Tag archive for ‘China’
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Asia stocks, currencies up

HONG KONG: Hopes that China will implement fresh economic reforms lifted emerging-market currencies Tuesday and oil and metals prices saw a rare uptick, while most Asian stock markets extended the previous day’s More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

UAE, Chinese firms to invest on 3960 MW power project

ISLAMABAD: A $5 billion Joint Venture Agreement between Metal Investment Holding Corporation, UAE and Power China E and M International, China to undertake 3×1320 MW (3960 MW) Coal Fired Power Plants at Port Qasim, More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Pakistan, China agree to further strengthen ties

ZHENGZHOU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Tuesday agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in diverse fields, particularly in economy and energy sectors.  More...

The first C919 passenger jet made by the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac) is pulled out during a news conference next to a Chinese national flag at the company's factory in Shanghai, November 2, 2015. Comac rolled out China's first homemade 158-seated C919 narrow body jet, which is meant to rival similar models from Airbus Group and Boeing Co. State television also showed footage of the aircraft rolling off the assembly line in Comac's Shanghai factory. In a statement, the company said it had already received 517 orders for the aircraft mainly from domestic firms. REUTERS/China Daily CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

China completes production of own passenger plane

SHANGHAI: China’s first big passenger plane rolled off the assembly line on Monday as the Asian giant seeks the prestige of having its own aviation sector, and to challenge foreign giants Airbus and Boeing for More...

By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, November 1st, 2015

China manufacturing activity shrinks for 3rd straight month

BEIJING: Activity in China’s vast manufacturing sector shrank in October for the third straight month, officials said Sunday, fuelling fears that growth in the world’s second largest economy is slowing faster More...

By Anila Ammar On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

China successfully flies ‘Sharp sword’ stealth drone: Reports

BEIJING: The Chinese authorities successfully flew ‘sharp sword'; a stealth drone, for the first time on Thursday, State media reported. The drone which flew from Chengdu, flew for around 20 minutes in the More...

By ajaz aslam On Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Landslide victory for nationalist in Japan election dismays China

TOKYO: Voters have handed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a resounding victory in Japan’s general election, ending a gridlocked parliament and giving him one of the strongest political mandates for a Japanese leader More...