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Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE 75PC of UAE companies don’t set aside assets for end-of-service gratuities Three quarters of companies in the UAE do not set aside specific assets for end-of-service benefits, according to a new survey from Swiss …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Pakistan’s external debt, liabilities rise $600mn Pakistan’s total external debt and liabilities increased $600 million to $106.9 billion in first quarter (Jul-Sept) of the current fiscal year as the country borrowed more, mainly from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

*PM says Super 6 wind power projects provide affordable energy Prime Minister Imran Khan has signed a deal for Wind-generated electricity project. The project will cost 450 million dollars and would produce 360 Megawatts of electricity which will then be …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Maritime industry confronts boatload of environmental challenges Keeping up in a world hurtling toward the dawn of the IMO 2020 mandate is the biggest challenge facing the maritime industry, according to Kathy Metcalf, president and CEO of the Chamber of …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Sindh is Bringing Back Sales Tax on Cellular Services: Sindh’s provincial cabinet has decided to bring back sales tax on cellular services in its recent meeting on Thursday. What it means is that you will have to pay …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

World oil prices retreat Oil prices fell on Friday, pulling back from two-month highs as concern over U.S.-China trade talks overshadowed expectations of an extension to OPEC+ production cuts. Brent crude futures LCOc1 eased 58 cents to settle at $63.39 …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE GCC launches investigation to protect steel industry The GCC has started a safeguard investigation on certain steel products to protect the region’s domestic steel industry, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said. Oman, which …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN Pakistan decides to continue supplying imported lng Pakistan decided on Friday to continue supplying imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two power plants, even after their privatisation, for six more years, which the Power Division claimed …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

*PM gives roadmap to ministries, departments for next 3-month Prime Minister Imran Khan has given a roadmap to ministries and departments of their targets for the next three months and he will himself review performance of every ministry. Addressing a …

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