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China’s GDP grows 6.7% in first 3 quarters

China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.7 per cent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan ($9 trillion), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Friday. The growth was in line with market expectations

IMF: Pakistan may have to disclose its China debts

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday said that a bailout deal with Pakistan would require “absolute transparency” of its debts, many of which come from China’s landmark Belt and Road Initiative. “In whatever work we do, we need to have a complete

China confirms detention of Interpol chief Meng Hongwei

China has confirmed it is holding the missing head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei. Beijing said he was under investigation by the country’s anti-corruption body for unspecified breaches of the law, BBC reported on Sunday. Meng, also a vice-minister of public security in China, was reported

Hundreds stranded in Manila airport as plane crash lands

Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Manila airport on Friday after a Chinese airline plane crash-landed amid heavy rains, forcing authorities to shut the runway. The China-based Xiamen Air plane skidded off the runway on Thursday night with 157 passengers and eight crew onboard,