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8 December, 2018 5:28 AM Airbus wins December deliveries some breathing room after busy November

Airbus has left itself a slightly less challenging task on deliveries for the final weeks of the year than 2017's record surge in December, but only after trimming the target with its most recent results, company data showed on December 7. Airbus said it had delivered 673 aircraft up to the end of November, leaving 109 aircraft still to be delivered 38

28 November, 2018 2:25 AM Blast kills 22 in China's Hebei province: Official

An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured in northern China on Wednesday, authorities said. The incident near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city some 200 kilometres (124 miles) northwest of Beijing, also burned 50 large and small trucks, the local propaganda department said on its Weibo 63

27 November, 2018 4:05 AM Alibaba's Jack Ma Is A Communist Party Member, Says China's State Media

Jack Ma, the head of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and China's best-known capitalist, is a Communist Party member, the official Party newspaper said on Monday, debunking a public assumption the billionaire was politically unattached. The People's Daily revealed Ma's Party membership in a list of 100 people it said had helped drive the country 80

23 November, 2018 12:58 PM US urging allies to shun Huawei: Report

The US is trying to persuade wireless companies and internet providers in allied countries to shun equipment made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei, citing cyber security risks, a media report said on Friday. The lobbying campaign, also targeting government officials, is taking place in allied countries where Huawei equipment is widely in use such as Germany 66

13 November, 2018 2:25 AM US Treasury's Mnuchin spoke with China Vice Premier Liu He: Report

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has resumed discussions with China Vice Premier Liu He, with the two speaking by telephone on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing sources. The conversation did not lead to any breakthrough to resolve the tariff dispute between the world's two largest economies, the WSJ reported. A US Treasury 64

7 November, 2018 11:58 AM China again declines to reveal details of financial assistance to Pakistan

China on Wednesday once again declined to quantify the financial assistance it is willing to provide to Pakistan after the just concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing even as it termed his talks with top Chinese leaders "very successful". Khan visited China from November 2 to 5 during which he held talks with President Xi Jinping and Premier 114

5 November, 2018 5:06 PM Pak Channel Trolled For Showing Imran Khan In "Begging". He Is In Beijing

Imran Khan, who is on an official trip to China to secure financial support from Beijing for his cash-strapped country, which was shown live by the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV). Pakistan's state-run news channel PTV ran a dateline which said "Begging" instead of "Beijing" on screen during the live broadcast of Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech 117

2 November, 2018 4:31 PM Imran Khan calls Xi Jinping a 'role model' as China promises $6 billion aid to Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on his maiden official visit to China after assuming power, on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on his first official visit to China after assuming power, on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Khan referred to the Chinese president 149

25 October, 2018 1:16 PM Russia claims US led drones toward Russian base in Syria

Russia's deputy defense minister claims a US military aircraft took control of 13 drones over Syria and attempted to have them attack a Russian military base there, but that the drones were downed before they could reach their target. Alexander Fomin says the drones were heading toward Hemeimeem air base in Latakia province when a US Boeing P-8 Poseidon 58

23 October, 2018 3:32 PM China denies CPEC is reason for Pakistan economy's current crumbling state

China claims CPEC is for the economic good of its 'all-weather friend' Pakistan. Pakistan's economy is in utter shambles with the country's Prime Minister currently in Saudi Arabia to seek financial assistance. Imran Khan would follow up the visit to Riyadh with a trip to Malaysia and then to China - a country which has funded several projects under 81