Pak Urdu Media Digest, Aug 16

August 16, 2022 admin 0

NEWS Afghanistan’s foreign ministry has urged India to complete its unfinished development projects in Afghanistan while India has established diplomatic relations with the Afghan Taliban government. According to a statement, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan said that India should work on other important projects. Indian Foreign Minister Subramaniam Jaishankar said Read more ………

Power cuts in China as drought worsens

August 16, 2022 admin 0

Factories in China’s southwest have shut down and a city imposed rolling blackouts after reservoirs to generate hydropower ran low in a worsening drought, adding to economic strains at a time when President Xi Jinping is trying to extend his hold on power. Companies in Sichuan province including makers of Read more ………

Covid appears in Tibet, 3 health officials axed

August 15, 2022 admin 0

China has sacked three health officials blaming them for the covid surge in Tibet. They include party secretary and director of the municipal health commission of Lhasa, as also party secretary of the city’s center for disease control and prevention, according to an official statement on Sunday. They are charged Read more ………

B’desh dissatisfied with China’s military supplies

August 15, 2022 admin 0

Bangladesh Army has expressed its displeasure with China North Industries Corporation (Norinco) over quality of tank ammunition suppplied, and rejected a consignment. The Bangladeshi Navy also said it was dissatisfied with the radars provided by China Shipbuilding and Offshore International. Chinese offered much more advantageous prices than Western companies. For Read more ………

Chinese real estate sector mired in gloom

August 15, 2022 admin 0

By most estimates, there are tens of millions of flats sitting empty in mainland China . This is likely to prove problematic for China ’s already troubled housing market as a potential glut of vacant homes threatens to further undermine prices, says a media report from Hong Kong. “China does Read more ………

Xi’s Zero-Covid policy fails, lockdowns spread

August 15, 2022 admin 0

President Xi’s Zero-Covid policy has failed. Every day coronavirus infection is reported from new areas,especially the tourism hubs of Tibet and Hainan. Due to the enforcement of lockdowns in an abrupt manner, tens of thousands of tourists are stranded.. Despite restrictions on public movement which led to a loss of Read more ………

China doublespeak – Envoy says Taiwan question ‘internal matter’, Boundary dispute with India is “historical burden of past”

August 15, 2022 admin 0

China’s ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Saturday termed the Taiwan issue as an “internal matter” to be resolved by the Chinese people but adopted a different stance on the question of the country’s attempted intrusions in Ladakh saying the boundary issue between the neighbours was a “historical burden left Read more ………

Chinese firms ‘face public outrage’ in Kenya

August 14, 2022 admin 0

Several Chinese firms have been facing severe backlash in Kenya over corrupt practices and discrimination against the locals, says a report. One such company is M/s China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC). It was awarded the contract of constructing the Western Ring Road Project in Kenya but has been facing Read more ………