Are stories of PIA’s turnaround true?

The new CEO is well-credentialed and well-meaning, but can he alone overcome the national carrier’s myriad challenges?

How Hum Networks rose to become one of the biggest names in Pakistani entertainment

For over a decade now, Hum TV has been one of the most watched entertainment television channels in Pakistan, consistently ranking at...

Government inaction smokes away Rs25 billion annually

Gold Leaf is a popular cigarette brand in the country, and Kabir Khan usually puffs up on it. But occasionally when he...

How Political Power Attracts Undue Money

The final report of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) into Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family’s foreign assets (the “Panama Case”)...

Why is Pakistan unable to develop a competitive-export focused industrial sector?

Pakistan can come out of its intermittent economic crisis by embarking on export-based industry that would help improve the country’s current account...

Amazon does not have a Pakistan presence. These Pakistani entrepreneurs are selling on it anyway

The global e-commerce giant has ignored Pakistan, but many enterprising individuals and companies have found ways to use the platform to their advantage by getting around the legal hurdles

Another trip to the IMF?

Pakistan has gone to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) many times for the ‘last time.’ This time it was for a 36-month...

Stay horizontal or go vertical?

Despite the population of Lahore doubling  over the past decade or so, the ever increasing sprawl and spread of it--which now extends...

How to fix the Pakistani economy: Shaukat Tarin

Reduce taxes, rein in government spending, and then prioritise poverty alleviation through programs to incentivise and fund entrepreneurship

News in numbers: PSX is not for the faint hearted and get rich quick guys, or so you might think

This chart is a somewhat unorthodox one, but nonetheless reflect an important set of numbers. Each point on the line represents the...

Meet the best of LUMS MBA Class of 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x1ptf8Jnaw Mohsin Obaid Fun Fact: People call him an ‘energiser’ After his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Lahore School of Economics (LSE) Mohsin Obaid...

Sugar Sharks: How does the most powerful lobby in Pakistan get its way?

Scores of sugarcane-laden lorries are parked on the main road in front of an abandoned car-making plant in Sujawal district, about 130...

Meet the entrepreneurs with the ticket to a multi-million dollar industry

--E-ticketing has finally found its place in Pakistan. But will Easyticket.pk and Bookme.pk be the next big thing, or are...

Business vs Ethics: The colour of corruption

This is the story of dodgy payments and shady business practices involving some of the largest, most powerful companies in Pakistan. At...

What does Babar Ali want to do with IGI Holdings?

It is practically an axiom in the world of corporate strategy: if you consolidate several separate businesses under a single holding company,...