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July 2013

SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY? Raheel Raza

DATE : July 23, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

  As a public speaker, I’m used to critique, sometimes hostility and opposition to my point of view because the word ‘public’ means that I have to accept and acknowledge all kinds of feedback being in the public forum. That’s good. I’m used to ‘friendly fire’ – friends telling me how to better conduct myself […]

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BUSINESSMEN AND THE SWINGING ’60s By Farooq Hassan

DATE : July 12, 2013 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Monday, July 08, 2013  Karachi, east of the Suez and west of Bangkok, was the most swinging city in the 1960s. Dubai didn’t exist and Singapore was a colonial backwater, while Beirut was the only city with any comparable class. In those days, business entertainment and lifestyles were fun, relaxed and hedonistic. (1) Golf: Playing […]

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