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KP Govt Sign 11 MoUs With Chinese Companies

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has singed 11 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the Chinese Companies for completion of various development projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to Radio Paksiatn , an agreement to this effect was signed in Beijing on Monday. The development projects

Russia Warns US Against Unilateral Strike On North Korea

MOSCOW, (APP/AFP) – Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over. “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at

Provinces Identified 38 Sites For Establishing SEZs: Senate Told

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Thursday informed the Senate that 38 sites have been identified by provincial governments for establishing Special Economic Zones (SEZs). During Question Hour in the House, the minister said that out of which nine sites were prioritized

New Air Route Links Central China City With Moscow

CHANGSHA, (APP/Xinhua): A direct flight opened Thursday between Changsha, capital of central China’s Hunan Province, and Moscow. The flight is operated by Moscow-based I-Fly Airlines. The Airbus 330-300 aircraft will fly between the two cities every Thursday with a travel time of 8.5 hours. On Thursday, the inaugural

Pak Welcomes Desire Of British To Join CPEC Project: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Pakistan welcomes the desire of Britain to join the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal in an Interview with Radio Pakistan said that several other countries in the European Union and the Central Asian Republics are also evincing keen interest

Chinese Firm Invests In Argentine Gold Mine

JINAN, (APP/Xinhua): China’s Shandong Gold Mining will pay 960 million U.S. dollars to Barrick Gold Corp. for a 50 percent stake in its Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The agreement was inked Thursday in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province in east China. This is the first cooperation

Chinese Scientists Pioneer New Method To Absorb Oil Spills

HEFEI, (APP/Xinhua): Chinese scientists have found that graphene- wrapped sponges provide an effective and fast way to absorb spilled crude oil when heated with an applied electric current. A research team led by Yu Shuhong, a professor at the University of Science and Technology of

Record Financial Institutions Operate In Tibet

LHASA, (APP/Xinhua): A record 15 financial institutions had opened offices in Tibet Autonomous Region, southwest China, by the end of 2016, the region’s banking regulatory commission said Friday. According to official data, the 15 institutions’ total assets balance was 523.3 billion yuan (75.9 billion U.S.