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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China reopens Somalia embassy after 23-year hiatus

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:09am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Shut down in 1991 during civil war, reopening diplomatic outpost another sign of widening presence in Africa China said it would re-open its embassy in Somalia 23 years after evacuating its diplomats as the East African nation plunged into civil war. The decision came after Somalia established its first government and parliament in 21 years, Foreign ...

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    US$20m China aircraft gift has unintended repercussions on Tonga

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:01pm by AP

    ... plane, a Harbin Y-12. "We need all the planes we can get," said Vili Cocker, Tonga's civil aviation director. Beijing's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said China had provided ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Taiwan’s first lady postpones rare Japan visit over diplomatic row

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 06:28pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... mostly came from Beijing’s Forbidden City. They were brought to the island by Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek, when he fled to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the communists ...

  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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Tai Chic US first lady Michelle Obama promoted ethnic equality, the civil rights movement and religious freedom on the mainland yesterday, raising ... The first lady cited herself and President Obama as beneficiaries of the civil rights movement, a sensitive issue on the mainland which strictly controls popular protest. "Over time, ordinary ...

  5. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Francois Hollande’s two dinners in one night- one with Obama and one with Putin

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 09:48pm by AP

    ... between the US and Russia are increasing because of the unrest in Ukraine. Hollande will be the first Western leader to meet individually with Putin since pro-European protests overthrew ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Let’s make a deal: Li Keqiang seals HK$183b trade pact on visit to Britain

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP, GDN

    ... (CNOOC). London has moved to stem criticism of cooperation in the highly sensitive area of civil nuclear power by saying it is part of an overall agreement to tackle climate change, and China ... together". In the nuclear deal, engineering company Rolls-Royce signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese reactor manufacturer SNPTC to cooperate on civil power projects. Rolls-Royce ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China-Russia relations at all-time high, says Putin ahead of Shanghai visit

    Posted May 19th 2014, 04:17pm by Agencies and Teddy Ng

    ... Lifan said Russia would also solicit Beijing's support on Crimea, amid the unrest in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Moscow activists want to join Russia. "Putin wants China's ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China trade with Russia to hit US$100b next year, Xi says after meeting Putin

    Posted May 20th 2014, 01:52pm by AFP

    ... to a post-cold-war low in recent months over its seizure of Crimea and Western accusations Moscow is fomenting unrest in the east of Ukraine. At the same time, Beijing is bickering with neighbours over ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Sea clashes not Asean's problem, says Beijing

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by AFP, AP

    ... and many airplanes to the Vietnamese waters," he said. The vessels "fired high-powered water cannons and rammed straight into the Vietnamese public-service and civil ships". ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

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

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

    ... the second leg of his African trip, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, a subsidiary of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), signed a framework contract with a provisional ...




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