Interviews

Better, improved business likely in 2022

Better, improved business likely in 2022

Interview with Mr Nasir Chand — Assistant Director, Banquet Sales, Movenpick Hotel Karachi PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and your career, please: Nasir Chand: I have worked in Food & Beverage Operation/Event management for almost 15 years. At present, I am working for Movenpick Hotel Karachi as Assistant Director Banquet Sales. …

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Pakistan hospitality and tourism industry has great future

Pakistan hospitality and tourism industry has great future

* Pakistan Super League becoming a major source of income for PCB * Revolutionary change is required in the whole taxation system * Effective, efficient ERP Systems must for aviation sector growth Interview with Mr Ahmad Suleman Zahid – Director, Corporate General Solutions (Pvt) Limited PAGE: Tell me something brief …

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Have best time by Royal’s Adventure Club

Have best time by Royal’s Adventure Club

Interview with Mr Zahid Iqbal – CEO, Royal’s Adventure Club (Pvt) Ltd PAKISTAN & GULF ECONOMIST had an exclusive conversation with Mr Zahid Iqbal vis-à-vis TOURISM IN PAKISTAN. Following are the excerpts of the conversation: Royal’s Adventure Club (Pvt) Limited is one the best and pioneer DMC in Pakistan since 2009. …

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Collaborative effort can make country self-sufficient in energy

Collaborative effort can make country self-sufficient in energy

Interview with Mr Kalim A. Siddiqui — former Managing Director, Pakistan State Oil PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and your career, please: Kalim Siddiqui: I am Kalim A. Siddiqui, married with five beautiful daughters Masha Allah. All of them are married and deserted the nest leaving me with my lovely …

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  • World Stock Markets updates

    Global Stock Exchanges

    Taiwan stock market tipped to open under pressure The Taiwan stock market on Wednesday ended the two-day winning streak in which it had climbed more than 300 points or 1.6 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange now sits just beneath the 18,500-point plateau and the losses may accelerate on Thursday. The …

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    Stock Watch

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    Stock Review

  • Gulf News

    Gulf In Focus

    Remarkable performance of Qatar in 2021 Despite the repercussion of the COVID-19 pandemic, which continued to threaten the world’s economies during 2021, the Qatari economy recorded a remarkable positive performance at various levels due to rational policies, a flexible economic approach to crisis management, and forward-looking plans, which enhanced Qatar’s …

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    Press Releases

    Bahria University Islamabad campus hold 23rd convocation The 23rd Convocation of School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bahria University, Islamabad Campus was held in BU Auditorium. Pro Rector (RIC), Bahria University, Rear Admiral (retired) Nasir Mahmood HI (M) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. DG Islamabad Campus, Rear Admiral …

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What’s next for bitcoin and crypto? The trends to watch in 2022

What's next for bitcoin and crypto- The trends to watch in 2022

The debate on cryptocurrency is still raging, as countries decide whether to embrace, regulate or ban cryptocurrencies. On top of this, the energy-intensive sector has recently come under fire from climate experts. Crypto experts share their predictions for 2022. From El Salvador adopting bitcoin as legal tender – a world …

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Asia plans to build hundreds of nuclear power stations

Asia plans to build hundreds of nuclear power stations

There are 35 nuclear reactors currently under construction in Asia. China, Japan and India are driving the dash for nuclear energy in Asia. Across Asia there are proposals for another 220 nuclear power plants. Germany and Italy are phasing out nuclear power stations. Across Europe there are 15 nuclear reactors …

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How green corridors can enable the transition to zero-emission shipping

How green corridors can enable the transition to zero-emission shipping

Zero-emission fuels and vessels will need to be deployed at scale over the next decade to meet emissions targets by 2050. Green corridors offer a solution to scale pilots and demonstrations for sustainable shipping into industry-wide solutions. We test these hypotheses in The Next Wave: Green Corridors, by examining two potential …

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Higher shipping costs may lift Asia’s low inflation

Higher shipping costs may lift Asia’s low inflation

Inflation is rising in a number of advanced and emerging economies. Relative to other regions, Asia has managed to keep levels relatively low. However, the persistent impact of high shipping costs could change this. New analysis shows how increases in shipping rates have a persistent impact on consumer prices. As …

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1,500 endangered languages could disappear by the end of the century

1,500 endangered languages could disappear by the end of the century

Around 1,500 known languages may no longer be spoken by the end of this century. Current levels of language loss could triple in the next 40 years. Greater education and mobility marginalize some minor languages. One language per month could disappear, without intervention. There are 7,000 documented languages currently spoken across …

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How could the Big Bang arise from nothing?

How could the Big Bang arise from nothing

READER QUESTION: My understanding is that nothing comes from nothing. For something to exist, there must be material or a component available, and for them to be available, there must be something else available. Now my question: Where did the material come from that created the Big Bang, and what …

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Climate change and food: The potential impact on production and prices

Climate change and food: The potential impact on production and prices

Sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa, is at high risk of climate impacts on food availability and affordability. Higher average global temperatures and more extreme weather events associated with climate change will reduce the reliability of food production. Here the authors explore the potential impact of a changing climate on food …

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Here’s how rising inflation is affecting us around the world

Here's how rising inflation is affecting us around the world

Inflation is pushing up the prices of essential goods such as food, transport and utilities. More than two-thirds of people around the world are feeling the squeeze, according to new research. As the cost of living rises, the poorest in society are suffering most. Ipsos surveyed over 20,000 people in …

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