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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li pledges larger credit line, high-speed rail technology to Africa

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Premier Li vows larger credit line, high-speed rail technology to Africa Premier Li Keqiang unveiled extra aid for Africa totalling at least US$12 billion on Monday, ... Union headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. China will increase credit lines to Africa by US$10 billion and will boost the China-Africa Development Fund by US$2 billion, bringing ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Trade with Africa will double by 2020, Li Keqiang tells Ethiopia conference

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:09pm by Zhang Pinghui

    ... urbanisation, the modernisation of agriculture, with more attention given to green, low-carbon development and environmental protection," Li said. Sixty deals are expected to be signed during ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry to urge climate change action in Indonesia speech

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... an archipelago of 17,000 islands, is one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters- in Jakarta’s case because of rampant deforestation. Kerry announced Saturday in Beijing that China and the United States ... developing countries account for some 55 per cent of global emissions, with developed countries having made major efforts to cut carbon pollutants escaping into the atmosphere. But much of those ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Official Chinese media outlet uses racial slur 'banana' to insult departing US envoy

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 09:35am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... sought shelter in the embassy. The Chinese public also credit him with making them realise the harm of the tiny pollutant PM2.5 and severity of China’s foul air by posting the embassy’s hourly ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Shrine visit a worrying signal of Abe’s 'militaristic, anti-China' streak: analysts

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:42pm by AP

    ... constitution,” said Tetsuro Kato, professor emeritus at Tokyo’s Hitotsubashi University. He is “arrogant and running out of control”. After a creditable performance in getting Japan’s chronically ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry urges India to act on greenhouse gases

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... scheduled for today, on steps the White House plans to take domestically, including establishing limits on carbon emissions from new and existing power plants Kerry continued his Indian visit ... of carbon dioxide, the most prevalent heat-trapping gas, behind China and the United States. When US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in California two weeks ago, ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China seeks delay over global climate treaty

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... resulting in a cloud of uncertainty over the United Nations talks due to begin on Monday in Qatar, which will last until December 7. China, the world's top carbon dioxide emitter, wants ... and other large, emerging economies, which have caught up quickly in carbon emissions. Li Yan, a Greenpeace China climate campaigner, said that an extension of the Kyoto Protocol, with fewer ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Sino-US meeting in Washington seals deals on climate reform

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AP

    ... of the talks was an announcement of initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. The two sides agreed to five initiatives to cut carbon output from the largest sources, including ... greenhouse gas output. Increasing the ability of the two countries to capture carbon emissions from coal-fired plants and to bury them underground was also the focus of one of the agreements. Obama ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Barack Obama, Hassan Rowhani poised for historic meeting at UN

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... claiming some of the credit for the Syria deal. Rowhani needs to show that through his diplomatic efforts he has already avoided a war. He is desperate in his first six months to show his approach ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Joe Biden promises US will remain a power in Pacific region

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore US will stay a Pacific power: Biden The United States will remain a Pacific power, Vice-President Joe Biden vowed yesterday as he credited his country with maintaining peace and stability in the region for decades. Biden, ending a two-day visit to Singapore, said the US presence there had allowed Asia-Pacific nations to focus on growing their economies. ...




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