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  • Apr 11 2021

    Chinese government fines Alibaba billions of dollars

    BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government has fined the world’s largest online portal Alibaba billions of dollars under anti-monopoly law. According to British media, Chinese regulators say that Internet giant (Alibaba) has been taking unfair advantage of its dominance in the market for many years. In February this year, the Chinese government introduced an anti-monopoly […]

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  • Mar 30 2021

    China and iran sign 25-year cooperation deal

    Iran and China on Saturday signed a 25-year “strategic cooperation” agreement as Beijing expands its trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative. “Our relations with Iran will not be affected by the current situation, but will be permanent and strategic,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was quoted by Iranian news agencies as saying.

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  • Feb 12 2021

    China bans BBC World News broadcast

    Chinese regulators have accused the UK’s global broadcaster of breaking China’s media code. The move follows the decision by UK authorities to revoke the license for China’s global state TV network CGTN. Chinese regulators banned BBC World News on Thursday, claiming the global network “seriously violated” the country’s broadcasting rules.

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  • Feb 01 2021

    First batch of Covid-19 vaccine arrives in Islamabad from China

    The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Pakistan from China on Monday via a special Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft. The batch contains 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine that has been gifted by China. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health (SAPM) Dr Faisal Sultan announced the development in a tweet and […]

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  • Jan 01 2021

    China Approves Sinopharm Covid-19 Vaccine

    The Chinese government said on Thursday that it had approved a homegrown coronavirus vaccine after an early analysis of clinical trial results showed that it was effective. The announcements sent a positive signal for the global rollout of Chinese vaccines but lacked crucial details. The manufacturer, a state-controlled firm called Sinopharm, said that they plan […]

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  • Dec 23 2020

    China seeks additional guarantees from Pakistan for $6b new loan

    China has sought additional guarantees before sanctioning $6 billion loan for Main Line-1 (ML-1) project due to weakening financial position of Pakistan and also proposed a mix of commercial and concessional loan against Islamabad’s desire to secure the cheapest lending.

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  • Dec 18 2020

    COAS visited PAF base to witness Pakistan-China Joint Air Exercise “Shaheen-IX”

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday COAS lauded the professionalism and dedication of PAF and reiterated the importance of inter-services harmony and synergy for operational success. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS visited an Operational Base of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to witness […]

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  • Aug 07 2019

    China says move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty

    China said on Tuesday it opposed India’s decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China’s territorial sovereignty. “India’s action is unacceptable and would not have any legal effect,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on the ministry’s website.

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