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Chinese PM arriving today

Chinese PM arriving today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China will hold high-level talks today (Friday) on the expansion of bilateral trade and cooperation in civil nuclear energy, as the Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao arrives in the Pakistani capital for a three-day visit.
The Jiabao will hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani soon after he arrives.
The Chinese prime minister will also meet President Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan’s military leadership during his visit.

Chinese women smash relay world record

DUBAI: The Chinese women’s swimming team powered their way to the first world record of the FINA World Short Course Championships here on Wednesday. Chen Qian, Tang Yi, Liu Jing and Zhu Qianwei surged to victory in the 4x200m freestyle relay in a time of 7:35.94 to cut a massive three seconds off the previous mark set by the Netherlands at the last edition in Manchester two years ago.
Australia claimed silver in 7:37.57 and France the bronze in 7:38.33, meaning not only that the

Pakistan looks for Chinese support in agri development

SUKKUR: Pakistan is looking forward to Chinese technology assistance to modernise its agriculture sector. “Though an agro-based country, our agriculture productivity is not up to the mark due to use of traditional measures,” said Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU) Professor Taj Muhammad Lashari.
Talking to APP, he hoped that the upcoming visit of the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to Pakistan will give an opportunity to the two countries to further expand bilateral cooperation.

‘Pakistan emerging market for Chinese investment’

LAHORE: Pakistan offers plenty of opportunities for Chinese investment in all sectors. Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Shahzad Ali Malik and SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik said in a join statement on Thursday. They said Pakistan provided significant possibilities for Chinese and other foreign investors. “”Pakistan will achieve sustained growth in key sectors, including increase in per capita income and improvement in

Chinese firm will assist Sindh govt on wastewater treatment

KARACHI: The Sindh government is likely to a form a joint venture with a Chinese firm, Asia Pacific for setting up combined effluent treatment plants (CETPs) in Karachi’s industrial areas with an equity ratio of 20:80 between the two partners, sources told Pakistan Today.
The Chinese firm along with its joint venture partners recently expressed interest to invest in establishing CETPs in Karachi’s industrial areas to abate environment pollution and promote cost-effective

Jailed Chinese dissident awarded Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO: Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in an Oslo ceremony derided by Beijing as a farce, and dedicated it from his prison cell to the “lost souls” of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.
In Beijing, police stepped up patrols at key points on Friday, including Tiananmen Square, where witnesses say hundreds or thousands were killed when troops crushed reform protests, and Liu’s apartment where his wife is believed to be under house arrest.

Zardari may woo Chinese leaders to block India’s UNSC bid

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari, who leaves for China tomorrow (Thursday), might ask the Chinese leadership to block India’s bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council (UNSC) in the wake of US decision to support New Delhi in this regard.
Zardari will embark on a three-day visit to China to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the 16th Asian Games. He will also meet Chinese President Hu Jintao and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.
“The important issue

Unbiased dengue bites Chinese workers as well

LAHORE: Liu had had little idea of viral diseases, let alone dengue, in his entire life. Being a civil engineer from the Sichuan University, China, working on a Punjab government project in Lahore, it was the last thing he should be bothered about.
As an employee of the state-owned China Construction Company, completion of the Lahore Technology Park had mainly occupied his mind throughout his three years in the city. It was almost ten days ago that he heard of the deadly dengue

Chinese cricket a surprise package, says Miandad

NEW DELHI: Unfancied China should not be underestimated when cricket makes its debut at the Asian Games next month, according to Pakistan great Javed Miandad.
China will play cricket on the world stage for the first time during the November 12-27 Games in Guangzhou, having qualified for the Twenty20 competition by virtue of being the hosts. But Miandad, one of the mentors of the fledging sport in China, said the country’s cricketers could prove to be the surprise of the

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