Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: Survey

Pakistan emerges as major partner of BRI

BEIJING: Pakistan has emerged as a leading partner of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) introduced by President Xi Jinping six years back, according to a survey released at a media and think tank exchange event held in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.Fast and smooth functioning of CPEC makes Pakistan’s role ...

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Venezuela Navy intercepts fossil fuel survey ship in Guyana waters

CARACAS: The privately-owned survey vessel was forced to interrupt operations and retreat eastward, the ship’s owner said in a statement. The Venezuelan Navy intercepted a Bahama-flagged ship conducting a geological survey on behalf of ExxonMobil the waters of neighboring Guyana, according to a Saturday statement from the nation’s Foreign Ministry. The ship, Ramform Tethys, easily ...

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Ten million slaves go missing from survey in India

Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images MUMBAI: An anti-slavery group has sharply reduced its estimate of enslaved people in India from 18 million two years ago to eight million today – a figure campaigners said was too low and could undermine efforts to fight the crime. The Australia-based Walk Free Foundation ...

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Survey finds more than half of 12 year olds have live-streamed content

LONDON: Social media companies need to act now to protect children after Barnardo’s reveals more than half of 12-year-olds have posted live videos on apps and websites meant for older children and adults. A survey by YouGov for Barnardo’s found that 57% of 12-year-olds and more than one-in-four children aged ...

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UK Economy Shows Few Signs of Comeback

LONDON: Britain’s economy shows little sign of breaking out of its lethargy and it is “extraordinary” that the Bank of England is considering raising interest rates, the British Chambers of Commerce said. The BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey of businesses, the largest of its kind, said sales at services firms that ...

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