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August 15, 2017 1:56 AM Leadership must get united on Constitution: president

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday urged the national leadership to get united on the Constitution and they should overcome complaints and concerns with regard to one another. He said that he expected moderation and rationality from the national leadership. He called upon the leadership to concentrate on the anxiety and restlessness of the people 1

August 14, 2017 3:47 AM CPEC – an opportunity for equitable development

LAHORE: Our previous article “Development is much more than just economic growth” concluded that “Pakistan’s economic growth is set to improve through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)”. This boost through CPEC can be instrumental in fostering equitable growth that can address the issues of development deprivation across the country. However 2

August 14, 2017 1:42 AM Countering propaganda, misperceptions about CPEC

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), coupled with its related multi-sectoral projects, is aggressively on its path of completion and the main stakeholders – China and Pakistan – are destined to tap economic potential and benefits in coming years. Both of them have repeatedly demonstrated their unwavering commitment and seriousness for making

August 13, 2017 9:51 PM Imran Khan threatens massive protests if Article 62 tweaked

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan Sunday warned that he would lead the country’s largest-ever protest movement if any move was made to amend Article 62 of the Constitution. “There is a conspiracy in progress aimed to scrap Article 62, which makes it mandatory for the elected representatives to be Sadiq (truthful) and Ameen 1

August 13, 2017 9:00 PM Pakistan's new PM hits the ground running

Veteran politician has made clear that he is no mere placeholder The initial reaction of experts to Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was that he will be little more than a placeholder for his mentor, the ousted Mr Nawaz Sharif. After all, the new leader left no question about his loyalty when the military overthrew Mr Sharif's publicly 1

August 13, 2017 4:57 AM Conference in Istanbul: Turkish business delegation to arrive soon

KARACHI: A business delegation of Turkey will visit Pakistan in the near future as the two sides have a highly valued and close relationship. The announcement was made by Turkish Economic Affairs Minister Fatih Metin while speaking at the Business Opportunity Conference held on the sidelines of the 30th International Achievement Awards organised by the Rawalpindi 3

August 13, 2017 12:36 AM Turkish firms eye more investment in Pakistan

KARACHI: Around 15,000 member companies of Anatolian Tigers Businessmen Association (ASKON) are ready to support Pakistani companies and institutions, a statement said on Saturday. “Turkish businessmen are eager to share their experience, knowledge and capital with their Pakistani brothers,” said Mustafa Koca, chairman, ASKON, addressing the “Pakistan-Turkey 1

August 11, 2017 5:20 PM NBP set to open two branches in China's major cities next year

KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) – one of five large commercial banks – is set to open two branches in China next year to exploit the growing business opportunities between the two countries under the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. “National Bank will open two branches in China’s major cities like Beijing 1

August 11, 2017 4:17 AM Deals inked for export of $325m worth of goods to China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Thursday signed over three-dozen trade pacts for exporting $325 million worth of goods to Beijing, aimed at addressing private sector’s concerns about adverse implications for their businesses of government-to-government trade deals. The signing ceremony for the Pakistan-China Trade Cooperation Projects was held in Islamabad 3

August 10, 2017 11:35 AM Malaysia June factory output up 4% y-o-y, above forecast

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's industrial production in June rose 4 per cent from a year earlier, government data showed on Thursday, slightly slower than the previous month's pace. Output growth beat the 3 per cent annual rise forecast by a Reuters poll but was down from the 4.6 per cent increase recorded in May. June's factory output was supported by strength 1