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US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced Monday it was stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings."Arconic is discontinuing global sales of Reynobond PE for use in high-rise applications," a company spokesman told AFP.The firm put the ...

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Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets US sponsor

A billboard of Takata Corp in Tokyo in September 2014. Photo: ReutersTOKYO: Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it would be bought for $1.6 billion by US-based Key Safety Systems.In the biggest ...

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Mismanagement: Centre delays release of funds

Federal govt yet to provide Rs85 billion, says CM The post Mismanagement: Centre delays release of funds appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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IG wants strict security measures in Karachi for Eidul Fitr

9,135 policemen to perform special duties to maintain law and order situation in the city The post IG wants strict security measures in Karachi for ...

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Plastic products polluting Pakistan’s coast, say experts

WWF-Pakistan officials urge people to control plastic use The post Plastic products polluting Pakistan’s coast, say experts appeared first on The ...

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Macron stumbles at EU summit over Chinese investments

EU leaders on Friday poured cold water on a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to hand Brussels more powers to ...

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Jeep, car production up 5% in 10 months

ISLAMABAD: The production of jeeps and cars witnessed an increase of 5 percent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year (2016-17) compared to the corresponding period of last year.As many as 160,650 units of jeeps and cars were manufactured during July-April (2016-17) compared to the production of 159,202 units ...

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Qatar Airways interested in buying 10 percent stake in American Airlines

American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday that Qatar Airways, the Gulf country´s state-owned airline, had expressed interest in buying as much as a 10 percent stake worth at ...

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Honda halts production at Japan plant after cyber attacks

Production at other plants operated by the automaker had not been affected, and regular operations had resumed at the Sayama plant on Tuesday. Photo: AFP/file TOKYO: Honda said Wednesday it had temporarily halted production at a plant in Japan after it suffered a cyberattack from the same ransomware that struck hundreds of ...

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Uber co-founder Kalanick resigns as chief executive

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick at the World Economic Forum in China in 2016: Photo: Reuters Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick stepped down as chief executive of the ride-hailing service, following intense pressure from investors, a company spokesman said on Wednesday.Kalanick's resignation comes after a months-long ...

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Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

Chinese stocks will be included for the first time in a leading US-based index of emerging market shares after three previous ...

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Oil prices near seven-month lows on global oversupply

Photo: REUTERSOil prices steadied just above seven-month lows on Tuesday after news of increases in supply, a trend which has ...

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PSX sheds 1,678 points

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Pakistan's labour laws are protecting no one

Last week, Khaadi, a leading fashion brand in Pakistan, and its protesting employees came to an agreement. In ...

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Boeing wins hot Paris order race

PARIS: Boeing won a red hot race for new business at the Paris Airshow, rolling out a new model of its best-selling 737 airliner that helped it claim back the order crown from rival Airbus.After a show in which both manufacturers did brisk business under a sweltering sun, the European planemaker said on ...

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UAE energy minister sees no need for extraordinary OPEC talks

The OPEC logo is seen outside their headquarters in Vienna, Austria May 24, 2017. Photo: REUTERSThe United Arab Emirates energy minister said on Saturday he saw no need for an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of the ...

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New Zealand optimistic of free trade deal with US

New Zealand's Trade Minister Todd McClay in Vietnam May 22, 2017. Photo: Reuters The United States has indicated it is open to ...

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IMF says Pakistan outlook 'favourable', warns of risks

ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

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CPEC to generate more than 700,000 new jobs in Pakistan: Analysts

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Economy Watch President, Dr Murtaza Mughal has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a fate changer for the people of Pakistan.Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that the investment of $46 billion under CPEC had increased up to $56 billion now.According to Dr Mughal ...

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7 bn

NEW YORK: Amazon will acquire upscale US grocer Whole Foods Market, known for its pricey organic options, for $13.7 billion, the companies announced Friday, in a deal that underscores the online retailer´s growing influence.Under the all-cash deal, Amazon will acquire the Texas-based champion of organic and ...

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Takata close to filing for bankruptcy: report

The logo of the Japanese auto parts maker displayed at a car showroom in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AFPJapan's scandal-hit airbag maker Takata is expected to file for bankruptcy protection as early as this month as it prepares to sell its assets to a US company, a report said Friday.Takata will make a formal decision about the ...

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Eurozone agrees Greek bailout payment, IMF comes on board

Eurozone ministers struck a long-delayed bailout deal with Greece on Thursday to unlock badly needed rescue cash, but warned Athens ...

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