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  • Only 3 Chinese projects in Gwadar completed

    Only 3 Chinese projects in Gwadar completed

    Of the 12 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) schemes, including water supply and electricity provision, worth $2 billion underway in Gwadar, only three projects having a value of over $300 million have been completed.

    May 8, 2022
  • As Gwadar erupts in protests…

    As Gwadar erupts in protests…

    Rather than listening to the pressing demands of Gwadar’s people, the government has come up with a ridiculous and unconstitutional order to suppress the voice of the most marginalised segments. The ongoing protest comprises genuine basic demands which the government can fulfil if it cares enough about the population.

    December 7, 2021
  • Pakistan rushes over 5,000 cops to Gwadar on anti-riot duty

    Pakistan rushes over 5,000 cops to Gwadar on anti-riot duty

    The demands also state that a majority of the people employed by the China Overseas Port Holding Company are from outside Gwadar.

    December 2, 2021
  • Will Gwadar go Hambantota way?

    Will Gwadar go Hambantota way?

    A large number of people have once again begun asking whether Pakistan is walking in the footsteps of Sri Lanka in its growing engagement with China. The new talk has been sparked by a long article in the New York Times that, for the first time, provides details thus far unknown about how the Hambantota …

    June 29, 2018
  • Gunmen kill 10 labourers in Pakistan’s Gwadar

    Gunmen kill 10 labourers in Pakistan’s Gwadar

    At least 10 labourers were killed and two injured in two separate firing incidents in Pakistan's southwest port city of Gwadar in Balochistan on Saturday. The incidents took place in the Pishgan and Ganth Road areas of Gwadar, Geo News reported. Unidentified assailants on motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire on the labourers and fled the scene.  …

    May 13, 2017