Gwadar Port

Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Connectivity, higher transportation cost and services could prevent Gwadar from succeeding. And, of all things, it may be water that could be the biggest threat.

Apr 12, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
Rift with US could push Pakistan deeper into China's grip: Report

Rift with US could push Pakistan deeper into China's grip: Report

Being put on the terrorism financing watchlist would lead to a drying up of foreign financing, which could push Islamabad further into China's embrace, which is already raising suspicions in Pakistan.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
CPEC impact: Growing Chinese influence may be driving Western investors away from Pakistan, say reports

CPEC impact: Growing Chinese influence may be driving Western investors away from Pakistan, say reports

High-ranking Pakistani official acknowledges that there is fear among Western investors that China could be given preferential treatment.

Mar 22, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
CPEC now threatens to destroy our industry by lifting import tariffs, say Pakistani officials

CPEC now threatens to destroy our industry by lifting import tariffs, say Pakistani officials

Pakistan slashed import tariffs on 6000 items. Now, there is no need for China to manufacture them in Pakistan, posing a threat to the SEZs set up along CPEC.

Mar 21, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
CPEC mess: Chinese company building Gwadar Port operating in Pakistan illegally, lawmakers told

CPEC mess: Chinese company building Gwadar Port operating in Pakistan illegally, lawmakers told

A high-level parliamentary committee has ordered an investigation into the company building and operating Gwadar Port.

Mar 14, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Join us, don't fight us: Iran invites Pakistan to be part of Chabahar project with India

Join us, don't fight us: Iran invites Pakistan to be part of Chabahar project with India

Pakistan has repeatedly expressed concerns over India's involvement in the development of Chabahar Port for geopolitical reasons as well as the threat to its Gwadar Port project.

Mar 13, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Pakistan, China gear up to tackle latest threat to CPEC in Gwadar port

Pakistan, China gear up to tackle latest threat to CPEC in Gwadar port

Experts have raised an alarm over the safety of the multi-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project in Gwadar port off the coast in Pakistan.

Feb 11, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
China embarrasses Pakistan at CPEC expo with huge poster showing Kashmir as part of India

China embarrasses Pakistan at CPEC expo with huge poster showing Kashmir as part of India

China was forced to replace the poster after hue and cry.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
China releases Arctic Policy: Trade, natural resources and food are key areas of focus

China releases Arctic Policy: Trade, natural resources and food are key areas of focus

The Arctic Policy outlined the rationale that China is likely use to ensure access to the resources of the region.

Jan 26, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE - China prepares to deploy nuclear submarines at Pakistan's Gwadar Port: True face of CPEC?

EXCLUSIVE - China prepares to deploy nuclear submarines at Pakistan's Gwadar Port: True face of CPEC?

It has already started work to build facilities to enable communication with submarines.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
China wields CPEC: Pakistan buckles to trade in yuan, to treat it equal to US Dollar

China wields CPEC: Pakistan buckles to trade in yuan, to treat it equal to US Dollar

Less than a month back, Pakistani finance ministry officials had termed this move against the country's interest.

Dec 19, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

Any strains for CPEC are bound to have wide repercussions for China's attempts in other countries.

Dec 06, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Roadblock in friendship? Pakistan 'stunned', as China stops funding for 3 CPEC projects, says report

Roadblock in friendship? Pakistan 'stunned', as China stops funding for 3 CPEC projects, says report

Was China's decision to stop funding for the three road projects retribution?

Dec 05, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
CPEC security nightmare returns: Grenade attack in Gwadar injures 26 workers

CPEC security nightmare returns: Grenade attack in Gwadar injures 26 workers

There was no claim of responsibility for the attack, one of three on Thursday in the gas-rich southwestern province of Baluchistan.

Oct 20, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

China plans to launch cargo service to Pakistan through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The new line will start from Lanzhou, capital of northwestern China's Gansu Province, travelling through Kashgar in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to the Gwadar Port of Pakistan, Xu Chunhua, director of Lanzhou International Trade and Logistic Park, was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency.

Jul 06, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Two Chinese nationals kidnapped in Pakistan: China state media

Two Chinese nationals working in Pakistan were kidnapped Wednesday, local police and China`s state media said, in an attack which could raise safety concerns for Beijing`s multi-billion dollar investment in the country. 

May 24, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to have huge impact on Baloch people: German lawyer

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to have huge impact on Baloch people: German lawyer

Asserting that the USD 51.5 billionChina-Pakistan Economic Corridor will have a huge impact on the Baloch people, German lawyer and human right activist Claudia Waeldich said the people of Balochistan already have no access to the Gwadar port as has been to China for 40 years.

May 15, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

10 labourers killed near Pak's Gwadar port

Gwadar Deputy Commissioner Naeem Bazai said the labourers worked on a road project and were from Sindh province.

May 13, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Baloch, Sindhi activists protest against CPEC, China, Pakistan outside Chinese Embassy

Baloch, Sindhi activists protest against CPEC, China, Pakistan outside Chinese Embassy

The Baloch and Sindhi leaders staged a joint protest against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor outside the Chinese embassy in London on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
China hands over two ships to Pakistan Navy for security on Gwadar port

China hands over two ships to Pakistan Navy for security on Gwadar port

China has handed over two ships to the Pakistan Navy to safeguard the strategic Gwadar port and trade routes under the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a move likely to raise alarm in India.

Jan 15, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

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