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  • ‘No child labour survey conducted in 20 years’

    KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Friday said none of the provinces was eager to conduct a fresh child labour survey even though the last survey was conducted 20 years ago...

    They said useful social protection policies that were sensitive to children’s needs were needed in Pakistan to eradicate child labour...

  • Pakistan's young labour force is a major attraction for Japanese companies in 2018

    According to Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), Pakistan is rated as the top Asian country for Japanese companies for expected profits in 2018, plans for expansion of operations and hiring of the local labour force...

    Chairman BOI informed Yamazaki that Pakistan is aiming for a 9 per cent economic growth rate by 2020 and there was a general consensus across the political spectrum in Pakistan on achieving sustained economic...

  • One out of five women in Pakistan is part of labour force: UN report

    The Pakistan case study on ‘Gender Equality in Public Administration’ jointly released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) found that women in Pakistan face entrenched societal attitudes and suggested that a multi-faceted approach that accounts for socio-economic realities must be devised to increase women’s access to decision-making...

  • Female labour force share on the rise in Pakistan unlike India

    ISLAMABAD: While female labour force participation in both Pakistan and India is below 30 per cent (half of the global average), the two neighbouring countries seem to be heading in different directions, with Delhi recording an average decrease of one per cent and Islamabad witnessing 2pc rise in female labour force participation in recent decades...

    These findings were part of an International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) study titled...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • International Labour Organisation programme aims to improve labour welfare

    LAHORE: The Better Work Programme (BWP) will help improve Pakistan’s compliance and exhibit its commitment to improve labour welfare, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Director Ms Ingrid Christensen said on Thursday...

    Sharing details about the project during a consultative session at Pakistan Textile Exporters Association, Ms Christensen said the BWP aims to improve working conditions in textile industry and make the...

  • Honda to invest $100m to raise output

    KARACHI: Atlas Honda Limited (AHL), a joint venture of Atlas Group and Honda Motor Company, will invest $100 million for expansion of its motorcycle operations in Pakistan...

    Out of total investment, around 50 million will be invested directly by Atlas Honda followed by $30 million by Atlas Honda’s associated companies and a further $20 million by the company’s parts suppliers to expand their own respective facilities...

  • Honda bikes selling on black market in Karachi

    KARACHI: Buyers of Honda bike models 70cc and 125cc are being asked for premiums by certain authorised dealers of Karachi for the last two and a half years despite record production by Atlas Honda Limited (AHL)...

    Some authorised showroom owners of Honda at Akbar Road have these bikes on display but are refusing buyers to sell these for cash on spot and are taking at least 15-30 days in delivery to the prospective buyers after...

  • Shell, Total, PSO fuel harms engines: Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) said on Thursday it would investigate a complaint that fuel suppliers including local units of Shell and Total as well as Pakistan State Oil (PSO) had added manganese to their gasoline...

    Honda Motor Co’s Pakistan subsidiary, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd, filed the complaint, saying the additive appeared to be damaging engines in its vehicles...

  • Honda complaint fuels confusion

    KARACHI: Auto assemblers and oil industry executives expressed confusion over the complaint filed by Honda Atlas that petrol in Pakistan carries higher-than-recommended levels of manganese additive, which is damaging its engines...

    5L Turbo Civic, blaming ‘low-quality petrol’Honda engines are Euro IV class, meaning their fuel requirements are more refined...

  • Oil companies threaten to move against Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil Compa­nies Advisory Council (OCAC) — a representative body of around a dozen oil marketing companies (OMCs) and refineries — threatened Honda Pakistan on Wednes­day to withdraw its complaint about the alleged sale of low-quality fuel in the market or face legal action...

    But OCAC’s difficulties appeared to have been compounded by question marks raised from within its ranks when one of its key members – Hascol...

  • Availability issues in new Honda bike

    KARACHI: The newly launched Honda CB150F bike is not available in the showrooms of the authorised dealers in Karachi...

    A dealer told Dawn on Tuesday said Atlas Honda Limited (AHL) was not supplying the new bike as per the demand despite its launch in the first week of this month...

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