Saturday, 27 November 2021

Tag Archives: China

Pakistan, China agree to expedite Gwadar projects

BEIJING: Pakistan and China have agreed to expedite implementation of Gwadar projects, particularly development of Gwadar social sector projects. The agreement came during meetings of Joint Working Groups of Gwadar and Planning via video conference in Islamabad. The meetings were co-chaired by Secretary Planning, Development and Reform Zafar Hassan and ...

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India to sell shares of people who migrated to Pakistan, China

NEW DELHI: India’s government said it will sell stocks worth millions of dollars seized from people who moved to Pakistan following partition in 1947 and the wars since, as a way to make up for a shortfall in revenues. The stocks worth at least 30 billion rupees ($412.26 million) are ...

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China scours social media, erases thousands of accounts

BEIJING: China’s top cyber authority has scrubbed 9,800 social media accounts of independent news providers deemed to have posted sensational, vulgar or politically harmful content on the Internet, it said. China’s strict online censorship rules have tightened in recent years with new legislation to restrict media outlets, surveillance measures for ...

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China will continue to support Pakistan in economic development: Hua Chunying

BEIJING: China will continue to offer assistance and support to Pakistan in its economic and social development. This was stated by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, while responding to a question during regular press conference in Beijing. Regarding recently concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China, the ...

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China to continue Iran trade despite new US sanctions

BEIJING/WASHINGTON: China denounced new United States sanctions targeting Iran’s oil and financial sectors as “long-arm jurisdiction” on Monday and vowed to continue its bilateral trade with the Islamic republic. The measures, which took effect on Monday, follow US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon a multi-nation nuclear deal with Tehran, which he ...

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Pakistan, China agree to trade in Rupee, Yuan instead of dollar

Pakistan and China have agreed to do trade in their own currencies instead of dollar. According to report, the two countries agreed to do business in Pakistani rupee and Chinese currency Yuan during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing. Earlier, Pakistan and China were doing trade in ...

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Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour

BEIJING: Apple is investigating a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant´s supplier forced student workers to work “like robots” to assemble its popular Apple Watch . Many were compelled to work in order to get their vocational degrees and had to do night ...

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Knife-wielding woman stabs 14 kindergarten children in China

XINSHIJI: At least 14 kindergarten children sustained injuries after a woman stormed into a school in China’s Chongqing and stabbed them with a kitchen knife. The knife attack occurred early morning on Friday in Xinshiji Kindergarten in Banan District of China’s southwestern city of Chongqing. The children were returning from ...

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US warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the US military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China. The voyage risks further heightening tensions with China but will likely be viewed in ...

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China, SE Asia to hold maritime drill to ease tensions

BEIJING: China and Southeast Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said Friday, in a move aimed at easing tensions but which may spark US alarm. Beijing’s expansive claims to the South China Sea have long been a source of friction with rival claimants in ...

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