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China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

BEIJING: China reportedly agreed to lend at least $2 billion to to shore up its foreign exchange reserves, but Beijing on Wednesday declined to reveal any details. “China and Pakistan are all weather strategic cooperative partners,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a media briefing here on Wednesday. […]

China will not ‘give up use of military force‘ over Taiwan: Xi Jinping

China will not ‘give up use of military force‘ over Taiwan: Xi Jinping

BEIJING: China will not give up the use of military force as an option to ensure the reunification of , President said Wednesday, while insisting the island would ultimately be reunified with the mainland. Beijing “reserves the option of taking all necessary measures” against outside forces that interfere with peaceful […]

Beijing cultivating 24-hour shops and restaurants to boost economy

Beijing cultivating 24-hour shops and restaurants to boost economy

Residents enjoy snacks at Beijing‘s Donghuamen night market before it was closed in June 2016. Photo: VCG Late night coffee shops, 24-hour hotpot restaurants, and glittering window displays are common things in cities in southern China, as local residents tend to spend more time out of their homes after work. […]

Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22: Reports

Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22: Reports

BEIJING: Chinese state media say eight people were killed after a hijacker with a knife drove a bus into pedestrians in a southeastern Chinese city. The official reported that 22 others were injured, one seriously, in the Tuesday afternoon attack in in province, about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) south of […]

China jails former vice minister of State Security, Ma Jian, for life

China jails former vice minister of State Security, Ma Jian, for life

BEIJING: A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Ma Jian, the former vice minister of state security, to life in prison. Ma was convicted of crimes including bribe-taking and , the Intermediate People‘s Court said in a statement on its website. Ma was put under investigation for corruption in 2015 and […]