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PM Khan meets Chinese businessmen in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan has met several Chinese businessmen and investors during an official visit to China and discussed investment opportunities in Pakistan. Chairman China Gezhouba Group Lyu Zexiang called on Prime Minister in Beijing and discussed cooperation in

President promulgates ordinance to set up CPEC Authority

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has promulgated an Ordinance to provide for establishment of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority. The ordinance promulgated by the president on October 5 in exercise of his powers under clause (1) of Article

COAS meets Chinese military leaders in Beijing

BEIJING: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Chinese military leaders discussed matters the ongoing situation in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). The meeting took place at Peoples Liberation Army’s (PLA) headquarters in Beijing. Reportedly, issues of

Malaysia, China & Turkey support Pakistan on FATF

ISLAMABAD: Malaysia, China, and Turkey have announced their support to Pakistan in regard to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meetings scheduled to take place from 13th October in Paris. According to sources, Pakistan lobbied three friendly states ahead of

PM arrives in China on two-day official visit

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in China in the wee hours of Tuesday on a two-day official visit to discuss the bilateral significance. Upon arrival in Beijing, the prime minister was received by the Chinese Minister of Culture

PM to leave for three-day visit to China today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for a three-day visit to China on Monday to bilateral trade with the Chinese leadership. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, details of the prime minister’s visit to China have been finalised.

PM to leave for China on official visit tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for China tomorrow on an official visit on Monday to discuss issues of regional and bilateral significance with the Beijing leadership. Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss the expansion of projects under the

Trump Urges Ukraine, China to Investigate the Bidens

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump called on both China and Ukraine to investigate his potential 2020 election rival Joe Biden.  Donald Trump said that both China and Ukraine should look into Jow Biden and his son, taunting Democrats seeking his

Pakistan may have most obese children by 2030

ISLAMABAD: A new report on childhood obesity has stated that Pakistan would be among the top ten countries in the world with the most obese children by 2030. The study stated that in Pakistan 10.8 percent of five to nine-year-olds

PM’s upcoming China visit to further bolster ties: minister

ISLAMABAD: The upcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China will further strengthen friendship and bilateral relations between the two countries, said Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtiar The federal minister was speaking to Ambassador

China inaugurates first visa facilitation center in Lahore

LAHORE: Chinese Authorities have inaugurated visa application center on Monday to support applicants seeking to travel to China.  China on Monday has started the first visa application service center in Lahore to facilitate travelers seeking to visit China. The Chinese

Pakistani praises China for supporting its stance on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: An event was held in Islamabad to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. It was organised by Pak China Institute at a local hotel. An event was held in Islamabad to comomorate the Chinese anniversary

CM Murad Ali Shah hosts farewell dinner for Chinese Consul General

KARACHI: The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah invited the departing Chinese Consul General Wang Yu for a farewell meeting at Chief Minister House in Karachi on Friday. According to a spokesman of Chief Minister House, Chief Minister appreciated

India subjects Kashmiris to violence: Masood Khan

ISLAMABAD: President Azad Kashmir (AJK) Masood Khan on Friday said that Indian forces have been subjecting the people of Kashmir to violence and atrocities. While addressing the Kashmir Solidarity Youth Convention in Islamabad, Masood Khan said that the fire India has

Pak-China to collaborate on 13 mega agricultural projects

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is proposing 13 mega projects in agricultural sector across the country in collaboration with China. Minister of National Food Security and Research told media on Tuesday that Government is looking to improve the agricultural sector by collaborating with

US cautions Middle Eastern allies over Huawei

DUBAI: The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf partners over a potential threat chance in utilizing Huawei’s technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, US authorities said on Thursday. Washington has been cautioning allies against using the Chinese company’s

FIA issues human traffickers’ list in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  The list of proclaimed offenders in human trafficking in the country has been issued by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday. The list the FIA declared included 100 offenders as most wanted and proclaimed offenders and five most

China to extempt US goods from additional tariffs

BEIJING (AFP): China on Wednesday said it would spare a number of US products from punitive tariffs in the prolonged trade war ahead of high-level talks next month. However, the goods do not include big-ticket agricultural items that could be

India wants Pakistan to halt CPEC related activities in AJK

New Delhi: India has called Pakistan and China to stop CPEC related activities in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. According to a report published in The Hindu. New Delhi wants Islamabad and Beijing to halt development projects in Azad Jammu and

Jack Ma steps down as chairman of retail giant Ali Baba

Shanghai: Jack Ma, the co-founder of the Chinese retail giant Alibaba, is officially stepping down as company chairman on September 10 — the day the entrepreneur turns 55. As part of his post-retirement plan, the former English teacher-turned-businessman plans to

Stop playing your dirty games in Hong Kong: Beijing

Beijing: We will not tolerate attempts to separate Hong Kong, reported by Radio Pakistan.  Chinese state media said Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and the rally in Hong Kong seeking US help for liberation was proof that

PM meets Chinese delegation led by FM Yi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has met Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi along with his delegation on Sunday. According to details, the prime minister welcomed the Chinese delegation led by its foreign minister and deliberated on strengthening the relationship

India should focus on poverty not space: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said that India should concentrate on poverty instead of wasting money on insane missions like Chandrayyan-2. The federal minister in a satire way posted a tweet on Saturday, “Dear

Trilateral talks: China-Afghan-Pakistan FMs to meet today

ISLAMABAD: The third round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan trilateral foreign ministers dialogue to discuss peace and progress among states will be held today under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. According to details, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is will

Cashless shopping: Facial payment on rise in China

SHANGHAI: China’s consumers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country welcomes facial payment technology. “In a country where mobile payment is already one of the most advanced in the world, customers can make

Beijing-Washington to resume trade talks in October

BEIJING: China and the United States will return to the table in Washington in early October, Beijing said on Thursday. The world’s two biggest economies have been entangled in a tense year-long tariffs row, which escalated on September 1 when

Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam refuses to resign

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam refuses to resign and vows to take strict action against the protesters after scrapping the controversial extradition bill that has plunged the territory into its biggest political crisis in decades. Lam announced on Wednesday evening in

Pakistan ranked as least likable country for tourism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked the least competitive country in South Asia when it comes to travel and tourism, according to the Travel and Tourism Competitive Report published by the World Economic Forum on Thursday. The report placed Pakistan at

Huawei may launch smartphones without Google

SHENZHEN (Reuters): Huawei Technologies on Thursday planned to forge ahead with the launch of new high-end smartphones in Europe without the services of Google’s official Android operating system and widely used apps such as Google Maps. Huawei has announced its

US to strike China with more tax from Sept

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10 percent tariff worth $300 billion on Chinese imports from 1st September. In an interview, US President said that China has always manipulated its currency to combat US tariffs. He