Friday, June 5, 2020

Parliament’s first 100 days

Ahmed Bilal Mehboob Although parliament did not figure prominently in Imran Khan’s ‘first 100 days’ agenda —now, appropriately, the Prime Minister’s 100 Days Agenda —...

Why cryptocurrencies are facing an uncertain future

The cryptocurrency industry's leader, Bitcoin, has been on an upward journey this year, gaining a massive 188.62 per cent year-to-date. But the road looks...

Atatürk & U-turn

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk died 80 years ago this month — a month that sees Pakistan caught in a mercifully less acerbic controversy...

Funding research is essential

FRASER MOONEY With the 2020 presidential race heating up, candidates are condemning gun violence as a “national epidemic” and “public health emergency.” This should come...

NAB’s task

Tasneem Noorani UNTIL two years ago, NAB was under fire for being an ineffective, compromised organisation. Now, the pendulum has swung the other way: all...

Hong Kong and Taiwan preview China’s future

Joseph Bosco The people of Hong Kong have demonstrated dramatically — and until Monday, nonviolently — that they reject Beijing’s heavy-handed tactics in eroding the...

May’s Brexit plan was a disaster

Polly Toynbee Theresa May’s statement to the Commons and her letter to the people are profoundly dishonest. This dutiful vicar’s daughter is not telling the...

Should you buy ASX bank share for 8.3pc dividend?

Sebastian Bowen This ASX bank’s share price is up almost 15% for this year so far, and up more than 20% if you include...

Across Trump’s America, the grassroots are growing radical

DD GUTTENPLAN Depending on which media you consume, Donald Trump will either leave office in handcuffs – or coast to a second term. Making sense...

Congress must not cede its authority to raise debt

PAUL WINFREE Last Friday Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asked Congress to increase the debt limit. And so begins another contentious debate. Throughout our nation’s history, Americans...

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