News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:55:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 Pakistan In Focus http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/pakistan-in-focus-4-20/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/pakistan-in-focus-4-20/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:55:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36975 Pakistan-Belgium trade boosts to €900mn Euros Bilateral trade between Pakistan and Belgium has increased to 900 million euros as Pakistan is a key beneficiary of the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status that provides its businessmen trade opportunities in Belgium, said Belgian Ambassador Philippe Bronchain. Meeting a business delegation, led by Rawalpindi Chamber of …

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Ports & Shipping http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/ports-shipping-4-20/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/ports-shipping-4-20/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:50:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36976 Demolition market off to a good 2020 begin With the majority of shipping markets on a downward path, market delegates were expecting an increase in ships’ recycling activity and this scenario is now materializing. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Clarkson Platou Hellas said that it seems the positivity seen last week has carried forward …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/technology-4-20/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/technology-4-20/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:45:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36977 PAKISTAN NEWS: PTA announces fixed number of days for users to pay for phone registration with DIRBS: With reference to mobile device registration applications, users have been informed that all applications and Payment Slip Identification (PSID) have a validity period of 7 days, during which time the applicant can pay the applicable Federal Board of …

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World Commodities http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/world-commodities-4-20/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/world-commodities-4-20/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 19:40:48 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36973 Column-China virus outbreak a further risk to iron ore, steel viewpoint The risk to commodity demand from the spread of a new flu-like virus in China has so far focused on crude oil and related products such as jet fuel, but the iron ore and steel markets will also be keeping a nervous watching brief. …

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Entertainment experts speculate Meghan Markle’s return to Hollywood post #Megxit http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/entertainment-experts-speculate-meghan-markles-return-to-hollywood-post-megxit/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/entertainment-experts-speculate-meghan-markles-return-to-hollywood-post-megxit/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:20:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36482 Entertainment experts speculate Meghan Makle’s return to Hollywood post #Megxit. Photo: Goalcast   Published in Geo News on Jan 17th, 2020, Hollywood insiders and experts have taken to observing the terms governing the Duke and Duchess’s decision to split from royal life. It seems as though there have been a number of reasons as to …

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Disney drops ‘Fox’ name from 20th Century film studio: reports http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/disney-drops-fox-name-from-20th-century-film-studio-reports/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/disney-drops-fox-name-from-20th-century-film-studio-reports/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:15:21 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36730 Disney drops ‘Fox’ name from 20th Century film studio: reports   Published in Geo News on Jan 18th, 2020, NEW YORK: Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday. The entertainment conglomerate last year acquired most of the assets …

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1917 soars to $36.5m opening http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/1917-soars-to-36-5m-opening/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/1917-soars-to-36-5m-opening/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:10:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36731   Published in The Nation on Jan 15th, 2020, LOS ANGELES-Fresh off its Golden Globes best dramatic picture win, “1917” dominated the box office during its opening weekend with a $36.5 million haul. The World War I feature had a limited opening beginning on Christmas Day, but opened to more than 3,000 theaters over the …

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Sharmeen Obaid releases 3rd film from HOME 1947 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/sharmeen-obaid-releases-3rd-film-from-home-1947/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/sharmeen-obaid-releases-3rd-film-from-home-1947/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:05:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36732   Published in The Nation on Jan 18th, 2020, LAHORE-SOC Films released the third short-film from HOME1947 titled Zameen. Indeed, HOME1947 Series is a deeply personal exploration of the lives and stories of the millions that were displaced in 1947 during the creation of two new independent states, India and Pakistan. With one foot in …

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Joker makes super impact at Oscars http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/joker-makes-super-impact-at-oscars/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/joker-makes-super-impact-at-oscars/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:00:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36733   Published in The Nation on Jan 15th, 2020, LOS ANGELES-‘Joker’ leads the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards with 11 nods, making it the highest nominated comic book movie of all-time. The DC Comics origin story has overtaken ‘The Dark Knight’ – which starred Christian Bale as The Caped Crusader and the late Heath …

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PCB eyes hosting rights to major ICC event after success with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh tours http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/pcb-eyes-hosting-rights-to-major-icc-event-after-success-with-sri-lanka-bangladesh-tours/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/20/pcb-eyes-hosting-rights-to-major-icc-event-after-success-with-sri-lanka-bangladesh-tours/#respond Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:55:48 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=36753 Pakistan last hosted a major ICC tournament (the World Cup) in 1996. — Photo: File   Published in Geo News on Jan 16th, 2020, Buoyed by successfully hosting Sri Lanka and convincing Bangladesh to tour as well, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has now set its sights on bringing a major cricket tournament to the …

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