Pakistan News

    China Wall Tiles In Pakistan

  • RD on imported tiles, sanitary ware welcomed

    KARACHI: Welcoming the recent imposition of regulatory duties on imported items, CEO Shabbir Tiles and Ceramics Ltd Masood Jaffery on Wednesday said the measures would support the local tile and ceramic industry and discourage imports, particularly from China...

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Jaffery said tile and sanitary ware manufacturers support the 20pc increase in duty on import of tiles and ceramics, followed by imposition...

  • Dumping probe into Chinese tiles launched

    ISLAMABAD: The National Tariff Commission (NTC) has initiated anti-dumping investigations against cheap imports of wall and floor tiles from China...

    The NTC, in a Feb 19 notice issued under the new anti-dumping laws approved by Parliament in September 2015, has asked all stakeholders, including importers and local industry to submit their viewpoint on the issue of dumped imports of tiles by April 4, 2016...

  • Exclusion of tiles from PTA with Iran sought

    KARACHI: The local man­ufa­cturers have demanded that tiles should not be incl­uded in the preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Iran...

    Trade between the two countries is essential, but it should not be at the cost of local industry,” said All-Pakistan Ceramics Tiles Manufacturers’ Association...

  • India-China border crisis slams into a wall

    NEW DELHI: India’s diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run media to trumpet rhetoric of “unavoidable countermeasures” on the unmarked border...

    China has insisted that India unilaterally withdraw its troops from the remote Doklam plateau claimed by both Beijing and Indian ally Bhutan...

  • China's Great Wall is disappearing: report

    BEIJING: Around 30 per cent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities ? including stealing the bricks to build houses ? erode the Unesco World Heritage site, state media reported...

    The Great Wall is not a single unbroken structure but stretches for thousands of kilometres in sections, from Shanhaiguan on the east coast to Jiayuguan in the windswept sands on...

  • Asian markets tumble after Wall St battering as China retaliates

    Asian markets extended a global sell-off on Tuesday following hefty losses on Wall Street that came in response to China's hike in tariffs on $60 billion of US imports, ramping up tensions in a trade war between the global economic titans...

    Read: US hits China with higher tariffs, raising stakes in trade talksThe stand-off has sent shockwaves through trading floors, where most dealers had a little over a week ago been confident the...

  • ISP insider: How my search for faster internet in Pakistan drove me up the wall

    In Pakistan we use the internet to gain information, conduct financial transactions, follow sporting events, endlessly share amusing pictures of grammatically challenged cats and send ‘fraandship’ requests to ‘girls’ who look suspiciously similar to Bollywood actresses and whose parents bestowed them with unique names such as ‘Lonely Sad Angel 98...

    Being new in Pakistan, I accepted this as gospel, and without hesitation paid the...

  • A fly-on-the-wall look at Pakistan’s disappointing start at COP21

    By the time I got back to my seat and got a hold of my notebook, his speech was over!I was saddened when Nawaz Sharif barely touched upon Pakistan’s vulnerability, and presented no vision for action to be taken at the national level...

    After submitting its disastrous ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ document ahead of the Paris conference, and receiving a lot of criticism, it was hoped that the Government of Pakistan...

  • 'Idiot' Marsh set to miss Pakistan Test after punching wall

    All-rounder Mitchell Marsh is set to miss the opening Test against Pakistan after fracturing his right hand punching a wall, with Australian coach Justin Langer branding him "an idiot"...

    That would almost certainly rule him out of the opening Test against Pakistan in Brisbane starting on November 21...

  • 'Idiot' Marsh set to miss Pakistan Test after punching wall

    All-rounder Mitchell Marsh is set to miss the opening Test against Pakistan after fracturing his right hand punching a wall, with Australian coach Justin Langer branding him "an idiot"...

    That would almost certainly rule him out of the opening Test against Pakistan in Brisbane starting on November 21...

  • Portion of historical Pucca Qilla boundary wall levelled to ground

    HYDERABAD: A large portion of the fortification wall of the 17th century Pucca Qilla, a protected heritage site, was dismantled overnight and levelled to the ground right under the nose of authorities but sadly this brazen act of vandalism failed to elicit a quick and effective response from the government...

    This correspondent visited the site and found no trace of the wall left...

  • Israel restarts work on West Bank wall

    This part of the wall could cut Palestinians from their olive groves...

    Residents of Beit Jala fear the construction of the wall may lead to the expansion of the nearby Israeli settlements of Gilo and Har Gilo...

  • More
Back to top