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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Thousands protest proposed artificial islands for Hong Kong housing

HONG KONG: Thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest a government plan to build new housing on artificial islands, claiming the “white elephant” project will damage the environment and line the pockets of developers. The government´s proposal to reclaim 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) of land around Hong Kong´s largest outlying island

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM GSK Pakistan invests Rs74 million

KARACHI: GSK Pakistan has introduced a specialised form of blister packaging technology in the country, and Pakistan’s leading antibiotic, Augmentin, will now be available in dessiflex packaging. In a pioneering step, which involved an investment of Rs74 million, GSK Pakistan also became the first site to introduce this technology in its global network

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Russia’s major banks see forex outflow amid sanctions threats

MOSCOW: Russia’s largest lenders, state-owned Sberbank and VTB, saw outflows of foreign currency deposits in August amid a rouble depreciation and concerns about new U.S. sanctions, according to an analysis of central bank data. Some of their smaller rivals, however, and subsidiaries of foreign banks in Russia saw inflows to their FX deposits in the same period

October 4, 2018 12:00 AM PFC team leaves for UK

LAHORE: A delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) left for UK on Wednesday on a five-day visit to explore new markets and build connections with the British business community in the furniture industry, a statement said on Wednesday. The delegation, headed by its Chief Executive Mian Kashif, would avail the opportunity to study about the latest 4

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Major increase in wheat flour price

LAHORE: Blaming provincial government for shortage of grain in the market, flour mill owners on Saturday significantly increased price of wheat flour unilaterally. Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) central leader Asim Raza said there was short supply of wheat in the open market as provincial government has not started releasing wheat to flour mills 2

September 14, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia raises $2bln with new Islamic bonds

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has raised $2 billion in new sukuk, or Islamic bonds, completing its external funding requirements for 2018. The transaction is the kingdom´s second international sale of sukuk after a $9 billion issue last year. The bond sale was "part of the Ministry of Finance´s commitment to the development of the Shariah-compliant debt capital 4

September 13, 2018 12:00 AM TDAP organizes seminar on Export of Glass Bangles

Hyderabad: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Hyderabad organized a seminar on Export Potential of Glass Bangles at Conference Hall of Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders & Small Industry. A large number of members of business community from Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders & Small Industry, Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry(HCCI) 3

September 13, 2018 12:00 AM TDAP to promote bangle exports

KARACHI: The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has planned display of locally-manufactured glass bangles in foreign consulates and embassies to attract foreign buyers and visitors in order to engender trade, a statement said on Wednesday. At a session with glass bangle manufacturers, TDAP Deputy Director Ashiq Hussain Khoso said that the authority 3

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM Karandaaz, DFID initiate credit enhancement facility for infrastructure projects

ISLAMABAD: Karandaaz Pakistan and UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) on Tuesday introduced Pakistan Credit Enhancement Facility (PCEF) to public and private sector stakeholders at a conference. The local currency credit enhancement facility was being set up to address and overcome existing constraints in the supply of local financing 2

September 8, 2018 12:00 AM USAID, IFMP organise workshop

LAHORE: Twenty four finance industry professionals completed a five-day long training the trainers’ workshop on capital markets and fixed income investment, on Friday, a statement said. The workshop was jointly organised by the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Financial Market Development (FMD) Activity in collaboration with the Institute 3