Chinese research ship completes deep-sea research mission in waters near Oceania

Xinhua Sanya: China’s scientific research ship Tansuo-1 returned to the city of Sanya in south China’s Hainan Province on Saturday, after completing its first international manned deep-diving scientific research mission in waters surrounding Oceania. The vessel, carrying the deep-sea manned submersible Fendouzhe (Striver), began its mission in October 2022. It traveled for 157 days and […]

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China stands ready to put into action of GDI, GSI: Government Work Report

Chen Qingqing Beijing: China remains committed to an independent foreign policy of peace and to peaceful development, pursues friendship and cooperation with other countries, and stands ready to work with the international community to put into action the Global Development Initiative (GDI) and the Global Security Initiative (GSI), Premier Li Keqiang said in his Government […]

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CDWP approves Rs 909.285 million CPEC Support Project

wadar Pro Islamabad: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved as many as 11 development projects worth Rs 63.82 billion this week. Among them it approved China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Support Project (2nd Revised) at the cost of Rs 909.285 million. The 2nd revised project envisages establishing Project Management Unit (PMU) at the Ministry of […]

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NUST inks accords with China to boost agriculture productivity in Pakistan

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), with coordination of China Study Center, signed three documents of understanding with relevant parties in China to boost agriculture productivity in Pakistan this week. NUST officials say the Pakistan-China Agriculture Project is a significant initiative and would serve as a model for other countries […]

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China’s int’l trade in services hits 459.5 billion yuan in January

Newswire Beijing: China’s international trade in services stood at 459.5 billion yuan, or 67.6 billion U.S. dollars, in January, official data showed this week. Services exports totaled 177.4 billion yuan last month, and services imports were at 282.1 billion yuan, resulting in a trade deficit of 104.8 billion yuan, according to the State Administration of […]

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New liaison office of PSQCA inaugurated in Gwadar

Staff Writer Gawadar: The new liaison office of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) was inaugurated this week in Gwadar Balochistan. The Director General, PSQCA Zainul Abedin inaugurated the new office. He told journalists that cross border trade was important for economic development and PSQCA shall open more cross border offices in future in […]

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China’s game industry aims for overseas expansion

China Economic Net Guangzhou: For three consecutive years, China’s homegrown games have raked in over 100 billion yuan (about 14.7 billion U.S. dollars) in annual sales revenue from overseas markets, according to the 2022 China Gaming Industry Report released recently. The report, released at the China Game Industry Annual Conference in the southern metropolis of […]

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Bilawal Bhutto welcomes Nong Rong’s appointment as Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has welcomed the appointment of former Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong as the Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking to Gwadar Pro, the FM said Ambassador Nong Rong played a great role in bringing Pakistan and China even closer during his tenure as the Chinese […]

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‘Seeds in Space’ project a milestone for China-Pakistan sci-tech cooperation

China Economic Net Islamabad: After six months in China’s spacescraft under the first-ever Sino-Pak ‘Seeds in Space’ project, seven kinds of Pakistani medicinal seeds returned to the earth and their motherland this week. The seeds, three kinds provided by the International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi and four by Hamdard […]

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Chinese economy to grow further in 2023 thanks to CPC’s policies

Newswire Beijing: The Chinese economy is expected to grow further in 2023 thanks to policies of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Turkish experts have said. Selcuk Colakoglu, director of the Ankara-based Turkish Center for Asia-Pacific Studies, told Xinhua in a recent interview that China’s economy has entered a period of solid recovery, especially after […]

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Shehbaz Sharif inaugurates China-funded nuclear plant

Staff Writer Karachi: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week inaugurated the China-funded K-3, the third unit of Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANUP), which will produce 1,100 mega watt of electricity. The project has been completed with assistance from China. Addressing the occasion, the Prime Minister said K-3 was a step forward in cooperation with Pakistan’s […]

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China’s installation of renewable power to see robust growth in 2023: Fitch

Xinhua Beijing: China will continue increasing the deployment of renewable power in 2023 on strong demand, lower raw-material costs and a low-base effect for wind power, according to Fitch Ratings. China’s large state-owned power generation companies remain committed to the country’s energy transition strategy and are the largest investors in renewable power, said Fitch Ratings, […]

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PM Shehbaz Sharif launches Green Line train with new coaches from China

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif this week launched the Green Line train service between Islamabad and Karachi with new coaches from China. In his speech on the occasion, he endorsed the concept of outsourcing Pakistan Railways to make it better equipped and at par with contemporary services. The Prime Minister visited various coaches […]

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RPEC similar to CPEC proposed

Staff Writer Islamabad: Speakers at a webinar this week proposed a comprehensive Russo-Pak Energy Corridor (RPEC), similar to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to benefit the region. The webinar titled “Russo-Pak Economic and Energy Cooperation, Scope and Challenges” was organized by Devcom-Pakistan (Development Communications network) and DTN. The Speakers highlighted the importance of a fast-track […]

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Pakistan has not fully benefited so far from golden opportunity provided CPEC: Planning Minister

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal said this week that Pakistan had so far not fully benefited from the golden opportunity provided by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In a meeting with top Pakistani exporters here, Iqbal lamented that the CPEC provided Pakistan a golden opportunity to turn-around […]

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China backs Pakistan’s suggestion to boost people-to-people contact

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China this week backed Pakistan’s suggestion to boost people-to-people contact between the two friendly countries. Charge de’ affairs Chinese Embassy in Pakistan Pang Chunxue, highly appreciated the idea of improving people-to-people contact in 2023. In a high-level meeting held here at the China Embassy among Ms.Pang Chunxue, Charge de’ affairs, Chinese Embassy […]

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APCEA Sustainable Development Report 2022 launched

China Economic Net Islamabad: All-Pakistan Chinese Enterprise Association (APCEA) in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Secretariat launched a report titled “APCEA Sustainable Development Report 2022” today at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services. The report provides a comprehensive overview of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Pakistan while highlighting the contribution of CPEC […]

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China will continue to support Pakistan in different fields: Outgoing Chinese envoy

Staff Writer Islamabad: Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong said this week that China will continue to support Pakistan in different fields. Speaking at a dinner hosted in his honour by Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani here, the envoy maintained that the government and people of China are also proud of their everlasting friendship […]

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Gwadar Port Authority announces internship program for fresh graduates from Balochistan

Staff Writer Quetta: Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) this week announced an internship program for fresh graduates to equip the youth of Balochistan with skills required for ongoing and new projects. Under the program, in collaboration with Gwadar Port Authority, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Planning Commission, young engineers would be involved in the installation of […]

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Spring Festival travel rush begins amid COVID-19 response shift

Newswire Beijing: China’s Spring Festival travel rush, the largest annual human migration worldwide, kicked off this week after the world’s most populous country adjusted its COVID-19 response. Hundreds of millions of people are swarming train stations, airports, and coach terminals across the country for family reunions on the Lunar New Year’s eve, which falls on […]

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Chinese Embassy holds annual event to award outstanding Pakistani staff of CPEC projects

Staff Writer Islamabad: The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan this week organised a well-attended annual event to award the outstanding Pakistani staff of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Projects 2022 in recognition of their services. During the ceremony, the representatives of the Pakistani staff from three projects – Mr. Mir Arslan Ali, from Matiari to Lahore […]

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No amount of propaganda can impact iron-clad friendship between Pakistan and China, says FO at Year-End Review briefing

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Pakistan said this week that no amount of propaganda could shake the two countries’ unbreakable friendship. Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch told journalists at a Year-End Review briefing that China is Pakistan’s close friend and that ties with Beijing are a permanent feature of foreign policy. “Pakistan and China are close […]

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China has played a key role to underscore significance of cultural and educational exchanges via BRI, CPEC: Webinar

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistani and Chinese scholars this week acknowledged that China had played a key role in creating regional awareness to underscore the significance of cultural and educational exchanges via its ventures like the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The scholars from Pakistan and China emphasized forging close […]

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Chinese Ambassador renews China’s commitment to help eliminate Pakistan’s energy crises

Islamabad: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong this week renewed the commitment of China to help eliminate Pakistan’s energy crises. Speaking at the 2nd Annual Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) award ceremony organised by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) here, the envoy highlighted the power projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). […]

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China-supported indigenous submarine development project in achieves mega milestone

Staff Writer Karachi: The China-supported indigenous submarine development project in Pakistan this week achieved another mega milestone, when the Keel Laying Ceremony of first HANGOR Class Submarine and Steel Cutting of second Submarine was held at Shipyard and Engineering Works (KS&EW) here. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi graced the occasion […]

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Prominent journalist Shafqat Ali conferred ‘Friend in Pakistan 2022’ award

Newswire Islamabad: Prominent Pakistani journalist Shafqat Ali has been conferred a special award “Friend in Pakistan 2022” by the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi. Certificates of these awards have been given to Pakistani academicians, scholars and media practitioners in recognition of their services to promote deeper understanding of China. Along with Shafqat Ali, 38 Pakistani […]

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China to support Punjab for rapid industrialization

Gwadar Pro Lahore: China will support Punjab, Pakistan for rapid industrialization, a senior Chinese diplomat said. Zhao Shiren, Chinese Consul General in Lahore during his visit to Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) held discussions on different areas for increasing mutual cooperation between the two sides. During the interaction, the two sides resolved to […]

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7th forum on China-Pakistan scientific, technological & economic cooperation held

China Economic Net Beijing: The 7th forum on China-Pakistan scientific, technological & economic cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was held by the Pakistan Study Centre at Beijing Technology and Business University (BTBU) this week. The scientific, technological and economic cooperation between China and Pakistan has continuously injected new impetus into the closer […]

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Chinese Consul General awards 38 Pakistanis as “Friend in Pakistan”

Gwadar Pro Karachi: The Chinese Consul General in Karachi Li Bijian has conferred 38 Pakistani nationals a special award “Friend in Pakistan 2022” in a ceremony held at the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi. Certificates of these awards have been given to Pakistani academicians, scholars and media practitioners in recognition of their services to promote […]

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