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April 20, 2018 12:00 AM ‘US, Russian N-shift dangerous’

GENEVA: A recent shift in nuclear weapons policies in the United States and Russia, involving upgrades, modernisation and growing arsenals is as dangerous as North Korea’s nuclear threat, campaigners warned on Thursday. Beatrice Fihn, who heads the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), hailed an upcoming summit between the United 4

April 20, 2018 12:00 AM Nishat Mills finalises auto venture deal with Hyundai

KARACHI: Nishat Mills Limited on Thursday announced it has joined hands with South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) to start manufacturing passenger and commercial vehicles. “Hyundai Nishat Motor, a subsidiary of Nishat Mills Limited has entered into a non-exclusive distributorship agreement with HMC, for the rights to distribution of passenger cars and one-ton 6

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 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Huge potential for aviation business’

KARACHI: There is a huge potential for aviation business in Pakistan, mainly after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Kanaporn Apinonkul, country manager of Thai Airways International. Speaking to a group of journalists at the concluding ceremony of two weeks Thailand food festival, he said, at present, Thai Airways operated daily flight 1

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui 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 1:15 AM Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

KARACHI: Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation which visited Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. Akhoundi also showed interest in transshipment cargo handling. He said that Iran is keen to work with Pakistan 1

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 FPCCI gets amenity plot in Gwadar

KARACHI: Balochistan government has announced to allot amenity plot, measuring one acre to the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for establishment of its liaison office in Gwadar, a statement said on Friday. The FPCCI has welcomed the announcement made by Hussain Islam, provincial minister on behalf of Balochistan Chief 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