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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese diplomat formerly in Japan missing, amid reports of probe

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 02:19am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Tang Benyuan reportedly being questioned over the passing of sensitive information to Tokyo Mystery over missing diplomat A former diplomat at the Chinese embassy ... source claimed he had been placed under investigation "for passing sensitive information to Japan". Tang is the latest Chinese national to apparently face questioning over ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka seeking to boost trade and maritime ties

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:01am

    ... construction of a Chinese-backed US$1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a “maritime silk road” in the face of growing competition from Japan and India. China is increasingly asserting ... Chinese head of state to visit Sri Lanka in 28 years, said no country should be allowed to intervene in the affairs of the small island nation, which has historically come under the influence ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Canada ratifies China investment deal, may help smooth relations

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Ottawa

    ... were detained less than a week after Canada accused Chinese hackers of breaking into a government computer network, a charge Beijing denied. “The Chinese side is willing to work with the Canadian side to promote economic and trade cooperation to a new level.” Chinese embassy spokesman Yang Yundong A Canadian government official, however, dismissed any connection between ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Maldives supports China's plan for 'maritime Silk Road'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Teddy Ng, AFP

    ... into tackling climate change. A joint declaration issued after the talks said China would also encourage more Chinese companies to invest in the Maldives, and more tourists to visit the nation. But Xi also demanded that Male improve protection for Chinese tourists. Yameen said Chinese investment was key for the Maldives, which was at a crucial stage in its development. The Maldives' Sun ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Climate change, trade and tourism to top Xi Jinping's agenda in Maldives visit

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:44am by Bloomberg, Staff Reporter

    ... in a signed article published in the Maldivian media just before his arrival, Xinhua reported. Xi's visit to the Maldives is the first by a Chinese head of state since the establishment ... Hailin, a researcher at South Asia Research Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, as saying. The island nation of fewer than 400,000 people is facing the threat of rising sea levels ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Washington backs off from pressing Beijing on Hong Kong political reform

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:42pm by Teddy Ng

    ... not to "interfere" in the decision made last month by the NPC. Sources said Chinese officials had met foreign diplomats just before the NPC Standing Committee announced its decision on Hong Kong's ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    India and China in wary dance as Xi Jinping prepares for South Asia trip

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... and a Formula One track – all just 250km from India’s coast. The president’s trip to the site, next to a major Chinese-funded commercial port, will provide a vivid reminder of Beijing’s growing economic ... on September 17 – Modi’s 64th birthday. Xi will begin his tour of South Asia on September 14 in the Maldives, according to Chinese state media, where Beijing has been expanding its presence, setting up ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping calls for renewed trust as US security adviser Susan Rice concludes three-day visit

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:44pm by AP; TEDDY NG

    ... military surveillance. Washington alleges that a Chinese pilot acted recklessly a fortnight ago during a close encounter with a US surveillance plane in international airspace about 220km south ... "The US should view the normal development of the Chinese military in a correct manner." Rice highlighted the importance of military ties between the two sides. "We must avoid any ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China builds influence, one railway at a time

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:32am by Teddy Ng

    ... Youfa, the consul in Mumbai, told Indian media earlier that Chinese companies were hoping to play a part in high-speed rail projects on the subcontinent. A 22-member Chinese delegation held talks with officials from Indian Railways in Mumbai in July. Chinese companies are also making joint bids for five high-speed rail projects, but they are competing with Japan, which has promised to provide ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China eyes port contracts with South Asia trip

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:07am by Teddy Ng

    ... to sign a memorandum of understanding on further cooperation during Xi's trip. Chinese loans cover 85 per cent of the port project. China has been investing in port projects in South Asia ...




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