The most important thing by far about Pakistan may seem so obvious as to be scarcely worth remarking. Yet it defies the predictions of several leading “experts” on Pakistan (both Pakistani and western) over the past four decades: Pakistan is still there.
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Pakistan’s poultry sector investments are expected to gain momentum as China is looking to enter the local market by injecting an estimated Rs50 billion worth of investment in the coming years, said Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Mustafa Kamal.
While addressing a press conference on Monday, Kamal said that chicken meat was the best option . . . → Read More: Chinese investment of Rs 50 billion to help Pak poultry
Many observers tend to assume that India will play a large and growing part as a great power in a wider ‘Indo-Pacific’ strategic system, that it will use its growing power to balance and limit China’s regional weight. But some caution is called for — although this outcome is possible, it is far from inevitable.
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India is set to overtake China and become the world’s most populous country in less than a decade — six years sooner than previously forecast, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Fast-growing Nigeria is on course to outstrip the United States by about 2050 to become the country with the third largest population, the United . . . → Read More: Warning bells for India as population boom persists
(By Sune Engel Rasmussen) The former Afghan president has cast himself as a unifier of the country, but his manoeuvring against his successor, Ashraf Ghani, suggests otherwise.
A stone’s throw from the presidential palace in Kabul, you can see the lines of dignitaries awaiting their appointments from early in the morning: tribal leaders and elders . . . → Read More: Hamid Karzai a threat to Afghanistan’s stability
The Big Story: The Great Game
On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a chance to raise India’s unhappiness with Beijing over a specific bit of international maneuvering. According to several External Affairs Ministry reporters, Modi told Chinese President Xi Jinping that India was disappointed, that the Indian . . . → Read More: Modi: Indians angry and disappointed with China
Pakistan is located in a region that will bring major changes in the world economy in coming decades primarily due to its demographics.
With over 100 million people below the age of 30 aspiring to change their lives, the rise of Pakistan is just a matter of time, Morgan Stanley Chief Investment Strategist David . . . → Read More: Pakistan can be the next China – Morgan Stanley
After high expectations for a deal to pull through, Pakistan was successful in securing its first ever export order for its JF-17 Thunder fighter on Monday at the first day of the International Paris Air Show.
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Chinese students sat the annual make-or-break university entrance exams on Monday, with officials deploying drones or high-tech radio surveillance trucks at schools across the country to try and curb increasingly sophisticated cheating methods.
Nearly 10 million students will sit the crucially important two-day exam, known as the gaokao — or “high test”.
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