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Protesters block China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to protest against enforced disappearance of elderly man in Balochistan

Protesters blocked the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Highway in Balochistan after a case of enforced disappearance came to the fore.

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor's expansion facing doldrums

Underscoring the challenges that both sides are facing in deepening the economic ties,  China has not agreed to further expand cooperation in areas of energy, water management, and climate change under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

China halts cooperation with Pakistan in energy, tourism, climate change, water under CPEC: Report

Beijing: China has declined to continue cooperation in the sectors of energy, water management, and climate change in the ambit of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), indicating a strain in the longstanding alliance between the two nations, The Express Tribune reported citing 11th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting for the CPEC.

Pakistan: Balochistan Liberation Army claims responsibility for suicide attack on Chinese engineers at Gwadar Port

Karachi: The convoy of Chinese engineers working on the Beijing-financed Gwadar Port in Pakistan was attacked by Majeed Brigade, the suicide squad belonging to the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), Associated Press reported on Sunday.

CPEC cannot be run against the will of people of Balochistan: Pak Assembly Member

Quetta: Aslam Bhutani, Member of Pakistan Assembly, speaking in a joint session of the Pakistan assembly said that the people of Balochistan are being humiliated in the name of CPEC.

Pakistan govt decides to pay Rs50b to CPEC IPPs

The Pakistan government has promised to make payments of Rs50 billion to four China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) power plants early next week to save them from default and send a positive signal across the border ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, media reports said on Sunday.

China puts pressure on Pakistan, keen on its own security companies for CPEC-related projects

Beijing/Islamabad: Beijing has put pressure on Islamabad in various ways to ensure the safety and security of the Chinese nationals living and working in Pakistan on CPEC (China–Pakistan Economic Corridor)-related projects.

IMF asks Pakistan govt to reopen CPEC deals

Islamabad: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan’s government to renegotiate the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) energy deals before making payments of around Rs 300 billion to the Chinese power plants, making things tough for Islamabad, media reports said on Thursday.

Pakistan: Only 3 CPEC projects in Gwadar completed so far

Islamabad: Pakistan, a nation which considers China as a key ally, has completed only three China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Gwadar having value of over $300 million, media reports said on Monday.

Pakistan's new govt to wind up CPEC authority

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif-led Pakistan government has decided to abolish the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority amid disclosure that Chinese power producers have shut down 1,980 megawatts of production capacity due to non-clearance of their Rs 300 billion dues, media reports said on Friday.

China, Pakistan discuss extending CPEC to Kabul

Beijing: China and Pakistan, two all-weather allies, have expressed interest in discussing the extension of CPEC (China–Pakistan Economic Corridor) with Kabul authorities, media reports said on Friday.

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor stalled under PTI govt: Former Pak PM Abbasi

Islamabad: Former Pak Prime Min­ister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s senior vice president Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has attacked PM Imran Khan and said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is currently stalled under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.

Chinese firm concerned over delay in launch of CPEC solar project in Pakistan

Lahore: A Chinese state company has voiced its concerns over the inordinate delay in the launch and completion of the remaining 600-megawatt portion of the 900MW mega solar power project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) amid alleged issues related to the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) and the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), media reports said.

CPEC: Pakistan govt unveils Karachi coastline plan

Islamabad: The Pakistani government has unveiled an ambitious plan to rebuild Karachi’s coastline under the China-Pakistan Economic Corri­dor (CPEC) with $3.5 billion “direct Chinese investment”.

'Taliban desires to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor'

Islamabad:  Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid has said the insurgent group, which is now ruling Afghanistan, desires to  join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).