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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping says world has nothing to fear from awakening of 'peaceful lion'

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:49pm by Teddy Ng, Andrea Chen

    ... 'Sleeping lion' has woken up, says Xi Xi Jinping's decision to compare China to the proverbial "king of the jungle" yesterday was seen as the latest sign that the president intends to pursue a more muscular foreign policy. Xi used the lion metaphor in a speech in Paris to commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations with France. He introduced it via ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1459168/xi-says-world-has-nothing-fear-awakening-peaceful-lion
  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... of the dialogue this spring as one of the successes of his December visit, which followed a diplomatic freeze due to his meeting with the Dalai Lama in 2012. A British Foreign Office spokesman said: ... and using human rights issues to interfere in China's internal affairs, to create the conditions for the human rights dialogue between China and the UK in the next round." The British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482582/china-scraps-human-rights-talks-britain-cites-its-internal-affairs
  3. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Ireland set to open first consulate in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... and meet members of the local Irish community, which numbers around 3,000. In mainland China there are about 2,000 Irish nationals, mainly living in Beijing and Shanghai. Howlin identified tourism ... there are about 2,500 students from China in Ireland, with about the same number of Irish students in China. "We haven't been as proactive in selling the country," Howlin said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1449637/ireland-set-open-first-consulate-hong-kong
  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Portrait of Putin as a tense man: George W. Bush unveils his artistic streak with paintings of world leaders

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:39am by AFP, AP

    ... portraits of world leaders, including the Russian head of state. Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former British prime minister Tony Blair, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the Dalai Lama ... better." "I wanted to make sure that the last chapters of my life were full," added the former president, who was inspired in part to take brush in hand by British wartime prime minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465621/portrait-putin-tense-man-george-w-bush-unveils-his-artistic-streak
  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Wartime atrocities still fresh in memory, President Xi Jinping says in Berlin

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by Staff Reporter, AP

    ... partnerships with its neighbours. His comments came after an earlier speech in France during the president's European tour in which Xi compared China to an "awakened lion" which he said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1460649/wartime-atrocities-still-fresh-memory-president-xi-jinping-says-berlin
  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi wins EU pledge to weigh free-trade deal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... of recession, while China's much faster growth is cooling. British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed strong support during a trip to Beijing in December for such a deal, but many other EU ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461984/xi-wins-eu-pledge-weigh-free-trade-deal
  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    British Prime Minister David Cameron backs China to 'realise its dream'

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:25pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan in Beijing adrian.wan@scmp.com As British prime minister agrees wide-ranging business deals in Beijing, he says two countries can 'help each other succeed in the global race' Cameron backs China to 'realise its dream' Premier Li Keqiang and British Prime Minister David Cameron oversaw the signing of business deals yesterday ranging from high-speed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1371389/british-prime-minister-david-cameron-backs-china-realise-its-dream
  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    British Prime Minister David Cameron tweets arrival on Weibo

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 11:37am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com British prime minister latest foreign politician to try to win over Chinese public by creating account on popular microblogging platform Cameron makes splash with tweet on Weibo The British Prime Minister David Cameron has become one of the most popular foreign politicians on China's biggest microblogging service, Sina Weibo. Cameron's account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1370859/british-prime-minister-david-cameron-tweets-arrival-weibo
  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    British Prime Minister David Cameron plans visit to China in December

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Cameron visit aimed at boosting business British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to visit China early next month to meet the leadership in Beijing ... its direction for the next 10 years, as their country's star continues to rise in the world, I will take senior British ministers, as well as business leaders from every sector large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1354193/british-prime-minister-david-cameron-plans-visit-china-december
  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    'No gringos allowed': Cuba swipes at US in Latin American, Caribbean summit

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 06:35pm by Reuters and AP

    ... solidarity for Argentina’s claim to the British-controlled Falkland Islands, known in Spanish as the Malvinas; for Puerto Rican independence; and for Ecuador in its legal battle with US oil company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1416758/no-gringos-allowed-cuba-swipes-us-latin-american-caribbean-summit

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