Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photo: AP

Cash-strapped Pakistan receives US$6 billion bailout package from IMF as China promises more help

  • The agreement, which came after months of painstaking negotiations between the two sides, marks Pakistan’s 22nd bailout with the IMF
  • It came as Pakistan received a US$2.2 billion loan from China on Monday, with a Chinese embassy official extending the offer of more help
Topic |   Pakistan

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photo: AP
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping talk in Wuhan in April last year. Photo: Xinhua

Pakistan-based terrorist’s UN blacklisting offers hope for India-China relations

  • Beijing had opposed the international sanctioning of Jaish-e-Mohammad head Masood Azhar numerous times over the past decade
  • But its reversal this week amid international pressure has removed ‘suspicion’ in New Delhi over its intentions, observers say
Topic |   China-India relations

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping talk in Wuhan in April last year. Photo: Xinhua
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