Haroon Janjua

Haroon Janjua

Haroon Janjua is based in Islamabad, Pakistan

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Human hair: a growing business in China (and Pakistan is taking a cut)

The global hair trade was estimated to be worth more than US$81 million in 2017. Pakistan is among the top suppliers and much of it ends up in China’s booming cosmetics sector

The global hair trade was estimated to be worth more than US$81 million in 2017. Pakistan is among the top suppliers and much of it ends up in China’s booming cosmetics sector

6 Feb 2019 - 9:29PM
Cash-strapped Pakistan asks China to shelve US$2 billion coal plant

Islamabad is evaluating Chinese projects seen as ‘expensive and not necessary’ in an effort to ‘save public money’, says government source

Islamabad is evaluating Chinese projects seen as ‘expensive and not necessary’ in an effort to ‘save public money’, says government source

16 Jan 2019 - 8:30PM
United Arab Emirates hands Pakistan US$6.2 billion lifeline, but ‘drastic economic reforms are still needed’

The package, which includes billions in deferred payments for oil supplies, was finalised during a meeting between the countries’ leaders on Sunday

The package, which includes billions in deferred payments for oil supplies, was finalised during a meeting between the countries’ leaders on Sunday

8 Jan 2019 - 10:50AM
Pakistan secures further US$2b in funding from China to ‘avoid economic crisis’

Pakistan is trying to overcome its looming currency crisis – in the past year the rupee has lost more than fifth of its value against the US dollar

Pakistan is trying to overcome its looming currency crisis – in the past year the rupee has lost more than fifth of its value against the US dollar

3 Jan 2019 - 12:47PM