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Foreign content hijacking Pakistani channels

News Desk | On Sunday actors, directors and producers from Pakistan's drama industry protested against the illegitimate running of foreign content on Pakistani TV channels...

China concerned over its depleting influence on North Korea

News Analysis | As North Korea precedes with its audacious, by its own standards, diplomatic moves, China feels that it is a deliberate move on...

China’s foreign minister to visit N. Korea this week

AFP | China's foreign minister will visit North Korea this week, his office said Monday, becoming the highest-ranking Chinese official to travel there in years...

Beijing auto show opens in world’s largest market

AFP | Global carmakers will take the stage in Beijing on Wednesday with new car models to woo the world's largest auto market as China promises...

Pakistan’s foreign policy: A tale of blunders and missed opportunities

Hamza Liaquat |   The recent FATF episode and vulnerability of Pakistan to international isolation is evident by unexpected moves of the iron brother of Pakistan,...

Will Pakistan overcome its demons to attract foreign investors

News Analysis | Over the last couple of years, Pakistan’s image has been developing as an investment hub, but the markets in 2017, experienced some...

China slams India PM trip to disputed region

AFP | Beijing will lodge a "stern" protest with New Delhi over a trip by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a disputed area, an...

Under Foreign Pressure: Punjab government seizes assets of JuD and its...

News Analysis | Punjab government has swiftly acted on a notification issued by the federal government to seize all the moveable and immovable assets of...

Why did Pakistan refuse EU grant for support of electoral process?

News Analysis | Pakistan has refused a European (EU) grant of €15 million proposed for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and election monitoring...

Long Term Plan (LTP) of CPEC is a mystery

 Raja Waqas Shabbir | Economic and financial stability is connected with political stability- was the much talked about statement of Army Chief Qamar Zaman Bajwa...

Understanding Pakistan’s $210bn debt situation with former Finance Minister Dr Salman...

GVS News | Pakistan currently has $210bn in total debt which is close to 70 percent of its gross domestic product; external debt of over...

Shahid Masood summoned by SC after revealing Zainab culprit has foreign...

News Analysis | Senior anchorperson Dr. Shahid Masood was summoned by the Supreme Court on Thursday to clarify the allegations made by him against the...

7,000 used cars stuck at Karachi port as dealers and government...

News Analysis | Importers of used cars (that were handicapped by the governments’ refusal to give access to used cars at the port) are claiming that the...

Is US destroying itself through foreign interventions?

Jacob G Hornberger | Most everyone acknowledges that James Madison, the father of the Constitution, possessed deep insights into the relationship between liberty and government....

Banning primary education in English might backfire on Iran

Andrew Korybko | Iran banned the teaching of English in both government and non-government primary schools. The decree comes after a week of protests at...

UK blames protestors as Trump cancels London trip

AFP | The British government blamed the threat of mass protests for President Donald Trump's decision Friday to cancel a visit to London to open...

Pakistani politics risks heightening regional tensions?

James M Dorsey | Self-serving Pakistani politics threaten to aggravate the country’s myriad problems that have strained its relations with the United States and could...

Sharif brother’s Saudi trip highlights extensive foreign influence on Pakistan

Junaid Ali Malik | On many occasions in the history of Pakistan, the foreign stakeholders, more properly international establishment, tried to influence the politics of...

US-Pakistan military alliances: Lessons for USA

Jamal Hussain | Introduction The history of Pakistan – USA military alliances goes back to 1954 when as a member of CENTO and SEATO Pakistan became...

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to battle terror together

 AFP | Ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and China met in Beijing on Tuesday where they agreed to work together to tackle the threat of terrorism...

‘Saawan’ dropped from final Oscars Nomination

News Desk | Pakistan's official submission to Oscar's nomination for the best foreign language film has been removed from the list. Also, India's submission ‘Newton'...

Can depreciating rupee generate enough exports to counter growing debt and...

News Analysis | The depreciation of the rupee is a double-edged sword. Under IMF pressure, Pakistan authorities decided to depreciate the rupee, which has directly...

What happened to the foreign fighters that flew to join ISIS?

AFP | An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in...

Shunning IMF for Sukkuk is politics at play

Waqas Shabbir | The growing twin deficit is taking a toll on Pakistan’s over-stretched finances. The struggling treasury is desperate to secure funds to avoid...

Suzuki launches automatic Cultus in Pakistan

News Desk | Suzuki’s Pakistan franchise Pak Suzuki Motors has launched the automatic transmission variant (Cultus VXL) of the 2017 Cultus, the former version with...

Pakistan software exports break all records with a whopping $2.9 Billion...

News Analysis | Owing to the incentives given by the Government to IT and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITeS) industry and various international tech startup...

Over 7,000 Pakistanis jailed abroad are without government support

GVS Special Report | On the 8th Session of the National Assembly Secretariat in 2014 during the “QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS AND THEIR REPLIES”, the...

NAB wants Nawaz & family on Exit Control List

News Analysis | Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's woes continued to deepen on Friday, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) moved to put his name...

UK press spreading Islamophobia, says British-Pakistani politician Sayeeda Warsi

News Desk l According to news posted in the Guardian, former British-Pakistani minister Sayeeda Hussain Warsi has said that hate speech and Islamophobia have become...

Government thinking of taking out even more debt! More misery for...

News Analysis | With elections just around the corner - the Government of Pakistan has decided to borrow an additional $450m on a short-term facility from...

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