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PAKISTAN: ZTE IS EXPANDING ITS PARTNERSHIP IN PAKISTAN TO EXTEND DIGITAL TELEVISION SERVICES: China’s ZTE is expanding its partnership in Pakistan to extend digital television services into more regions of the country, including in remote mountainous areas, Zhang Zhenhui, executive …

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Gulf

Gulf News

UAE DIGITAL INVESTMENT Dubai: In three years, the UAE has grown the size of its investment in technology from $35 million (Dh128.5 million) in 2013 to $799 million in 2016, according to a new report released by Dubai SME. The …

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Commodity

Commodity News

OIL SLIPS AFTER TURMOIL SURROUNDING DONALD TRUMP Oil is getting ensnared in the turmoil surrounding Donald Trump just as signs emerge that US crude production which has undercut OPEC’s output curbs is finally easing. Oil prices slipped on Thursday as …

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Shipping

Shipping News

BALTIC INDEX DOWN FOR THIRD STRAIGHT DAY The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, declined for the third straight day on Wednesday on lower rates across all vessel segments. The overall index, …

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Pakistan

Pakistan News

NEC APPROVES PKR 2.5TR FOR DEVELOPMENT OUTLAY The National Economic Council (NEC) on Friday approved the new financial year’s economic framework on rosy assumptions while setting aside a relatively realistic picture painted by the Ministry of Planning and also endorsed …

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India

India News This Week

GST IMPACT ON SERVICES AND PRODUCTS SRINAGAR: Telephone bills, insurance and banking services, business-class air travel and sale of newspaper space for advertisements will become costlier in the upcoming GST regime but education and healthcare will continue to be exempt …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN: IPHONE 8 COULD FEATURE A HORIZONTAL EDGE-TO-EDGE DISPLAY – AIRPODS COULD BE BUNDLED: The iPhone 8 might be using a different set of materials in its building to deliver new features that have not been present in any iPhone …

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Gulf

Gulf News

BUDGET DEFICIT OF SAUDI ARABIA Riyadh, Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s first-quarter deficit narrowed on higher oil revenue, boosting the government’s efforts to repair public finances as it implements an economic blueprint for life after oil. The budget deficit for the three …

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Commodity

Commodity News

WORLD OIL TO RISE FASTER, US OUTPUT TO HIT A RECORD The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said last week, US domestic output will climb to a record 9.96 million barrels a day in 2018, up from 9.9 million barrels projected …

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Shipping

Shipping News

GLOBAL’S DIRTIEST FUEL SEEN HOLDING OUT EVEN AS SHIPS CLEAN UP Even as the owners of ships carrying everything from bananas to oil spend billions of dollars to meet tighter clean-air rules, demand to buy the dirtiest fuel will still …

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