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Alibaba Group enters Pakistan’s ecommerce market with Daraz acquisition

Alibaba all set to enter Pakistan after signing first MoU

Alibaba expands South Asia footprint, snapping up Pakistani online retailer Daraz Alibaba, the Chinese technology group, has expanded its e-commerce business into South Asia by buying Daraz, the Pakistani online shopping business started by the German company Rocket Internet. Daraz, founded in 2012, is backed by European tech incubator Rocket Internet. It operates in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal ... Read More »

China Southern Airlines to begin Kunming-Islamabad flights

China Southern Airline

China Southern Airlines has announced to start flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of 2018. This was shared in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines including Hu Yaohui, Director International Marketing, Ma Yun Deputy Manager and airline’s staff.met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, ... Read More »

While Indian Cinema Descends Into The Gutter, China Helps Promote Morally Uplifting Films

Indian films promote violence and vulgarity while Chinese films promote moral values By Adam Garrie South Asia has been gripped by a scandal surrounding an Indian film called “Padman” which fetishises female menstruation, while publicly airing private biological functions. Pakistani officials have moved to ban the film, saying that it is not in keeping with Pakistani values. This itself has led ... Read More »

Chinese Railway Police start using Smart Glasses to scan travelers

Glasses resembles Google Glass are connected to a police database that can match passengers with criminal suspects Police person of Chinese Railways are the pioneer in the country to start using facial recognition eye-wear to screen passengers, in Zhengzhou the capital of central China’s Henan province. Police stationed at train stations in China are going to be sporting some fancy new ... Read More »

Chinese yuan strengthens to 27-month high against USD

China’s economy expanded 6.9 percent in the first half, above the target of around 6.5 for the year The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi (the yuan) advanced for the fifth consecutive trading day to a 27-month high against the U.S. dollar. According to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System, the rise came after the yuan advanced 93 ... Read More »

Pakistani food festival in Beijing delights foreigners

Pakistani food festival in Beijing delights foreigners

Ambassador Masood says Pakistan food festival to improve Pak-China cultural ties The Musical Food Festival organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Beijing in order to bring people from both the countries further closer allured the significant number of epicureans on its opening ceremony. The food festival, organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing at China World Hotel, is showcasing ... Read More »

Chinese Scientists develop Battery that charges in seconds

Super aluminum-graphene battery has a 5-second charging time A team of researchers from Zhejiang University have developed a new type of aluminum-graphene battery that can be charged in seconds, instead of hours. The team headed by Professor Gao Chao, from Department of Polymer Science and Engineering of Zhejiang University, designed a battery using graphene films as anode and metallic aluminum ... Read More »

China’s contributions to WFP will assist 158,000 people in Pakistan

China contributed US$1 million to enable WFP food assistance for 158,000 people in KP and FATA The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is grateful to China for its landmark contribution that will provide food and nutrition assistance to displaced people and returnee families in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to the World ... Read More »

Pakistan, China explore Afghanistan inclusion in CPEC

Pakistan, China and Afghan foreign ministers

Pakistan, China and Afghan foreign ministers discuss ways to encourage economic and security cooperation Pakistan and China will look at extending the $57 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday. Speaking after the first trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Wang said China hoped the economic corridor could ... Read More »

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