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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Officials seek to forge ahead with TPP even as Canada wavers

TOKYO: As trade officials gather in Tokyo this week to try and forge ahead with a trade pact that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the new 11-member club risks getting bogged down by resistance from Canada. The member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTTP), also known as TPP 11, reached 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM 16 face prosecution in Senegal over ‘massacre’

DAKAR: Sixteen people are to be prosecuted in connection with the massacre of 14 young men in Senegal’s troubled region of Casamance, a source close to the case said on Friday. The accused face charges of murder and criminal association over the January 6 killings in the forest of Bayotte. The 16 suspects, who were arrested on Sunday, also face charges 1

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stocks rise over one percent on foreign buying; auto leads

Stocks gained 1.3 percent on Friday, buoyed by auto and financial shares while offshore investors continued to be net buyers and added fuel to a rally that started towards the start of the week, dealers said. Analyst Ahsan Mehanti at Arif Habib Corp said bullish activity was witnessed in scrips across the board. “(Prime Minister) PM’s approval for amnesty

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Toshiba reaches deal to help resolve Westinghouse bankruptcy

NEW YORK: Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it had clinched an agreement to sell its claims in bankrupt U.S. nuclear plant maker Westinghouse Electric Co LLC in a deal that would add $3.7 billion to the Japanese owner´s depleted capital base. The Japanese conglomerate has also agreed to transfer its Westinghouse-related shares to Canada´s Brookfield Business

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM NBP, Bank of China sign agreement

KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bank of China Pakistan (BoCP) to promote banking services in the country, a statement said on Monday. The MoU will focus on developing niches and creating synergies between the two institutions. It will strengthen the ironclad brotherhood between the two nations 4

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Saudi Arabia committed to strong ties with Pakistan’

LAHORE: Saudi Arabia feels proud of its everlasting relations with Pakistan. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is willing and committed to strengthening its economic and trade relations with Pakistan, said Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al-Malky. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saaed Al-Maliky held a meeting with Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi 5

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM MoneyGram partners with Ripple

NEW YORK: Shares of MoneyGram International Inc jumped 10.5 percent on Thursday, after the money-transfer company said it partnered with blockchain firm and bitcoin-rival Ripple. As part of the arrangement, MoneyGram will test the use of Ripple´s cryptocurrency, XRP, to move funds in a faster and cheaper way. Ripple, created by the founder of bitcoin 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Boy killed as rivals trade fire in Dir

DIR: A child was killed and three people, including a woman, were injured in an exchange of fire between the two rival groups in Seratai area in Upper Dir district on Friday, police and locals said. Dir Police Station House Officer Mazoom Khan said there was a land dispute between the two groups and the clash occurred early in the day. He added that an eight-year-old- 1

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Habitt launches oriental collection

KARACHI: Habitt on Friday launched a co-created range of new home décor products inspired by Chinese art and civilization, fused with local Pakistani trends as a tribute to Pak-China friendship. The launch ceremony was held at Habitt’s flagship outlet, and was attended by the Consular Attaches - Economic and Commercial Office of Consulate General of China 6

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM Jang Economic Session: Take cautious approach to ventures with China: experts

LAHORE: There is no harm in cementing financial ties with China in the wake of changing relations with the US but concerns of business community and financial experts should be addressed before bringing Chinese Yuan on a par with the US dollar for Sino-Pak trade. These views were expressed by experts in a Jang Economic Session on 'Chinese Yuan vs US Dollar 4