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  1. Government takes tough stance on suicide bombings

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren Terrorism, European integration and UN role in Iraq high on policy agenda Belgium's Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has called on the international community to condemn ... On Europe, he admits his government's support for the creation of a European defence force headquartered in Belgium is controversial. To British and American unease, Belgium, France, Germany ...

  2. France avoided by design on 'tour of confidence', premier admits

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Premier Wen Jiabao said he had deliberately avoided France in what he has dubbed his 'tour of confidence' to Europe, and that French leaders should bear the consequences for meeting the Dalai Lama in December. During his eight-day trip, Mr Wen visited Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Spain and Britain. 'When I was in my plane, I did certainly map out ...

  3. The many ways to play a role in China's foreign relations

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Zhang Shu, was appointed counsellor in the Chinese mission to the United Nations shortly after Beijing joined the world body in 1971. He rose to become an ambassador, first to Belgium ... she became ambassador to Belgium, a post her father had held 20 years previously. While Zhang's career path may not be one that students can emulate, her advice is sound. There is no need ...

  4. HK lags on global terrorist, cash laws

    Posted May 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... administrator John Carlson said. At one of end of the spectrum were countries like Belgium which had had a favourable evaluation and had been 'left to continue the progress that they've made', Carlson said. Belgium was only required to report back to the task force every two years. But if a country received a very poor rating, the task force implemented an 'enhanced ...

  5. Climate talks end in blame game

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the talks had managed to move forward, expanding common ground and resulting in fewer differences. But the EU and the US were more critical. Peter Wittoeck, chief negotiator of Belgium, which holds ...

  6. World clamours for Beijing to revalue yuan

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... China, have to move increasingly towards more flexible exchange rate regimes,' he said. Didier Reynders, Belgium's deputy prime minister and minister of finance, said: 'We need ...

  7. Bush hopes to heal transatlantic rift

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Marc Young

    ... choreographed, Mr Bush's trip will not be only photo opportunities and handshakes. He is also certain to face large public protests in Belgium and Germany. German organisers of a collection ...

  8. Self-interest and altruism guide EU outlook

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Trade Office in Hong Kong. Europe's concerns over illegal immigration ensure the attention of policymakers on the textile industries of southern neighbours. 'France, Belgium ...

  9. Who's who of great and good mostly a blur

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... of the Chinese president that- if not consensus- is widely held among Americans. Ensconced warmly in a McDonald's across from the flashing screens, two visitors from Belgium were the first to say ...

  10. Debt crisis threatens the whole euro zone

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... may be next AFTER Portugal and Spain, with Belgium also being mentioned. Goldman Sachs' chief economist Jim O'Neill warned that 'very extreme outcomes' were possible unless ...




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