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Pakistan's Retired Army General appointed as CPEC Authority chairperson

Retired Pak Army General Asim Saleem Bajwa appointed as CPEC authority chairperson. The project will connect China 's Xinjiang with Pakistan 's Gwadar Port.Tanima RayUpdated On: November 27, 2019 16:48 IST

Missing person released in Kech.

Nov 27, 2019(Current Balochistan)A Baloch missing person has been released in kech District of Balochistan on Wednesday.According to details, a Baloch missing person has been released from detention of security forces.According to sources, Shahdad S/o Gux Bux was abducted on 25 October 2018 from his hometwon Malant, Tump..He was released on Wednesday in Turbat, Kech and returned to his home.According to local reports, while few dozen people have returned homes in last couple of months, others have gone missing.https://www.facebook.com/108973173878757/posts/128667255242682/

Students of Agriculture College Quetta staged a sit-in protest against lack of facilities.

Students of Agriculture College Quetta staged a sit-in protest against lack of facilities.
Nov 28, 2019(Current Balochistan)Quetta Agriculture College student protest over lack of basic facilities in Abdul Staar Edhi Chowk area of Quetta Capital of Balochistan on Wednesday.According to details, students of Agriculture College of Quetta blocked traffic at Abdul Staar Edhi road and staged sit-in to protest against 16 hour long load-shedding, lack of facilities in college. A number of students participated in the sit-in chanted slogans against the administration of college and provincial government.“We are deprived from every basic facility we face 16 hours electricity load-shedding and no internet available as well. We have been forced to come on roads to protest for our rights,” A student said during the protest.Students said that college students government neglected the students of college during lap top distribution as well.“We receive 1500 rupees as per the scholarship, which was o…

BSO is a national institution and its services will always be remembered in the history: Dr Allah Nazar.

BSO is a national institution and its services will always be remembered in the history: Dr Allah Nazar.(Current Balochistan)Dr. Allah Nazar, the pro-independence Baloch leader, congratulated the leaders of the Baloch Student Organization (BSO) on the 52nd anniversary of its formation. He said, “I feel proud that I started my political journey from the platform of BSO. Ideologically, BSO has trained thousands of Baloch for the national struggle. BSO is one of the most important and key pillars of the Baloch nation.”Dr. Allah Nazar termed BSO as an institution of the Baloch nation and added, “BSO is a national institution and its services will always be remembered in the history of the Baloch nation.”The Baloch leader maintained, “BSO has played a vital role in guiding the Baloch national struggle into the right path and direction. With the support of the nation and the consistent struggle and sacrifices of Baloch students, BSO has been guiding the Baloch nation for more than a half-ce…

Fareeda Baloch calls for a Demonstration in Quetta on eleven months of disappearance of Rashid Hussain.

Fareeda Baloch calls for a Demonstration in Quetta on eleven months of disappearance of Rashid Hussain.
Nov 27, 2019(Current Balochistan)Fareeda Baloch sister of missing Rashid Hussain calls for demonstration in front of Quetta press Club on 02 december.According to details, Sister of missing Rashid Hussain calls for demonstration in Quetta Capital city of Balochistan on 02 December on the completion of eleven years of dissperance of Rashid Hussain.She appealed to civil society and human rights activist to participate in demoralisation for her brother's save recovery.Rashid Hussain Baloch was arrested by UAE intelligence agencies from UAE on December 26, 2018. On July 3, 2019, according to Pakistani media, he was deported to Pakistan through Interpol.However, Baloch political parties including Rashid Hussein’s Faimly, have denied Pakistan’s claims, saying that Rashid Hussain was illegally deported via a private plane to Noshki city of Balochistan on June 22, 2019.Moreover, a petit…

Does China Want to Take Over the World? Part Two: The Belt and Road Initiative

November 27, 2019 23:12, Last Updated: November 27, 2019 23:13By Simone Gao , NTDNarration: There are three major components to China’s global ambitions: The Belt and Road Initiative, 5G, and the South China Sea.Simone Gao: I mean in the history of the world, very few power or no power has been able to dominate both land and sea, you know, at the same time. But China, through belt and road initiative is trying to do that.John Sitilides: One of the benefits of having a command economy is you can plan out what your objectives are and then order your corporations, your banks, your lending institutions, your industrial leaders to undertake the policies you need to achieve the goals under a command economy.Protect yourself against fake news. Get real news directly to your phone. Download The Epoch Times app here.Narration: Huawei has secured 5G contracts with over 60 countries around the world, many of which are U.S. allies, despite American warnings over cybersecurity concerns.John Sitili…

China's Belt and Road Initiative: Where it goes and what it's supposed to accomplish

Economic powerhouse is investing billions of dollars in infrastructure projects around the worldCBC NewsPosted: November 27, 2019
Last Updated: November 27, 2019Security personnel stand guard near a "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" decoration for the Belt and Road Forum outside the China National Convention Center in Beijing earlier this year. (Jason Lee/Reuters)This story is part of a CBC News series exploring China's expanding influence around the world and how Canada and other countries are contending with China's power.Back in 2013, when the U.S. and many other countries were still recovering from the Great Recession, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced perhaps the most transparently ambitious foreign policy of the new century: the Belt and Road Initiative.The name is a nod to the Silk Road, the ancient network of trade routes that connected China with the Roman Empire and many societies in between.The modern version envisioned by Xi goes even further.ADVERTISEMEN…

CPEC loans less than one-tenth of Pak's total debt: China responds to US

By IANS | Beijing/Islamabad | Last Updated at November 26 2019 17:55 ISTPhoto: ShutterstockRefuting the US' assertions on the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China has claimed the debt incurred from the project stands at $4.9 billion, which is less than one-tenth of Pakistan's total debt.Beijing said it will continue to work with Pakistan for progress of the project.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said, "On US' accusations on CPEC, China and Pakistan refuted it time and again. Some in the US still use the same old script and do the same old plots. They don't stop though the show has become a complete disaster, and don't get off the stage even when booed by the audience."Deputy Director General, Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, Lijian Zhao posted, "Major progress has been achieved in CPEC, with early harvests reaped in 22 projects. This has significantly improved local transpor…

Nine Navy Personnel dead in a accident in Ormara.

Nov 26,2019(Current Balochistan)At least nine Navy personnel lost their lives while 29 others were injured when a coach carrying Pakistan Navy personnel and their families from Ormara to Karachi on Tuesday.According to details, Nine Navy Personnel dead and several were injured because of Bus developed a mechanical fault and fell into a deep ditch in Buzi To area.According to Assistant Commissioner Bela Jameel Baloch, 38 individuals, including Navy personnel and their families, were traveling from Ormara to Karachi. Traveling through the dangerous turns in the Buzi Top area, the coach developed a mechanical fault and fell into a deep ditch.AC Bela said that Levies forces had arrived at the site of the accident and participated in the rescue and first aid operations alongside the Pakistan Army, Pakistan Coast Guard and Navy.He said that the deceased and the injured were being shifted to PNS Darman Jah hospital in Ormara and added that further information was being collected. Details of …

How immigration is shaping Chinese society

Frank N. Pieke (MERICS), Björn Ahl (Cologne University), Elena Barabantseva (University of Manchester), Michaela Pelican (Cologne University), Tabitha Speelman (Leiden University), Wang Feng (Fudan University and University of California, Irvine), Xiang Biao (University of Oxford)1Download as PDF1.65 MBMain findings and recommendationsForeign immigration in China is becoming more diverse. While the number of high-earning expatriates from developed countries has peaked, China attracts more students than ever from all over the world, including many from lesser developed countries. Low-skilled labor and marriage migration are also on the rise.While the management of these immigration flows should be left to local authorities, a national framework would help guarantee the legal rights for these migrants. International cooperation with the countries of origin and with relevant international organizations would ensure that standards are upheld, also for irregularly residing, married, or emp…