Friday, October 23, 2020

Asia Business

Malaysia all-set to launch commercial third-party 5G technology

Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the preparations for the provision of 5G technology had been made last year, and the country is set to commence commercial operations in the third quarter of this year. "Fifth Generation Mobile...

Pakistani bourse echoed global stock markets, touches 17-month high levels

Pakistani bourse depicted a mixed trend during the outgoing week with the benchmark KSE-100 index witnessing some weakness at the beginning of the week amid rising conflict between Iran and the US. Sentiments further worsened mid-week given Iranian strike...

Turkey: Unemployment rate reaches 13.8 percent, up by 2.4 percent

The Turkish Statistics Center announced the Unemployment rate in September 2019, and based on these data, the unemployment rate reached 13.8%, up by 2.4% in September. The Turkish Statistics Center has announced in its figures that the rate of unemployed...

Chinese PMI climbs 50.2 points in November

Chinese Industries surprisingly grew again in November for the first time in seven months. The PMI, published by the Statistics Office on Saturday, climbed to 50.2 points. This is the highest value since March. From 50 points, growth is signaled....

BMW and Great Wall pushes electric car production plan in China

Automaker BMW and Great Wall push their plan for the production of electric cars especially in China. In the long term, around 160,000 electric vehicles from the BMW Mini and from Great Wall are to roll off the production...

Moscow wins best tourist destination in the world

The city of Moscow has won the World's Best Tourist Destination Award in a competition in which New York City, London, Paris, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro and Lisbon took part, Russia Network reported Thursday. "We have been awarded the most...

Microsoft: Four-week work program brings positive signs in Japan

Radical attempt of Microsoft in Japan for introducing a short four-week work has proven effective in boosting sales and savings. The radical idea was implemented by the US IT giant Microsoft in Japan, which has been working hard to close...

Dr Baqir: SBP to make one million new merchants in 2020

Dr Reza Baqir, the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced on Friday that the central bank plans to make one million new merchants in 2020. A micro-payment gateway is in making which would provide facilities to...

Dr Mahathir: Malaysians are highly regarded in foreign countries

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad said that the advantages of Malaysians working in foreign countries as professionals and having certain skills and abilities make them highly regarded. The prime minister said at this time many Malaysians working in...

China wants more talks before signing first phase of a trade deal with Trump

China is willing to hold talks at the end of October at the earliest to finalize the details of the first phase of a trade deal that US President Donald Trump has outlined before Chinese President Xi Jinping agrees...

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New York authorities preparing for possible riots after the election

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the major American city authorities are preparing for possible unrest...

Trump: 180 million Americans would miss health care plans if Biden came to power

US President Donald Trump did not stop attacking his rival in the US presidential election, Democratic candidate Joe Biden, sending a message to Americans,...

The European Court of Human Rights condemns Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression

The European Court of Human Rights has convicted Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression of two university students who have been...

GIP releases inaugural annual report at second plenary meeting

The Second Plenary Meeting of the Green Investment Principles for the Belt and Road (GIP) was held today in Beijing, with over 130 representatives...

Pakistan re-elected as member UNHRC

Pakistan has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) with an overwhelming majority securing 169 votes in the 193-member UN General...