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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese asset chief faces graft probe

BEIJING: The chairman of a Chinese state-controlled asset management company is under investigation for suspected graft, becoming the latest high-profile figure ensnared in the government’s anti-corruption dragnet. The anti-corruption agency said late Tuesday that Lai Xiaomin, chairman of state-controlled China Huarong Asset Management Co., was being 2

April 16, 2018 7:46 AM Pakistani students stunning performance enthralls cultural gathering in Beijing

BEIJING: An exquisite and stunning performance of Pakistani students featuring multiple glimpses of Pakistani culture enthralled the audience on a “Culture Day” at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) here on Sunday. Attired in vibrant costumes of their respective provinces, the young and talented Pakistani students mesmerized the gathering with their 3

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Air China flight diverted by pen threat!

BEIJING: An Air China flight was diverted on Sunday after a male passenger brandishing a fountain pen held a crew member hostage, aviation authorities said. The flight left Changsha, capital of the central province of Hunan, at 8:40am en route to Beijing. It landed in Zhengzhou, the capital of neighbouring Henan province, just over an hour later after 4

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM China helps modernise Pak infrastructure network

BEIJING: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is intended to modernise Pakistan's infrastructure and support its economy. The project is fast reaching fruition, as it brings economic benefits to the whole country, says a report published in the Global Times on Friday. On the controversial topic of Beijing's strategic intent toward the CPEC, a flagship 2

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Quetta-Kandahar railway service under consideration: Ahsan

BEIJING: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that Pakistan and Afghanistan are planning to start a railway service from Quetta to Kandahar with the cooperation of China, Geo news reported. “A plan to start fast train with a speed from 250km to 350km from Peshawar to Karachi via Lahore is in the near future,” he said in an exclusive 2

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-Chinese official admits taking 170m yuan in bribes

BEIJING: A former senior official in China admitted on Thursday to taking bribes of more than 170 million yuan ($27 million), state media said, the latest casualty ofPresident Xi Jinping´s unrelenting war on graft. Sun Zhengcai, 54, was abruptly removed in July from his post as Communist Party chief of southwestern Chongqing, one of China´s most important 1

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to maintain 6pc growth rate: PM

BEIJING: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while speaking at Boao Forum in China on Monday, said that Pakistan will maintain 6 percent growth rate this year. PM Abbasi said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most visible part of One Belt and One Road Initiative and would give benefit to both countries. "Pakistan's adoption of yuan as the reserve 1

April 6, 2018 12:00 AM China keenly awaits premier’s visit to Boao

BEIJING: China attached high importance to the participation of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the annual meeting of Boao Forum for Asia that is scheduled to begin in the Chinese Hainan Province from Sunday. Besides delivering key-note address at this high-profile economic forum, he is scheduled to meet President Xi Jinping to hold bilateral 5

April 1, 2018 5:02 PM Malala a respected role model in China: Global Times

BEIJING: Influential Global Times in a commentary has stated that Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's strength, will and positivity in her fight against extremist forces have won her acclaim with the Chinese public. All these made Malala a respected role model in China, the newspaper said. Malala's return to Pakistan since being shot in the head by Taliban 6

March 30, 2018 7:30 AM Defence cooperation with Pakistan will help maintain regional peace, says China

BEIJING: China and Pakistan share an all-weather partnership and the defence and military cooperation between the two countries would help maintain regional and international peace and security, Col Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson of the Chinese ministry of national defence said on Thursday. “China and Pakistan share an all-weather partnership. We have maintained 8