Kazim Alam

Lies, damned lies and SEZs

The Korangi Creek Industrial Park has skidded into a ditch and the tow truck is taking too long to arrive Published Nov 25, 2019 06:59am

A seller of optimism

The economic Pearl Harbor in the shape of devaluation created a crisis that’s still unfolding Published Oct 21, 2019 07:08am

Development’s sugar daddies

Until a couple of years ago, a local NGO would spend loads of money every year to operate a large fleet of... Published Sep 23, 2019 07:04am

Trapped by capacity

‘Most furnace oil-based power plants are about to fully repay their debt. Published Aug 26, 2019 07:05am

‘Economy needs stimulation’

Unilever Pakistan CEO Shazia Syed says, ‘Next 18 to 24 months will be challenging. If we get our fundamentals right, Published Jul 15, 2019 07:00am

‘We’re in a good place...’

The third-floor office of the central bank’s governor isn’t far from bustling Merewether Tower, a landmark at ... Published Jun 24, 2019 07:10am

Politics around the IMF package

The IMF deal offers the opposition an endless buffet of contentious points to choose to critique on. Updated May 30, 2019 07:32am

What does the new buzzword mean?

Karachi Dry Fruit Store still stands in the left wing of the bulldozer-ravaged Empress Market. Misty-eyed Shaheen... Published Dec 10, 2018 07:15am

It’s a rich man’s world

Most of the leading candidates for NA-244 said they had no idea how much they had spent on their election campaign. Updated Jul 23, 2018 02:34pm