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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Shinzo Abe’s talks with New Zealand’s John Key dominated by whaling issue

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... in a devastating earthquake in 2011. He laid a wreath at the site of the CTV building, which housed an English-language school the Japanese students were attending, which collapsed and burst into flames ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    President Xi Jinping highlights Japan’s ‘barbarous’ militarist past in Seoul speech

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:34am by Teddy Ng, AFP, Reuters

    ... decision to visit Seoul before Pyongyang. But the hard-hitting language was saved for recalling Japan’s repressive colonial rule and wartime aggression – a message guaranteed to go down well ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Tokyo eases sanctions as North Korea agrees to probe cases of abducted Japanese

    Posted May 29th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... kidnapped 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train its spies in Japanese language and customs. Five of the abductees were allowed to return to Japan but Pyongyang has insisted, without producing ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea, Japan expected to discuss abductions of decades ago

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train its spies in Japanese language and customs. Five of the abductees were allowed to return to Japan but Pyongyang has insisted, without producing solid ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping becomes first president to visit EU HQ for top-level talks

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and share price soar, angering Belgium’s oldest and best-known zoo, located in the heart of the port city of Antwerp in northern Flanders. Playing up the language row triggered by the bears, ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    South Korean president unimpressed by Japanese PM's attempt to speak Korean

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:35pm by AFP

    ... that there could be no summit with Abe until Tokyo demonstrates sincere repentance for "past wrongdoings". Despite not being known for his skill with languages, Abe gamely kicked off the greeting ...

  7. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Sanction-hit Russia faces similar problems to China after Tiananmen, says embassy

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Russia is facing a similar diplomatic situation to that of China in 1989 after the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy demonstration crackdown, the Russian embassy of China said in a commentary on its website on Thursday. The story posted on the Russian embassy of China’s Chinese-language website and microblog was commenting on the latest round of military ...

  8. 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

    ... analysts said. In recent years, Communist Party leaders have sought to avoid any language that might feed into perceptions that China's military and economic rise was in any way threatening. ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Michelle Obama takes her mother to meet China's President Xi Jinping

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... States, about having our kids be able to be fluent in a second language by the time they get to high school.” Lu, the student, said he had bonded with American friends over a shared love of US ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Australian authorities in dark on Hong Kong expat missionary captured in North Korea

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in a Buddhist temple. Hong Kong-based Australian citizen John Short, 75, was taken from his Pyongyang hotel by police earlier this month for allegedly distributing Korean-language Christian pamphlets ... that distributes calendars, Bibles and tracts in Chinese and other languages, according to his wife Karen. Karen Short said on Thursday she was in regular touch with Australian authorities about her ...




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