Cement does well – again

The construction sector’s lobbying went a long way in the cement industry keeping its head up

Confusions galore as Rs 0.75 tax on calls sends telecom industry scrambling

When Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin announced that the government was imposing an additional tax of Rs0.75 on each call exceeding the 5...

War on cash – Will the real payments revolution please stand up?

Contrary to common perception, Pakistanis are absolutely desperate to begin using internet-based payments; will the handful of well-funded fintech startups be able to break through the massive barriers to entry and get Pakistan on the road to its digital revolution?

Did Big Textile’s retail pivot work?

Ten years after the large textile manufacturers made major moves to expand their domestic retail presence, which players have emerged as the largest ones in the Pakistani domestic retail landscape?

Don’t be so surprised, PSX: Image Pakistan is doing well

Stock market investors seem to be taking a liking to embroidered lawn

Dewan Cement is struggling. But why?

In what was supposed to be a record breaking year for the cement industry, Dewan continued to tank

What is Hascol hiding?

The petroleum company is trying to erase its history. But with billions of rupees missing, auditors resigning, and law enforcement agencies taking unprecedented interest, that is proving to be a little difficult

How does GroupM plan to solve its talent retention challenges?

A culture that values acquisition over retention, across all industries, eventually translates to weak initiatives towards its human capital as well

Facebook undersea cable to boost South East Asia internet

Facebook and Google are planning two new undersea internet cables to connect South East Asia to North America. The project with regional telecoms...

Pakistan hires banks for three-tranche dollar bond sale

DUBAI: Pakistan has hired a group of banks to arrange investor calls ahead of a triple-tranche sale of US dollar-denominated bonds, a...

Dutch telecom giant VEON acquires Dhabi Group’s stake in Jazz for $273m

LAHORE: VEON, a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, in an official statement announced that it has successfully concluded the...

The legend of Inam Akbar and the truth behind his Midas touch

The story of how one man turned an entire country’s news media industry into his personal playing ground.

Govt set to impose additional surcharges on power consumers 

Cabinet okays introduction of ordinance to further amend NEPRA Act

1,100MW K-2 nuclear power plant connected to national grid

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has connected the much-awaited 1,100MW Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-2 (K-2) to the national grid. In a statement,...

US assistance helps decrease electricity pilferage in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD: The United States Mission to Pakistan, along with the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), celebrated the successful completion of a pilot project...