China’s largest commercial bank announced on Tuesday it provided short-term financing of 1.36 billion Indian rupees ($20 million) for a rapid transit line project in Pakistan last month. It is the first large rail transit project launched under the bilateral economic corridor as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Source: ChinaDaily
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NATO is offering jobs to Russian-speaking actors ready to play civilians in the alliance’s military drills, according to a job advertisement. The group says it’s seeking actors to represent Russian-speaking “Civilians on the Battlefield,” such as farmers or shopkeepers, in unspecified conflict regions. Source: RT
French politicians have cautioned construction-materials giant LafargeHolcim about the consequences of supplying cement for the 3000km wall that US President Donald Trump intends to build along the border with Mexico. Source Global Cement
The biggest ever gold deposit of an estimated 380 tons has been discovered in China, announced Shandong Gold Group during a news conference in Beijing on Tuesday. At full capacity, the mine could produce gold for 40 years. Source: RT