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Shame in China as village votes to expel HIV-positive boy
18th December 2014 Shame in China as village votes to expel HIV-positive boy BEIJING: – The plight of a Chinese boy with the HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition, sparked intense online soul-searching in the country on Thursday. The case has highlighted...
Chinese high rollers send pigeon prices soaring
18th December 2014 Chinese high rollers send pigeon prices soaring by Tom HANCOCK BEIJING: – As the price flew skywards, an audience of middle-aged Chinese men erupted into cheers before the auctioneer slammed his hammer down at a record-breaking two million yuan — $320,000. The object of the...
China shares mixed in morning trade
17th December 2014 China shares mixed in morning trade SHANGHAI: – Chinese shares were mixed on Wednesday morning as investors chased heavyweight financial shares and pulled away from small-cap stocks, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.35 percent, or 10.43 points, to 3,031.95. The Shenzhen...
China November industrial output up 7.2% on-year: govt
12th December 2014 China November industrial output up 7.2% on-year: govt BEIJING: – China’s industrial production, which measures output at factories, workshops and mines in the world’s second-largest economy, rose 7.2 percent year-on-year in November, the government said Friday. Retail sales, a key indicator of consumer spending, increased 11.7...
China November industrial output at three-month low
12th December 2014 China November industrial output at three-month low BEIJING:- China’s industrial output expanded at its slowest pace in three months in November, official data showed Friday, with other key indicators also pointing to weakness in the world’s second-largest economy. Industrial production, which measures output at factories,...
China angles for Central America influence in US ‘backyard’
12th December 2014 China angles for Central America influence in US ‘backyard’ by Katell ABIVEN MANAGUA: – With ambitious plans for a canal through Nicaragua and a Honduran hydroelectric dam, Chinese firms are increasingly testing the waters in Central America, a region long considered the United States’ backyard. The audacious...
Fidel Castro wins China’s ‘Confucius Peace Prize’
11th December 2014 Fidel Castro wins China’s ‘Confucius Peace Prize’ BEIJING:- Fidel Castro has been awarded China’s version of the Nobel Peace Prize, reports said Thursday, with a paper close to the ruling Communist Party hailing the former Cuban leader’s “important contributions” to world peace. Castro bested more...
China shares mixed in morning trade
11th December 2014 China shares mixed in morning trade SHANGHAI: – Chinese shares were mixed on Thursday morning after China announced weak inflation data the previous day, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.29 percent, or 8.49 points, to 2,931.52. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which...
PTI urged to shun politics of violence
10th December 2014 PTI urged to shun politics of violence ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali on Thursday urged the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)to shun  politics of violence and adopt constitutional procedure for resolution of various matters. Addressing at a press conference here, the minister...
China stimulus hopes lift Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks
10th December 2014 China stimulus hopes lift Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks HONG KONG: – Hong Kong stocks edged up Wednesday after a two-day sell-off, while Shanghai rebounded strongly from the previous day’s slump as more weak Chinese inflation data fuelled hopes for further easing measures. The Hang Seng Index...
Yen up against dollar and euro in Asian trade
10th December 2014 Yen up against dollar and euro in Asian trade TOKYO: – The safe-haven yen firmed against the dollar and the euro in Asian trade Wednesday as risk appetite subsided and as eurozone fears returned on news that Greece had brought forward a destabilising presidential election. The dollar...
China November inflation falls to 1.4%: govt
10th December 2014 China November inflation falls to 1.4%: govt BEIJING:- China’s consumer inflation fell to a five-year low of 1.4 percent in November, the government said Wednesday, amid concerns over the risk of deflation in the world’s second-largest economy. The rise in the consumer price index released...
China shares up in morning trade
10th December 2014 China shares up in morning trade SHANGHAI- Chinese shares were higher in morning trade on Wednesday following hefty losses in the previous session and the announcement of weak inflation for November, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.51 percent, or 14.68 points,...
Chinese delegation visits Gwadar
10th December 2014 Chinese delegation visits Gwadar QUETTA: A Chinese delegation Tuesday visited port town of Gwadar and inspected different projects being executed in collaboration with China. The Delegation was headed by Deputy Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of National Development and...
China leaders convene to forge key 2015 economy policies
9th December 2014 China leaders convene to forge key 2015 economy policies BEIJING:- China’s top leaders opened a meeting Tuesday to craft economic policies for 2015 as the world’s second-largest economy embraces slower long-term growth, state media reported Tuesday. Policymakers gathering for the closed-door Central Economic Work Conference are expected...
Elephant slaughter, ivory sales ‘out of control’: conservationists
9th December 2014 Elephant slaughter, ivory sales ‘out of control’: conservationists NAIROBI:- The slaughter of Africa’s elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are “out of control”, conservationists said Tuesday, with wild elephants potentially disappearing within a generation. Soaring quantities of ivory are being sold in rapidly...
China imports fall and export growth slows in November
8th December 2014 China imports fall and export growth slows in November by Kelly OLSEN BEIJING:- China’s stuttering economy suffered another blow in November as export growth slowed sharply and imports surprisingly contracted, government data showed Monday, resulting in a record monthly trade surplus. Exports from the world’s second-largest economy...
Chinese State Councilor assures to complete CPEC project
8th December 2014 Chinese State Councilor assures to complete CPEC project ISLAMABAD: Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun has said that China is ready to work with Pakistan to steadily promote the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and continuously enhance the Pakistan-China Strategic...
China shares down in morning trade
8th December 2014 China shares down in morning trade SHANGHAI:- Chinese shares were lower in morning trade on Monday on profit-taking following strong gains last week and caution ahead of the release of November trade data, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.44 percent, or...
China November trade surplus leaps 61.4% to record $54.47
8th December 2014 China November trade surplus leaps 61.4% to record $54.47 BEIJING:- China’s trade surplus hit a record $54.47 billion in November, soaring 61.4 percent from the same month last year as imports declined, the government announced Monday. Exports grew at a slowing 4.7 percent year-on-year to $211.66 billion...
Oil prices down after lackluster Chinese trade data
8th December 2014 Oil prices down after lackluster Chinese trade data SINGAPORE:- Crude hit fresh five-year-lows Monday following another weak batch of trade data out of China, while prices were also pressured by the strengthening dollar, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for January delivery was down...
Dollar holds up after boost on strong jobs data
8th December 2014 Dollar holds up after boost on strong jobs data TOKYO:- The dollar edged higher against the yen in Asia on Monday after rallying at the end of last week on strong US jobs data. The greenback was at 121.59 yen in midday Tokyo trade, compared with 121.44...
China imports fall and export growth slows in November
8th December 2014 China imports fall and export growth slows in November BEIJING:- China’s stuttering economy suffered another blow in November as export growth slowed sharply and imports surprisingly contracted, government data showed Monday, resulting in a record monthly trade surplus. Exports from the world’s second-largest economy expanded 4.7 percent...
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong calls off hunger strike
6th December 2014 Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong calls off hunger strike HONG KONG:- Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, said Saturday he had ended a hunger strike designed to force the government into further talks on political reform. “Under the strong urging of the doctor,...
Ancient earthquake uncovered in China: Xinhua
5th December 2014 Ancient earthquake uncovered in China: Xinhua BEIJING:- Scientists have found evidence of a powerful earthquake 3,000 years ago in central China, apparently the earliest known tremor in the country’s history, state media reported. The earthquake, which hit an area now part of Henan province,...
China holds first-ever food festival in Islamabad
4th December 2014 China holds first-ever food festival in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: China Radio International (CRI-Dosti channel) held first-ever food festival here last night at a local hotel, further promoting people-to-people relationship, through its famous cuisine and food recipes. The Chinese Cuisine Association’s office-bearers and chefs especially traveled to...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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