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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US defence secretary Chuck Hagel's straight talking in Asia gets results

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Central Military Commission, told Hagel at a meeting, referring to his statements in Japan and Hawaii. Chang made it known that the Chinese armed forces were "ready to assemble at the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1478991/us-defence-secretary-chuck-hagels-straight-talking-asia-gets-results
  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi wins EU pledge to weigh free-trade deal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso. "Europe agrees to go ahead with this target in the medium term. We prefer to go ahead first with an investment agreement." Talks towards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461984/xi-wins-eu-pledge-weigh-free-trade-deal
  3. 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

    ... Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Parliament chief Martin Schulz. The EU too rolled out its red carpet for Xi to meet Van Rompuy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1461724/xi-jinping-becomes-first-president-visit-eu-hq-top-level-talks
  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    'No gringos allowed': Cuba swipes at US in Latin American, Caribbean summit

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 06:35pm by Reuters and AP

    ... main theme is fighting poverty, inequality and hunger. According to the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 28 per cent of the region’s inhabitants live in poverty ... Castro challenged Latin American and Caribbean leaders to improve healthcare and education, telling a regional summit on Tuesday they have the natural resources to eradicate poverty but may lack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1416758/no-gringos-allowed-cuba-swipes-us-latin-american-caribbean-summit
  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi likely to meet Obama during European tour

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Zhang Hong

    ... of the heads of state of the 28 EU members, and Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU. Chen said the meeting reflected the importance the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1448901/xi-likely-meet-obama-during-european-tour
  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... argues its policies have made great strides in protecting human rights by lifting millions out of poverty. It also says foreign media are granted wide-ranging freedoms. Locke, a former commerce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435581/locke-addresses-human-rights-farewell-speech-us-ambassador-china
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing may prefer to play the longer game in Manila hostage dispute

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 02:14pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... is a good deal better at looking after its own people and its visitors than the Philippines are. The Philippines has large areas of lawlessness, contributed to by unalleviated poverty and corrupt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1436996/beijing-may-prefer-play-longer-game-manila-hostage-dispute
  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Host Cuba detains dissidents ahead of Latin America-Caribbean bloc's summit

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:57am by AFP and AP

    ... No one knows where he is,” said Sanchez, who heads the outlawed Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation. Dissident Guillermo Farinas said was placed under house arrest ... to the summit as an observer. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also confirmed his attendance. Officially the summit will focus on poverty and social inequality, though side discussions could deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1414862/host-cuba-detains-dissidents-ahead-latin-america-caribbean-blocs-summit
  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Barack Obama receives the Dalai Lama despite warning from China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:34am by Cary Huang, Reuters, AFP

    ... of the Central Military Commission, told the visiting US Army chief of staff, Ray Odierno, of “China’s serious stance on the planned meeting between US President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama”, Xinhua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1432988/barack-obama-receives-dalai-lama-despite-warning-china
  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Hong Kong missionary held in North Korea ‘left Christian pamphlets in temple’

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:42am by Agence France-Presse

    ... with the commission, claiming its evidence was “fabricated” by “hostile” forces. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431591/hong-kong-missionary-held-north-korea-left-christian-pamphlets-temple

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