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  1. News - China

    World press alliance urges China to free journalists

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 08:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok A global alliance of newspapers and news publishers called on China Sunday to release all journalists languishing in its jails and end attacks on freedom of expression. With at least 32 imprisoned journalists, China is one of the world’s worst jailers of media professionals, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said ...

  2. US seeks to build a tacit alliance against China

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The US is clearly aiming to contain China by creating a tacit regional alliance of all those who, for one reason or another, are concerned about China. Washington's economic and non-economic ...

  3. Security alliance serves to justify authoritarian rule

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the rule of law. Not only that, they are also among the most corrupt nations on earth. The group likes to present itself as an eastern version of Nato, a security alliance for central and north ...

  4. Alliance to change the world?

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... joint exercises in Yunnan. The current thaw should be sufficient to frustrate neoconservatives, not all of them in the US, who have been trying to corral India into an alliance of containment ...

  5. Alliance's goals are vital

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How could disbanding the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of the Patriotic Democratic Movement in China and cancelling the June 4 vigil do a service to Hong Kong ('Don't interfere ... for China. Indeed, the alliance's wish is a goal that China's leaders dare not deny, at least openly. Yes, the alliance vows to end one-party rule, otherwise democracy cannot function ...

  6. Alliance brings Baosteel to doorstep of Xinjiang firm

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... largest producer announced at the weekend an alliance with the biggest manufacturer in Xinjiang- a springboard for exports to Central Asia and Europe. At a ceremony in Beijing on Saturday, Baoshan Steel Group signed a strategic alliance with Ba Yi Iron and Steel, the first step toward a takeover. Both are state-owned. Baoshan Steel chairwoman Xie Qihua said the alliance was the inevitable ...

  7. Beijing urged to initiate talks over US-Japan alliance

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of the alliance between Washington and Tokyo, mainland scholars say. Washington and Tokyo are due later this year to sign a joint statement, issued by the US-Japan Security Consultative Committee ... on talking to the US before the statement was signed, given Washington's dominant role in the alliance with Tokyo and deteriorating relations with Japan. Compared to communications ...

  8. Standing Strong

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 4 The alliance will be fighting year after year, with or without me. Even if I am in a wheelchair, I will still go to this year?s June 4 march and candle-light vigil His biggest wish Vindicating June 4 is only the first step for China to move towards democracy. My biggest wish is to see mankind walking down the path of democracy and rule of law On his successor in the alliance Only the Chinese ...

  9. News - China - UNITED STATES

    China unlikely to have cold war-style confrontation with US, says report

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 10:25am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and its impact on the US-Japan alliance in the years ahead. China, which has been boosting its defence spending by double digits each year, has an increasingly tense relationship with Japan, which ... interests in the islands – known as the Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese- as a special case. “The most likely potential challenge to the US-Japan alliance over the next 15 to 20 years does ...

  10. Consortium invests US$50m in Pod Inns

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com A consortium led by global asset manager Fidelity has invested US$50 million in Pod Inns, a mainland budget hotel chain. The move reflects global funds' renewed interest in China's slowing hospitality sect ...




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