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Pertamina books $753 million net profits in Q3

Pertamina books $753 million net profits in Q3

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 7: State-owned energy company Pertamina booked US$753 million in net profits during the January-Sept period this year.

Netflix contributed to Indonesia's slow economic growth, BPS says. Here's how

Netflix contributed to Indonesia's slow economic growth, BPS...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 7: Online streaming services such as US-based Netflix and Malaysia-based Iflix are contributing to the country's sluggish...

NERC drafts electricity tariff guidelines

NERC drafts electricity tariff guidelines

Kathmandu (Nepal) Nov 7: Nepal Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has drafted the 'Electricity Customer Tariff Determination Guidelines' aiming to manage...

Over 1,000 firms keen to set up new fuel stations

Over 1,000 firms keen to set up new...

Kathmandu (Nepal) Nov 7: Over 1,000 companies have submitted applications at Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to set up new fuel...

ECC okays Rs167bn power sector debt rescheduling

ECC okays Rs167bn power sector debt rescheduling

Islamabad (Pakistan) Nov 7: The Economic Coordination Comm­ittee (ECC) of the cabinet on Wednesday approved rescheduling of about Rs167 billion...

Can private ride-hailing services solve the commute crisis in Pakistan?

Can private ride-hailing services solve the commute crisis...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Nov 7: The lack of a functioning and reliable public transport system has long since been a problem...

China resumes imports of Canadian meat

China resumes imports of Canadian meat

Beijing (China) Nov 7: China will resume imports of Canadian beef and pork after an almost five month ban, amid...

Saudi Arabia to press for higher oil prices ahead of Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia to press for higher oil prices...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 7: Ahead of the next meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in December,...

Google is set to be one of the largest tenants in this city

Google is set to be one of the...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 7: Google is set to become one of the largest tenants in downtown Chicago following...

Pence: Trump 'fights' to 'keep promises' for a strong economy

Pence: Trump 'fights' to 'keep promises' for a...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 7: Vice President Mike Pence, on the eve of flying to New Hampshire to file...

Bill Gates jabs Elizabeth Warren over 'beef with billionaires,' wealth tax

Bill Gates jabs Elizabeth Warren over 'beef with...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 7: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is eyeing the Democratic Party's nomination in 2020, may...

Investors are dumping oil. So why would anyone buy Saudi Aramco?

Investors are dumping oil. So why would anyone...

London (England) Nov 7: Saudi Aramco makes more money than any other company on Earth. But low oil prices, the...

Bill Gates: The problem with political ads is targeting, not fact-checking

Bill Gates: The problem with political ads is...

San Francisco (California) Nov 7: Bill Gates waded into the debate over political ads on social media platforms during an...

Pakistan seeks $9bn Chinese loan for ML-1, commits to border fencing

Pakistan seeks $9bn Chinese loan for ML-1, commits...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Nov 6: Committing complete fencing of Afghan and Iran borders on priority to ensure peace and security, Pakistan...

Pakistani startups rake in millions of dollars

Pakistani startups rake in millions of dollars

Karachi (Pakistan) Nov 6: Pakistani tech startups have raked in millions of dollars from local and foreign investors as a...

SECP launches startup portal

SECP launches startup portal

Karachi (Pakistan) Nov 6: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched an exclusive startup portal to encourage...

FBR officers revolt against reform plan

FBR officers revolt against reform plan

Karachi (Pakistan) Nov 6: In a rare move, almost 23 chief commissioners of Inland Revenue in a meeting with Chairman...

Local egg prices drop due to logistical issues

Local egg prices drop due to logistical issues

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 5: Transportation difficulties have caused the price for a viss (about 1.63 kilogrammes) of chicken eggs to...

More than 10 Russian companies take part in international trade fair opened in Havana

More than 10 Russian companies take part in...

Havana (Cuba) Nov 5: Russian Ambassador to Cuba Andrei Guskov and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo...

Extra Money Allocated to "code 91": Documents

Extra Money Allocated to "code 91": Documents

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 5: An additional 1.7 billion Afs was allocated to the Presidential Palace's "code 91" in last year's...

Major overhaul planned at FBR

Major overhaul planned at FBR

Islamabad (Pakistan) Nov 5: In a major shakeup, the government has decided to restructure the entire tax machinery and introduce...

SSF is different from other similar institutions in the sense that its coverage is unlimited

SSF is different from other similar institutions in...

Kathmandu (Nepal) Nov 5: The government unveiled its contribution-based Social Security Scheme in November last year for formal sector workers....

US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

US tells UN it is pulling out of...

Washington DC (USA) Nov 5: The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United...

Judge Hailam suspended ahead of ex-pres' money laundering verdict

Judge Hailam suspended ahead of ex-pres' money laundering...

Male (Maldives) Nov 5: Chief Judge of Criminal Court Ahmed Hailam has been suspended by the Judicial Service Commission.

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in 5G build-out

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in...

Berlin (Germany) Nov 5: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has cast doubt on whether Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies...

Apple's affordable housing plan offers 'no hope,' professor says

Apple's affordable housing plan offers 'no hope,' professor...

New York (USA) Nov 5: After Apple announced a comprehensive $2.5 billion plan to help address the housing availability and...

Buffalo Wild Wings fires 2 managers, bans customer for life over racist incident

Buffalo Wild Wings fires 2 managers, bans customer...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Buffalo Wild Wings has fired two managers for their handling of a racist incident at...