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Most Popular Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:47:07 -0700
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways officials joyously waved to a Chinese locomotive chugging a freight train from Karachi for an upcountry destination on Sunday.

Railway to run three more trains: Saad Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:16:14 -0700
LAHORE: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways (PR) Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that this year two to three passengers trains will be started and a target of achieving 45 to 58 locomotives would also be accomplished.

Pakistan Parliament Meets After Second Day of Violence Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:49 -0700
Pakistan’s parliament was holding an emergency session today to try to defuse two weeks of protests that have turned deadly as demonstrators step up efforts to force the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Container scandal: NAB yet to prove allegations against customs agents | Business Recorder Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:02 -0700
Customs Clearing, Forwarding and Borders Agents have said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during its ongoing investigations into Nato-ISAF container scandal has not proved allegations against any member of the community in Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta.

Indian hacker group defaces Pakistani railway website Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:38:25 -0700
"The Indian hackers also made the so-called claim that they loved Islam and Muslims but hated Pakistan," the report said.

It's easier to forgive PPP than to forgive PML-N Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:31:28 -0700
Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while chairing a meeting on Pakistan Power Sector Investment prospects emphasised the need for an integrated long-term plan to bring down electricity cost and overcome the country's immediate and future energy challenges.

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CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK): to actively follow up the land development near rail Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:32 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) board secretary Yu Teng Qun said that the State Council supported China R...

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) hopes percentage of overseas biz revenue to rise to 10% Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:48:24 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK)‘s CFO Yang Liang said the company's property contracted sales dropped 2...

*CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) target raised to $5.3, rated Buy - Citi Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:46:49 -0700
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China Railway's net profit up 16.42 percent in H1 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:33:19 -0700
(MENAFN) China Railway Group Limited posted an increase of its net profit for the first six month of the year of 16.42 percent over a year earlier, Xinhua reported.The company reco...

Railway push abroad speeds up Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:47:52 -0700
China Railway Group (0390) expects overseas businesses to contribute about 10 percent to total revenue in the coming years from less than 5 percent in the first half.

When it comes to delivering on high rail capability, we are much stronger than Japan: China Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:22:53 -0700
Zhou Fangyuan, International Director, China Railway No 4, Engineering Group today said that China is much stronger and capable when it comes to delivering on high speed rail capability.

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) 1H net profit jumps 16.4% Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:23:37 -0700
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) reported interim fiscal results. Revenue rose 11.9% yearly to RMB267....

BRIEF-China Railway Group's units won 17 contracts totalling 32 bln yuan Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:06:12 -0700
Sept 1 (Reuters) - China Railway Group Ltd * Says units have won 17 contracts totalling 32 billion yuan(5.21 billion US dollar) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1397 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's H1 net profit up 4.8 pct Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:35:48 -0700
Aug 29 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 4.8 percent y/y at 4.98 billionyuan(810.81 million US dollar) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1420 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

BRIEF-China Railway Group's H1 net profit up 16.4 pct Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:52:11 -0700
Aug 29 (Reuters) - China Railway Group Ltd * Says H1 net profit up 16.4 percent y/y at 4.06 billionyuan(660.91 million US dollar) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1430 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)


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China, Myanmar: stop that train Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:19:52 -0700
Since reports about the cancellation of a proposed US$20 billion railway line connecting China's southern Yunnan province with Myanmar's Rakhine western coast emerged in late July, conflicting accounts about the 1,200 kilometer project's status have raised new questions about the neighboring countries' commercial relations.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:00 -0700
* On 1 August 2014, the Group's magnificent new property in France, The Peninsula Paris, opened. * The Group has made significant progress with Grosvenor, its partner in London, on the design and planning for the future development of The Peninsula London. * On 28 January 2014, the Group announced a definitive conditional shareholders' agreement with its partners Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. for ...

Through high-speed rail lines, China looks to expand reach Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:57:58 -0700
High speed rail lines in the vast stretches of Asia fortifies China's dreams of penetrating trade routes into mainland of Southeast Asia.

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