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Tibet compensates residents for damage caused by wild animals

LHASA, July 19 (Xinhua) — Tibet Autonomous Region, a natural habitat for many species of wildlife in southwest China, has spent 730 million yuan (109 million U.S. dollars) to compensate residents for damage caused by wild animals, local forestry authorities said. Thanks to the improved environment, the populations of wild …

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BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) — China issued a white paper about ecological progress on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is a key eco-safety barrier in China and Asia, and a focus of the country’s drive to promote ecological progress. “The Communist Party of China and the Chinese government have taken ecological …

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CPEC: the new economic corridor

BY IRFAN CHAUDHARY THE China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the game-changing package of Chinese capital and engineering worth $54 billion in investment and lending, has raised apprehensions in neighbouring India. But the ultimate aim is to bring together China, India and Pakistan as a part of a Eurasian market formed …

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Africa boasts great potential for China-India cooperation

BY YU NING With both President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying visits to Africa, speculation about competition for influence in the resource-rich continent is being fueled again. President Xi arrived in Africa Saturday on a four-nation tour that takes in Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa and the …

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Belt and Road expected to improve governance in Pakistan

BY LIU LULU Pakistan’s general election is less than a week away, and all relevant parties are straining every nerve to promote their political ideas, among which Islamabad’s relationship with Beijing is top on the agenda. The prospects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship of China’s Belt and …

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All 13 trapped in Thai cave rescued

By Our Reporter All 12 members of a boy’s football team and their coach were rescued, after being trapped in a cave in Thailand for 18 days. The Thai navy Seals, had run the rescue operation, the success to rescue the boys was termed a miracle. Saving 13 persons from …

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Trump’s agenda behind revoking racial quotas

BY WANG CONGYUE The Trump administration said in early July that it was abandoning the Obama administration’s policy of promoting diversity in universities, known as affirmative action. It stands against considering race as a factor in the admissions process, proposing race-neutral and merit-based methods. This decision matters to whether students …

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US-India nexus potential threat to peace

BY KIRAN MODI-led Indian government is essentially anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan as is evident from the persecution of the Indian Muslims, reign of terror let loose by the Indian security forces against the people of Kashmiri, persistent cross-border firing along the LOC, bellicose blustering by the Indian ministers and generals and …

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