Egyptian Billionaire Eyes Further Pakistan Real Estate Projects

March 11, 2018

Egyptian billionaire largest development outside Karachi, the military’s housing business has sped up efforts to grab market share. Hamdy sees overseas Pakistanis particularly in the U.S., U.K. and Middle East as major buyers and is considering launching another housing project by the end of 2018. A shortage of housing units will boost construction activity in Pakistan as the urban population grows by nearly 30 million by 2027, BMI Research said in a December report. Construction has been …


Trump Proposes to Cut Medicare and Spend Big on Wall, Defense

President Infrastructure proposal the administration plans to unveil alongside the fiscal year 2019 budget, as well as new regulatory cuts. “This will be a big week for Infrastructure,” Trump said in a Twitter message Monday. “After so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is now time to start investing in OUR Country!” Monday’s document will outline proposed spending reforms the administration says would, if enacted, cut deficits over the next …

February 14, 2018

Duterte to Shift Thousands of Government Workers to New City

Thousands of government workers will be moved from Manila to a new city that’s being built in a former U.S. military base, as President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration seeks to ease a traffic Source: Waze Inc. Index ranks driver experience on a scale of 1-10, with 1 the least satisfying. Factors include traffic density, road quality and Infrastructure. Bases Conversion will start moving to Clark this year. The Department of Transportation transferred its office to …

February 2, 2018

After the U.S. is stripped of net neutrality, UK gives everyone a ‘legal right’ to high-speed internet

… — much like an electric or water utility.  “We know how important broadband is to homes and businesses and we want everyone to benefit from a fast and reliable connection,” Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said in a statement. “This is all part of our work on ensuring that Britain’s telecoms Infrastructure is fit for the future and will continue to deliver the connectivity that consumers need in the digital age.” SEE ALSO: The net neutrality vote, …

December 27, 2017

Is This Marine Veteran the Next Doug Jones?

… attracting the sort of stratospheric attention and money that other congressional special elections did in 2017. But when and if that time comes, Lamb may find himself somewhat at odds with the national partys position on social issues, focusing largely on issues of jobs and Infrastructure in the state. When asked about abortion, Lamb has said choice is the law of the land, and he would uphold said law despite his Catholic faith. He has also suggested that there should be a conversation about …

December 19, 2017

Net Neutrality is dead after FCC vote

… Infrastructure investment that we need, eventually we’ll pay the price in terms of less innovation,” Pai said. “It is not going to end the internet as we know it. It is not going to kill democracy. It is not going to stifle free expression online,” Pai added. The FCC voted along its usual 3-2 party line, with the three Republican commissioners voting for the proposal to remove net neutrality regulations. The two Democratic commissioners voted against the proposal. FCC …

December 15, 2017

Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Years Holiday Parties

Along with a seemingly endless string of harassment and discrimination scandals, Silicon Valley’s homogeneity has a more trivial side effect: boring holiday parties. A fete meant to retain all your talented engineers is almost certain to wind up with a rather same-y crowd, made up mostly of guys. At this year’s holiday parties, however, there’ll be a surprising influx of attractive women, and a few pretty men, mingling with the engineers. They’re being paid to. Local …

December 12, 2017