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  1. Beijing attacked over arms exports

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... came under fire from Amnesty. Ms Hughes said Amnesty hoped the findings could lead China to engage in an international discussion and to support an international arms trade treaty that the UN ... Norma Connolly Amnesty International is expected to release a report today criticising China's 'irresponsible' export of arms to regimes notorious for using weapons ...

  2. US, China envoys meet amid tension over arms

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... continued arms sales to Taiwan. Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Cui Tiankai spoke with US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell during the second leg of a Sino-US Asia-Pacific forum ... on the currency issue, as the US Senate is to vote on the currency-manipulation bill, [and focus] on the administration's recent decision to sell arms to Taiwan, which Beijing considers an issue ...

  3. PLA hawks seek curbs on US over Taiwan arms

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increasingly assertive on bilateral and international matters, thanks to growing economic clout. Niu said trade frictions could be a bigger issue in bilateral ties this year than the arms sale. Under ... to Taiwan. Beijing immediately hit back at the arms sale with its standard rhetoric. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said yesterday the mainland had lodged a formal complaint with the United ...

  4. 40pc rise in value of US arms package for Taiwan

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com The latest US arms sales package for Taiwan, which includes sophisticated radar gear for F-16 fighter jets, will be valued at up to US$5.85 billion, ... arms-sale decision today. Earlier reports had suggested that the package would reach US$4.2 billion. But later reports said the total value would exceed the earlier projection because other ...

  5. Armed robber in fatal bank shooting linked to four other murders

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam An unidentified armed robber who shot dead a customer coming out of a bank in Changsha, Hunan province, has been linked to four previous murders. Changsha police launched a citywide search after the 41-year-old bank customer was shot in the head on Friday and robbed of 45,000 yuan (HK$51,000). Authorities have offered a 200,000 yuan reward for information leading ...

  6. Tensions surface in undersea arms race

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode We are, it seems, at the dawn of a new submarine age in Asia. Shifts in military strategies and acquisitions may be the work of decades, but recent weeks have seen several significant developments that highlight the potential for future tensio ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: balance of trade

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by VANESSA

    ... Vanessa Yung Vanessa Yung Balance of trade William Fitzgerald and Sana Saleem were so impressed with the unique qualities of accessories, clothes and other goods they came across on their travels through Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka they decided to open an online fair-trade store specialising in such wares. The aim of the Desi Store- " desi " is a slang  term ...

  8. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Despite the turmoil, nation's trade with region hits US$111.8b in first half, and analysts say Beijing is exploring further potential for economic co-operation Sino-Arab forum seen as chance to boost business Trade between China and the Arab world grew 22 per cent in the first half of the year, despite political turmoil ...

  9. $141b arms deal sparks anger in Taipei

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... American weapons. The protest came as a Taiwanese delegate disclosed in the US that Washington would sell Aegis-class warships to Taiwan in 2011. Shouting 'oppose arms sales', ... dressed as the Grim Reaper setting fire to a map of Taiwan to illustrate that the cross-strait arms race would result in the island's destruction. One man who took his caged crocodile ...

  10. Arms embargo 'is political discrimination against China'

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said yesterday China does not need 'expensive' and 'useless' weapons from the European Union, but stressed the need for an end to the arms embargo imposed after the 1989 Tiananmen incident. The arms embargo continued a 'political discrimination' against Beijing, which was not compatible ...




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