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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

China wants to have permanent military presence in Africa through CPEC: US Commander

The OBOR is Chinese President Xi Jinping's multi-billion project that focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa and Europe. 

Mar 08, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Pakistan to make economic zones under CPEC more investor friendly

Both China and Pakistan have agreed to make CPEC focus on industrial cooperation after the first five-year early harvest period since 2013.

Feb 05, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

India key to CPEC's success: Pakistan's new political tactic

India is opposed to CPEC as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

Mar 23, 2018, 12:09 PM IST

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

China defends Pakistan, says finance shouldn't be used to force action on terrorism

China defended Pakistan even as it continues to raise issues with security of its citizens and investments.

Mar 06, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

Ready to talk to India to resolve differences over CPEC: China

India has objected to the USD 50 billion CPEC as it passes through PoK.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

China, Pakistan to look at extending CPEC to Afghanistan

Pakistani Foreign Minister has said that his country and China were 'iron brothers', but did not directly mention the prospect of Afghanistan joining the corridor.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

India issued demarches to Pakistan, China on dams in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir: Government

India has also strongly conveyed its position at multilateral and international fora where issues related to OBOR/CPEC have been raised.

Dec 20, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Possibility of N-war in South Asia cannot be ruled out: Pak NSA

Janjua claimed that India has been stockpiling a range of dangerous weapons and it threatens Pakistan continuously of conventional warfare.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

Rift in romance? Here's why there's a lull in China-Pakistan CPEC affair

Established in 2013, CPEC intends to fast-track growth of Pakistan's infrastructure through a number of measures. But all has not been well in recent weeks.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Hope from debris: Why Pakistan wants to replace ally US with China, Russia

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif feels it is time to take a closer look at even closer friendship with China and Russia instead of continuing reliance on the United States.

Dec 06, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

CPEC is source of prosperity for Pakistan: New China envoy

Newly-appointed Chinese ambassador to Pakistan said CPEC was a major priority for the Chinese leadership and he would put in his best efforts to get it implemented in a letter and spirit.

Nov 28, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

After rejecting China's dam, Pakistan refuses free use of yuan for CPEC projects

The Dawn reported quoting a senior government official that Pakistan was not ready to allow the Chinese yuan (renminbi) for free use in Gwadar or its treatment on a par with the US dollar in the country.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

China dismisses Pak general's allegation of RAW sabotaging CPEC

China on Monday dismissed a top Pakistani Army General's allegation that India has established a special intelligence cell to sabotage CPEC.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:21 PM IST