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China’s Online Population Reaches 731 Million

The number of internet users in China — already the world’s highest — reached 731 million in December, authorities said, as e-commerce drives consumer demand across the Asian giant. Total internet users rose 6.2 percent from the end of December 2015 and equals the entire

7 New Modern Locomotives Reach Karachi Port

The consignment of seven new modern locomotives out of 55 from United State of America (USA) have reached at Karachi Port. The modern desisel locomotives of General Electric with 676 mm gauge, which are supplied fully assembled, official sources in the Ministry of Railways told APP. They said these

Hajj Quota For Pakistani Pilgrims Increased: Arab News

Pakistan’s Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Muhammad Yousaf and Saudi Haj and Umrah Minister Mohammed Saleh bin TaherBentin in a meeting in Jeddah decided that the number of pilgrims from Pakistan visiting Saudi Arabia to perform Haj will rise to 179,210 in 2017. Arab News, quoting

Samsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Fires On Faulty Batteries

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to last year’s humiliating recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device. Internal and independent investigations “concluded that batteries were found to be the cause of the Note 7

CPEC Opens Doors Of Investment In Pakistan: Experts

Economists and business experts have said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a splendid project of progress and prosperity which has opened doors of foreign investment in Pakistan. Talking to APP on Sunday, renowned economist Dr Ashfaq Hassan said the CPEC presented a unique opportunity to integrate

All Pakistan Chambers Presidents Conference On Jan 23

The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry is going to organize two day All Pakistan Chambers Presidents Conference (APCPC) on Jan. 23-24 at Bhurban Murree. President RCCI Raja Amer Iqbal said that its an honor and legacy for RCCI that it has been organizing this

Pakistan, China Decide To Include New Projects In CPEC

Joint Co-ordination Committee (JCC) has agreed, in principle, to include Keti Bunder Sea Port Development project as well as Naukuridi-Mashkhel-Panjgur road project (which would connect with M-8 & N-85) in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor portfolio. Sources said that according to the minutes of December 29, 2016 JCC meeting, Pakistan

Expo Centre To Be Constructed In Islamabad

An expo centre would be developed in the federal capital with a total cost of Rs. 2,500 million to provide international standard infrastructure for the promotion of economic activities through trade exhibitions, consumer fairs and conferences in Islamabad. This was informed at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee