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US to examine Chinese debt before decision on IMF loan for Pakistan

WASHINGTON : US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Pakistan’s request for an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package will be closely examined...

US to evaluate Pakistan’s bailout request on merit

WASHINGTON : The United States (US) will evaluate on merit a bailout package sought by Pakistan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the State Department said...

Hillary Clinton hails Malala’s commitment for girls’ rights

WASHINGTON : Former first lady of the United States Hillary Clinton on Wednesday hailed Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai for her commitment for the rights of girls around...

China makes major contribution overcoming unemployment in US

BEIJING : The unemployment rate of Lancaster, California has fallen from 24 percent to 4 percent since construction of a factory for Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD...

Limousine crash leaves 20 dead in New York

NEW YORK : At least twenty people have been killed in a crash involving a limousine transporting a wedding party in the US state of New York. Police said that two...

China adopts people-oriented financial policy: Liu

BEIJING : China’s finance minister said the country will adopt a more proactive fiscal policy but will not resort to a deluge of strong stimulus policies. Minister...

China sets a new record modernizing railways sector

BEIJING : China has 25,000 km of high-speed railway, accounting for over 60 percent of the world’s total, official data showed. By the end of 2017, China had built...

China wants end the trade war: Cui Tiankai

BEIJING : China wants to end the trade war with the US, but the US’s position keeps changing, said Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the US. Cui made this...

UNHCR welcomes extension of PoR cards to Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD : The UN refugee agency welcomed the federal government’s decision to extend the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards to some 1.4 million Afghan refugees in...

Japan pledges USD 2.7 million to support Afghan Refugees

ISLAMABAD : The government of Japan Wednesday pledged a contribution of USD 2.7 million to support refugees and host communities across Pakistan. This contribution will...