Business

China records slowest growth rate since 1990

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

BEIJING (AA): China’s economy grew 6.6 percent in 2018, its slowest pace since 1990, amid trade tensions with the US, local media reported. “China’s GDP grew at 6.6 percent in 2018, above the 6.5 percent annual target set by officials at the beginning of the year,” the Global Times reported, citing official data released by […]

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Tokyo stocks close higher

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

TOKYO (AFP/APP): Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, extending global rallies as optimism grew over a breakthrough in efforts to defuse a US-China trade war. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.26 percent or 53.26 points to 20,719.33 while the broader Topix index was up 0.56 percent or 8.78 points at 1,566.37. “A set of […]

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Careem asked to employ returning expats in transport service

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari Monday asked the Careem Pakistan, an online cab service, for absorbing returning expatriates in their transport business after providing them necessary training. He floated the idea during a meeting with Careem Pakistan’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), […]

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