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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Britain and Canada share embassy offices in bid to cut costs

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Pooling of overseas resources seen as good way to trim budgets for 'first cousins' Britain and Canada to share embassies Britain and Canada ... For now, it affects only Haiti, where a British diplomat will soon work out of Canada's embassy, and Myanmar, where a Canadian official has already set up an office in the British high ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China can influence Arctic Council agenda: Danish minister Lidegaard

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:39am by Teddy Ng

    ... to be granted observer status on the Arctic Council. Its involvement in the region increased last year when it gained that status. The members of the council are Denmark, the US, Russia, Canada ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing upset after Martin Lee and Anson Chan meet Joe Biden at the White House

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Johnny Tam

    ... years" and its residents enjoy "unprecedented democracy and freedom". Chan and Lee will be visiting Canada this week. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Returnees to Hong Kong slam idea to limit aid for Canadian dual citizens

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by DANNY LEE

    ... they are entitled to it," Ma said. Michael Hsu, from Vancouver, thought it a "bad proposal". The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada think tank said in a 2011 report that 79 per cent ...

  5. 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

    ... happening and support democratic change,” Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United States, said on Twitter. Ban Ki-moon muted on rights issue Celac excludes the United States and Canada, both ... on pressing regional problems at a gathering of all Western Hemisphere nations except the US and Canada. “We should establish a new regional and international co-operation paradigm,” Castro said ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Host Cuba detains dissidents ahead of Latin America-Caribbean bloc's summit

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:57am by AFP and AP

    ... and Canada. Meanwhile, the higher-profile dissident group Ladies in White, made up of political prisoners’ relatives, said that as many as 100 of its members have been arrested to keep them from ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Ken Taylor, Canadian former ambassador, faults whistle-blowing

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 11:13pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Ken Taylor, Canada's man in Tehran who helped US colleagues escape – as told in hit film 'Argo' – says the diplomatic game needs veil ... in gathering and exchanging intelligence with Canada and the US. From planning the escape options to forging the US diplomats' identities, he said, it was "essentially a Canadian ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Commonwealth puts on show of unity amid rift over Sri Lankan rights abuses

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:16am by AFP

    ... of nations." The summit was dealt several body blows before it began, with the leaders of Canada, India and Mauritius deciding to stay away to protest Colombo's rights record. Britain's prime ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Call for Australian boycott of Sri Lanka summit while New Zealand says ‘not right move’

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 11:09am by AP and AFP

    ... countries and rights groups for failing to deliver on his promises. Harper said last month that Canada was disturbed by ongoing reports of intimidation and incarceration of political leaders ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Landmark decision sees China join Arctic Council as an observer

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and United States- that all touch the Arctic Circle, to manage affairs and resolve conflicts of interest in the region. In addition ...



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