed, and the markets are...

Growing retail sector especially through e-commerce can lower poverty in Pakistan

News Analysis | In recent years, Pakistan's urban culture has seen diversification mainly in the metropolitan cities of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad as Pakistan becomes...

Economy & security: Two sides of the same coin

Ikram Sehgal | A strong connection between the country’s prosperity and military power or put simply, economy and security are two sides of the same...

The deadly coal mines of a resource-rich province

News Analysis | As many as 80 miners die annually in Balochistan due to the poor safety regulations. These revelations surfaced after the deaths of...

Nawaz Sharif kay ‘BACHAY’ or ‘Sons & Daughter’?

News Analysis | The Pakistani political discourse is made up of fancy terms, those which are peculiar to the countries culture. Ever since the advent...

Pilgrims fainted on Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Airline

News Analysis | The return journey became the biggest trial for 300 Pakistani pilgrims when the Karachi-bound flight of Saudi Arabian Airline, that took off...

Pakistani businessman’s dreams of “CPEC fortunes” getting frustrated?

Pakistan’s business community is becoming increasingly disillusioned with the CPEC initiative. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was touted to be a once-in-a-generation opportunity for business...

Iran joins China, Russia and Pakistan in rejecting Trump’s Afghan policy

News Analysis | Iran has flayed the US over its new South Asia policy and has asked that country to end interference in the affairs...

Can the SC disqualify the PM (and Maryam Nawaz) without referring...

Saad Rasool | What Dr. Shahid Masood calls ‘Operation Dhabardoos’, seems to be well under way. Braving through a barrage of criticism and character assassination, the...

CEOs with more daughters have successful companies; here’s why!

Sebastien Malo | New York - Venture capital firms whose partners have more daughters tend to outperform their competitors, hiring more women and earning more...

Pak-Afghan border closures: It’s business that suffers the most!

Imtiaz Gul | After 22 days, Pakistan reopened the Friendship Gate at Chaman border crossing on May 27 on “humanitarian grounds” coinciding with the Ramazan...

FBR’s irrational taxation regime only has one motivation: extraction?

Imtiaz Gul | The Federal Board of Revenue continues to act as a highly extractive institution. With the tax-leaking at an increase and the revenue...

US fires Missiles at Syria in escalation of hostilities

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland| WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian...

Saudi needs Vision 2030 NOW: If it intends to survive in...

Saad Masood | Recently it was announced that Saudi Arabia generated a fiscal deficit of about $ 85 billion in the year 2016, which was...

Increasing demand for Sukuks in Pakistan: The Islamic Shariah bond

Islamic bonds or “Sukuk” is giving a new opportunity for funding for local companies that is otherwise lacking in pakistan. Islamic markets are an important focus area...

Chinese President calms markets assuring them of economic stability

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said the nation must "unswervingly" crackdown on financial irregularities and illegal behaviours, while improving shortcomings in its...

Why Rekha’s handwritten letter made Aamir Khan emotional?

With Dangle doing brisk business even weeks after its release, the cast decided to celebrate the success of the film. The success bash of...

Business demands sacrifice? Swedish executives to put Hijab in Iran

Sweden's government takes great pride in being the world's first to have adopted an overtly feminist stance. Nevertheless, a Swedish government minister and her...

Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook’s secrets for acquiring companies

During the weeks leading up to Mark Zuckerberg's decision to buy Oculus for $2 billion, he received a concerning message from then-Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe. Google was...

Trump’s tweets keep US manufacturers on their toes

Criticism of Ford, GM and others raises prospect of elements of US industrial strategy being formulated on social media Donald Trump’s prolific and opinionated tweeting...

Will Ivanka Trump Be the Most Powerful First Daughter in History?

Ivanka Trump is about to become the most influential first daughter since Alice Roosevelt Longworth. But can she do so without damaging her own...

Business Since Birth: Trump’s Children and the Tangle That Awaits

When Donald J. Trump hosted a foreign leader for the first time as president-elect, the guest list included a curious entry: Mr. Trump’s daughter...

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