Junaid Ashraf

Junaid Ashraf has a Master of Philosophy degree in government and public policy. He has international publications through Taylor & Francis, a leading British publishing body. He regularly write columns for newspapers. His interests include international political economy, geopolitics and good governance. He writes for Asia Times.

Miss Universe 2017
By Junaid Ashraf On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Miss Universe 2017 is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters from South Africa

Miss South Africa has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. The present Miss Universe, Iris Mittenaere from France, crowned her successor in the mega event held in Las Vegas. This was the 66th edition of the miss universe More...

Kareena Kapoor
By Junaid Ashraf On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Kareena Kapoor: The Showstopper for the Fashion Show of Manish Malhotra

The beautiful and elegant Kareena Kapoor has hit the ramp again. Kareena Kapoor was the show stopper for the Manish Malhotra fashion show. Kareena Kapoor also took part in photo-shoots and advertisements even during More...

photos in Kaaba
By Junaid Ashraf On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Taking Photos in Kaaba have been Banned

Saudi Arabia has banned taking photos in Kaaba or taking any kind of photos and videos at the two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Medina. A few days back photos in Kaaba of an Israeli citizen resulted in a lot of criticism More...

Driverless buses
By Junaid Ashraf On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Singapore to Launch Driverless Buses by 2022

Driverless buses will be launched in Singapore from 2022; it is amazing to see the transform of technology in this 21st century. It keeps on coming with new innovations. The automobile industry has seen great change More...

Unemployment in Pakistan
By Junaid Ashraf On Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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Unemployment in Pakistan Expected to Cross 8.6 Million by 2020

Unemployment in Pakistan is a grave problem and will increase further. It is expected that unemployment in Pakistan to cross 8.6 million by 2020. Around 4 million people between 14-24 years are presently unemployed More...

Income from Gwadar
By Junaid Ashraf On Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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91% of Income from Gwadar will Go to China

The Senate has been informed that 91% of income from Gwadar will go to China. Gwadar is integral to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).  China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of More...

Tencent surpasses Facebook
By Junaid Ashraf On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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China’s Tencent Surpasses Facebook in Worth

Tencent surpasses Facebook in net worth; it is a Chinese social media and video game giant. The company has reached the five topmost firms in the world. Furthermore, it has also become the first Asian firm with More...

Uber paid hackers
By Junaid Ashraf On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Hide Huge Data Leak

Uber paid hackers an amount of $100,000 to keep secret a huge break last year. The breach uncovered the personal data of around 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider. This information is disclosed by More...

Destination for Investment
By Junaid Ashraf On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Asia-Pacific a Global Destination for Investment

Asia-Pacific is seen as a global destination for investment, it is stated in a new report issued by the United Nations. Asia-Pacific has always been seen as integral to global economic policies. It is also in proximity More...

Toyota Pakistan
By Junaid Ashraf On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Toyota Pakistan Cancels Booking of Over 1300 Cars

Toyota Pakistan cancels booking of more than 1300 car orders. This move has been taken to counter the issue in which investors buy cars in advance and sell them with additional commission. People buy from other More...