Piracy: A bane for booksellers and writers alike

A ground plus two storey British era building once a hot destination for elites of the country now lies dilapidated and books...

Project management: a job that is unlikely to be automated away

There is a lot of talk about the ‘jobs of the future.’ Nobody is quite sure what these jobs are, where you...

Tab to taxpayers: Rs5 billion

Located around 318 kilometers east of Karachi, the headquarter of Tharparkar, amid the sand dunes lies Mithi – infamous for its...

Viable payment solutions

“I’d prefer a little less competent freelancer with a PayPal account over someone with excellent skills but no access to PayPal,” said...

Top of the totem pole

It was 1958, when two brothers Frank and Dan Carney from Kansas, USA were approached by a family friend to open...

The Black Friday phenomenon—A shopping spree that beats all binges

Upon hearing her friends’ last year’s experience of Black Friday sales in which they availed great discounts, the 21-year-old pharmacy student from...

In Conversation with Amir Masood Khan, President/CEO of The First MicroFinanceBank, Pakistan, about the Karachi Vocational Training Seminar

The First MicroFinanceBank Limited, Pakistan (FMFB-P) is the pioneer in Microfinance with over 17 years of experience in innovation and financial services...

UIPT in Punjab has just gone digital, but what did it take to get here?

The Pakistan Tehreek i Insaaf (PTI) government has had a few hallmark policies and talking points. As the anti-corruption party, from the...

Selling is easy, recovery a huge challenge

“Construction is a vast sector and in terms of products produce and segments that we operate in, we are the leaders in...

The world is digital. Are you at risk?

“As the world moves on towards becoming completely digital, cyberthreats loom large. How vulnerable are you, the country, and your business?”

From Inconsistent To Competent

Tremendous well-paying job opportunities are available for freelancers in Pakistan mainly because they have succeeded in changing their previous image of “inconsistent”...

Accessorize Yourself

It’s alright to be a geek, and even better to express the kind of geek you are. Puts you right in the...

Giving it a go

I shall either find a way or make one, Hannibal Barca once said. This may best define the approach that led two...

FINCA: Leading the way towards increased financial inclusion

Microfinance model was introduced four decades ago with the hopes of revolutionizing lending. There were high hopes of uplifting the not-haves of...

Will the PBIT be the catalyst Punjab needs to become an investment hub?

 In 2009, the Punjab government set-up the Punjab Board of Revenue and Trade (PBIT). The Musharraf era had just ended, the Pakistan...