Opinion

New Zealand should set an example to stand up against the so-called China threat narrative: NZ scholar

Global Times “New Zealand should set an example to other Western countries to maintain a non-aligned foreign policy,” said Dave Bromwich (Bromwich), former president of the New Zealand China Friendship Society (NZCFS). Bromwich has been long working to promote a sincere New Zealand-China relationship and promote mutual understanding and friendship between peoples of the two […]

Delegates of many countries waiting for Chinese delegation shows general aspiration

Global Times As the general debate of the 77th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly kick-started this week, relevant diplomatic activities have also been intensively conducted in New York. The General Assembly convenes annually but it has appeared to be particularly special this year. At such a historic juncture when geopolitical competition is […]

President Xi’s trip to Central Asia has global significance: Global Times editorial

Global Times Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered an important speech at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, emphasizing the need to follow the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit as we forge ahead. President Xi pointed out that under new conditions, the SCO, as an important constructive force in international and […]

World

Asian nations should avoid being used as chess pieces: China

Newswire Jakarta: China’s foreign minister Wang Yi has said that Southeast Asian nations should avoid being used as “chess pieces in major power rivalries”. Addressing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) secretariat in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, this week, Wang said many countries in the region were under pressure to take sides. “We should […]

Importance of olives mentioned in holy books: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that the importance of olives was mentioned in the holy religious books including Holy Quran, Gospel and Bible. The Ambassador hosted an event to highlight Italy’s contribution to the promotion of Olive and Olive Oil and its Value Chain in Pakistan, through […]

Iran, BRICS to both benefit from Tehran’s accession, says expert

Tehran: Cooperation of BRICS and Iran will benefit both sides, says Shuaib Bahman, senior researcher at the International Institute of Strategic Studies of Iran. “Iran will benefit from this process; it will also create and interesting and beneficial situation for BRICS,” he said in an interview. “(Iran’s) membership will benefit both sides.” According to the […]

Asia

Women in Pakistan leading economic and political arena: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that women in Pakistan were leading the economic and political arena. In a recent event, the envoy stressed the need to increase such activities in the future so that women could move towards greater economic empowerment. He argued that women’s economic and social […]

US helping Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in health, education sectors: Ambassador Donald Blome

Peshawar: US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome said this week that the US, in collaboration with the federal government, was helping Khyber Pakhtunkhwa improve health and educational facilities, strengthen the rule of law, develop agriculture sector and ensure women’s empowerment and economic development. “Through a donation of $130 million from American people, the US government […]

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Aboard the metaverse, business should not lose touch with reality

Anja Engen The metaverse, a $1 trillion annual revenue opportunity, has increasingly attracted businesses seeking to boost growth in virtual spaces. Despite not having an official definition, several businesses have already established their metaverse headquarters. As more companies start operating in these shared virtual environments, several of our daily activities will occur online. For example, […]

Energy experts for exploring potential of renewable energy through green financing guidelines of CPEC

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Energy experts this week stressed the need for exploring potential of renewable energy through green financing guidelines of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The China’s potential in renewable energy generation can potentially drive a massive shift in Pakistan’s energy sector. It could also serve as a viable solution for Pakistan’s energy crisis […]

Entertainment

Italy: Brazilian artist Vitória Basaia exhibits in Rome

Newswire Rome: Brazilian artist Vitória Basaia participated in Art without Borders, a collective exhibition in Rome from 9. Oganised by curators Ligia Testa and Sandra Setti, the group show will bring together talented and creative artists at the Galleria La Pigna (Palazzo Maffei Marescotti) in the Italian capital. Vitória Basaia is originally from Rio de […]