CPEC

Pakistan ready to share details of CPEC debts with IMF for bailout package

Pakistan ready to share details of CPEC debts with IMF for bailout package

 Pakistan's current year debt repayments were about USD 9 billion but obviously it would not entirely be available from the IMF.

Oct 14, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Increasing Chinese involvement disastrous for Pakistan’s economy, warns IMF

Increasing Chinese involvement disastrous for Pakistan’s economy, warns IMF

IMF has been critical of providing further loans since most of it could go in repaying the debts to China accrued in the 'Silk Road' project.

Oct 10, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Balochistan will be given its due share in CPEC, assures Imran Khan

Balochistan will be given its due share in CPEC, assures Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured that Balochistan will be given its due share in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

Oct 06, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Rising US-China tensions good opportunity for us: Pakistan

Islamabad has been trying to deepen ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States remain on tenterhooks. 

Oct 04, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Military ties backbone of Sino-Pakistan relationship: Chinese general

Pakistan has deepened ties with China in recent years as relations with the United States have frayed.

Sep 19, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa visits China after 'Silk Road' tension

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa visits China after 'Silk Road' tension

Bajwa is the most senior Pakistani figure to visit staunch ally China since the new government of Prime Minister Imran Khan took office in August.

Sep 17, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Imran Khan-led Pakistan government likely to review CPEC, renegotiate trade deals with China

Pakistan is currently reeling from a huge financial crisis.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
CPEC in trouble? Imran Khan's new government preps to raise pressure on China

CPEC in trouble? Imran Khan's new government preps to raise pressure on China

Imran Khan himself is singing praises about the China-Pakistan friendship. But his party seems to be working on something else.

Aug 19, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Financial crunch hits CPEC in Pakistan, several projects stalled

Financial crunch hits CPEC in Pakistan, several projects stalled

Work on several projects, which are part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has been stalled in Pakistan reportedly because of financial constraints. According to Pakistan-based Dawn News, the National Highway Authority in the country is under financial crisis and hence the work on several projects has been stalled.

Jul 23, 2018, 10:43 AM IST
LeT giving management training to Pakistani engineers: Sources

LeT giving management training to Pakistani engineers: Sources

The engineers have reportedly been told to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor once their training is finished and then give back a part of their monthly salary to the terrorist organisation.

Jun 21, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
'For China, by China, of China' not acceptable: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad on Belt and Road Initiative

'For China, by China, of China' not acceptable: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad on Belt and Road Initiative

He had earlier warned that these Chinese projects are a debt trap for poorer countries.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

Malaysia's PM Mahatir Mohamad has said many countries have taken China's easy loans without thinking of how they will repay them.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Chinese engineer found dead inside embassy in Pakistan

Chinese engineer found dead inside embassy in Pakistan

China has repeatedly raised concerns over security provided to its workers in and by Pakistan.

Jun 04, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
China fears political instability in Pakistan could hurt CPEC

China fears political instability in Pakistan could hurt CPEC

Pakistan has asked China for a fresh loan - that is its second request in two months, while the lack of political stability over several decades keep Chinese experts on tenterhooks.

May 30, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa wants talks & peace, but India is not open to it: UK think tank

Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa wants talks & peace, but India is not open to it: UK think tank

The commentary noted that Pakistan's prosperity is dependent on peace with India.

May 05, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
No fundamental difference on 'inter-connectivity' issue, we'll not push India on Belt and Road Initiative: China

No fundamental difference on 'inter-connectivity' issue, we'll not push India on Belt and Road Initiative: China

China on Saturday said Beijing will "not be too hard" with New Delhi on the issue of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Apr 28, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
Military and debt servicing swallow more than half of Pakistan budget, only 15.2 percent for development

Military and debt servicing swallow more than half of Pakistan budget, only 15.2 percent for development

In 2018-19, Pakistan will borrow more than it will repay.

Apr 19, 2018, 00:21 AM IST
China's Belt and Road Initiative hits roadblock in 7 countries: Report

China's Belt and Road Initiative hits roadblock in 7 countries: Report

China`s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to build a trade and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient trade routes of Silk Road, has hit a roadblock in seven countries, according to a recent report.

Apr 15, 2018, 17:09 PM IST
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
What friendship? Barred from red light areas, Chinese workers assault Pakistan policemen

What friendship? Barred from red light areas, Chinese workers assault Pakistan policemen

Local cops in Pakistan reportedly refused permission for Chinese workers to visit a red light area without security cover. What followed was mayham. 

Apr 06, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

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