Pakistan to shelve major CPEC power project

The Pakistan government will shelve a major coal-based power plant project under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang province. It is considered a core project of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s┬áBelt and Road Initiative (BRI). Continue Reading

Cracks within Opposition ranks; Imran Khan on course to become PM

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is poised to become the country’s new prime minister as the Opposition alliance fell apart over the nomination of his challenger ahead of today’s election in Parliament. Continue Reading