Dec 7, 2016

Pakistani national carrier's plane crashes after takeoff

A plane belonging to Pakistan’s national carrier crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the country’s north with about 40 people on board, a spokesman and the police said. According to senior police officer Khurram Rasheed, the plane crashed in a village near the ...

Pakistan says Japan traders among those eyeing LNG tender

Nov 29, 2016

Pakistan says Japan traders among those eyeing LNG tender

Pakistan says Japan’s biggest trading houses are among almost two dozen companies eyeing its liquefied natural gas purchase tender that it says is the largest on record. Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsui & Co. and Marubeni Corp., have expressed interest in the LNG order, which was ...

Nov 16, 2016

Japanese national found dead in Pakistan hotel

A Japanese national was found dead in a hotel in Rawalpindi on Tuesday morning, police said. Junior officer Mohammad Arshad at the Rawalpindi Cantonment Police Station said Akira Ota, as identified by his passport, had been staying in the hotel since Nov. 6. The ...

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Nov 13, 2016

Chinese ship opens new trade route via Pakistani port

Pakistan’s top civilian and military leaders traveled to the country’s southwest on Sunday to open a new international trade route by seeing off a Chinese ship that’s exporting goods to the Middle East and Africa from the newly built Gwadar port. The first convoy ...