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Past Decade of Development Has Not Helped Higher Education: Minister Obaid

Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education said Wednesday that he was concerned the successes in the country’s development over the past decade had not transferred to the higher education sector. Low quality education and inadequate resources still plague Afghanistan’s institutions, Higher

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10 Body Language Tips to Help You Land That First Job

As a new graduate, you’ve spent hours crafting the perfect resume. The format is eye-catching and the wording is practically perfect. But you’ll need much more than a well-crafted resume if you want to land that all-important first job! You

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An overview of Ministry of Finance activities in 2011-2012

Senior staff of the Ministry of Finance held their annual activity overview meeting in Kabul Intercontinental hotel for two day on 8th May 2012. Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal Minister of Finance, Deputy Ministers of Finance, Administration, Custom and Revenue, Policy,

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Sony reports record loss amid disasters and strong yen

Japanese electronics maker Sony has reported a record annual loss as natural disasters last year and a strong yen hurt its earnings. The firm reported a net loss of 456.7bn yen ($5.7bn; £3.5bn) for the year to the end of

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Drug cartels discourage saffron cultivation

Saffron is yet to emerge as a major alternative to poppy cultivation in Afghanistan due to the presence of international drug lords, who control the lucrative drug commerce, agriculture officials said on Tuesday. In 2007, Afghanistan produced 95 percent of

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China inflation rate slows to 3.4% in April

China’s inflation rate slowed in April, raising hopes that the central bank will ease its monetary policy to sustain growth. Consumer prices rose by 3.4% from a year earlier, down from 3.6% in March. The rate of inflation has now

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