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Exclusive: The CPEC plan for Pakistan's digital future -

A new, upgraded cross-border fibre optic cable will address multiple challenges faced by China and Pakistan. Qurat ul ain Siddiqui | Jahanzaib HaqueUpdated Oct 03, 2017 12:36pm. A cross-border venture; A security concern ...and more »

A pragmatic foreign policy -

PAKISTAN has decided to opt for a paradigm shift in its foreign policy. It has also for the first time wisely used its strategic location for deriving long-term economic benefits for the people of this country, particularly in the face of the ...and more »

Economic corridor bearing fruit - ecns

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative has entered a new fruitful era, according to Pakistan's Minister for Interior and Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms. "CPEC has entered the phase where its fruits and dividends are ...and more »

Pak plans secured cable line with China to evade Indian surveillance - Zee News

New Delhi: Worried over Indian surveillance, Pakistan is planning to lay a 135-km-long cross-border fibre optic cable to China as part of the ambitious CPEC project, a Pakistani daily said on Sunday. The project is estimated to cost about 44 million ...and more »

Nawaz's ouster affects CPEC coordination, says Chinese diplomat - The News International

ISLAMABAD: A senior Chinese diplomat on Friday admitted that removal of Nawaz Sharif as prime minister did cause difficulties in coordination for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) but the projects on the ground remained unaffected. “Political ...and more »

Water desalination plant to be set up in Gawadar city: Ahsan Iqbal - The Nation

BEIJING: Federal Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal has said that a water desalination plant would be constructed to provide five million gallons of water per day to the residents of Gawadar city . “An approval to this important project will be accorded ...and more »

Retail sector least positive about CPEC's impact - The Express Tribune

The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway before the Karakorum mountain range near Tashkurgan in China's western Xinjiang province. PHOTO: AFP. LAHORE: There is an urgent need for the government to formulate a strategy to encourage local firms to expand ...and more »

Govt must resist RSS' call to integrate Jammu and Kashmir: Move could bolster China-Pakistan axis - Firstpost

In his annual Vijayadashami address on Saturday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat reiterated his organisation's longstanding position on Jammu and Kashmir that the state should be fully integrated into India, without a special ...and more »

CPEC to bring about socio-economic revolution in region: PU VC - Daily Times

LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zaffar Mueen Nasar Saturday said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would benefit entire region, besides positively influencing Pakistan socially, economically and politically to a great ...and more »

Pakistan's Costly Plunge into China Debt - Asia Sentinel (blog)

Wherever China's One Belt, One Road initiative goes, it appears that the Chinese lenders including the Bank of China – the government's flagship bank – aren't far behind, and that Beijing is using the financial power of the government-owned banks to ...and more »