China Says Pakistan Military Base Talk Pure Speculation

BEIJING, June 29 – China said on Thursday that talk the country was building a military base in Pakistan was pure speculation, after a Pentagon report earlier this month singled out Pakistan as a possible location for a future Chinese military base. The Pentagon forecast that Beijing would likely build more bases overseas after establishing

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Pakistan Faces Challenges in Building Economic Corridor with China

DALIAN, China, June 28 – Pakistan faces some challenges in steering an ambitious plan to build an economic corridor with China despite the economic benefits for the country, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Wednesday. China has promised $57 billion in investment in projects along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, part of its ambitious Belt and

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Pakistan Signs Nearly $500 mln in China Deals at Silk Road Summit

By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, May 14 – Pakistan signed new deals with China on Saturday worth nearly $500 million ahead of Beijing’s international forum on its “Silk Road” trade and infrastructure initiative for Asia, Africa and Europe, the Pakistani government said. The memorandums of understanding add to $57 billion already pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic

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