China

WHO says it was first alerted to coronavirus by its office, not China The World Health Organization on Friday said it was was alerted by its own office in China, and not by Beijing about the coronavirus  cases in Wuhan. The UN health body has been accused by US President Donald Trump of failing to […]

Continue Reading

India, China bring the big guns in as standoff continues in eastern Ladakh: report Both the Indian and Chinese armies continued to stand their ground in eastern Ladakh, with both sides bringing in the big guns and heavy machinery at the disputed territory. The report states that the Indian Army is doing the same and […]

Continue Reading

Pompeo asks China to allow access to sensitive lab. WASHINGTON: United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday pressed China to allow inspectors into sensitive laboratories, voicing concern about their security amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Pompeo has refused to rule out that the deadly virus leaked out of a laboratory in the Chinese […]

Continue Reading

NDMA chairman says 2,000 additional ventilators to be sought from China ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority Chairman Lt Gen Mohammad Afzal said on Monday that  keeping in view the need of the country during the coronavirus pandemic, 2,000 additional ventilators would be sought from China. The Parliamentary Committee on Coronavirus Monitoring held its first meeting […]

Continue Reading

China, US to help Pakistan fight coronavirus ISLAMABAD: To help Pakistan face the daunting challenge of fighting the coronavirus, China and the United States have emerged as leading partners, despite the fact that both these major world powers are themselves fighting this deadly disease on a large scale. China besides providing $4 million to build […]

Continue Reading

Chinese says equipment for Pakistan seized by India is for industrial, not military use BEIJING: China on Thursday dismissed the Indian accusation that the industrial autoclave seized on a Pakistan-bound Chinese ship could be used for military purposes, saying it was actually a heat treatment furnace shell system and not a dual-use item classified under […]

Continue Reading

CPEC: Sovereignty first The mistrust between Pakistan and the United States seems to have ebbed significantly in the wake of their close cooperation for the settlement of Afghan conflict. The mistrust between Pakistan and the United States seems to have ebbed significantly in the wake of their close cooperation for the settlement of Afghan conflict. […]

Continue Reading

Ex-Chinese CG in Karachi appointed China’s ambassador to Afghanistan BEIJING: Former Consul General of China in Karachi, Wang Yu has been appointed as new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Afghanistan. Wang presented the copy of Letter of Credence to the General Directorate of Protocol Department, Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of […]

Continue Reading

Pakistan, China agree to work on four key projects for oil, gas cooperation ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have agreed to include four key projects for oil and gas cooperation including finalisation of feasibility study on South North Gas Pipeline Project by Power China International Group of Companies and up-gradation of Pakistan Refinery Ltd, Karachi. Top […]

Continue Reading

JCC of CPEC to meet on November 6: Pakistan to request China for financing ML-1 project under soft conditions ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to make fresh request to China for getting lucrative package of over $8.5 billion for construction of much-awaited railways Mainline (ML-1) from Peshawar to Karachi. In the upcoming Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) […]

Continue Reading