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Khurram Husain

The giddy brigade

What exactly does ‘joining CPEC’ mean? Use of the port? Use of the roads to drive cargo to the port? Updated Dec 01, 2016 02:20pm

Falling business confidence

A growing number of business leaders are beginning to say that the government is unresponsive to the concerns of Published Nov 24, 2016 01:40am

Has CPEC now kicked off?

The convoy of trucks to Gwadar had a security escort involving more than a hundred personnel, and as many vehicles Published Nov 17, 2016 05:44am

Trump vs Bush

There are some crucial differences between Bush and Trump which make the latter far more dangerous. Published Nov 09, 2016 11:30pm

Analysis: stocks defy gloomy mood

A PALL of uncertainty may hang over the country from the violent political storms that have just passed, but the... Updated Nov 05, 2016 11:39am

K-Electric’s turnaround

If the turnaround is all that it is made out to be by the company’s management, then it shows that privatisation can Published Nov 03, 2016 01:46am

Debating solar tariffs

Tariffs for renewable energy are difficult to compare from one country to the next. There are various reasons for this. Published Oct 27, 2016 03:32am

CPEC snags on solar

And then the problems began. Their first application for a generation licence was rejected by Nepra. Updated Oct 20, 2016 12:22pm

IMF warns of looming CPEC bill

The repayment obligations that come with CPEC investment will be serious, warns the IMF. Updated Oct 17, 2016 08:46am

Bumpy road to China

The first casualty of faulty planning and differences over financial issues was the Pakistan Power Park in Gadani. Published Oct 06, 2016 06:34am

Hidden costs of CPEC

Security expenditure has been growing at an alarming rate over the past couple of years, and all of it has been ... Published Sep 29, 2016 01:10am

The blindness of our times

How could the experts get it consistently wrong? Massive developments are years in the making and don’t come Published Sep 22, 2016 01:37am

Liars, traitors and patriots

Let the courts and history decide who is the traitor and who the patriot. Let’s agree that there are heroes of many Published Sep 08, 2016 01:46am

External sector crumbling

So where is the game plan for “accelerating competitiveness and business climate reforms”, you might well ask? Published Sep 01, 2016 06:16am