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  • Europe exit dulls Britain's appeal to Asia Inc

    HONG KONG: Britain no longer looks like a sunny safe haven for Asian corporations...

    Companies from Japan to India have historically been drawn to the United Kingdom (UK) for its stable market, its openness to foreign investment, and access to the European Union
  • NOTES FROM THE OVERGROUND: HARVEY WEINSTEINS, INC

    In an Oscar-worthy script, Pharoah Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood deity famed for his ability to sniff out a brilliant script amidst the dross, has been toppled from his pedestal...

    Weinstein preyed on upcoming actresses and employees because he had the clout
  • Education Inc. — Fake it to make it?

    Recently, in Pakistan, a detailed report written by The New York Times Pakistan Bureau Chief Declan Walsh claimed how local IT company Axact allegedly earned millions of dollars from scams involving fake degrees, non-existent online universities and manipulation of customers...

    To understand the robust economy of the fake certificate, diploma and degree mills out in world — not just in Pakistan — one should take a trip back to 2005,...

  • Japan Inc — Spend, spend, spend

    The result has been a collective lunge by Japan Inc for businesses ranging from banks and niche cigarette brands to logistics companies and the Financial Times...

    But if Japan Inc has overpaid in the past 12 months the motivation for doing so seems clear: business survival...

  • Behind FT deal, a long history of money-losers for Japan Inc

    NEW YORK: Nikkei Inc’s purchase of Pearson’s FT Group raises once more the question of whether Japanese companies pay too much for overseas acquisitions...

    • Japanese brokerage No­­mura Holdings Inc acquired Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc’s European and Asian businesses in 2008, in the depth of the global financial crisis...

  • In China, Macron urges openness, pitches France Inc.

    BEIJING: President Emmanuel Macron offered on Tuesday to open up the French economy to Chinese investment in exchange for greater access to China’s booming markets, warning in talks in Beijing that existing trade imbalances would lead to protectionism...

    On the first state visit of his eight-month-old presidency, Macron is hoping greater openness from China, coupled with lobbying from the 50-strong business delegation travelling with...
  • China Inc tightens reins on debt, raises spectre of slowdown

    SHANGHAI: Debt growth for Chinese companies has slowed to the lowest rate in more than a decade, according to Reuters analysis, which could provide relief for policymakers worried about the fallout from years of loose lending practices across the economy...

    But this growing caution about taking on new debt, along with tighter profit margins and slowing revenue growth, could point to rising risks facing the world’s second largest economy...
  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • The night my family miraculously escaped Hyderabad Deccan for Pakistan

    How aware were the powers that be that communities, families, friendships would be ripped apart?Desperate times lead to desperate measures, but the horrific chaos leading up to Indian independence, the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan defies belief...

    My mother’s family lived in Hyderabad Deccan in a beautiful house commissioned by my nana abba, Syed Taqquidin, then the Finance Secretary to the Nizam of Hyderabad...

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