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September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Google staff discussed ways to fight Trump travel ban: WSJ

WASHINGTON: Google employees discussed how to counter President Donald Trump´s 2017 travel ban by modifying search functions to help people contribute to immigration advocacy groups and contact lawmakers, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. They began the email discussion two days after Trump signed the first version of his travel ban targeting 1

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM China’s ‘reform deficit’ lamented

Beijing: Foreign companies cannot compete on a level playing field in China because the world´s second-largest economy is stuck in a "reform deficit", a European business group said Tuesday. Despite four decades of booming growth, Beijing has fallen behind on pledges to implement reforms and liberalise its economy, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China 3

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Coca-Cola, WWF conduct activity

KARACHI: Coca-Cola Pakistan in partnership with WWF-Pakistan and the National Volunteer Programme conducted a beach clean-up activity at the Sea View Beach on Saturday to commemorate the International Coastal Clean-up Day, a statement said. The day is observed throughout the world, and seeks to draw public attention to the urgent need for everyone to work towards 4

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Gentleman’s agreement keeps Queiroz in charge in Iran

HONG KONG: Carlos Queiroz will lead Iran into their first post-World Cup international when they meet Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Tuesday despite having failed to sign a new contract with Asia’s number one ranked nation. The game against the Uzbeks, who recently appointed Hector Cuper as head coach, kicks off Iran’s preparations for January’s Asian Cup finals

September 7, 2018 12:00 AM Trump signals nuclear talks with N Korea still alive

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump pledged on Thursday to complete a deal on denuclearising the Korean peninsula together with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, signaling that negotiations remain alive after weeks of an apparent deadlock. "Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims ‘unwavering faith in President Trump.’ Thank you to Chairman Kim. We will get it done together

September 1, 2018 2:00 PM Efforts underway for Fazl’s withdrawal from presidential race: Aitzaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) nominee for presidential election Aitzaz Ahsan on Saturday said that dialogue is underway with Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam- Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman to withdraw him from the race. Talking to media after meeting with Balochistan National Party (Mengal) chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal, he said that PPP wants 1

August 31, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese painting to fetch $51m

HONG KONG: A nearly 1000-year-old ink painting by one of China’s greatest literati masters Su Shi is expected to fetch US$51 million at auction, Christie’s said on Thursday as the work went on view in Hong Kong. The Song Dynasty artwork created by Su is "one of the world’s rarest Chinese paintings", said the auction house. Entitled "Wood and Rock", the ink-on-paper

August 29, 2018 12:00 AM North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

TOKYO: North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said on Tuesday in its first annual defence review since tensions eased on the Korean peninsula. Japan’s 2018 defence white paper also took aim at China’s rise as a military power, saying Beijing was sparking "strong security concerns in the region and international community, including 2

July 20, 2018 9:01 AM Nawaz Sharif will cast his vote in Elections 2018?

Pakistan goes to poll on Wednesday to elect new leader of the country days after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar were jailed after being convicted in a corruption reference. An accountability court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years imprisonment, Maryam Nawaz seven years and Safar 4

July 20, 2018 12:00 AM FBR launches tax evasion probe against stationery industry

KARACHI: Tax authorities have launched a tax evasion probe against the stationery businesses manufacturing books and pencils by scrutinising their returns after the government restored zero-rating facility for multibillion rupees industry from July 1, officials said on Thursday. The officials said strong lobby of stationery industry convinced the government 22