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CPEC to turn into Green CPEC

While the CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) includes a wide array of projects, the environment issue is still to be addressed. For this purpose, Malik Amin Aslam, Vice President of the International Union of Conservative Nature (IUCN), made sure to raise awareness about environmental issues and turn CPEC into a “green” …

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Misconceptions about CPEC

A flagship of China’s massive One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is driven in part by Beijing’s desire to build additional routes for its energy imports from the Middle East and to lessen its dependence on sea routes. For Pakistan, CPEC is an extremely cohesive …

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BRI: MOU signed between China and Bahrain

According to a new report, Chinese and Bahraini recently signed an a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in order to promote the construction of the Belt and Road (BRI). On the occasion, the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated that both parties need to support each other on …

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Pakistan bags Tech Giant Google Faculty Research Award

Pakistan continues to bag notable awards in the international arena. Recently two professors from LUMS University won Tech Giant Google Faculty Research Award, which is the biggest achievement for Pakistan. Dr. Ihsan Ayub Kazi, the associate professors at Computer Science department and Dr. Ihsan Ayub Kazi, the Chair and Associate Professor and …

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Load-shedding minimized thanks to CPEC: Secretary Planning

There are tons of benefits that the CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor) enjoys with regard to energy and infrastructure projects. According to a report, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, the Secretary Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, said that with this mega project significant reduction in load-shedding has been witnessed. Particularly, the industrial …

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Hong Kong seeks bigger role in BRI

International demand for “green finance” has experienced strong growth in recent years. As Asia’s financial centre, Hong Kong is eager to become the primary “green” capital market for Beijing’s colossal Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). “In 2018, we have seen over US$6 billion in growth of green bond issues in Hong …

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