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The medical benefits of a development project like CPEC

News Analysis | On February 9, 2018, renowned Pakistani and Chinese medical experts reviewed progress made by the China-Pakistan Medical Corridor. This practice aimed at...

China set to block cryptocurrency trading

AFP | China plans to stamp out all remaining cryptocurrency trading in the country by blocking access to overseas-based websites and removing related applications from...

Car giant Nissan set to invest $9.5 billion in China

AFP |  Japanese automaker Nissan Motor and its Chinese joint venture partner announced on Monday a $9.5 billion investment plan in China to increase annual...

Bitcoin drops further as India imposes ban, Japan faces ‘Digital robberies’

News Analysis | A week after the virtual currency trading agency ‘coincheck’ lost $530 Million to a robbery by international hackers; Japanese authorities...

Rare U.N. visit to North Korea ignites hope of mediation role

Reuters | United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope...

Why Northern European Tribalism has led to an embrace of amoral...

Adam Garrie | Many individuals throughout the world are aghast at the open displays of vulgarity and sexual obscenity in northern Europe and Scandinavia in...

Ivanka Trump may not be the real feminist she claims to...

News Desk | Ivanka Trump, the First Daughter of the US landed in Hyderabad, India in the early hours of the Tuesday morning to attend...

Will Norway’s attempts to abolish nuclear weapons make a difference to...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal  The Norwegian Nobel Committee once again certified the utopian vision of a world free of nuclear weapons on October 6, 2017....

China introduces first ever virtual reality theme park

Reuters | Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China's...

Toyota and Suzuki join hands to launch electric vehicles in India...

News Analysis | Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp have agreed to cooperate in selling electric vehicles in India from around 2020, said a...

“Deeply Sorry”: Japanese railway authority apologises after train leaves 20 seconds...

AFP | A Japanese railway operator has issued a deep apology for the "tremendous nuisance" caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprising even...

Japanese PM takes tumble playing golf against Trump

A man identified by TV Tokyo as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen taking a tumble playing golf with U.S President Donald Trump. Japanese...

Beyond big game hunting: the ‘Quadrilateral’ meeting

Suhasini Haidar | By accepting an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia to provide alternative debt financing for...

Japan votes in early election as Abe seeks record fourth term

Voters in Japan have been going to the polls in a snap general election, giving their verdict on Shinzo Abe's government after almost five...

Does the growth in FDI depict the true picture of Pakistan’s...

News Analysis | In contradiction to the current debate bashing Pakistan economy for its poor performance, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its report on Wednesday....

Talk about economy but mend your ways, Sir

Ejaz Haider | HISTORY PROVES THAT ECONOMIC SECURITY MUST PRECEDE HARD SECURITY Some days ago, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa delivered a keynote address at...

China: A story of a great transformation

Umair Aslam | I recently embarked on a journey to China for three weeks to attend a Seminar on New Energy Industry Cooperation for Developing...

What is behind Donald Trump’s UN General Assembly speech?

Haneul Na’avi | US president Donald Trump’s intimidating, hawkish UN General Assembly speech was, at best, an unflinching reaffirmation to US jingoism, despite his election...

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...

Only cooperation with China will make India ‘Great’

M K Bhadrakumar |  The ‘Ministerial Trilateral’ between the US, Japan, and India on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York on Monday turned out to...

Trump’s Pearl Harbor strategy for war in Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | By proposing a total oil embargo on North Korea, President Trump is taking a page out of former President Franklin Roosevelt’s war...

The Abe-Modi summit was really an anti-OBOR summit

Andrew Korybko | The Japanese premier met his Indian counterpart earlier this week during their yearly summit, and while nothing overly noteworthy in and of...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

We will ‘sink’ Japan and reduce the US to ‘Ashes and...

News Analysis | In an outrageous threat to the US and its ally Japan, Pyongyang has threatened to sink Japan and reduce the US to...

BRICS declaration and the appalling crudity of India’s strategic discourses

M K Bhadrakumar | The BRICS statement naming the terrorist groups active in the South and the Central Asian region was brilliant news insofar as India and China...

Is there a Muslim-Buddhist conflict brewing in South East Asia?

Talha Ahmed | Myanmar and Rankine state background The tears of Rohingya Muslims shook the world once more. UN and other human rights organizations are really...

The Nuclear Crisis reaches a tipping point as Putin warns against...

News analysis | Russian President, Vladimir Putin has warned against the imposition of tougher sanctions and military pressure on Pyongyang as he feels that instead of...

Pyongyang tests a Hydrogen Bomb: the Peninsula is on the edge

News Analysis | Pyongyang has successfully tested a Hydrogen Bomb today raising the current crisis many notches up the escalation ladder. The state television has said...

Trump’s Twitter rants and Kim’s red lines

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Japan was jostled when Kim's North Korea fired an IRBM that flew over its territory. Despite condemnations and threats from...

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News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

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PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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