Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Articles

Articles
Editorials and opinion are contributed by our authors on international issues, social, health and technology from different countries.

Fidel Castro was one of the political giants of the 20th century. Indeed, he was a ‘Great Man’ of politics. However, the greatness of politicians can be easily lost if we look at their...

Behavioral science is a term that refers to the study of how and why people people make the choices they do. Of particular interest to behavioral sciences is why sometimes those choices are neither...

The financial sector has faced the biggest number of organized cyber-threats, according to a report by the Digital Identity Network, ThreatMatrix. While analyzing 15 billion transactions in the past 12 months, ThreatMatrix revealed a...

With sluggish growth domestically, especially in developed countries such as the United States, most companies are leveraging global business expansion as a crucial strategic pillar. However, a global expansion strategy has its qualms, risks,...

In the ever-increasing traffic on our roads, distractions from mobile devices is becoming a major concern. According to the U.S. government, in 2014 alone 3,179 deaths and 431,000 injuries involved distracted drivers (http://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html). However,...

Human minds are more full of mysteries than any written book and more changeable than the cloud shapes in the air-Louisa May Alcott When you wake up, you watch the sun rising, hear the birds...

Many people who smoke insist that they would like to quit. We have known that smoking can kill us for 50 years, but millions of people still smoke. There has been a certain reduction...

A Widespread Problem Did you know the Federal Bureau of Investigation reports a car goes missing in the United States every 44 seconds? Although national rates for this crime have generally declined during the past...

If you are an entrepreneur and have decided to take advantage of a franchise opportunity, then you might be wondering what steps you should take so that you can enjoy the best possible results....

Social media makes it easier to promote both your goods and services as well as your brand as a whole. Creating a YouTube channel provides you with a unique opportunity to talk to your...

Workouts are a pretty decent way to get fit. You lose weight, and more importantly, you gain muscle in all the right areas. Using the right workout regime and style, you can easily build...

When it comes to the future, there are a few technological wonders that generally come to mind: personal jet packs, housekeeping robots and, of course, self-driving cars. Out of these commonly wished for future...

The recent referendum resulting in a 52-48 vote for the UK to leave the European Union (‘Brexit’) is causing substantial political and economic ripple effects across the world, which are unlikely to end soon....

There are literally dozens of different ways that a worker could get hurt or sick through the course of his or her employment. A dirty kitchen could be a breeding ground for disease while...

Odysseus circling the islands of the Aegean. Marco Polo following the Silk Road down into a secret kingdom of unimaginable wealth. Ernest Hemingway penning his novels from self-exile in Paris, Cuba and Spain. What...

Pakistan is in the grip of extreme corruption today, at an unprecedented scale, mainly because it is blatantly assisted and supported by the sitting government. Corrupt individuals have made it to the very pinnacle...

Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has been killed in a U.S. airstrike along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, he became leader of the Afghan Taliban last year in July after the death of Mullah Umar was...

With the world's population increasing at a pace of 1.13 percent or 80 million people every year, it's no wonder why our planet is experiencing a faster decay. Factories are creating endless gusts of...

It's been a few days since I lost a dear friend, a junior from school, a vibrant guy (on the exterior), a smart student in school in all aspects - Studies, sports and anything...

When considering a new job or career, there are several things you likely take into consideration. It’s important you think about the pay, the nature of the work, and the location of the job....

No one likes to end up in a wrong place, especially when it comes to mobile phone apps. How annoying it is to realize that you wind up in your android play store when...

Dubai, UAE; March 23, 2016 – IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), in collaboration with the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA), is set to launch its 4th IMA Annual Middle East Techno-Finance Era...

Although many of the millennial generation are working for other people currently, a lot of data suggests that they are interested in owning their own businesses in numbers that dwarf that of any other...

Conflict has the potential to teach. In writing, there is always the drive to want to tell every war story. For the past twenty years, I’ve been traveling in and out of dangerous places,...

Across the world, the situation of the economy is the toughest, especially for new entrepreneurs. If you want to set up your own new business, you might face many issues and thus you might...

In the United States, the arrangement Isaac Singer used to distribute his sewing machines starting in the mid-1800s was a precursor to the franchise model used today. The $944 billion franchise market in the...

Gwadar has been the lynch-pin of Chinese developmental strategy for the last 50 years, it is an integral part of China’s 'String of Pearls', and it is exactly where China’s Maritime Silk Route meets...

The number of underage pregnancies is on the rise in most developing countries. According to a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report released in the year 2013, child marriage is one of the main...

When trying to bring in tourists, countries often turn to traditional sources like travel agencies, government websites and commercials. But in the age of the Internet, social media has become a tool as well. The...

Supply chain management before the internet became virtually universal was difficult at best. Perhaps the best example of inefficiency was the system utilized by the US Army. Two methods of supply chain management were...

Social Success Stories

There are a lot of young Pakistani bloggers aiming to change the world’s view of Pakistan by their writing, but there is one who...