DP World to acquire majority stake in South Korea’s Unico Logistics Co. Ltd

DP World, the Dubai- based provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, has agreed to acquire a 60 per cent shareholding in UNICO Logistics Co. Ltd. The transaction, subject to regulatory clearances, is expected to close in Q4 2020, and represents another strategic step in DP World’s vision to build an integrated suite of service offerings that will connect directly with end-customers and beneficial cargo owners to remove inefficiencies in the supply chain and accelerate trade growth.

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Reon Energy energises business growth with Oracle Cloud

Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP Streamlines and Automates Reon’s Key Business Functions, Enabling Informed Decision Making In Realtime

Reon Energy Limited, one of Pakistan’s leading industrial renewable energy specialist, has gone live with Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The company is using Oracle’s Cloud offering to simplify procurement and project management while increasing visibility into the company’s overall financial health to enable for more informed decisions.

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Huawei and RAIN join hands to launch first standalone 5G network

Rain, South Africa’s data-only mobile network launched its first Standalone 5G (SA 5G) network in the country. Powered by Huawei, this is the first commercial standalone 5G network in Africa. rain’s Standalone 5G is currently available in Cape Town covering areas including Sea Point in Cape Town, Claremont, Goodwood, Bellville, Durbanville, and Cape Town City Centre.

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FFBL reported losses 2QCY20

Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited (FFBL) announced its 2QCY20 results earlier this week, wherein the company reported a loss of PKR 1.16bn (LPS: PKR 1.24) for the quarter. Cumulative loss for 1HCY20 now stands at PKR 4,207mn (LPS: PKR 4.51) against a loss of PKR 1,951mn (LPS: PKR 2.09) posted in SPLY.

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PAS holds its first virtual Effie awards gala night

Organized by the Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS), the second Effie Awards Pakistan was held on July 24, 2020, however, this time it was all VIRTUAL, produced and broadcasted by SAMAA TV, presented by Shan Foods, insured by Jubilee Life, with Coca-Cola being the official beverage partner and Lipton sponsoring the lounge.

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Ufone wins two prestigious Effie Awards

Pakistani Telecom brand, Ufone, added another feather in its cap by winning two prestigious Effie Awards last night. Ufone won a Gold award for Best in Internet & Telecom category for its SuperCard campaign Budget bamuqablabefikri and a Bronze award in Best and Internet & Telecom for Balochistan Football Cup 2019.

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FPCCI Organizes Webinar on the “Impact of BREXIT on Trade and Economy of Pakistan”

Pakistan must have same level of market access with UK after BREXIT which Pakistan is enjoying with EU, this was stated by Sheikh Sultan Rehman Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in a webinar on “Impact of BREXIT on Trade and Economy of Pakistan” organized by FPCCI Head Office Karachi, Regional Office Lahore and Capital Office Islamabad via Zoom Video Conference.

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The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

As cases continue to rise across the country, healthcare institutions across Pakistan are setting up dedicated services to treat coronavirus patients, from wards to intensive care units.

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Zong introduces UAE international roaming power offer

As the industry-leader in international roaming, Pakistan’s leading telecom and digital services provider, Zong 4G, has now come up with an unbeatable UAE International Roaming Power offer for its prepaid users.

Prioritizing customer convenience, these roaming bundles for UAE are specially tailored to ensure that customers who are stranded due to the COVID-19 outbreak and have trouble connecting with friends and family back home.

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Chairman NHA visits Havelian-Thakot Highway

In order to open Havelian-Thakot highway for traffic before Eid-ul-Azha Chairman National Highway Authority Capt ® Sikander Qayyum paid a detailed visit to the project today and gave necessary instructions to the officers and staff posted there. Senior officers of the NHA were also present on this occasion.

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Dawlance’s new refrigerators promise much longer food-preservation.

As the lifestyles in every household are becoming busier, food-preservation is now a necessity. The consumers are becoming more aware of socio-economic conditions and the concept of food-security, hence taking conscious measures to reduce food-wastage. Modern technology is enabling longer preservation of food and better daily nutrition for the masses, along with conservation of energy and other valuable resources, to ensure sustainability and a safer environment. 

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