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Future tech: promise against poverty

Do you anticipate the technological landscape changing significantly, in ways that are currently unpredictable, by December 2025? Furthermore, do you believe that the issues of poverty, hunger, disease, lack of…

Humans are humans, not mere resources

Human Resource (HR) is it. HR is the most important resource. Human capital counts. Humans are the assets. Human resources are the difference. These are the corporate mantras. These are…

How to achieve economic prosperity

India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and some other emerging markets have made tremendous strides in the economic and financial sectors. This prompts many to assert that Pakistan can also be an economic…

Ushering in a shared future

At the recent Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs held in China, President Xi Jinping delivered an important address in which he presented a systematic review of the…

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…

A year of elections

The year 2024 has started with the world gearing up for elections. Approximately two-and-a-half billion people in South Asia, including those in Pakistan, are preparing for elections. Globally people in…

The rising cost of higher education

In the mid-80s, a generation ago, the average American household spent about one-third of its income on housing expenses (rent or mortgage payments), about 20 per cent on food, 15…