26 July 2015

Qingzhou: A Case Study On Culture Preservation

Qingzhou city in China is a potential case study for foreign countries, like Pakistan, on how to preserve their culture.

Qingzhou is a county-level city under Weifang prefecture in Shandong province of People’s Republic of China. With a population of almost 1 million, Qingzhou is a cultural hub with heritage of thousands of years.

24 July 2015

PTI should apologize to the nation after Judicial Commission’s verdict against its allegations

Courtesy: The Nation

Finally, the Judicial Commission constituted to probe rigging in 2013 elections has presented its report. The commission has concluded that the 2013 general election were “organized and conducted fairly and in accordance with the law.” The revelation by the Judicial Commission, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, is nothing short of a major political defeat and embarrassment for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) who should apologize to the nation for the drama that they created in the name of election rigging.

23 July 2015

High-Tech Zone Of Weifang: A Glimpse Into Developed China

Courtesy: The Balochistan Point

Weifang the Kite capital of the world is also home to a state of the art high-tech zone which provides a glimpse into development of China.

Located in Shandong province of China, High-Tech zone of Weifang was established in 1992 by Chinese government in a bid to promote technology-driven economic production in the country.

22 July 2015

Editorial: Too Little Too Late

A delegation comprising of National Party (NP) leaders met Khan of Kalat in London last week. Khan of Kalat, Prince Suleman Dawood, heard them and politely refused to return to Balochistan on their request. This latest move by Dr. Malik Baloch and his party members is too little too late for solving the Balochistan conflict.

17 July 2015

Quetta: Overcrowding, pollution and mismanagement have turned "Little Paris" into a dump

 Courtesy: The Nation

Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan, was established as a military garrison by British raj. It was planned to accommodate 100,000 people. Today, almost 140 years after its establishment, Quetta is home to approximately 3 million people. Accommodating 30 times more people than its capacity has taken its toll on the city and a lot of municipal problems have surfaced. Compounding those problems is the gross mismanagement of successive provincial governments and incompetent bureaucrats.