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  1. News - World

    Obama says he would never have ditched Biden for Clinton

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 01:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... secretary-of-state Clinton would boost Obama’s then flagging political fortunes on the ticket. The book reported that the idea was abandoned when staffers found that it would not “materially improve” Obama’s ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... decade. Xi formally took over as president in March at a time of feuding between the United States and China on issues ranging from copyright infringement to regional territorial disputes. After ... to build rapport. Xi, who will likely lead China during an era in which it surpassed the United States as the largest global economy, has repeatedly urged Pacific powers to work out a “new type ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Key US official faces grilling over Obamacare website fiasco

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:35pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... to taxpayer costs. The White House has scrambled to fix technical issues and disputes Republican allegations political motives were behind changes in the website’s function. Tavenner’s scheduled ... as a largely political event staged by Republicans as part of their continued criticism of Obamacare, he said. On Friday, aides to committee Republicans were reviewing what Tavenner said on the record ...

  4. PLA generals to visit United States

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Two senior People's Liberation Army generals will soon visit the United States, according to US Assistant Secretary of Defence for International Security Peter Rodman. Mr Rodman told a seminar at the University of Chicago at the weekend that Central Military Commission vice-chairman General Guo Boxiong and General Jing Zhiyuan, commander of the Second ...

  5. e-pal: United States

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm proud to say that I'm one of the top 20 hurdlers in the state. During my free time, I work at the local Six Flags amusement park selling merchandise. I also referee a lot of youth soccer games. I also love dancing. I've done jazz, lyrical and tap dancing since I was three. What I love about the US is the political atmosphere. I find the ongoing debate between ...

  6. Party politics abroad: the view from HK

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... had reinvented himself for politically expedient reasons and was preying on America's concerns about security. 'He is basically making up things that aren't true... ...

  7. News - World

    Latest gun tragedy unlikely to lead to tougher laws, political insiders say

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... is among the worst shootings in the United States' history and comes after a spate of other high-profile episodes of violence, including mass shootings this year at a Colorado cinema, ... McClatchy-Tribune Despite tragedy in Connecticut, stricter control over weapons is unlikely, political veterans say Will shooting change gun laws? Another mass shooting, another drive ...

  8. Obama's dreams exposed to the glare of harsh political realities

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Rafferty US President Barack Obama came roaring back this week with a strong state-of-the-union address, promising to put America back to work as the world's greatest country. ... worse. He is fighting not only against his own failures to turn soaring rhetoric into political reality, but also against determined opponents who deride Obama as either a socialist or, worse, ...

  9. State governor bolsters ties with leader-in-waiting

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Branstad that could bolster ties with the man expected to become China's next leader. Branstad, who invited the vice-president to visit Iowa, suggested to Xi that he be the first US state ... is very politically astute.' Xi's visit has boosted the international standing of Iowa, which rarely sees such important international guests. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visited ...

  10. Discussing politics normal, British consul says amid US row

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So Peter.so@scmp.com The British consul general has weighed into a row between China and the United States over the work of diplomats in Hong Kong, saying his staff discuss ... on Consular Relations, which forbids diplomats from interfering in the internal affairs of host states. Chinese diplomats would not comment on next year's presidential election in the United ...




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