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  • Nestle, Unilever think small in Big Food’s sales quest

    LONDON: Nestle and Unilever both snapped up small, artisanal brands on Thursday, part of a drive by big food firms to boost slowing sales with products seen as ethical or healthy...

    Natural, organic, artisanal or plant-based products have been a bright spot in an otherwise tepid market, where the need to buy growth and cut costs led to Danone’s purchase of WhiteWave and failed attempts by Kraft Heinz to buy Unilever and Mondelez to...

  • Unilever posts Rs1.23bn profit

    KARACHI: Unilever Pakistan Food Ltd’s profit-after-tax rose 5...

    21m to be invested, while the previous approvals in respect of investment in Nestle Pakistan; Tri-Pak Films; Sanofi Aventis; Siemens (Pakistan) and Packages Cons­truction (Pvt) Ltd were not utilised or partly utilised...

  • Unilever picks Rotterdam as Britain loses the battle before Brexit

    LONDON: Britain’s third biggest company Unilever picked Rotterdam over London for its main headquarters on Thursday in a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s government a year before Brexit...

    Under the new plan, Unilever will continue to be listed in London, Amsterdam and New York, and will divide into three divisions, keeping two based in Britain...

  • Unilever faces calls to scrap skin lightening products

    NEW DELHI: Unilever is facing calls to scrap a range of skin lightening products in South Asia, where critics said a rebranding announced on Thursday was a “gimmick” that did not fully resolve the problem...

    On Thursday, Unilever announced it was dropping the word “fair” from the name, a move applauded by some but criticised by others, with many people on social media in India saying it did not go far enough...

  • Unilever to stop US advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

    THE HAGUE: Unilever PLC said on Friday it will stop advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the United States for the rest of the year, citing “divisiveness and hate speech during this polarised election period in the US”...

    We will be monitoring ongoing and will revisit our current position if necessary,” Unilever said in a statement...

  • BCCI proposes limited-over series with Pakistan in India

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday proposed a limited-over series with Pakistan, comprising five one-day and two Twenty20 internationals, but reiterated that the Indian team would not be travelling to Pakistan or UAE for the matches...

    “We are committed to playing Pakistan in December...

  • Sri Lanka agree to play only three limited-over games in Pakistan

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will return to Pakistan after a nearly two-year absence for three short-form cricket games later this year, the sports minister said on Thursday...

    “We are not in a position to send the team to Pakistan to play the two Tests, but we will be in Pakistan for about eight days to play the ODIs or the T20 matches,” Harin Fernando told reporters in Colombo...

  • Pakistan to host Sri Lanka for limited over series

    Pakistan will host Sri Lanka for six limited over internationals starting next month, the two cricket boards said on Friday, another step towards reviving international cricket in Pakistan after years of isolation...

    This will be Sri Lanka's second tour of Pakistan since their team bus was attacked during a Test match in Lahore in March 2009...

  • Pakistan LNG Limited replaces its top manager

    Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) has replaced its top manager with immediate effect, appointing Shahid Yousaf as managing director and chief executive,The state-owned operator announced the decision on Saturday but didn't give a reason for the change...

    Former chief executive Adnan Gilani, a United States-educated former Wall Street executive who had been the main public face of Pakistan’s push into the liquefied natural gas sector, “will...

  • Saudi-led troops in ‘limited Yemen deployment’

    ADEN: The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen sent a ‘limited’ force to the city of Aden on Sunday, Yemeni sources said...

    “A limited coalition force entered Aden and another force is on its way”, a Yemeni government official in Aden said...

  • Senate clears limited liability partnership bill

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Wednesday approved the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Bill 2017, which is considered an updated and internationally acceptable business vehicle for entrepreneurs with limited capital...

    The proposed law is expected to fill the gaps between business firms such as sole proprietorships or partnerships, the liability of whose partners is unlimited, and the companies governed under the Companies Ordinance of...

  • ICJ’s limited jurisdiction

    The court’s jurisdiction in such cases is, however, limited solely to the interpretation or application of the special agreement...

    Further, Pakistan is a dualist state, wherein any international treaty signed can only be given effect domestically once it has been codified in the corpus of domestic laws through implementing legislation...

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