China Will ‘Take The Gloves Off’ Over Taiwan: Media

China is running out of patience with Donald Trump’s stance on Taiwan, state media said Monday, and will “take the gloves off” if he keeps challenging the One China policy. The US president-elect told the Wall Street Journal over the weekend the longstanding policy was up for negotiation,

China’s Troubled Tech Firm LeEco Wins $2.2 Bn Lifeline

Cash-strapped Chinese tech firm LeEco secured a $2.2 billion investment from a group led by property developer Sunac China Holdings, but shares in the rescuer plunged Monday on news of the deal. Hong Kong-listed Sunac said Friday it would plough 15.04 billion yuan into the

French Group Essilor To Buy Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica

French lensmaker Essilor said Monday it has agreed to buy Italy’s Luxottica, maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, in a bid to create a new global giant in the sector. The news sent Essilor shares up by more than 14 percent on the Paris stock exchange and

Arrangements Finalized To Conduct 6th Population Census From March 15

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has finalized all arrangements to conduct much-awaited 6th population census from March 15, 2017, official sources said Monday. “The census will be held in two phases starting from March 15, 2017,” they told APP. The first phase would be completed in mid April, while

Chinese President Eyes Friendship, Cooperation On Switzerland Trip

BERN, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that he is looking forward to consolidating friendship and boosting cooperation between China and Switzerland at a welcome ceremony hosted by the seven members of the Swiss Federal Council. Xi arrived in the Swiss

Football: ChinaTo Cut Foreign Player Numbers On Pitch

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced Monday that it is reducing the number of foreign players a team can field as the country’s cash-rich clubs continue to lure international talent. Teams in the top-flight Chinese Super League will be able to field no more than

Beijing Warns Trump: One China ‘Not Negotiable’

BEIJING, China, Jan 15, (APP/AFP) – Beijing on Saturday  warned the US that the One China policy was non-negotiable, after Donald Trump suggested he could abandon the decades-old diplomatic principle and boost ties with Taiwan. “It is not up for negotiation,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said

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Committee On CPEC To Briefed By Minister Planning, Development

The 20th meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Monday will be briefed by Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms on the 6th meeting of Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) held in meeting. The committee will be held under the Chairmanship of Senator Mushahid Hussain

Pak-Oman Should Jointly Benefit From Gwader Port, CPEC: Zafarul Haq

Pakistan and Oman should further strengthen the bilateral relations and should benefit jointly from huge economic potential of Gwader Port as well as China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) for mutual interact of both the brother countries. Addressing a reception hosted in honour of President State Council of Oman Dr. Yahya

Seagate To Cut More Than 2,000 China Jobs: Reports

US hard-disk drive manufacturer Seagate Technology will lay off more than 2,000 Chinese workers as it shutters a factory in eastern China, reports said Saturday, prompting anger among employees. The factory, one of two operated by Seagate in China, is based in Suzhou city in