Sunday, January 20, 2019

New year, higher pay: 2019 changes affecting small business

NEW YORK:  Many small businesses will see their labor costs increase in 2019. Seventeen states are raising their minimum wages Jan. 1, and a number...

In 2018, Did Business Get Too Big?

The number of mega mergers announced this year raises a question: Has the rush toward bigness been good or bad for society and for...

Pakistan losing Afghan medical tourism to India

The government on Friday admitted to losing Afghan medical tourism to India in the last few years owing to the border management policy. The admission...

How to Keep Your Business Self-Sustaining After That Initial Success

In this age of constant market evolution and new technology, there is no such thing as a static business that is self-sustaining. The traditional...

Blueprint for boosting economy formally submitted to IMF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally submitted to the Inter­national Monetary Fund (IMF) its Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies (MEFP) envisaging macroeconomic stabilisation graduating into...

How A Business Can Survive An Economic Crash

Many people are now talking about a crash or recession. Google Trends reports that searches including “recession” doubled in the past few weeks. The...

World’s debt exceeds $86,000 per person: IMF

WASHINGTON: The In­­ter­­national Monetary Fund (IMF) pointed out that global debt has reached an all-time high of $184 trillion, in a recent updation of...

Red gold: Afghanistan’s saffron harvest grows

STARTING before dawn has even broken, Afghanistan's army of saffron pickers shift their way across sun-baked fields to pluck brightly the coloured crocuses that...

Google CEO rebuts claims of bias, data tracking

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai kicked off his first appearance before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, rebutting claims of bias, explaining the company’s...

Rupee nosedives 7.5% to record low at Rs144 in inter-bank

KARACHI: In line with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) conditions, Pakistani currency weakened 7.5 per cent to record intra-day low of Rs144 to the US...