SINGAPORE: Having registered a local office under the name Amazon Data Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, Amazon is forming a team for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Pakistan, to drive the adoption of cloud computing.  The...

Govt appoints Brig (r) Shujah Hassan as Pakistan Steel Mills CEO 

KARACHI: The federal government has appointed Brig (r) Shujah Hassan as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Pakistan Steel Mills. According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division...

Govt eases restrictions as Covid-19 cases continue to decline

–Educational institutions and marriage halls to be reopened on Sept 15; cinemas, restaurants to resume operations from Monday –NCOC decides to intensify public awareness campaign to ensure adherence to SOPs...

Sorry, JazzCash & Easypaisa; the fintech revolution for the unbanked is finally here

In October 2017, the giants of Pakistan’s financial and policy scene met at the most expensive hotel in the federal capital for a conference...

In religious tourism, it’s strictly business. Now the govt wants to regulate it like one

For decades there has been no policy managing the religious tourism to Iran, Iraq, and Syria, allowing tour operators to work with impunity. The government finally wants to regulate it.

ByteDance pulls TikTok representation from InMobi in Pakistan

Effective immediately, ByteDance has asked InMobi to pause all B2B selling for TikTok in Pakistan, leaving advertisers stranded after finally getting approvals to do so.

Will the post office be able to improve financial inclusion in Pakistan?

The central bank thinks the country’s largest post provider has the potential to do so much good. If only it could figure out how to handle simple alliances

Design thinking has come to Corporate Pakistan. What does that mean?

A management problem solving framework that has been developed out of industrial engineering, design thinking promises to help companies address their customers – and management’s – root problems rather than just symptoms. But does it work? And will Pakistani companies learn how to use it?

Opinion

Home sweet home

As the world changes, it pivots and zooms into our homes, which now play a much bigger role in our lives.

Correcting market failure

This publication is generally in favour of free markets, which in practice can often mean an opposition to what we view as unnecessary or...

Cutting through red-tape with e-residency

Estonia is the first country in the world to establish ease of business through e-residency, and Pakistanis may benefit from it

The last refuge of the scoundrel

Perhaps we should not be surprised that it has come to this, but – even though we make it our business to approach every...

The culture of safety

In the aviation industry, safety is a given, right? Wrong, especially in Pakistan

Getting our act together

It was only a matter of time, we suppose. Last week, the United States joined the European Union in banning Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

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In religious tourism, it’s strictly business. Now the govt wants to regulate it like one

For decades there has been no policy managing the religious tourism to Iran, Iraq, and Syria, allowing tour operators to work with impunity. The government finally wants to regulate it.

As temperatures soar, so do Pak Elektron’s profits

The maker of the PEL brand of white goods witnesses a recovery in its appliances business, and better than expected power sales

Yunus Brothers’ diversification strategy begins to pay dividends

The conglomerate that owns Lucky Cement, Kia Lucky Motors, and ICI Pakistan is set to take advantage of positive tailwinds in the cement, auto, and pharmaceutical industries

ByteDance pulls TikTok representation from InMobi in Pakistan

Effective immediately, ByteDance has asked InMobi to pause all B2B selling for TikTok in Pakistan, leaving advertisers stranded after finally getting approvals to do so.

Will the post office be able to improve financial inclusion in Pakistan?

The central bank thinks the country’s largest post provider has the potential to do so much good. If only it could figure out how to handle simple alliances

Design thinking has come to Corporate Pakistan. What does that mean?

A management problem solving framework that has been developed out of industrial engineering, design thinking promises to help companies address their customers – and management’s – root problems rather than just symptoms. But does it work? And will Pakistani companies learn how to use it?

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