CPEC

Protests intensify in Pakistan's Gwadar against China's CPEC projects

Protests have intensified in Gwadar district against China's multi-billion belt and road project, with people fearing threats to their livelihoods.

published on : 24th November 2021

China asks Pakistan to create enabling conditions for its investors in CPEC projects

Media reports from Pakistan said Chinese investors were concerned over the slow pace of construction on the projects.

published on : 17th November 2021

US sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Pak PM Imran Khan's aide

The ambitious CPEC was launched in 2015 when Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Pakistan.

published on : 24th October 2021

Pak replaces Lt. Gen Bajwa as chief of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor 

A notification issued by the Prime Minister's Office said Khalid Mansoor has been appointed as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on CPEC Affairs with immediate effect.

published on : 4th August 2021

Brothers from Balochistan arrested for Pakistan bus explosion that killed nine Chinese

China on Thursday took note of the arrest and said it will work with Islamabad to "go to the bottom of the truth" to punish the perpetrators.

published on : 29th July 2021

CPEC is economic initiative, has not affected stand on Kashmir issue: China defends contentious project

India has protested to China over the CPEC, the flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as it traverses through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

published on : 24th May 2021

Sri Lankan Parliament postpones debate on China-backed Colombo Port City bill

All party leaders in the House agreed that the debate should be rescheduled as the Supreme Court's determination on the constitutionality of the bill had not yet reached Parliament, officials said.

published on : 4th May 2021

Baloch not in talks with China on CPEC, says Dr Allah Nazar

Nazar, who calls himself a freedom fighter of Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) demanded an independent Balochistan.

published on : 24th February 2018

China wooing Baloch militants to secure China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects: Report

The CPEC links China's Kashgar in Xinjiang province with Pakistan's Gwadar port in Balochistan through a network of roads, railways and highways.

published on : 20th February 2018

China ready for talks with India to resolve China-Pakistan Economic Corridor differences

India has objected to the USD 50 billion CPEC as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

published on : 29th January 2018

Doklam standoff: Important to not change status quo at sensitive points at India-China border, says Indian envoy

The 73-day standoff at Doklam in Sikkim where Chinese military attempted to build a road close to Chicken Neck corridor has sparked a new round of tensions at the border.

published on : 26th January 2018

US President Trump's pressure on Pakistan may boost Chinese ties, let China build military base near Chabahar port: report

The proposed base at Jiwani is located just a stone's throw from Chabahar port being jointly developed by Iran, India and Afghanistan to ensure a trade corridor for Indian exports to Afghanistan.

published on : 5th January 2018

China, Pakistan to boost anti-terror cooperation along intercontinental economic corridor

The security cooperation agreement was reached when Meng Jianzhu met visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif the day before in Beijing.

published on : 9th September 2017

China says economic corridor with Pakistan has 'no direct link' with Kashmir issue

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi asserted that the purpose of the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was economic.

published on : 18th April 2017
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