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July 17, 2018 12:00 AM ShFE launches new fuel oil contract

BEIJING: The Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) launched 380-centistoke bonded fuel oil contract on Monday, the exchange said in a press release. Trading volume of the futures by market close reached 59,658 lots, at 1.8 billion yuan ($269.80 million), according to the exchange. Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) among other oil and chemical

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 4:24 PM President Xi sends condolences to Pakistani counterpart over terror attack

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday sent a condolence message to his Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain, over Friday''s terror attack in southwestern Pakistan that killed 128 people and injured 200 others. In his message, President Xi offered his deepest condolences to all the victims on behalf of the Chinese government and the Chinese people

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 15, 2018 12:00 AM Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure, 33 hospitalised

BERLIN/DUBLIN: Thirty-three Ryanair passengers were treated in hospital, some bleeding from their ears, after their Croatia-bound plane lost cabin pressure and made an emergency landing in Frankfurt on Friday, German police said on Saturday. Oxygen masks were released on the Ryanair flight FR7312 from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia when it lost cabin pressure

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Nearly 100,000 evacuated before flood peak passes Chongqing

CHONGQING: Nearly 100,000 residents were temporarily evacuated as a flood peak passed the city proper of southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality on Saturday. Water levels in the Jialing and Yangtze rivers exceeded the warning levels by 5.92 meters and 3.78 meters, respectively, as flood peaks passed the city, according to the municipal flood control

July 14, 2018 4:00 AM China condemns Mastung attack

ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy at Pakistan, Lijian Zhao has strongly condemned the Mastung attack that killed at least 128 people, including Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Nawabzada Siraj Raisani on Friday. Condemning the Mastung massacre, in his tweet, Lijian Zhao said that they are deeply shocked and saddened, adding that the attack 2

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM US intel chief warns of cyber threats

WASHINGTON: US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats warned on Friday of a looming devastating cyber assault on critical US infrastructure, saying nearly two decades after the Sept. 11 attacks the “warning lights are blinking red again.” “Today the digital infrastructure that serves this country is literally under attack,” Coats told a think-tank

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Air China flight’s sudden descent linked to co-pilot smoking

SHANGHAI: An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after cabin oxygen levels dropped has been linked to a co-pilot smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday, citing China’s aviation regulator. The state-backed Air China Boeing 737 aircraft was flying to the Chinese city of Dalian from Hong Kong on July 10 when it dropped 1

July 12, 2018 12:59 AM Trade gap hits record $37.7bn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit widened to an all-time high of $37.7 billion in the outgoing fiscal year, contributing to the rising current account deficit of the country. The deficit soared almost 16 per cent during the 2017-18, posing a serious challenge for the government to control the menace of rising current account deficit, according to official 3