News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sun, 17 Feb 2019 20:00:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 A short and sweet theatre festival in Dubai http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/a-short-and-sweet-theatre-festival-in-dubai/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/a-short-and-sweet-theatre-festival-in-dubai/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:36:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25583 A scene from Cindellala, Week 1 Winner (People’s Choice) at Short+Sweet Theatre 2019 Image Credit: Supplied   Published in Gulf News, on Feb 13th, 2019, By Jyoti Kalsi Special to Weekend Review Seventh edition of Short+Sweet will run until March 9 at The Junction in Alserkal Avenue More than 200 emerging and experienced UAE-based writers, directors and …

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Victoria Beckham to ban exotic skins and fur from her collection http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/victoria-beckham-to-ban-exotic-skins-and-fur-from-her-collection/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/victoria-beckham-to-ban-exotic-skins-and-fur-from-her-collection/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:35:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25576   Published in Samaa, on Feb 13th, 2019, Victoria Beckham has become the latest designer to ban exotic skins from her collections. The 44-year-old’s company issued a statement on Monday revealing her eponymous fashion line would no longer feature exotic skins in a bid to “reflect the wishes” of its customers. Despite never using fur in …

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Disney fans mock Will Smith’s Genie in Aladdin http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/disney-fans-mock-will-smiths-genie-in-aladdin/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/disney-fans-mock-will-smiths-genie-in-aladdin/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:34:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25570   Published in BBC, on Feb 11th, 2019, Disney granted everyone’s wish on Sunday when they finally gave a first look at Will Smith’s blue Genie in the new live action version of Aladdin. Unfortunately many fans were not impressed with what they saw and were quick to say so on social media. “It turns out …

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PSL to observe Childhood Cancer and Breast Cancer Awareness Days http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-to-observe-childhood-cancer-and-breast-cancer-awareness-days/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-to-observe-childhood-cancer-and-breast-cancer-awareness-days/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:32:10 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25567   Published in Geo, on Feb 13th, 2019, DUBAI: The Pakistan Super League will observe Childhood Cancer Awareness and Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Days during the fourth edition that commences in Dubai on Thursday, February 14, a press release said. The Childhood Cancer Awareness Day will be observed on February 15, which is the International Childhood Cancer …

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Naomi Osaka Splits With Coach After Rising to No. 1 Ranking http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/naomi-osaka-splits-with-coach-after-rising-to-no-1-ranking/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/naomi-osaka-splits-with-coach-after-rising-to-no-1-ranking/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:31:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25562 Naomi Osaka with Sascha Bajin in January during the Australian Open, which Osaka won.CreditCreditMark Baker/Associated Press   Published in The New York Times, on Feb 11th, 2019, By Ben Rothenberg Naomi Osaka, the No. 1-ranked player in the world, announced on Monday that she was splitting with her coach, Sascha Bajin, abruptly ending one of the most successful …

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PSL performance can get players World Cup ticket, says Arthur http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-performance-can-get-players-world-cup-ticket-says-arthur/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-performance-can-get-players-world-cup-ticket-says-arthur/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:30:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25559   Published in Dawn, on Feb 13th, 2019, ISLAMABAD: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has hinted local players who perform well in the upcoming fourth season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) can earn a ticket to the ICC World Cup this summer. “PSL has produced great talent in the past and I am hopeful of …

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Smith, Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODI series http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/smith-warner-bans-to-end-during-pakistan-odi-series/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/smith-warner-bans-to-end-during-pakistan-odi-series/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:29:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25556   Published in ARY Sports, on Feb 11th, 2019, Steve Smith and David Warner could be in line for an immediate return to the Australian team when their bans expire midway through the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The five-match Pakistan series will be held from March 22-31, Pakistan’s …

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Pakistan Women clinch first-ever ODI series win against West Indies http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pakistan-women-clinch-first-ever-odi-series-win-against-west-indies/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pakistan-women-clinch-first-ever-odi-series-win-against-west-indies/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:28:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25553   Published in Samaa, on Feb 11th, 2019, Pakistan Women chased down a modest target of 160 claim the third and final ODI and win the three-match series 2-1 in Dubai. Pakistan’s first-ever series win against the West Indies was inspired by Diana Baig and Nashra Sandhu, who claimed three wickets apiece, while Sidra Ameen top-scored with …

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Pentagon chief assures Nato no unilateral pullout from Afghanistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pentagon-chief-assures-nato-no-unilateral-pullout-from-afghanistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pentagon-chief-assures-nato-no-unilateral-pullout-from-afghanistan/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:27:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25580   Published in ARY News, on Feb 15th, 2019, BRUSSELS: Washington will not unilaterally withdraw from Afghanistan, the Pentagon chief said on Thursday, as Nato said the Kabul government must be brought into US peace talks with the Taliban to end the country’s 17-year war. Acting defence secretary Patrick Shanahan said any decision to reduce the …

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Administration Readies Order to Keep China Out of Wireless Networks http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/administration-readies-order-to-keep-china-out-of-wireless-networks/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/administration-readies-order-to-keep-china-out-of-wireless-networks/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:26:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25548 The executive order is aimed largely at preventing Chinese telecom firms like Huawei from gaining access to the fifth-generation — or 5G — wireless networks.CreditCreditSteve Marcus/Reuters   Published in The New York Times, on Feb 12th, 2019, By Julian E. Barnes WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving closer to completing an executive order that would ban …

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