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State Grid Shanxi Electric Power Company introduced 31 measures to stabilize the economy and promote economic development

June 29, 2022 |

TAIYUAN, China, June 29, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/–The State Grid Shanxi Electric Power Company recently issued the “Initiative for the implementation of a package of policy measures to help steady and stabilize the economy”, which has taken 31 measures in 7 aspects including making every effort to ensure the safe supply of electricity, moderately advancing grid investment, […]

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Youths Dream Big in Qianhai Integrating into the Greater Bay Area

June 29, 2022 |

SHENZHEN, China, June 29, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– On June 27, “2022 Qianhai Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao-Taiwan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition” was officially kicked off, marking the start of series of activities “Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperation to Create the Future” to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to the motherland, according to Authority of Qianhai […]

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PTA Takes Up Blocking of Official Accounts of Pakistan Embassies in India with Twitter

June 29, 2022 |

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said Wednesday that it has taken up the issue of India blocking official Twitter accounts of Pakistan embassies and other notable figures in the country with Twitter. In a tweet, the telecom regulator said…

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Profit Repatriation in Thermal Sector Surges By 500% to $188 Million

June 29, 2022 |

The profits and dividend outflows on foreign investment in Pakistan increased by 500 percent in the country’s thermal sector during the first eleven months of the current fiscal year as compared to the same period of the last fiscal year.Multinational …

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FM, senior Chinese diplomat discuss bilateral, regional issues

June 29, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held delegation-level talks with Member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee and Director of Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Yang Jiechi on Wednesday.Director Yang Jiechi was accompanied by Vice Mi…

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NA passes Finance bill with outlay of Rs9502b

June 29, 2022 |

The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill 2022, giving legal effect to budgetary proposals for the next fiscal year.It was moved by Minister of State for Finance Aisha Ghaus Pasha.Having a total outlay of 9502 billion rupees, the budge…

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Facebook to Add Discord-Like Audio Chat Rooms Soon

June 29, 2022 |

Facebook is looking to improve voice chat in Groups soon. The social network giant has started testing discord-like voice channels for Facebook Groups, which will let anyone join a room without having to call. The news comes from a recent blog post by …

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Rupee Recovers Big Against Major Currencies After IMF ‘Clarity’ Pumps Markets

June 29, 2022 |

The Pakistani Rupee (PKR) improved further against the US Dollar (USD) and posted gains in the interbank market today.It appreciated by 0.85 percent against the USD and closed at Rs. 205.12 after gaining Rs. 1.75 in the interbank market today. The loca…

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Pakistan committed to cooperate with global partners for regional peace, stability: COAS

June 29, 2022 |

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated that Pakistan remains committed to cooperate with its international partners for peace and stability in the region.He was talking to member of the Political Bureau of Central Committee of Com…

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WHO warns growing numbers of monkeypox cases as virus move into high-risk groups

June 29, 2022 |

World Health Organization has warned that sustained transmission of monkeypox worldwide could see the virus begin to move into high-risk groups including children.In an online briefing from Geneva, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said virus has no…

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Pak ambassador presents credentials to King of Belgians

June 29, 2022 |

The Ambassador of Pakistan to Belgium, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, presented credentials to the King of Belgians Philippe Leopold Louis Marie in a graceful ceremony held at the Royal Palace of Brussels.The Ambassador conveyed the greetings and best wishes of…

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Jewelers Association Reveals Large-Scale Gold Smuggling in Pakistan

June 29, 2022 |

The Jewelers’ Association has stated that Pakistan illegally imports almost 170 tons of gold every year.The revelation was made at a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce and the association that was chaired by Senator Zeeshan Khanzada.T…

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