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July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysia sets sights on CPEC

KARACHI: Malaysia sees China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as a big opportunity for South Asia region, especially for Pakistan and can partner with Pakistan in potential projects in various sectors, if invited, an envoy said on Monday. “… Malaysia wants to increase bilateral trade with Pakistan, which was currently standing at around $1.34 billion and was in favour

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Pak Navy ship visits Algeria

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship ASLAT visited Port Algiers, Algeria from as part of overseas deployment to Mediterranean & European countries. Earlier, the ship had also visited Port Aqaba, Jordan. This was the first ever visit by a PN Ship to Algeria. Prior entry into the territorial waters of Algeria, Algerian Coast Guard Patrol Craft ARNAB (P-378) and DENEB

July 13, 2018 11:38 AM 70 dead, 120 injured in Mastung blast targeting Balochistan Awami Party corner meeting

At least 70 people, including politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, were killed and 120 injured in a deadly blast in Balochistan's Mastung district Friday afternoon, provincial Health Minister Faiz Kakar confirmed to DawnNewsTV. Balochistan's Civil Defence Director Aslam Tareen as well as Bungalzai both said the blast was a suicide attack. Tareen said 8 to 10 kilograms 2

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Bank of Korea holds rates

SEOUL: South Korea´s central bank held its base rate steady on Thursday, as expected, but one board member´s dissenting vote may have raised the odds of a rate hike in coming months as major peers tighten monetary policy. A downturn in South Korea´s labour market and feeble price growth have added to policymakers´ concerns over the extent of recovery 1

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM IMC wins gold at Asia Pacific skill contest

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company’s (IMC) team has won four medals, at “Asia Pacific Skill Contest 2018” in Thailand, defeating India, among other countries, a statement said on Wednesday. Asia Pacific Skill Contest is an annual competition, hosted by Toyota Global. This year’s contest, attracted at least 146 contestants, from 12 Toyota affiliated companies 3

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Khalid appointed SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman

KARACHI: Southern Philippines Muslim & Non-Muslim Unity & Development Association (SPMUDA) International for Peace and Development has appointed seasoned Pakistani squash player Khalid Atlas Khan as SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman. The Organisation’s motto is: I am for peace, unity and humanity! Founded by Dr Datu Camad M Ali, the organisation aims to improve 2

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pak handball team’s training camp moved to Lahore

KARACHI: The training camp of Pakistan handball team in connection with the Asian Games has been shifted from Islamabad to Lahore due to lack of a proper hall at the federal capital’s Pakistan Sports Complex whose Liaquat Gymnasium is not ready for training. “Our camp has been shifted to Lahore where Sports Board Punjab has given us the hall and the players

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Hasheesh 24th in Asian under-14 rankings

KARACHI: Hasheesh Kumar with the ranking of 24 is the top under-14 player from Pakistan in Asia, according to the latest rankings issued by Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) in July. He played five international events this year to achieve this ranking. He won three singles matches and lost two. He scored 714.50 points. The tournaments he played this year were ITF Asia 14 & Under

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Asian Games 2018 attract record number of athletes: OCA

JAKARTA: The 18th Asian Games being hosted by Indonesia next month has attracted a record number of competitors which could pose logistical challenges for the local organisers, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Thursday. Wei Jizhong, OCA’s honorary life vice president, was pleased with the overwhelming response for this year’s Games in Jakarta

July 5, 2018 2:08 AM US warns Pakistan against outbreak of drug-resistant typhoid fever

WASHINGTON: The United States issued a health warning for Pakistan on Wednesday, alerting people against an ongoing outbreak of “extensively drug-resistant” typhoid fever that does not respond to most antibiotics. In a statement issued in Washington, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged all travellers to “Pakistan or anywhere 5