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PAKISTAN: GOVT APPROVES PROGRAM TO PREPARE 1 MILLION FREELANCERS IN PAKISTAN: The Board of Directors of Ignite, National Technology Fund formerly named as National ICT R&D Fund, has given its approval over  ” DigiSkills” initiative to encourage 1 million young guns …

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Gulf

Gulf News

MALABAR GOLD OPENS 3 STORES IN A DAY IN UAE AND KUWAIT Malabar Gold and Diamonds, one among the Big 5 jewellery retailers globally with a strong retail network of over 190 retail outlets spread across nine countries, has launched …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL PRICES SURGE ON CHINESE IMPORT BOOST AND MIDEAST TENSIONS Oil prices firmed on Friday as bullish news from strong Chinese oil imports to turmoil in the Middle East put Brent on track for a more than 3 percent weekly …

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Shipping

Shipping News

MAQTA GATEWAY, A DIGITAL PLATFORM LAUNCHED Abu Dhabi Ports has launched Maqta Gateway, a digital platform which provides digital services to different entities including shipping agents, traders, freight forwarders, custom brokers among others to boost trade and efficiency. The new …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

$2BN LOANS GRANTED EX-POST FACTO APPROVAL The federal cabinet has regularised nearly $2 billion foreign commercial loans that the government had obtained during second half of the last fiscal year without prior approval of the cabinet and also waived 10% …

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India

India News This Week

INLAND WATERWAYS AUTHORITY RAISES RS 660 CRORE THROUGH BONDS New Delhi, Oct 13: The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has raised Rs 660 crore through bonds and the proceeds will be utilised exclusively to develop National Waterways, the government …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: ZONG 4G TOPS PTA’S CUSTOMER RESOLUTION INDICATOR: Zong 4G Pakistan’s No .1 4G Network has achieved yet another milestone in the telecom industry according to the latest PTA figures. Staying true to its focus on customer centricity, Zong 4G …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UNION COOP RECEIVES DUBAI CHAMBER CSR LABEL FOR FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW Union Coop received the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the fifth year in a row on Sunday. The CSR Label recognises the distinguished efforts …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL STABILIZES ON PREDICTIONS OF EXTENDED OUTPUT CUT, BUT US CRUDE EXPORTS DRAG Oil prices stabilized on Thursday on expectations that Saudi Arabia and Russia would extend production cuts, although record US exports dragged on the market. Brent crude futures, …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC MAIN INDEX RISES AS RATES OF LARGER VESSELS RECOVER The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, snapped a six-session losing streak on Wednesday as rates for larger vessels improved. The overall …

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