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ڈسکوری چینل اسمارٹ چین کی رونمائی کرتا ہوا: اسٹارٹ اپ انقلاب

سنگاپور، 8 دسمبر 2017ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– چین اقتصادی سفر کے اگلے مرحلے پر قدم رکھ رہا ہے اسٹارٹ-اپ انقلاب جہاں ٹیکنالوجی اور انٹریپرینیورشپ میں جدت طراز ٹیکنالوجی، دور اندیش شخصیات کی نئی نسل سے تحریک پاتے ہوئے مستقبل کی دنیا کو مضبوط کر رہی ہے۔https://photos.prnasia.com/prnvar/20171206/2007632-1-a

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یہ نوجوان اور کامیابی کے طالب کاروباری منتظمین کون ہیں؟ انہیں اپنے خیالات کہاں سے ملتے ہیں، وہ انہیں پیسہ بنانے والے اداروں میں کیسے تبدیل کر رہےہیں؟ کیا یہ چينی اسٹارٹ اپ انقلاب ہماری زندگی کے طور طریقوں کو بدلے گا؟

اس نئی 3 اقساط پر مشتمل ڈسکوری چینل کی دستاویزی فلم میں میزبان ڈاکٹر جارڈن اینگوین – ایک اعزاز یافتہ موجد ، ڈیزائنر، جدت طراز اور کاروباری منتظم – یہ جاننے کے لیے چین آئے۔ وہ چین: بیجنگ، شنگھائی، دریائے یانگزے کے ڈیلٹا، شین چین اور گوانگچو کی “سلیکون ویلیز” میں گئے۔https://photos.prnasia.com/prnvar/20171206/2007632-1-b

پہلی قسط میں جارڈن بیجنگ کی کھوج کی تاکہ ایسے نئے اداروں کا پتہ چلا سکیں جو  مقابل عالمی معیشتوں میں سے بیشتر میں  کامیابی حاصل کریں۔ انہوں نے پایا کہ کس طرح دارالحکومت کی معروف جامعات، وینچر کیپیٹلز اور سرکاری پالیسی چونگ گوانکن میں چین کی ‘سلیکون ویلی’ کو تخلیق کرنے میں مدد دے رہے ہیں۔

قسط 2 میں جارڈن دریافت کرتے ہیں ک کس طرح دریائے یانگزے کے ڈيلٹا کی دلچسپ تاریخ پنپتے ہوئے اسٹارٹ اپس کی اقسام کو متاثر کر رہی ہے اور کاروباری منتظمین کس طرح اس انوکھے کردار کا فائدہ اٹھا رہے ہیں۔ چانگ جیانگ سائنس پارک میں شنگھائی کی بین الاقوامی گھریلو تعمیر کاری میں جدت طرازی سے لے کر معروف بایومیڈیکل اور  ادویات ساز کامیابیوں کے جدت طراز سرمایہ کاری نمونوں تک۔https://photos.prnasia.com/prnvar/20171206/2007632-1-c

تیسری قسط جارڈن کو دنیا کے سب سے بڑے ٹیکنالوجی مرکز شین چین لے جاتی ہے۔ جارڈن ان اداروں سے ملتے ہیں جنہوں نے شین چین کے اپنے ساخت گری کے ماضی سے تعلق کو بڑھایاہے، ایسے ادارے سے جو ڈرون مارکیٹ کا 70 فیصد حصہ رکھتا ہے، لندن میں بجلی سے چلنے والی بسیں فروخت کرنے والی کار کمپنی کی جدید آر اینڈ  کامیابی تک۔

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Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

SINGAPORE, Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — China is embarking on the next stage of its economic journey – a start-up revolution where innovative thinking in technology and entrepreneurship, driven by a new generation of visionaries, is forging the world of the future.

Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

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Who are these young and hungry entrepreneurs? Where do they get their ideas, how are they turning them into money-making enterprises? Will this Chinese start-up revolution change the way we all live our lives?

Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

In this new 3-episode Discovery Channel documentary, host Dr Jordan Nguyen – an award-winning inventor, designer, innovator and entrepreneur – has come to China to find out. He ventures into the “silicon valleys” of China: Beijing, Shanghai, Yangtze Delta, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.

Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

In this first episode, Jordan explores Beijing to seek out new companies that can succeed in one of the most competitive global economies. He discovers how the capital’s leading universities, venture capitalists and government policy are helping to create the ‘Silicon Valley’ of China in Zhongguancun.

In episode 2, Jordan uncovers how the Yangtze Delta’s unique history is affecting the types of start-ups that are thriving and how entrepreneurs are tapping into that unique character. From innovative investment models to renovate Shanghai’s international housing to developing leading biomedical and pharmaceutical breakthroughs at the Zhangjiang Science Park.

Discovery Channel Unveils Smart China: Start Up Revolution

The third episode takes Jordan to look at one of the world’s leading tech hubs, Shenzhen. Jordan meets the companies that have harnessed Shenzhen’s ties to its manufacturing past, from the company that has managed to take 70% of the drone market, to the latest R&D successes of the car company that sells electric buses in London.

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Protesters Lash Out at Trump Across Muslim World

Large crowds of protesters across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with protests in Gaza leading to the death of one Palestinian man.

The Palestinian, Mahmoud al-Masri, 30, was killed by Israeli soldiers during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border after Palestinians called for a Day of Rage to protest the U.S. action. The Israeli military confirmed that it shot two people in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, accusing them of being main instigators of violent riots.

Israeli warplanes also struck Hamas military targets in Gaza in response to a rocket fired from the area. The Palestinian health ministry said at least 15 people were injured in the strikes.

Demonstrations also took place Friday in Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Pakistan, Lebanon, Malaysia and Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

The Arab League, comprised of nearly two dozen countries, will meet Saturday in an effort to create a joint position on the matter.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and the United States plans to move its embassy there. Israel considers all of Jerusalem to be its capital. The Palestinians want the eastern part of Jerusalem for its capital of a future independent state.

Holy sites

Israel has added additional security forces in Jerusalem. In the past, Israel has imposed age restrictions at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount compound where violence often erupts during tense times.

Israeli police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said, We have no indication there will be disturbances on the mount, therefore there is no age restriction. If there will be disturbances, then we will respond immediately.

The site is known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount. It is the holiest Jewish site and the third holiest in Islam.

The Islamist group Hamas, meanwhile, has called for an uprising against Israel.

Decade of diplomacy defied

Trump’s announcement defies decades of diplomacy in the quest to bring peace to Israel. Jerusalem has been one of the biggest stumbling blocks in the quest and it was widely believed that a solution would be reached in the peace process negotiations.

The White House on Thursday denied that the president’s announcement on moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem means his administration is pulling out of the Middle East peace process.

In fact, in the president’s remarks, he said that we are as committed to the peace process as ever, and we want to continue to push forward in those conversations and those discussions, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. And hopefully the ultimate goal, I think, of all those parties is to reach a peace deal. And that’s something that the United States is very much committed to.

No other country has immediately followed Trump’s lead in planning to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something the White House has acknowledged.

I’m not aware of any countries that we anticipate that happening at any point soon, Sanders said. I’m not saying that they aren’t, but I’m not aware of them.

The Russian ambassador in Israel, Alexander Shein, said Moscow could move its embassy to West Jerusalem after the Palestinians and the Israelis agree on all issues of the final status of the Palestinian territories.

The Russian foreign ministry, in a statement viewed as a surprise by Israelis, said it considers East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state. At the same time, we must state that in this context we view West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

No other country has immediately followed Trump’s lead in planning to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, something the White House has acknowledged.

I’m not aware of any countries that we anticipate that happening at any point soon, Sanders said. I’m not saying that they aren’t, but I’m not aware of them.

The Russian ambassador in Israel, Alexander Shein, said Moscow could move its embassy to West Jerusalem after the Palestinians and the Israelis agree on all issues of the final status of the Palestinian territories.

The Russian foreign ministry, in a statement viewed as a surprise by Israelis, said it considers East Jerusalem as the capital of the future Palestinian state. At the same time, we must state that in this context we view West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Both Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis have expressed concern about the timing of Trump’s announcement, according to U.S. officials.

Asked by VOA whether the president’s declaration had been delayed at the request of the two Cabinet members in order to put into place adequate security at U.S. embassies, Sanders replied the decision was made only after a thoughtful and responsible process and that components of the decision went through the full interagency process.

Palestinian officials say Trump’s decision has disqualified the U.S. as an honest broker in the peace process. Many U.S. allies are also disagreeing with the move.

Source: Voice of America

Pakistan Ambassador Urges Cooperation with Afghanistan on Border Security

The Pakistan-Afghanistan border must be secured to keep terrorists from crossing “at free will,” Pakistan’s ambassador to the U.S. says.

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told VOA Urdu in an interview that the Afghan government’s change in priorities � focusing on protecting urban areas � has given the Taliban and other extremist groups room to roam freely in a growing patchwork in the rest of the country.

“Pakistan has been cautioning for a long time that the ungoverned spaces in Afghanistan will act as a magnet for the militants of the world,” Chaudhry said. “I think the situation in Afghanistan is deteriorating.”

He repeated Pakistan’s claims that it is not harboring any terror groups despite President Donald Trump’s insistence, as part of his new strategy for the region, that Islamabad must do more to crack down on extremists.

“In Pakistan itself, there is no organized presence of ISIS,” Chaudhry said, criticizing Afghanistan’s claims that Islamic State fighters are filtering in from Pakistan. “Don’t create distractions by saying they come from Pakistan. We can never tolerate the presence of Daesh [ISIS] in Pakistan.”

Pakistan says recent military operations have chased terrorists from the country.

“In the last three years, we have done a lot, not for the sake of any other country, but for our own people,” Chaudhry said. “We have defeated the forces of terrorism. The terrorists are on the run. There is no safe haven in Pakistan. The safe havens have moved into Afghanistan. That is where the focus of action should be.”

He called for closer cooperation between the two countries’ intelligence agencies and militaries.

“One major area to work on is border management,” Chaudhry said. “We both must make sure the terrorists cannot cross the border at free will. Let’s secure that border.”

Pakistan has been building a border wall and has repeatedly closed the main border crossings, shutting down trade between the two countries for extended periods.

Chaudhry also called for cooperation on dealing with Afghan refugees and reconstruction, saying there is no military solution possible for the ongoing conflict there.

Source: Voice of America

Afghan Peace Body Offers Kabul Office for Taliban Talks

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN War-torn Afghanistan’s official peace-negotiating panel offered Wednesday for the first time to let the Taliban open a representative office in Kabul or in a country of its own choice, for initiating a peace dialogue. The Taliban promptly rejected the offer, however, saying their rivals are “American occupation” forces who have installed the Kabul regime.

The foreign presence in Afghanistan is the “real problem,” the insurgency’s main spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told VOA. “We do not need to open an office in Kabul because more than half of Afghanistan is under our control and the entire Afghanistan is our office,” he said.

The Taliban has been unofficially running its so-called “Political Office” in Qatar since 2013. However, the Afghan government has refused to recognize the facility. Lately, President Ashraf Ghani has pushed authorities in the Gulf state to shut down the insurgent office in the face of intensified attacks by the Taliban across Afghanistan.

A senior member of the government-formed High Peace Council unveiled the new offer to reporters Wednesday in the Afghan capital. Mohammad Akram Khapalwak said they are ready to enter into the peace process without any preconditions and “through whatever mechanism” is proposed by the Taliban.

Khapalwak called on insurgent leaders residing “in Qatar, or in other countries, or in Pakistan” and facing difficult conditions in exile to respond positively to and come to the negotiating table for an “honorable” dialogue to end miseries the conflict is inflicting on Afghans.

“If they want to open an office, and in any other country, and require any facilities before starting peace talks, the Afghan government and the High Peace Council is ready to facilitate it,” Khapalwak said.

Territorial advances

The Taliban has made significant territorial advances since U.S.-led international combat forces left Afghanistan in 2014.

Commander of U.S. troops and NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the country, General John Nicholson, said last week the Afghan government controls about 64 percent of the population, the Taliban controls about 12 percent of the population, and the other 24 percent live in contested areas.

The U.S. military has intensified airstrikes against Taliban insurgents and other militant groups, including Islamic State, in support of Afghan ground forces since President Donald Trump unveiled his new war strategy three months ago.

The Taliban has long wanted to engage in direct peace talks with Washington, saying the U.S. administration and not the Afghan government is the authority on deciding the fate of the conflict. A U.S.-led military coalition invaded and ousted the Taliban from power in 2001 to punish the group for sheltering al-Qaida leaders blamed for plotting the 9/11 attacks on U.S. cities.

U.N. officials have warned that Afghan civilians continue to bear the brunt of the escalation in the Afghan armed conflict. The number of civilian casualties this year has risen to record levels.

Source: Voice of America

Peace prerequisite for development: Hafeez

Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman says peace is prerequisite for development and the government is utilizing all available resources for lasting peace in the area.

This he said while addressing a seminar held under title of role of media in peace and countering violence and extremism.

Source: Radio Pakistan