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China co-operation with Pakistan, Afghanistan no threat to any third party: China

BEIJING -UNS – China clarified on Wednesday that its plan to include Afghanistan into the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and a recently held trilateral meeting featuring the three countries does not target a ‘third party’ and that the project will be beneficial for ‘the whole …

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Taiwan warns Chinese military drills pose ‘enormous threat’

TAIPEI (AFP) – Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an “enormous threat” to Taiwan’s security, Taipei warned on Tuesday in an annual defence review that starkly highlighted rising cross-strait tensions. China views Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified at some point …

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World’s largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in China

BEIJING -UNS : China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea, the latest step in a military modernization program, reported Reuters. China has stepped up research on …

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China calls for independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital

China has officially stated that it supports the establishment of an independent state of Palestine based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital. “China understands the concerns of Islamic countries on the status of Jerusalem, supports the resolution of the status of Jerusalem …

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China not halted payments for CPEC projects: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday rubbished reports that Beijing had halted payments on any of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country. FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, during a weekly briefing, said there was no news from Beijing that the …

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China will not close door to global internet:Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to global internet, but cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development. Xi’s comments were read by Huang Kunming, head of the Chinese Communist Party’s publicity department at the …

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China to get extreme toilet makeover to boost tourism

BEIJING-UNS: Thinking about visiting China but worried about how bad the toilets are? You may be relieved, in more than one way, to hear that the country’s leader is on your side, reported CNN. President Xi Jinping, now a bathroom aficionado after frequent visits to …

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Chinese PM leaves for Hungary visit, SCO meeting in Russia

BEIJING – Xinhua — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Sunday morning for an official visit to Hungary and the sixth meeting of heads of government of China-Central and Eastern European Countries in Budapest. Li will also attend the 16th meeting of the Council …

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New US sanctions on North Korea ships, Chinese traders

WASHINGTON -UNS: The United States on Tuesday unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear program. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North …

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Chinese AFM lauds Pak Army’s contributions for peace,stability in region

Chinese assistant Foreign Minister calls on Army Chief RAWALPINDI -UNS: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met with China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou on Tuesday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Matters of mutual interest were …

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