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  • Cotton rates firm up as crop size fears ruled out

    The sentiment was indu­ced by Pakistan Central Cotton Committee’s (PCCC) review which said that no major loss was suffered by the crop and production would be close to official estimates...

    The PCCC cotton review has set aside all fears and apprehensions that were afloat about the size of the crop in the light of heat wave, smog and fog impact, said Naseem Usman, chairman Karachi Cotton Brokers’ Forum...

  • Filipino baker makes life-size cake of Pacquiao

    MANILA: Fans of boxer Manny Pacquiao have a new way of showing how much they love the boxing superstar — by eating him or a life-size replica cake at least...

    Zach Yonzon, his wife Aila, and six of his staff helped finish the 167cm chocolate cake on Saturday after working 24 hours at The Bunny Baker cafe in suburban Quezon City...

  • Increase in size of pictorial warning on cigarettes delayed for two months

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said the implementation of the decision to enhance the size of pictorial warning on cigarette packets had been delayed for two months...

    On February 11, Ms Tarar had announced that the size of the pictorial warning would be increased from the current 40 per cent to cover 85 per cent of the cigarette packets...

  • Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about Trump inauguration crowd size

    But Kimmel was especially animated about one particular topic — Spicer’s debut in front of the White House press corps back in January, with his statements about Trump’s inauguration crowd size...

    Kimmel pointed out that inaugural crowd size and electoral victory are two very different things, and Spicer admitted many in the White House would have rather focused on other issues...

  • Pope risks joke about Trump’s size

    In one of the lighter moments of his meeting with the US president at the Vatican on Wednesday, Francis made an apparent allusion to Trump’s imposing physical size...

    Against that backdrop, Francis’s diplomatic advisers would no doubt have counselled the outspoken pontiff against any reference to Trump’s size, which came under considerable scrutiny during the US election campaign...

  • China to limit family size for up to 30 years, despite concerns

    BEIJING: China will stick to family planning restrictions for up to 30 years, a senior Chinese official said on Monday, rejecting concern that limits on the number of children had shrunk the pool of workers needed to support an ageing population...

    But critics say the policy change comes too late to avert a dangerous population imbalance as many couples are now not keen on having more children...

  • Why a consensus on e-commerce market size remains elusive

    KARACHI: Estimates about the size of Pakistan’s e-commerce industry have been many and varied, and there seems to be no ballpark number...

    Part of the reason why some people underestimate the size could be their lack of understanding of the concept of e-commerce, believes Adam Dawood, the managing director of online marketplace Kaymu...

  • Size does matter

    Without giving too much away, shrunk to the size of ants, the two battle it out in a city which gets leveled...

    When Ant-Man shrinks down to size, the world is large enough for him to ride insects as if they were elephants, with our hero running around dynamically in an urban jungle...

  • Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

    LAC LA BICHE: Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north of Alberta’s oil sands city...

    The Alberta provincial government, which declared a state of emergency, said the size of the blaze had grown to 250,000 acres or about 1,000 square kilometres...

  • Lomu, who revolutionised rugby with size, speed, dies at 40

    WELLINGTON: Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly at his home in Auckland...

    There, he first showed the devastating combination of size fused with speed...

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