Afshan Subohi

Job not done

After the 18th amendment, the federal ministry of labour and manpower was disbanded. Updated Dec 15, 2014 07:44am

Catalyst for change

Pakistan is emerging as the third most attractive country in Asia Pacific for investment funds. Updated Dec 08, 2014 09:22am

Looking for a ‘bailout’

The implicit reliance on the government by some businesses — assumed in the shape of a bailout during times of distress Updated Nov 24, 2014 07:40am

Awaiting LNG imports

The government intends to import up to 4m metric tonnes of LNG in 2015, at an estimated cost of about $2.5bn. Updated Nov 17, 2014 07:49am

Troubled foreign investors

The government is reportedly struggling to reach an out-of-court settlement with the Tethyan Copper Company Pakistan. Updated Nov 10, 2014 08:04am

Dip in business sentiments

If the government fails to act fast, the shrinking job market and the rising cost of living may generate more discontent Updated Nov 10, 2014 08:01am

Bridging trust deficit

A positive public perception is absolutely necessary for long-term sustainability of any company — Saad Amanullah Khan, Published Oct 27, 2014 07:01am

Surge in metal scrap imports

Market watchers say part of the hike in scrap imports is due to rising international prices. But some add that Published Oct 13, 2014 06:25am

Deceptive marketing

The competition watchdog has heard cases alleging unfair marketing practices by an oil company, food (including frozen Published Oct 13, 2014 06:25am

Buoyant consumer market

Economists who deal exclusively in verifiable data find it difficult to justify persistent surge in consumer market. Updated Sep 29, 2014 09:31am

MDGs: most indicators off-track

IT would perhaps be embarrassing for Pakistan to sell ‘environmental sustainability,’ as the only achievable... Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:14pm

Dynamics of online commerce

‘The market is on the cusp of a change here, and will alter radically over the next decade’ Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:55pm