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  • Mobile app on China launched

    ISLAMABAD: A mobile application was launched on Wednesday which will provide information about China in Urdu to smartphone users...

    The application titled ‘Watching Media’ is part of the Chinese: ‘One Belt One Road Initiative’ which will connect a region from China to Africa...

  • Mobile app helps China recover hundreds of missing children

    A mobile app helped Chinese authorities recover hundreds of missing children last year, Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, in a country where child trafficking is rampant...

    A new version of the app in November has expanded its reach through cooperation with other popular mobile apps, such as Alibaba's online shopping website Taobao, search engine Baidu, Tencent Holdings Ltd's instant messaging software QQ and mobile...

  • Peshawar admin increases roti price to Rs15 after nanbais strike

    PESHAWAR: Following the daylong shutter down strike by nanbais (bakers), the district administration on Thursday agreed to increase roti price from Rs10 to Rs15...

    Nanbai association president Haji Mohammad Iqbal told Dawn that the strike had been called off after the association’s successful negotiations with the district administration over roti price...

  • Flour movement out of Peshawar banned as price soars

    PESHAWAR/KOHAT: The Peshawar administration strictly restricted the movement of wheat and wheat flour out of the district for 30 days as the price of the commodities further soared in the provincial metropolis on Saturday...

    The ban was imposed following a suggestion of the director food that shortage of wheat and flour was likely to be created in Peshawar due to its illegal movement out of the district...

  • Peshawar nanbais announce strike over govt’s refusal to increase roti price

    PESHAWAR: The Nanbai Association Peshawar on Friday announced that its members would go on strike across the province next Monday over the failure of its talks with the provincial government and district administration over roti price...

    Association president Khaista Gul told Dawn that if the roti price wasn’t increased by the administration in line with the escalating price of wheat flour, nanbais would close shops for an indefinite...

  • Commodity price falls a $160bn bonus for China

    BEIJING: Slumping prices saved China more than $160 billion on its imports of commodities such as oil, iron ore, coal and copper last year, official figures showed on Wednesday...

    But the falls have proved a boon to China itself, which is reportedly taking advantage of the low costs to stockpile oil...

  • Gold price slumps as China bites

    PRECIOUS METALS: Gold slumped to the lowest point in nearly five and a half years, weighed down by the strong dollar and reports of massive selling in China, dealers said...

    By Friday on the London Bullion Market, the price of gold dropped to $1,080...

  • 50m mobile accounts likely by 2020

    KARACHI: The customer base of branchless banking would become larger than the conventional banks in the next five years as 50 million mobile accounts are expected to be operational by 2020, said Nadeem Hussain, President, Tameer Bank...

    Speaking at the ‘Pakistan Payment Summit-2015’, organised by the Total Communications, in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan and 1-Link, Nadeem Hussain further stated that a fund of Rs100...

  • Local manufacturing of mobile handsets from April

    ISLAMABAD: A Chinese manufacturer will launch its mobile handset manufacturing and assembling unit in April (Pakistan’s first), a senior official at Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication said on Monday...

    The manufacturer — China’s Haier — is already operating in the country and has established a laptop manufacturing unit in Lahore...

  • Mobile homes

    I would like to suggest that the UAE has a technology of mobile homes which they supplied to Palestinians after the destruction of their houses by Israeli forces last year...

    I did suggest in these columns a most economical mode of fabricating mobile homes for the needy...

  • Mobile phone access in Africa to double in five years

    CAPE TOWN: Around 80 per cent of sub-Saharan Afri­ca’s 800 million people should have access to mobile telephones by the end of the decade, double the current rate, although government help is needed to reach far-flung areas, industry body group GSMA said on Wednesday...

    The growth of mobile data — an even more powerful economic tool than simple vo­i­ce services — also hinges on authorities allocating sufficient spectrum, said...

  • State Bank to waive charges for mobile banking customers

    ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advised cellular operators to waive account opening charges for customers opening new mobile banking accounts from next year...

    To facilitate the uptake of branchless banking services, the State Bank has advised branchless banking operators to provide free cash-in services to customers holding mobile accounts with effect from Jan 1, 2018...

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