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Limofied is being launched in Karachi on 14th Aug 2017!

Limofied is being launched in Karachi on 14th Aug 2017!
Limofied is a rapidly growing Australian based,Ride-Share and Chauffeured Car-booking app that is already serving in 44 cities of the world. Limofied launchedits services in Pakistan last year on 17 December 2016 in Lahore.The services will also be available in Karachi from 14thAugust 2017, followed by launch in Islamabad. Limofied proudly presentsa business model to its riders that creates a Win-Win situation for both Riders and Chauffeurs. No Cancellation Fees: Limofied has heard the complaints from the riders of Pakistan about captains cancelling the rides and mounting the debt on the riders’ app account. Limofied has removed the cancellation chargesfor
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Imperium Hospitality signs Hotel Franchise Agreement with Starwood

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Imperium Hospitality has signed a hotel franchise agreement for Sheraton Grand Lahore Hotel with Starwood, the leading hotel company in the world. Starwood the parent company of Sheraton Grand Hotel reflects excellence through an inspiring lifestyle with five star plus hotel. The CEO of Imperium Hospitality Mr. Qasim Jafri shared his views and commented, “We intend to surpass international benchmarks, not match them. Imperium Hospitality is re-engineering premium hospitality and luxury living landscape of Pakistan. We strongly believe that with our quest for excellence, combined with cutting edge skills in planning, construction, and operations, we will deliver unparalleled architectural design
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ACCA SIGNS MoU WITH TELENOR TO PROMOTE SHARED SERVICES AMONG FINANCE COMMUNITY

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The benefits of standalone shared services and outsourcing are well understood and proven. They typically include cost reduction, enhanced efficiency, improved control, better quality and service levels, and a greater focus on the core business. The global finance outsourcing market size is around $35 billion and is growing annually. If Pakistan succeeds in getting a share from the pie, it will help in the creation of around 100,000 accounting jobs in the next few years. Pakistan needs to concentrate on developing a proper eco system of IT and telecom sector supplemented with favourable policies as per global requirements the growth in
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IBA-Karachi signs up as Knowledge Partner for 17th ITCN Asia Exhibition

IBA-Karachi signs up as Knowledge Partner for 17th ITCN Asia Exhibition
From its inception in 2001, ITCN Asia has evolved as the biggest IT & Telecom exhibition and conference in Pakistan and it is now being organized for the 16th consecutive year on 19th to 21st September 2017, at the Expo Centre in Karachi. Most powerful brands of the world will showcase their state-of-the-art products and services, which will allow the user-community to get exposure to a wide range of technologies and solutions under one roof. The Institute of Business Administration - IBA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to become the “Knowledge Partner” for the 17th ITCN Asia 2017. This
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Pakistan Council on China hosted annual forum to discuss prospects of CPEC

Pakistan Council on China hosted annual forum to discuss prospects of CPEC
Pakistan Council on China (PCC) hosted its annual forum on the prospects and challenges of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) today in Islamabad. The aim of the conference was to help promote better understanding for the future opportunities and challenges in the implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). As key note speakers, Chargé d'affaires Chinese Embassy Islamabad Mr. Lijian Zhao  and Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Ms Tehmina Janjua shed light on this  important project for the region. While discussing the opportunities of this strategically very significant initiative, Pakistan's foreign secretary Ms Tehmina Janjua said that " Pakistan believes its long-term prosperity  is inextricably
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COMPANIES MUST BE AWARE OF THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF CLIMATE-RELATED RISK, SAYS ACCA

COMPANIES MUST BE AWARE OF THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF CLIMATE-RELATED RISK, SAYS ACCA
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has welcomed the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) as an important step towards the better allocation of capital, by incorporating the effect of climate change in investment decisions and companies must be aware. Yen-pei Chen, subject manager – corporate reporting at ACCA said: ‘The four thematic areas of the TCFD’s recommendations – governance, strategy, risk management and metrics and targets – provide a useful framework for disclosure. ‘The detailed implementation guidance in the annex will be particularly helpful for companies preparing to report under the EU’s Directive on the
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ACCA’s integrated master’s programme with the University of London changing lives across the globe

ACCA’s integrated master’s programme with the University of London changing lives across the globe
The first group of graduates to complete the University of London master’s route to ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) membership are looking forward to future opportunities afforded through having two world-renowned qualifications. Made possible through an innovative partnership between ACCA and the University of London, the MSc in Professional Accountancy is the only integrated master’s programme with an accountancy body at a professional level in the world. Jane Towers-Clark, head of university education at ACCA, says: ‘The first group of graduates through our integrated masters with the University of London have provided very positive feedback about the self-study
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Canadian auto company Magna to create new BMW 5-series plug-in hybrid

Canadian auto company Magna to create new BMW 5-series plug-in hybrid
Canadian auto provider Magna International Inc will produce BMW's new 5-series plug-in cross at its Austrian stock, the business said on 19 June, 2017, within a strategy to create electric cars over a agreement basis for global automakers. The BMW 530 plug-in cross will be made beginning come early july at Magna's seed in Graz, Austria, where it already projects to create Jaguar's I-PACE SUV from early 2018. Global automakers and their suppliers are spending intensely in fully-electric and gasoline-electric cross vehicles. Consumer demand continues to be low versus that for gas engine unit vehicles, but companies are starting to
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ETIHAD AIRWAYS OFFERS FREE STOPOVERS TO ALL ECONOMY CLASS GUESTS FROM PAKISTAN, THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

ETIHAD AIRWAYS OFFERS FREE STOPOVERS TO ALL ECONOMY CLASS GUESTS FROM PAKISTAN, THE MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will offer one night’s free accommodation at the Radisson Blu hotel on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, to all guests travelling in Economy Class from Pakistan, the Middle East, and Africa. The offer is valid till 15 September 2017. In Pakistan, Etihad airways flights are taken off from Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar. So all customers travelling Economy Class can now avail this revolutionary offer and win a night’s free accommodation and experience ‘high life Dubai’. Mohammad Al Bulooki, Executive Vice President Commercial - Etihad Airways, said: “Etihad Airways is delighted
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Kickstarter Support Soars for Game-Changing VR Technology

Kickstarter Support Soars for Game-Changing VR Technology
After launching a Kickstarter campaign, VRgluv (www.vrgluv.com) soared past their $100k crowdfunding goal in just 56 hours. Their gloves give users the ability to see, use, and even feel their hands in VR using force-feedback technology, and players from the gaming, medical, military, and educational industries have participated in supporting the campaign so they can use VRgluv in their respective sectors. Virtual reality is one of the hottest trending industries right now, and it is easy to see why. While entertainment and gaming is often the first thing that comes to mind, the VR applications in other fields have the potential to make worldwide impacts. There
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