Search for three missing climbers on K2 suspended

ISLAMABAD: An aerial search to find three experienced climbers who lost contact with base camp during their ascent of the world’s second-highest...

Pakistani drug companies rarely bring innovative products to market. Ferozsons broke the mould

The company’s partnership with Gilead Sciences has resulted in better products available to the Pakistani market, and a substantially better financial performance for the company itself

Five years on, K-Electric transaction still pending clearance of Islamabad’s absurd demands

Finance Ministry refuses to give approval for the deal, resulting in now a five-year delay for the transaction

Two and a half years after applying, PTCL’s licence has still not been renewed

The country’s second-largest telecommunications company – and the biggest one owned by the government – is facing significant delays from its own regulator

Distressed Azgard 9 to sell its manufacturing plant for Rs825 million

The transaction is part of a distressed fire sale arranged at the behest of the company’s major creditors after the company defaulted on its loan obligations

Ansari Sugar Mills vs Anver Majid: the saga continues

The desire of former President Asif Ali Zardari’s associate, and alleged partner in money laundering, to control his sugar mills from Karachi Central Jail continues to hamper the ability of the company to publish its financial statements

Isuzu’s Pakistani partner is definitely not bringing in Chinese SUVs to Pakistan

Ghandhara Industries denies story that has been circulating on social media about its supposed plans to partner with a Chinese automaker

Lahore government versus its trash collectors: what went wrong?

As the government seeks to end its contract with Turkish waste management companies, it is heavy handed in how it sees them off

Does Pakistan need influencer marketing regulations?

Since the free market has failed to ensure transparency or clamp down on deceptive advertising, perhaps it is time for a regulator or a CCP-oversight trade body to step in and set the terms for social media content creators

Seven years after delisting, Unilever Pakistan is investing heavily in growth

If an initial public offering (IPO) is when a company first makes its shares available to the public, a delisting can be...

Sugar industry’s margins stagnant, even as revenues rise

While some mills have struggled with higher sugarcane costs, others have managed to post higher gross margins and profits

Strong profits at Engro allow Dawood Hercules to pay off debts early

Company plans to pay down entirety of its long-term debt in 2021, at least one year ahead of schedule

Matco Foods investing Rs1.4 billion to enter corn starch business

Plan is part of the company’s aggressive growth strategy to dominate the food commodities business

British investor to take major stake in TPL Life Insurance

TPL is selling over a third of the company to the London-based group that also has investments in Afghanistan

Razor Wars: What does Gillette’s local manufacturing decision mean for its rivals?

Backed by a commitment by Procter & Gamble to invest heavily in local manufacturing, Gillette’s comeback to Pakistani manufacturing may be more long-lasting this time around. But its main rival Treet is not worried