Google study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek showed, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online. The study, first published in 2016, encompasses ride-hailing, e-commerce, online travel, and online media. The latest report released on Monday adds new sectors such as...

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Pakistan receives $1bn from Saudi Arabia, confirms SBP

KARACHI: Pakistan had received $1 billion from Saudi Arabia as part of the $3billion pledged by the kingdom to Islamabad as balance of payment support, says spokesperson from the State Bank of Bank (SBP). The spokesperson added that the remaining $2 billion was expected to arrive in Pakistan in the next few days. The funds from Saudi Arabia will be...

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New age warfare needs all-inclusive National response: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said a comprehensive national response was required on hybrid conflicts. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR),COAS Bajwa said we are now confronting hybrid conflicts where the focus is shifting subversion on religions, sectarian, ethnic and social issues, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release. “This...

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