Maram & Abroo – the dynamic duo doing it for themselves

enacademic/dic.nsf/enwiki/11690732 Contrary to what one might think, the photography and styling segment of the Pakistani fashion industry is a male-dominated arena. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise though, if one evaluates the reasons behind it: girls have always been discouraged in the fashion arena – which prior to 2000, the so-called media revolution … Read more Maram & Abroo – the dynamic duo doing it for themselves

Pakistan and Afghanistan — the China Factor

ahtribune/us/2016-election/1326-brian-cloughley.html http://bluechipmag.com/index.php/wert/143-pakistan-and-afghanistan-the-china-factor Thursday, 09 July 2015 by Brian Cloughley The author is a South Asia defence analyst and author of ‘A History of the Pakistan Army’ Since Ashraf Ghani became president of Afghanistan there has been moderation of the virulently anti-Pakistan stance in much of Kabul’s officialdom. No longer are there over-emotional outbursts concerning the … Read more Pakistan and Afghanistan — the China Factor

A different view on income disparity

nottingham.edu.cn/en/old-business/people/academic/michelegeraci.aspx http://www.bluechipmag.com/bc/analysis_detail.php?ana=137 The CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets has even forecast that China will become the top luxury goods market by 2020 International Chinese people are becoming richer, and the wealth gap in China is, as expected, growing. The Spring Festival holiday saw consumption reach about 400 billion yuan ($60.69 billion), with many rich Chinese travelling abroad … Read more A different view on income disparity

CEO and Fund Manager Asia Frontier Capital

dbpedia/page/Asia_Frontier_Capital_Ltd. 24th February 2014 CEO and Fund Manager, Asia Frontier Capital Thomas Hugger has spent 27 years in private banking where he specialised in managing portfolios of listed and unlisted equities. He has been investing in Asian and African Frontier Markets since 1993. He is the former Managing Partner, CFO and COO of Leopard Capital … Read more CEO and Fund Manager Asia Frontier Capital

Getting Together

countercurrents/amkhan080216.htm 14 April 2015 http://bluechipmag.com/index.php/governance-234/96-getting-together by Brian Cloughley India-Pakistan relations remain fraught with danger and mistrust. Since October 2014, there have been regular exchanges of fire between their troops across the ‘Line of Control’ which has run through contested Kashmir since Indian independence and the simultaneous birth of Pakistan in 1947. Turbulent times could lie … Read more Getting Together