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China’s economy hits 30-year low

Chinese economy hits its 30 year low
The great Asian slowdown is here. China's economy grew last year at the slowest pace in almost last three decades. Official figures show that the world's second largest economy expanded by 6.1% in 2019 from the year before - the worst figure in 29 years. It comes after almost two years of trade tensions with the US - although hopes of a...

India hits Turkey with $2.3 billion, Malaysia with $1.3 billion loss for siding with Pakistan on Kashmir

According to a Reuters report, India is considering restricting imports of products from Malaysia including palm oil, in reaction to the Malaysian PM criticizing New Delhi for its actions in Kashmir. As reported by multiple Indian and international news sources, the proposal is still under consideration. But is likely to be officially announced in coming weeks. The Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir...

Ahmed Zulficar to Support in Raising Tech Cash for Palestinian Children

“I felt that I’m responsible to support these marginalized communities,” said Ahmed Zulficar from Egypt. In collaboration with a charity, that’s founded in 2003, works with hundreds of multi-faith and multi-cultural women and provides a safe space, as well as a variety of services including English lessons, lunch clubs for children, advice and advocacy services. Zulficar has previously volunteered for the...

2021 Asian Film Festival, Chooses Amber Martinez as Judge

In the afternoon of Saturday November 7th, 2020, in Beverly Hills, CA, the official judges were announced for next year’s 2021 Asian Film Festival. Among the announced judges was Amber Martinez, actress and producer. Amber Martinez’s first television appearance was in 1998 on TPS Television, in Michigan. She continued her TV Hosting, acting, and modeling career. After subsequently moving...

India: Crowd Lynches Hindu Saints to Death Amidst Lockdown, Disturbing Video Goes Viral

In a disturbing incident, 3 people - two Hindu saints of 70 and 35 years of age, along with their car driver - were lynched to death in Palghar, Mumbai. A mob of over 100 villagers attacked the trio who were travelling to the city of Nashik to attend a funeral. The deceased have been identified as Sushil Giri Maharaj,...

BBG welcomes Salman F Rahman’s plans for encouraging international trade

British Business Group (BBG) recently organized a breakfast meeting to discuss trade between the UK and Bangladesh— for encouraging growth and provide a better social environment for business networking. The meeting was co-hosted by Francois de Maricourt, the Chairperson of the BBG and CEO of HSBC Bangladesh and Robert Chatterton Dickson, the British High Commissioner. Salman F Rahman, Private Industry...

Do Pakistani leaders lack intellectual maturity?

As India’s ISRO was ready to create history by landing its rover on moon’s south pole. Pakistan’s ‘Science & Technology Minister’ made a series of tweets when the Chandrayaan-2 lander Vikram lost contact with ISRO’s control centre. In one of his tweets the minister said “Please sleep. The toy landed in Mumbai instead of landing on the moon”. “Aww...don’t attempt what...

China kills 20 Indian troops; India kills 43

After 45 years, the Indo-China face off got violent on June 16th as Chinese troops attacked the Indian side in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. In retaliation, Indian intercepts revealed that the Chinese side has suffered heavy casualties as well, with at least 43 troops dead. Both India and China had productive talks 10 days ago when China asserted...

Young Blooded Politician Sultan Bajwa in conversation with GEO News

Young-Blooded politician Sultan Bajwa sat down for an interview with GEO in our Lahore office on July 11 for discussing the current political situation in the country. During the 38-minute conversation, he discussed how he led his father’s (Tariq Mehmood Bajwa) campaign in the last elections from NA-117 and discussed the accomplishments and development works for the past tenures of...

How China is saving millions of youth from radical Islamic indoctrination

As the People's Republic of China celebrates its 70th anniversary, we dwell into the controversial topic of Xinjiang re-education camps. An issue that has received its fair share of coverage and criticism in the international media, with an agenda being pushed to millions of users around the world. The issue of re-education camps has been widely misrepresented by the Western...