News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:22:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Mulan: Disney aims to win over China with second take on the legend http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/mulan-disney-aims-to-win-over-china-with-second-take-on-the-legend/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/mulan-disney-aims-to-win-over-china-with-second-take-on-the-legend/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:36:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30443 China now has its first real-life Disney princess   Published in BBC on July 11th, 2019, By Yvette Tan & Heather Chen There won’t be songs or talking dragons, and the film’s antagonist will be a Chinese sorceress, not an evil leader of the Hun army – but Mulan is making her return to the …

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Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashians as highest-paid celebrity http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/taylor-swift-shakes-off-kardashians-as-highest-paid-celebrity/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/taylor-swift-shakes-off-kardashians-as-highest-paid-celebrity/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:35:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30439 Singer Taylor Swift performs at Amazon Music’s Prime Day concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) – Image Credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP   Published in Gulf News on July 11th, 2019, The list also saw soccer stars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar among top 10 …

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‘Stranger Things’ breaks Netflix viewing records http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/stranger-things-breaks-netflix-viewing-records/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/stranger-things-breaks-netflix-viewing-records/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:34:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30435 ‘Stranger Things’ had been watched by 40.7 million accounts since its release on Thursday on Netflix. Photo: Netflix   Published in Geo on July 10th, 2019, Retro sci-fi series Stranger Things has broken Netflix viewing records with the global launch of its third season, the streaming giant said in a rare tweet publishing viewing data. The nostalgic …

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Important decisions on team management, selectors in a few weeks: PCB chief http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/important-decisions-on-team-management-selectors-in-a-few-weeks-pcb-chief/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/important-decisions-on-team-management-selectors-in-a-few-weeks-pcb-chief/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:32:53 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30430 Ehsan Mani has said his innings as Pakistan Cricket Board chairman actually starts now as a number of significant decisions will be taken within a few weeks time. — AP/File   Published in Dawn on July 11th, 2019, By Mohammad Yaqoob LAHORE: Ehsan Mani on Wednesday said his innings as Pakistan Cricket Board chairman actually …

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World Cup defeat: India had the stars, New Zealand had the team http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/world-cup-defeat-india-had-the-stars-new-zealand-had-the-team/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/world-cup-defeat-india-had-the-stars-new-zealand-had-the-team/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:31:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30427 New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and India’s captain Virat Kohli at the end of play   Published in BBC on July 11th, 2019, By Suresh Menon The population of New Zealand is around five million, less than half that of Bangalore, my home city in southern India. Even if you include all the sheep in …

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Confetti and chants of ‘equal pay’ greet US World Cup winners http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/confetti-and-chants-of-equal-pay-greet-us-world-cup-winners/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/confetti-and-chants-of-equal-pay-greet-us-world-cup-winners/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:30:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30424 NEW YORK: Megan Rapinoe holds the Women’s World Cup trophy as the US team celebrates with a parade along the Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday.—AP   Published in Dawn on July 11th, 2019, NEW YORK: Amid chants of “equal pay”, “USA” and streams of confetti, the World Cup-winning US women’s football team was feted by …

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Babar Azam breaks into top three in ICC rankings http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/babar-azam-breaks-into-top-three-in-icc-rankings/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/babar-azam-breaks-into-top-three-in-icc-rankings/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:29:52 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30420 Pakistan´s Babar Azam plays a shot during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Pakistan and Bangladesh at Lord´s Cricket Ground in London on July 5, 2019. Photo: AFP   Published in Geo on July 9th, 2019, Pakistan’s Babar Azam jumped up to the third place in the ICC ODI rankings after a …

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Copa America: Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to lift the title http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/copa-america-brazil-beat-peru-3-1-to-lift-the-title/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/copa-america-brazil-beat-peru-3-1-to-lift-the-title/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:28:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30417 Brazil players celebrate winning the Copa America trophy for the ninth time [Sergio Moraes/Reuters]   Published in AlJazeera on July 7th, 2019, Brazil clinch their ninth Copa America football trophy after a gap of 12 years. Brazil have defeated Peru 3-1 to win their first Copa America title since 2007. Everton led the team to victory …

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U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/u-s-prepares-to-arrest-thousands-of-immigrant-family-members/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/u-s-prepares-to-arrest-thousands-of-immigrant-family-members/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:26:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30414 An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent as deportations were being carried out in November in Houston.CreditCreditDavid J. Phillip/Associated Press   Published in The New York Times on July 11th, 2019, By Caitlin Dickerson and Zolan Kanno-Youngs Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of undocumented families have been scheduled to begin Sunday, according to two current and one …

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Iranian boats attempted to seize UK tanker in the Gulf http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/iranian-boats-attempted-to-seize-uk-tanker-in-the-gulf/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/07/15/iranian-boats-attempted-to-seize-uk-tanker-in-the-gulf/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:25:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=30410 Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on June 13 [File: ISNAAP Photo]   Published in AlJazeera on July 10th, 2019, UK confirms Iranian vessels tried to block British tanker in Hormuz Strait but withdrew after ‘verbal warnings’. Three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British …

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