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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHINA DAILY, GUARDIAN, Gulf News

    ... Xi Jinping's formal election as president 1. China Daily Hopes are running high for the coming decade, as Xi Jinping has made a stir with his refreshing no-nonsense style … His ... for people to swim in five years from now. (Beijing)   2. The Guardian It has been a long time since China has had a presentable first lady. But marriage to the folk singer Peng Liyuan has imbued ...

  2. News - Asia

    China envoy: US is giving China a 'mission impossible' on North Korea

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States is giving China a ”mission impossible” by insisting it exert pressure on neighboring North Korea to halt its nuclear program or face US consequences, Beijing’s ambassador said Thursday. “There is one thing that worries me a little bit, and even more than a little bit, is that we’re very often told that China has such an influence over ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... Shafik Meghji Nepal's southern fringe is a land of free-roaming fauna and protected forests, a tempting world away from the mountainous north, writes Shafik Meghji The Terai ... plains in the country's south stand apart. The lowlands are hot, flat and culturally distinct. They are home to stunning national parks, elaborate Hindu temples, and one of the world's ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US, China in ‘productive’ talks on North Korea after nuclear test threat

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:33am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Chinese and US diplomats meet in New York over North Korea's warning it may conduct a new type of nuclear test The United States and China have held “productive” ... in Washington on Friday, a State Department statement said. “The United States and China agree on the fundamental importance of a denuclearised North Korea,” it said, adding that the meetings were part ...

  5. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: DIPLOMACY

    Australian PM Abbott balances China, Japan ties during first North Asia trip

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... in a region beset by territorial tensions. Abbott is visiting Japan, a strategic ally, and China, his country's biggest economic partner, in his first visit to North Asia since taking office ... to its allies to counter a more assertive China and with Japan embroiled in a dispute with its neighbour over the East China Sea, the task for Abbott, 56, will be to balance long-standing ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Northern exposure: a tour through North Korea’s top end

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm

    ... the country at Namyang, from Jilin province, the bus follows the Tumen river, with North Korea on one side and China on the other. There is barely any traffic. The colours are earthy and muted, ... North Korea’s top end has enough stunning scenery to make you almost forget you are in the world’s most repressive state. Almost. Words and pictures by Kate Whitehead North Korea has been ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    North Korea demands Japan allow international ferry services to resume

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:30am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo head N Korea asks Japan to let ferry sail again North Korea is demanding that Japan permit a ferry to restart journeys between the two nations in return for the reopening of an investigation into the fate of Japanese nationals abducted by Pyongyang’s agents. The demand is the just latest from Pyongyang. North Korea has already requested that Japan allow ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Reuters in Geneva China backs N Korea over UN report China has dismissed a UN report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity, effectively confirming the fears of human ... and effective manner," Chen said. China, as a member of the UN Security Council, has the power to veto any move to refer North Korea to the ICC. Diplomats had already warned China was likely ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must work with other nations to rein in North Korea

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China alone can't rein in N Korea China's patience with North Korea has been gradually wearing thin. Six-party talks organised by Beijing in 2003 to bring ... a nuclearised Korean peninsula, but it has to handle delicately its dealings with the North. China is the isolated country's biggest trading partner and main source of food, fuel and investment. ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Yuan anti-speculation drive brings ill wind from the north

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:04am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam Currency's weakening trend poses threat to mainland companies expecting windfalls from their huge bets on it appreciating Yuan anti-speculation drive brings ill wind from the north As the yuan enters its sixth week of decline, financial officers at many mainland corporations are sweating. So should their shareholders. Among them would be China Chengtong Development, ...




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