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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Angela Merkel begins visit to China with trip to Sichuan wet market

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 07:33pm by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com German leader spices up latest mission to China with a tour of Chengdu's culinary hotspots Merkel given a taste of Sichuan German Chancellor Dr ... the first full day of her visit with a stop at a wet market in Chengdu, Sichuan province. The Sichuan Daily reported that Merkel stopped at a grocery in the Shenxianshu wet market and paid 5 yuan ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    From one soccer fan to another: Xi gives Merkel tapestry of emperor playing early form of game

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Parting gift from one soccer fan to another When she visited China earlier this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel went home with more than just multibillion-dollar trade deals and a five-yuan (HK$6.30) bag of Sichuan chilli bean paste she picked up at a wet market in Chengdu. Just a day before the German team won the most lopsided World Cup ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    German chancellor Angela Merkel aims to expand trade ties on visit to China

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... this almost perfect symbiosis: Germany needs an export market and China needs technology." Merkel starts her three-day trip tomorrow in Chengdu in Sichuan province, where she will visit a plant ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    First lady Michelle Obama praises civil rights movement- and tai chi- during China tour

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... if you work hard and believe in yourself, then you should have a chance to succeed," she told hundreds of students at a high school in Chengdu in Sichuan province. "We also believe ... peace laureate, the Dalai Lama. Obama, who is travelling with her mother and daughters, is scheduled to eat at a Tibetan restaurant in Chengdu today, according to a White House itinerary. ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Michelle Obama's visit to China a chance for some gentle diplomacy

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 07:23am by MANDY ZUO

    ... later this month may help smooth strains between the two countries. Obama will visit Beijing, Xian and Chengdu with her daughters from March 19-26. Divisions between the US and Russia over ... by her mother and two daughters, is scheduled to visit Beijing from March 20-23, Xian on March 24 and Chengdu from March 25-26. Among her stops in Beijing and Chengdu will be a university ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    I wouldn't be where I am today without education, Michelle Obama tells Chinese students

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 01:01pm by Teddy Ng

    ... will travel to Xian today, where she will visit the Terracotta Warriors Museum and the Xian city wall, before heading to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. In Chengdu, she will visit a high ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Fashion contest the focus of 'first lady diplomacy' during Michelle Obama's China visit

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 10:38am by Li Jing

    ... of speech while addressing students at Peking University, and later religious freedom at a school in Chengdu in Sichuan. But she otherwise has steered clear of politics during her week-long visit, which ended yesterday. Obama, who is travelling with her mother and daughters, yesterday visited the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan. They had lunch at a Tibetan ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    ‘It’s lonely at home’ says US president, as Michelle Obama kicks off China visit with Peng Liyuan

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:33pm by Teddy Ng, Andrea Chen

    ... to Xian on Monday and Chengdu on Tuesday. Mainland internet users were particularly interested in Obama's plan to eat Tibetan food in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Wednesday, the last day ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Reconcile with Tokyo, departing US envoy Gary Locke urges Beijing

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:57am by Teddy Ng

    ... police chief Wang Lijun fled to the US consulate in Chengdu, later exposing scandals involving the former party chief in Chongqing Bo Xilai. "That was a very intense 48-hour period, but one ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Outgoing US ambassador Gary Locke calls for greater human rights in China

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Lijun, the right-hand man of Bo Xilai, then the head of the metropolis of Chongqing, fled to the US consulate in Chengdu, blowing open the scandal surrounding his boss. Wang soon left ...




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