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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Wen gives Merkel straight talk on euro crisis: Frankly, I'm worried

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... countries said they recognised each other's efforts in tackling the debt crisis. Chinese confidence in the currency bloc was hit earlier this year when Chinese investors were forced to take ... Frankly, I'm worried Premier Wen Jiabao voiced his fears about the European debt crisis yesterday after a meeting with visiting German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel. "The European debt ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and Brazil agree to US$30 billion currency swap deal

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Durban The agreement serves to provide protection during times of financial crises China and Brazil agree US$30b currency deal China and Brazil agreed to establish a swap line of about US$30 billion in their respective currencies as they work to reinforce the clout of the world's largest emerging markets on a global stage. China, the world's second-biggest ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    State Councillor Yang Jiechi's Hanoi visit paves way to reset ties with Vietnam

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:53am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... to address the oil rig crisis. China then withdrew the rig on July 16, a month earlier than planned. Yesterday the two sides agreed to accelerate joint surveys off the Gulf of Tonkin and "quickly establish" a working group on infrastructure and a working group on currency. Yang's visit also appeared to be part of positive moves by Beijing ahead of the Apec summit, said ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    John Kerry assures China’s Li Keqiang that US committed to ending fiscal crisis

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 11:56am by Reuters in Bandar Seri Begawan

    ... raised concerns over a drawn-out crisis in Washington. According to data from the US Treasury, Beijing holds $1.28 trillion of Treasury debt. It also has additional US agency debt. The US ... recent eight-month low against other major currencies. “They also agreed that the United States has one of the strongest economies in the world and that they have a shared interest in continuing ...

  5. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says US is trying to 'remake the whole world'

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Laura Russian president denies trying to rebuild empire and blames Ukraine crisis on West Putin accuses US of trying to 'remake world' Russian President Vladimir Putin ... shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. "We did not start this," Putin told an informal group of experts on Russia that includes many Western specialists critical of him, ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Merkel means business in Beijing with heavy-hitting delegation

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... integration," he said. But Germany remained "deeply committed to the European Union and Euro currency" and he was confident the region would emerge from the crisis "stronger than ... business, but debt crisis is a test of faith German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel has brought Germany's largest ever business delegation with her to China, but experts say the fast-changing ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Deal involving all parties only way to end Syrian crisis, Xi Jinping tells Mursi

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... is the only way to solve the two-year-old crisis. Xi told his Egyptian counterpart, Mohammed Mursi, on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday that Beijing would ... their advantages, promote trade and investment and enhance co-operation in key sectors. Xi also called for use of the Chinese and Brazilian currencies to be promoted in settling trade accounts between ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Tokyo to pledge US$20b to Southeast Asia to win friends at Asean summit

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 02:37am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... of Southeast Asian countries. Japan has expanded currency swap agreements with Indonesia and the Philippines. The summit comes at a time when Japan is re-engaging with the region after several years ... bilateral mechanisms for crisis communication with China. One week after Biden's trip to Asia, he spoke to Abe by phone on Thursday to reaffirm that the US does not recognise China's air ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US Secretary of State Kerry tells Egyptians to stop squabbling

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Top US diplomat says parties must pull together if country is to be helped out of economic crisis Stop squabbling, Kerry tells Egyptians US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged bickering Egyptian political leaders to forge a consensus to pave the way for aid that could help lift their country out of its deep economic crisis. During their two-hour ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang mount diplomatic offensive in Southeast Asia

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 04:39am by Teddy Ng

    ... In the absence of US President Barack Obama, who chose to stay at home to deal with the government's shutdown crisis, President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang came under particularly close ... of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, said China had the advantages of having greater foreign currency reserves and being the biggest trading partner of most Asean countries. ...



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