China, Pakistan Sign Nearly $500M Worth of New Deals at Silk Road Summit

Charissa Echavez   | May 14, 2017 12:13 AM EDT

Pakistan and China have signed new deals worth about half a billion dollars on Saturday, ahead of Beijing's international forum on its "Silk Road" initiative. read more

CPEC: India's Claim to Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir is a Problem, Scholar Says

Charissa Echavez   | May 12, 2017 06:18 AM EDT

India's claim to the Pakistan-controlled Kashmir has reportedly resulted in conflicts for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, Wang Yiwei, Dean of the Center for European Studies at the Renmin University, said. read more

CPEC: China Willing to Rename China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for India

Charissa Echavez   | May 09, 2017 06:33 AM EDT

China is ready to rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to assuage India's concerns about the project, Indian media reported on Monday. read more

CPEC: China, Pakistan Sign Transparency Agreement for Projects

Charissa Echavez   | May 08, 2017 02:46 AM EDT

China and Pakistan have agreed to oversee and ensure the transparency of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, with a joint agreement signed between the National Accountability Bureau and Beijing. read more

China Comes to Pakistan's Rescue With $1.2B Bailout Loan

Prei Dy   | Apr 26, 2017 01:50 AM EDT

China has increased its economic pull in Pakistan over the past year, providing over $1 billion in loans to help the country stave off from a possible currency crisis. read more

How the CPEC is Improvinng People's Lives in Pakistan

Prei Dy   | Apr 24, 2017 07:54 AM EDT

Pakistan residents are reportedly seeing significant changes in the country, two years after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) program was launched. read more

Pakistan's Gwadar Port Operations Handed Over to China for 40 Years

Prei Dy   | Apr 21, 2017 07:26 AM EDT

State-run firm China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) will take over the operations of Pakistan's Gwadar port for 40 years, Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, minister for ports and shipping, said on Thursday. read more

CPEC: China Turns Over Third Maritime Patrol Ship to Pakistan

Prei Dy   | Apr 16, 2017 09:40 AM EDT

China on Tuesday officially turned over a 600-ton maritime ship to Pakistan in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. read more

China's CPEC Investment in Pakistan Reaches to $62B

Prei Dy   | Apr 14, 2017 02:16 AM EDT

China will finance more infrastructure projects in Pakistan under its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, with investment reaching $62 billion from $55 million, Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair said. read more

Pakistan to Pay China $90B for CPEC Projects: Report

Prei Dy   | Mar 13, 2017 03:32 AM EDT

Pakistan needs to pay China $90 billion over a span of 30 years against the loan and investment portfolio worth $50 billion under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Tribune reported citing an estimate from a brokerage house. read more

China Offers Pakistan 2 Patrol Ships to Protect CPEC Sea Route

Girish Shetti   | Jan 15, 2017 09:33 AM EST

China on Saturday handed over two maritime patrol vessels to Pakistani Navy for joint patrolling of sea routes passing through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The names of these two ships are PMSS Hingol and PMSS Basol. read more

Pakistan Allows Russia to Use Gwadar Port

Charissa Echavez   | Jan 06, 2017 04:00 AM EST

Pakistan has reportedly approved Russia's request to utilize Gwadar port in Balochistan, which is currently undergoing some development through China's $46 billion CPEC project, state-media revealed on Thursday. read more

Pakistan Receives More Funding from China for CPEC

Girish Shetti   | Dec 29, 2016 05:18 AM EST

The ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is already heavily funded by Chinese funds, is all set to receive further funds from China, a Pakistani official said on Tuesday. read more

Imran Khan Gives Reassurance on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Girish Shetti   | Dec 27, 2016 01:14 AM EST

Pakistan's Imran Khan reassured again that his political party had nothing against the $46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the prominent politician said on Sunday at a public rally in the village of Swabi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where his hordes of supporters gathered. read more

China, Pakistan to Deploy Naval Ships to Protect Gwadar port: Report

Girish Shetti   | Nov 26, 2016 09:43 AM EST

China and Pakistan will jointly deploy naval vessels to safeguard the multibillion dollar Gwadar port in Balochistan, a leading Pakistani newspaper claimed quoting an unnamed navy officer. The move, if true, is likely to create a panic in the neighbouring India. read more

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