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Gucci is officially going fur-free starting spring 2018

Gucci is officially going fur-free starting spring 2018

Italy’s Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year after coming under pressure from animal rights activists Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods house Gucci announced that the brand will officially go fur-free for the coming year. The brand will go fur-free next year and auction off all its remaining animal fur items, Gucci’s president ... Read More »

Vivo announced $30 million investment in Pakistan

Vivo decides to invest $30 million in Pakista

Chinese smartphone manufacturer seeks $30 million initial investment and 10,000 jobs for Pakistanis Vivo – Chinese multi-national smartphone manufacturer ranked 5th globally and 3rd in China, has pledged to invest $30 million in Pakistan. Vivo aims to become the number one smartphone company and create 10,000 jobs opportunity for Pakistanis across the country. Chinese tech giant Vivo is new investor in ... Read More »

Pakistan facilitates tax payment via ATMs and Internet Banking

Digital Banks to be soon launched by State Bank of Pakistan

People will pay federal taxes and customs duties through internet banking State Bank of Pakistan, Federal Board of Revenue and 1-Link have signed an agreement to pay their t taxes and customs duty using internet banking or ATMs by the end of 2017. The facility will be available any time round the clock. As the banks will add Inland Revenue ... Read More »

FINCA Microfinance Bank to Launch PayPak Debit Card

PayPak aims to provide an indigenous alternative to international payment schemes FINCA Microfinance Bank, one of the fastest growing microfinance banks in Pakistan signed an agreement with 1-LINK Limited to launch PayPak Debit Card. PayPak is the first domestic payment scheme, aims to provide an indigenous alternative to international payment schemes. With this collaboration, FINCA has added on to its ... Read More »

ADB approved $800m investment to improve Pakistan’s regional connectivity

ADB approved $800m investment to improve Pakistan's regional connectivity

Investment will expand Pakistan’s regional connectivity and improve traffic efficiency The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a five-year package worth $800 million for Pakistan to link Central Asia with China. The investment project will help to improve regional connectivity and trade in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) corridor in Pakistan. According to a press release by the ... Read More »

Google celebrated its 19th birthday with Doodle games

Google celebrated its 19th birthday with Doodle games

Birthday doodle spinning wheel, allows the user to play 19 games, including the classic Pac-Man and Snake Internet giant Google today celebrated its 19th birthday is showing everyone a cute, celebratory doodle on 27 September to mark the company’s coming-of-age. Google’s latest Doodle for birthday anniversary surprise spinner that takes players back to its most memorable Doodle games. The doodle ... Read More »

Twitter aims to boost appeal with new 280-character tweet limit

Twitter says this major shift aims to address “a major cause of frustration” of many users Twitter – social networking service is testing allowing tweets to be expanded to 280 characters—double the existing limit—in the latest effort to boost flagging growth at the social network. Chief executive of the company  Jack Dorsey fired off what may be one of the first expanded ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Smart Bedroom lets you control everything without moving

Xiaomi and Aqara Smart Bedroom are available on TMall with a price tag of $114 After successfully gaining popularity in the world of smart phone, smart computer and smart watch technology giants has turned towards “Smart Bedroom Set” which shows Technology domination in every aspect of our lives. The Chinese company, Xiaomi and its partner Aqara has announced a new product ... Read More »

Pakistan permitted Bank of China to start operations

Pakistan permitted Bank of China to begin operations

State Bank’s permission to Bank of China will enhance the relations between the two countries Pakistan’s State Bank has allowed the Chinese government-owned Bank of China Limited (BoC) to start its banking business after BoC fulfilled all the significant regulatory and operational requirements. According to a statement the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Bank of China Limited has been granted ... Read More »

Spain became third largest export market for Pakistani commodities

Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934.03 million in 2016-17, Commercial Counsellor to Spain Since European Union awarded GSP Plus status to Pakistan, it has boosted the country’s export rate to European countries. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status allows Pakistan’s 20 percent exports to enter the EU market at zero tariff and 70 per cent at preferential rates. EU ... Read More »

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