Month: November 2018

November 30, 2018 Off

China’s Leading Dairy Company Yili Buys Thailand’s Largest Local Ice Cream Enterprise, Accelerating Its Internationalization

By Web Desk

BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov. 30, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– Yili Group held a grand signing ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand on November 29th to officially buy Chomthana, which is the largest domestic ice cream company in Thailand. In 2018, the internationalization process of Yili is frequent. First, it upgraded the European Innovation Center in cooperation with Wageningen University in […]

November 30, 2018 Off

Factbox: Who is Khadim Rizvi?

By Web Desk

Khadim Rizvi, an Islamic cleric and founder of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), was detained last week.

� Rizvi was arrested in Pakistan’s Punjab province along with hundreds of other TLP leaders and activists. The government says Rizvi was arrested for not rescinding calls for new street protests.

� TLP, the Islamist-political party, is a staunch supporter of Pakistan’s controversial blasphemy law. It has organized several violent protests in Pakistan to support the blasphemy law over the past two years.

� TLP recently organized violent protests over the acquittal of a Christian woman accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad. TLP leadership also openly incited its followers to kill the Supreme Court judges who passed the ruling.

� Rizvi also had warned the government of dire consequences if the Christian woman was set free.

� Rizvi’s party was able to secure more than 2 million votes in the country’s general elections in July.

Source: Voice of America

November 30, 2018 Off

UK AND LEBANON: A FORWARD LOOK FOR BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

By Web Desk

Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC) for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan, ended a two-day visit to Lebanon. This is his first visit since assuming his role in October 2018, and it comes ahead of the much-anticipated Lebanon I…

November 30, 2018 Off

PPP celebrates 51st foundation day

By Web Desk

Pakistan People’s Party celebrated its 51st foundation day on Friday.The Party organized the main event of the foundation day in Sukkur which was addressed by its top leadership. Source: Radio Pakistan