China starts rice imports from Laos

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on China starts rice imports from Laos 

SHENZHEN, Jan. 11 — The first shipment of rice imports from Laos have passed through inspection and quarantine procedures at south China's Shenzhen port, according to local authorities.

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Pakistan opposes preconditions for talks with Afghan Taliban

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pakistan opposes preconditions for talks with Afghan Taliban 

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 11 — Pakistan on Monday opposed preconditions in talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban and suggested incentives to encourage the insurgents to come to the negotiations table.

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India mulls cancelling Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan after airbase attack

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NEW DELHI, Jan. 4 — India is mulling cancelling or delaying the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan following an attack on its key airbase in the northern state of Punjab, sources said Monday.

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Terrorism will end in Pakistan in new year: Raheel Sharif

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KARACHI, Jan. 2 — Pakistan's powerful army chief Gen Raheel Sharif has vowed to rid the country from the scourge of terrorism, asserting that "all negative forces" would be scuttled.

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7 killed in clash in east Afghan province

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SHARAN, Afghanistan, Dec. 26 — Two police and five militants were killed in a clash in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika on Saturday, deputy provincial governor said.

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Pakistan not privatizing national flag carrier

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ISLAMABAD, Dec. 21 — Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar made it clear on Sunday that the Islamabad-incumbent government had no plan to privatize the state-run Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

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Pakistan, Belarus sign roadmap economic cooperation deal

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ISLAMABAD, Nov. 10 — Pakistan and Belarus signed a roadmap for fast track and middle track economic cooperation in Islamabad on Tuesday, officials said.

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ADB, UK provide US$ 270-M for Pakistan's motorway project

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on ADB, UK provide US$ 270-M for Pakistan's motorway project 

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 22 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement of US$ 270 million with the Pakistani government on Thursday to fund the section of a motorway in the country's eastern Punjab province, officials said.

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Pakistan, Denmark launch defense cooperation program

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pakistan, Denmark launch defense cooperation program 

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 20 — Denmark has launched a wide-ranging defense cooperation program with Pakistan, the Danish Embassy in Islamabad said on Tuesday.

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HK to take measures to curb repatriation claim abuse

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on HK to take measures to curb repatriation claim abuse 

HONG KONG, Sept. 8 — More and more foreigners are making claims for non-refoulement protection in Hong Kong in recent years, with more than 10,000 pending cases so far, a legislator said.

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