China acquiring lands and businesses in Pakistan in a big way

China acquiring lands and businesses in Pakistan in a big way

Karachi, February 6 (Reuters): Chinese companies are in talks to snap up more businesses and land in Pakistan after sealing two major deals in recent months, a sign of deepening ties after Beijing vowed to plough $57 billion into a new trade route across the South Asian nation. A dozen executives from some of Pakistan's biggest firms told Reuters that...

China plans to destroy ancient Afghan Buddhist city to mine copper

China plans to destroy ancient Afghan Buddhist city to mine copper

By Meriam Amini/CNBC Two Chinese state-owned mining companies plan to destroy an ancient Buddhist city in Afghanistan in order to get the copper underneath it, according to a new documentary According to the film Saving Mes.Aynak Metallurgical Group Corp. (MCC) and Jiangxi Copper are in the initial stages of building an open-pit copper mine 25 miles southeast of Kabul. The location is...

Malaysia tourist boat, mainly with Chinese tourists missing

Malaysia tourist boat, mainly with Chinese tourists missing

Kuala Lumpur, January 29: A boat carrying 31 people, including at least 28 Chinese tourists, has gone missing off the Malaysian coast, maritime authorities say. The boat lost contact after departing the eastern state of Sabah on Saturday, the BBC reported. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said search and rescue efforts were being hampered by bad weather. The incident coincides...

China is the single largest bilateral donor to Pakistan

China is the single largest bilateral donor to Pakistan

Islamabad, January 24 (NIA): China has emerged as the single largest donor to Pakistan in the first half of the 2016-2017 financial year, namely from July to December 2016. Out of total disbursement of US$ 3.935 billion from all multilateral and bilateral donors received, China is the largest bilateral donor, providing US$ 847.96 million,says The News International. The government is...

China’s core interest in Sri Lanka is not necessarily India centric: Ambassador M.K.Bhadrakumar

China’s core interest in Sri Lanka is not necessarily India centric: Ambassador M.K.Bhadrakumar

Colombo, January 24 (NIA): M.K.Bhadrakumar, a former Indian Foreign Service officer, who had held key positions in the Indian foreign policy making establishment, says that India must realize that China’s relationship with Sri Lanka is not necessarily India-centric as some Indians “blithely assume.” Writing in Indian Punchline Rediff Blogs, Bhadrakumar says that as a global trader, China takes an abiding...

Why India doesn’t want Trincomalee

Why India doesn’t want Trincomalee

Colombo, January 23 (The New Indian Express): Sri Lankan Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s comments that talks are on with India for developing the Trincomalee harbour, has ruffled feathers in the island nation in the context of a growing opposition to Colombo’s policy of “appeasing” India by offering it big ticket projects to compensate for those offered to...

Mother Teresa went barefoot even in Beijing’s harsh winter

Mother Teresa went barefoot even in Beijing’s harsh winter

Colombo, January 21 (The New Indian Express): An epitome of simplicity and piety, Mother Teresa went about barefoot even in the biting cold of Beijing, recalled A.Natarajan, India’s Consul General in Jaffna, while speaking at a talk given by the Mother’s biographer, Navin Chawla, in Jaffna on Friday. Reminiscing on his encounter with Mother Teresa in December 1995 at Beijing,...

Chinese government hospitals reek of corruption

Chinese government hospitals reek of corruption

By Liu Jiaying, Ge Mingning, Wu Jing and Li Rongde Beijing, January 20 (Caixin): Last month, a doctor at a Shanghai hospital was caught on camera accepting four cash envelopes within three minutes from pharmaceutical agents, and even telling one that he would prescribe enough drugs so that the salesman could buy a new iPhone in a month. This scene...

India denies talks are on to take over development of Trincomalee port

India denies talks are on to take over development of Trincomalee port

Colombo, January 20 (The New Indian Express): Indian official sources on Friday denied Sri Lankan Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s contention that Sri Lanka and India are in talks for developing the Trincomalee harbor in the Eastern coast of the island nation. Fonseka had made the claim on the sidelines of a conference in New Delhi earlier this...

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