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China’s giant leap

A gathering of some 5,000 top scientists and engineers listened in pin-drop silence on January 7, 2020 as Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out his vision and strategy to make…

China in 2024

In 2024, China’s economic landscape is poised for a notable rebound, even amidst challenges like the downturn in the property sector. A pivotal force in this resurgence is the growing…

The dual-use dilemma

Due to the intensifying geopolitical and technological competition, defence and security forces around the world now integrate civilian technology to stay ahead of their adversaries. This has given rise to…

The economy of space

Owing to phenomenal advancements in communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI), space has become yet another frontier of human exploration. While the growing weaponization of space has become an issue…

Investing in technology sector: a primer — I

Since the beginning of 2020, one investment sector has stood out globally through all the Covid-19 pandemic induced volatility in markets, economies and industries – that of the Information and…

A Digital Pakistan

A digital Pakistan

A quiet revolution to transition Pakistan to a digital country is under way. The first part of this revolution was initiated in 2000-2002, when a huge number of over 150…

The Weaponisation Of Space

The weaponisation of space

The US is formally committed to dominating the world by the year 2020. With President Trump’s new Space Directive-4, the production of laser-armed fighter jets as possible precursors to space…

Humanity: The Next Phase

Humanity: the next phase

It was heartbreaking, that final glance, when he saw his wife and kids for the last time. Memories flashed back, in heartbreaking cascades, of all those special moments – the…

The End Of The World As We Know It

The end of the world as we know it

On the eve of the new millennium, at a New Year’s party, I recall the frenzied atmosphere in the countdown to the year 2000. Apocalyptic predictions for the turn of…

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