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Published 15 Jul, 2020 11:38pm

WHO 'concerned' about pneumonia cases in Turkmenistan

  • "We are aware of and concerned of reports of acute respiratory disease or pneumonia," Smallwood said.
WHO 'concerned' about pneumonia cases in Turkmenistan
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The lockdown surprise

June 2020 brought in record monthly home remittance in the country – up by 51 percent year-on-year to $2.47...

Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:10am

Rouble slips despite positive trend in emerging markets

  • Markets were optimistic after Moderna Inc said on Tuesday that its experimental vaccine for COVID-19 was safe and provoked immune responses.
  • Oil prices rose on Wednesday after EIA data showed a bigger-than-expected draw in US crude inventories.
Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:59pm

Vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join ‘COVAX’ access facility

  • The 75 countries, which would finance the vaccines from public budgets, will partner with up to 90 poorer countries supported through voluntary donations to GAVI's COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC).
  • "COVAX is the only truly global solution to the COVID-19 pandemic," Seth Berkley, GAVI's chief executive.
Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:53pm

Reliance's $15bn stake sale deal with Aramco delayed

  • Due to unforeseen circumstances in the energy market and the Covid-19 situation, the deal (with Saudi Aramco) has not progressed as per the original timeline.
  • Reliance shares fell more than 6% after Ambani's comment on the Aramco deal. The shares closed down 3.8% at 1,844 rupees each.
Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:40pm

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Blessed Textiles Limited

Blessed Textiles Limited (PSX: BTL) was established as a public limited company. It is part of the larger Umer Group...

Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:06am
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On World Population Day

In 2006, Dr. Durre Nayab’s pioneering work on Pakistan’s demographic dividend made that once-obscure expression...

Published 14 Jul, 2020 08:47am
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Sugar exports: déjà vu?

Less than four months into the release of “bombshell” Sugar Inquiry Report that lambasted country's export ...

Published 14 Jul, 2020 08:47am




Pompeo says US to impose visa curbs on Huawei over rights

  • Pompeo also said telecommunications companies around the world "should consider themselves on notice" that if they do business with Huawei, "they are doing business with human rights abusers."
  • "Certain Huawei employees provide material support to the CCP regime that commits human rights abuses."
Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:57pm
South Asia

EU's von der Leyen says hopes for ‘ambitious’ free trade pact with India

  • It needs to include our usual requirements in terms of market access, public procurement and, of course, sustainable development. So there is still a way to go.
  • Von der Leyen spelled out EU priorities: "Avoiding market access barriers and ensuring fair and transparent competition remains essential. We raised that topic too."
Published 15 Jul, 2020 08:06pm

Cross-border terrorism

EDITORIAL: Although TTP terrorists have been comprehensively defeated and their operational bases in North ...

Debt servicing surcharge

EDITORIAL: The federal government reportedly failed to get the green light from the Law Division to impose debt...

Setbacks for PIA

EDITORIAL: The national carrier, PIA, and with it Pakistan's reputation continue to pay a price for the speech...

PM's think tank

LETTER: The prime minister must be commended for setting up a think tank to mull over steps aimed at fuelling...