Daily Archives: November 16, 2020

Across China: Physically challenged share in China’s livestreaming boom

LANZHOU, China, Nov. 16, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/ — Shi Zaohua, a 29-year-old wheelchair user, has garnered a huge following of 200,000 fans since finding her niche in livestreaming e-commerce. One of a growing number of livestreamers, Shi is now fully occupied by China’s largest annual online shopping event, known as Singles’ Day or Double Eleven, which […]

OGRA in Contravention with Cabinet Decision: SSGC

Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) in a statement has clarified that the pricing components of Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) were approved by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) vide its decision dated 14 June 2016. As per the decision, the costs (including UFG), as well as revenue of RLNG related gas, have been ring-fenced,

Pakistan’s Export Sector Not Without Challenges, but Opportunities Abound

Since the turn of the century, Pakistan has become a more inward-oriented economy with exports to GDP ratio falling from 16 percent to 10 percent, macro-economist and policy researcher Gonzalo Varela tweeted on Monday, quoting World Development Indicators (WDI) data. In a series of tweets, he analyzed Pakistan’s export performance, benchmarking it with other comparable

“Transaction Structure” for divestment of Heavy Electrical Complex approved

The Cabinet Committee on Privatization has approved the “Transaction Structure” for the divestment of 96.6 percent shares of Heavy Electrical Complex. The Meeting of the Committee was held in Islamabad today (Monday), with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. The Meeting decided to constitute a committee, chaired