Cpec

Showing of 1 - 20 from 296 results
Cpec - Total results - 296
Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
World

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China

With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage
World

Pakistan struggles to meet demand for protective gear as cases cross 4,000; doctors arrested for protesting against shortage

Pakistan has extended partial lockdown till April 14 and constantly asking people to stay indoors and follow social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan Army steps in to battle COVID-19 but imposes information blockade to hide lack of preparedness, high casualties

As numbers climbed, Prime Minister Khan continued to oppose a complete lockdown, on the grounds that the poor would suffer.

Eight, including policemen, dead in suicide bomb attack on religious rally in Pakistan’s Balochistan; 23 injured
World

Eight, including policemen, dead in suicide bomb attack on religious rally in Pakistan’s Balochistan; 23 injured

A suspected suicide bombing at a religious rally in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province killed at least eight people, including policemen, and injured 23 others on Monday, according to media reports.

CPEC not burden, relations with China will never fray, says Pakistan; rejects notion of Beijing being sole beneficiary of project
World

CPEC not burden, relations with China will never fray, says Pakistan; rejects notion of Beijing being sole beneficiary of project

The CPEC is a multi-billion dollar development project, with a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects

'CPEC is not about aid': US urges Pakistan to ask China tough questions, warns it will take toll on local economy
World

'CPEC is not about aid': US urges Pakistan to ask China tough questions, warns it will take toll on local economy

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's resource-rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.

Debt-ridden Pakistan government hands free rein of Gwadar Port to China, country to army chief
World

Debt-ridden Pakistan government hands free rein of Gwadar Port to China, country to army chief

The State Bank of Pakistan's most recent quarterly report points out that the economy is in a classic debt trap, with more debt required to pay off the earlier loans taken

'Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir is part of India,' says MEA: A look at region's origin, history and geopolitical importance
World

'Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir is part of India,' says MEA: A look at region's origin, history and geopolitical importance

Amid rising rhetoric on Kashmir from both sides of the Line of Control, India on Tuesday said that Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of the country and New Delhi expects to have "physical jurisdiction" over the area "one day".

India must keep a keen eye on Saudi Arabia-Pakistan ties as Imran Khan goes all out to woo Riyadh
World

India must keep a keen eye on Saudi Arabia-Pakistan ties as Imran Khan goes all out to woo Riyadh

Khan is likely to travel to Saudi before his scheduled trip to the US for his first address in the UN General Assembly on 27 September. His visit to the Gulf nation is seen as an attempt to woo it as Pakistan continues to grapple under a major economic crisis.

China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad
World

China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad

China is planning to invest $ one billion in development projects in Pakistan, Beijing's envoy in Islamabad has said, as the two all-weather allies seek to further boost bilateral ties.

Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad
World

Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad

By seeking to incorporate Gilgit-Baltistan as a province, Pakistan has been unilaterally reducing the size of the landmass of Jammu and Kashmir that it is prepared to accept as ‘disputed’. But in doing so, it gave India a reason to do the same

'Chinese market for for wives': Men in China seek young brides in Pakistan; women reveal horror stories of trafficking and abuse
World

'Chinese market for for wives': Men in China seek young brides in Pakistan; women reveal horror stories of trafficking and abuse

Recently, Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency arrested eight Chinese nationals and four Pakistanis in multiple raids in the Punjab province in connection with trafficking.

China will always stand by Pakistan's 'core interests', says Vice-President Wang Qishan on $60-billion CPEC
World

China will always stand by Pakistan's 'core interests', says Vice-President Wang Qishan on $60-billion CPEC

China will always stand by Pakistan's 'core interests' no matter how the international landscape changes, visiting Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has said as he cited the USD 60 billion CPEC as the manifestation of their all-weather relationship

China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC
World

China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC

Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan met Pakistan president Arif Alvi and Imran Khan on Sunday and agreed to speed up projects under the $60-billion CPEC.

Imran Khan condemns terror attack on Gwadar hotel, says it was to 'sabotage' country's economic projects and prosperity
World

Imran Khan condemns terror attack on Gwadar hotel, says it was to 'sabotage' country's economic projects and prosperity

While condemning the attack, Imran Khan appreciated the initial response by a security guard and security forces in foiling greater loss to human lives

Imran Khan's Cabinet reshuffle: Party insiders bite the dust as Pakistan PM centralises power, brings back ex-military men
World

Imran Khan's Cabinet reshuffle: Party insiders bite the dust as Pakistan PM centralises power, brings back ex-military men

Imran Khan's moves are likely to make the Prime Minister’s Office more like that of New Delhi

Ready for Wuhan-style summit meet with India despite differences over BRI, says Chinese foreign minister
World

Ready for Wuhan-style summit meet with India despite differences over BRI, says Chinese foreign minister

Asked if India's opposition to the BRI would undermine the new momentum generated by last year's informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping, Wang said the two leaders had a very successful meeting at Wuhan city

India signals boycott of China's Belt and Road Forum for second time, reiterates that project threatens its sovereignty
World

India signals boycott of China's Belt and Road Forum for second time, reiterates that project threatens its sovereignty

India boycotted the first Belt and Road Forum (BRF) in 2017 after protesting to Beijing over the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which is being laid through the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) overriding New Delhi's sovereignty concerns.

Pakistan highlights 'rights violations' in Kashmir over strategic dialogue with China, lauds Beijing for 'standing by nation' in tough times
World

Pakistan highlights 'rights violations' in Kashmir over strategic dialogue with China, lauds Beijing for 'standing by nation' in tough times

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Tuesday of the rapidly deteriorating situation and rights violations in Kashmir, and called for India to look again at its policies there.

Delhi-Islamabad tensions, CPEC to be priorities as China, Pakistan foreign ministers begin strategic dialogue at Beijing today
World

Delhi-Islamabad tensions, CPEC to be priorities as China, Pakistan foreign ministers begin strategic dialogue at Beijing today

China on Monday said that it would like to see the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack and the issue would figure in the first strategic dialogue between Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday.