KABUL (Pajhwok): Imported jewellery with fake precious stones has brought down the market value of locally-made ornaments, experts and businesspeople say. Given their lustre and artistic designs, foreign jewellery is all the go in Afghanistan.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Promising increased aid, Swedish Ambassador and Senior Civilian Representative Jonas Westerlund on Monday said his country would spend $1.2 billion in Afghanistan over the next decade.
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve of International Labour Day falling on May 1, the All Afghanistan Federation of Trade Union (AAFTU) chief alleged on Wednesday workers’ rights were being trampled alike by private and government sectors.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Saturday said Afghanistan’s first satellite ‘Afghansat1’ had successfully been placed into orbit and had started test broadcasts.
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz custom has been increased during the first three months of the ongoing financial year as compared to the same period last year, an official said on Saturday.