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CPEC: Why is India wary of others joining the China-Pakistan project?

China and Pakistan last month invited other countries to join projects related to their mammoth, multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative, drawing a stern rebuke from Ind...

Why is Chinese beer rising in popularity in Pakistan?

Chinese beer is taking off in popularity in Pakistan, after a company set up a beer plant a few years ago in the western province of Balochistan. The plant supplies beer to large parts of the province...

Pakistan arrests woman allegedly targeting Chinese workers

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces acting on intelligence arrested a woman who was allegedly planning attacks on Chinese working on construction projects in the southwest, authorities s...

Pakistan: Are attacks on Chinese workers jeopardizing Beijing's CPEC projects?

On Tuesday, a female suicide bomber attacked a minibus in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver. The bombing was claimed by the so-called ...

Suicide blast in southern Pakistan kills 3 Chinese, driver

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An explosion ripped through a van inside a university campus in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, officials said. A sep...

Pakistan: Militant attacks in Balochistan pressure China's big infrastructure plans

A militant separatist movement in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan province has stepped up attacks in recent weeks, targeting the Pakistani military and complicating infrastructure projects being ...

Xi meets Poland, Pakistan leaders in Olympic diplomacy

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met Sunday with leaders from Poland and Pakistan in a flurry of diplomacy on the sidelines of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Xi told P...

Pakistan: Khan's China visit highlights dependence on Beijing

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting China this week to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympicsand meet with Chinese leaders. A spokesman for Pakistan's Foreign Ministry tol...

"Belt and Road Development" Themed Seminar was Held in Beijing, China

BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 1 November 2021 - The "Belt and Road Development" themed seminar was held on October 27 in Beijing and attended by scholars, journalists from various countries, and...

Pakistan struggles to balance ties between Washington and Beijing

Pakistan-US relations have remained strained since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August. Over the years, Washington has criticized Islamabad for supporting the Taliban. Since US Presiden...

Analysis: As West ponders aid for Afghanistan, China and Pakistan quick to provide relief

As international donors gather in Geneva on Monday to discuss humanitarian relief for Afghanistan under Taliban rule, neighbours China and Pakistan have already reached out with aid and discussions of...

Afghanistan: What Taliban takeover means for the region

The Chinese government has so far appeared to be at ease with the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban's takeover of the country. "The Chinese embassy in Afghanistan is conti...

Afghanistan: Pakistan rejoices at Taliban victory as West flounders

Afghanistan has a familiar power back in place. Kabul has fallen. The Taliban have won. And Pakistanis are euphoric. To many a foe, but to others a friend, the cloistered group of extremists has long...

How Chinese investments are capturing Pakistan's economy

In 2015, China announced an ambitious multibillion-dollar initiative aimed at overhauling Pakistan's crumbling infrastructure and linking the nation's southern port of Gwadar to western China....

Can Pakistan secure Chinese investment in restive Balochistan province?

Prime Minister Imran Khan said last week he was considering "talking to insurgents" in Balochistan province, adding that the country's western province can only progress if there was pea...