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  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    They require banks to provide consumers with the means to key in a non-reusable password to authenticate an online purchase more securely...

    The rise in online fraud prompted the guidelines to avoid a gap until the mandatory rules come into effect, Goffinet said...

  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    However, in spite of its global appeal and massive growth, this sector is not emerging as a large industry player in Pakistan...

    The first reason is the cultural aspects of household shopping in Pakistan where the first choice for consumers is the traditional retail markets and emerging of new cash and carry model stores...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    The court has issued directions to the FIA in a case filed by a citizen against an online company for allegedly committing fraud with him...

  • Online shopping surges but customers wary

    KARACHI: Online shopping is growing at a rapid clip thanks to wider Internet access, ubiquitous smartphones and frantic discounts...

    Optimism runs so high that one stakeholder believes “the actual shopping would only happen online in the next three years and malls would only be there for leisure”...

  • Online shopping takes a hit in Malaysia

    Malaysian online shoppers are turning to local sites as the weaker ringgit has made shopping on foreign sites much more expensive...

    Local online retailer Lazada Malaysia said the drop in the ringgit’s value has not really affected sales on its site...

  • Online shopping sites place big bets on Black Friday

    KARACHI: This year will be the second time Web merchants in Pakistan will ramp up crazy deals on Black Friday and entice consumers to open their wallets a bit wider...

    The foreign concept of going on a shopping splurge following the Thanksgiving holiday came home last year thanks to aggressive advertising and heavy discounts by shopping sites...

  • Over 2,000 apply for Pakistan visa online

    ISLAMABAD: Around 2,250 individuals from across the globe have so far applied online to obtain Pakistan’s visa, according to data released by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Tuesday...

    Nadra, which developed the online system of issuing visas to potential travellers to Pakistan, said that 739 applications had been received during a single week starting from May 6...

  • EU plans online screening for visa-free travellers

    35) online security check before arrival if an EU plan to tighten controls on foreigners who do not need visas wins approval...

    Named ETIAS, it would also address European concerns over plans to expand visa-free travel to two big neighbours, Turkey and Ukraine, and would apply immediately to people from non-EU states in the Balkans such as Albania and Serbia...

  • Religious tourism category to be added to online visa system for Kartarpur visitors

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to add a religious tourism category to the online visa system for Sikh pilgrims looking to apply for visas to visit Kartarpur, it emerged on Friday...

    A meeting of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided that two separate categories of visa applications will be entertained by the ministry; one would be for Sikh pilgrims of Indian origin living elsewhere in the world while the other would be...

  • Upgraded online visa system inaugurated

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed inaugurated the upgraded Pakistan Online Visa System (POVS) on Wednesday...

    Speaking on the occasion at the National Database and Registration Authority’s (Nadra) headquarters, the interior minister said the online application was promoting tourism in Pakistan and was a catalyst in building a positive image of the country...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Alibaba said that by midday Saturday the gross value of sales processed by Alipay, its online payment system, had equalled the $17...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Eighteen hours later, at 6pm (1000GMT) on Saturday, Alibaba said the gross value of sales processed by its online payment system Alipay was nearing $21 billion — roughly equivalent to the annual economic output...

  • Sindh IG orders comprehensive traffic plan for shopping centres

    The IGP observed that since Eid shopping in major markets would increase after 15th Ramazan, the traffic pressure would enhance, causing inconvenience to the citizens...

    Keeping this in view, Mr Khowaja directed the DIG traffic to chalk out a comprehensive traffic plan for all shopping centres and inform the masses about alternative routes...

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