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  • China’s road through Pakistan

    He has had to deal with those nuisance protesters blocking the road, then play host to the Chinese delegation that flew in for the seventh Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting to finalise the Long Term Plan (LTP) for CPEC...

    Why are the Chinese interested in making the yuan legal tender in Gwadar? What purpose does such a step serve, and how are Pakistan’s interests advanced by it? If this is about helping make the yuan an...

  • China’s new silk road: What’s in it for Pakistan?

    During his visit to Pakistan, China’s president will discuss a raft of energy and infrastructure deals as part of wider ambitions to open new trade and transport routes across Asia...

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan had already generated a sense of nervous anticipation...

  • A dream Pakistan road trip: Karachi to Gwadar

    Road trips are the best way to discover a land, and Pakistan, with its geographical diversity and opportunities, makes it ideal for a road trip adventure...

    Therefore, I thought that it would be great to share this fabulous part of Pakistan with others...

  • Pakistan extends support to China's One Belt One Road: Ishaq Dar

    The finance minister also extended unequivocal support to One Belt and One Road — a giant initiative undertaken by China for economic progress and prosperity...

    “Pakistan fully supports the One Belt One Road Initiative," said Dar while expressing his views over the reservations voiced by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jailtly on the vision of connectivity during a debate on Trade, hosted by CNBC...

  • 'Pakistan's silk road repayments to peak at around $5bn a year'

    Pakistan's debt and other repayments on China's “Belt and Road” initiative will peak at around $5 billion in 2022, but will be more than offset by transit fees charged on the new transport corridor, says the Pakistan government's chief economist...

    China has pledged to invest up to $57bn in Pakistan's rail, road and energy infrastructure through its vast modern-day “Silk Road” network of trade routes linking Asia with Europe and...

  • Labour Day: A long and winding road for Pakistan's working classes

    Despite making some progress on labour rights, Pakistan has yet to fully grasp the movement's true purpose, as workers across the country continue to be subjected to gruelling, and often unjust, working conditions...

    Since the early 1990s, Pakistan's labour force has more than doubled and so has the participation rate of female labourers...

  • Comment: Pakistan cricket’s road to redemption culminates at Lord’s

    EVER since the infamous spot-fixing scandal plunged country’s cricket reputation to its lowest depths in 2010, a Test at Lord’s involving Pakistan was always likely to be associated with controversy, despair and disgrace...

    On July 17, 2016 however, when Mohammad Amir penetrated Jake Ball’s defences in the England second innings, Pakistan rewrote history by achieving their first Test victory at Lord’s in 20 years...

  • Pakistan seeks $1.7bn road investment

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is seeking foreign investors for a $1...

    7 billion road project, a senior official said, as the South Asian nation looks to public-private partnerships (PPPs) to help fund badly needed infrastructure projects...

  • Various road projects connecting Pakistan with Tajikistan approved

    During the meeting, National Highway Authority (NHA) Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar gave a detailed presentation to the Tajik delegation, in which different infrastructure projects showing options of connectivity between Pakistan and Tajikistan were presented, reported Radio Pakistan...

    Both the leaders gave in principle approval of different road projects connecting Pakistan and Tajikistan including...

  • China's new Silk Road: boom or dust for Pakistan?

    SOST: A glossy highway and hundreds of lorries transporting Chinese workers by the thousands: the new Silk Road is under construction in northern Pakistan, but locals living on the border are yet to be convinced they will receive more from it than dust...

    It is the first stop along a new $46 billion "economic corridor" designed by China in Pakistan...

  • Banker fears flow of Chinese goods on Silk Road in Pakistan

    As Pakistan opens itself to China’s Silk Road plan and billions of dollars worth of investment projects, the head of the bank owned by the Abu Dhabi Group is warning of an influx of cheap goods that may leave millions in the South Asian nation jobless...

    While the Chinese investments and loans worth more than $46 billion will bring new industrial activity and a need for services, Pakistan may be unprepared for a rush of wares from its...

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