CPEC

Pakistan has no locus standi on Gilgit Baltistan, says UKPNP Chairman Sardar Shaukat Ali Kashmiri

UKPNP Chairman Sardar Shaukat said, “This an open secret that Pakistan is treating Gilgit Baltistan and so-called Azad Kashmir as its colony, assemblies at Gilgit Baltistan and so-called Azad Kashmir is powerless and at the mercy of Pakistan, its law enforcement forces and secret agencies.” 

Mar 12, 2021, 17:40 PM IST

China builds military base in Pakistan's Gwadar, sparks discontent in Balochistan

The CPEC Authority will construct a fenced wall around the city of Gwadar, creating a massive discontent and furore in the region.

Dec 24, 2020, 08:11 AM IST

China backs Pakistan on Kashmir, opposes unilateral actions by India, says 'resolve dispute peacefully'

Foreign Ministers of China and Pakistan held their 2nd annual strategic dialogue on Friday during which they discussed ways to enhance their all-weather bilateral ties and the Kashmir issue.

Aug 22, 2020, 07:16 AM IST

CPEC's other side: Scuffles between Chinese workers and Pakistani soldiers

The mega Chinese infrastructure project China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that passes through the length of Pakistan, other than saddling Islamabad with debt, has other issues now--corruption and scuffles between Chinese labourers and Pakistani soldiers.

Aug 11, 2020, 00:10 AM IST

Amid standoff with India, China strengthening naval base in Pakistan’s Gwadar Port

Amid the present border standoff with India, the latest satellite imagery has revealed that China is strengthening its naval base in Pakistan’s Gwadar Port. 

Jun 03, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

CPEC not a burden; relations with China will never fray: Pakistan

The CPEC is a multi-billion dollar development project, with a planned network of roads, railways and energy projects linking China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with Pakistan's strategic Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea

Nov 24, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

United States warns Pakistan of CPEC project, says it will take toll on its economy

The US said that the lack of transparency in the CPEC could foster corruption and increase the project cost, thereby resulting in an even heavier debt burden for Pakistan.

Nov 22, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Pakistan attaches great importance to projects taken under CPEC: Imran Khan

The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China's Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative.

Jun 21, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

Pakistan suppressing critical voices against CPEC, US lawmakers told

At the very local level, people who critique CPEC are often labelled as terrorists, said researcher Shamila Chaudhary, who served in the previous Obama Administration.

May 14, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Incidents of bride trafficking by Chinese men in Pakistan causes alarm

New York-based international NGO Human Rights Watch has raised concern of Pakistani girls being trafficked by Chinese men - often with the lure of money, visa or both.

May 05, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

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 puts major CPEC power project on hold, asks China to delete it from list

According to a report in Pakistan-based Dawn News, the country's government will shut down several other schemes under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

Jan 14, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Pakistan dismisses 'military dimension' to CPEC, says project with China all about economy

CPEC is just a bilateral economic project, which is not aimed against any third country, says Pakistan.

Dec 28, 2018, 17:33 PM IST

China says more talks needed on economic aid for Pakistan

Pakistan's foreign reserves have plunged 42 percent since the start of the year and now stand at about $8 billion, or less than two months of import cover.

Nov 03, 2018, 13:33 PM IST

Pakistan, China dismiss India’s ‘territorial integrity’ protest over CPEC bus service

According to reports, the new bus service will be launched between Lahore in Pakistan and Kashgar in China via Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on November 13.

Nov 02, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Imran Khan arrives in China on maiden visit for talks on CPEC, IMF bailout

Imran Khan is looking for financial help from China despite approaching IMF for a bailout package for its crumbling economy.

Nov 02, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

India lodges strong protests with Pakistan, China over PoK bus service

Ministry of External Affairs has warned that the proposed bus service would be a violation of India's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Oct 31, 2018, 23:35 PM IST

China denies CPEC is reason for Pakistan economy's current crumbling state

China claims CPEC is for the economic good of its 'all-weather friend' Pakistan.

Oct 23, 2018, 19:23 PM 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