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London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he can help secure Pak-India peace

Sadiq Khan says he can help secure Pak-India peace   Pakistan Press Club LAHORE: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday said he could mediate between Pakistan and India, as he spent a busy day in the provincial metropolis after arriving from India through the Wagah border. He led a delegation of British investors, who called […]

New Zealand named best country in the world for 5th year

New Zealand named best country in the world for fifth year in Telegraph Travel awards   Pakistan Press Club – New Zealand Readers of the Daily Telegraph have named New Zealand the best country in the world for the fifth year in a row. Announced today, the awards are based on the opinions of 90,000 readers and […]

Disney CEO likely to extend tenure if Fox deal happens

Disney CEO likely to extend tenure if Fox deal happens: WSJ   (Pakistan Press Club – New York) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) Chief Executive Bob Iger will likely extend his tenure past 2019 to facilitate integration of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) assets if a deal is completed, the Wall Street Journal reported on […]

Indian icon Shashi Kapoor dies

Indian screen icon Shashi Kapoor dies Pakistan Press Club MUMBAI News Desk : Bollywood icon Shashi Kapoor, a star of 1970s Indian cinema and a member of the Hindi film industry’s famous Kapoor family — died on Monday aged 79 after a long illness, his family said. The multiple award-winning actor died at a hospital […]

WatchBox get investment by CMIA Capital Partners to go global

WatchBox receives investment by CMIA Capital Partners to extend international influence   Pakistan Press Club – Singapore Singapore-headquartered CMIA Capital Partners has led an initial investment round in WatchBox, an international ecommerce platform for the trading of luxury pre-owned timepieces. Financial terms of the round was undisclosed but according to details in a media release, CMIA has […]

UK’s Pendragon to sell U.S. Motor business

UK’s Pendragon to sell U.S. Motor Group business LONDON (Pakistan Press Club) – British car dealership Pendragon (PDG.L) is to sell its U.S Motor Group business after concluding a strategic review following a profit warning, it said on Monday. The firm, which warned on profit in October due to a fall in demand for new […]

UK push to include Bitcoin under money-laundering laws

UK pushing to include Bitcoin under money-laundering rules LONDON (Pakistan Press Club) – Britain wants to increase regulation of Bitcoin and other digital currencies by expanding the reach of European Union anti-money-laundering rules that force traders to disclose their identities and report suspicious activity. With demand for Bitcoin surging, fuelling a 1,000 percent rally in […]

World air traffic up 7.2 percent in October: IATA

Global air passenger traffic demand up 7.2 percent in October: IATA   Pakistan Press Club – Geneva   Global demand for air travel climbed 7.2 percent in October, rebounding after September was disrupted by hurricanes, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Monday. “As expected, the recent severe weather in the Americas region had […]

Exxon eyes Egypt’s offshore oil and gas

Exxon eyes Egypt’s offshore oil and gas – resources  LONDON/VIENNA (Pakistan Press Club) – Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) is considering a foray into Egypt offshore oil and gas, seeking to replicate rivals’ success in the country and boost its reserves, officials and industry sources said.   Officials from the world’s largest listed oil producer recently held […]

Latin America’s Energy Revolution

Latin America’s Renewable Energy Revolution  (Pakistan Press Club – New York) For centuries Latin America’s natural resources have helped move the world economy. From the silver galleons that financed the Spanish Empire to the iron and copper exports that are rebuilding China, Latin America’s natural resources have long been sold around the globe. But now […]