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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's business lobby head wants to foster ties with China, South Korea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... controversial, not least because they have added yet more debt onto Japan's staggering pile of IOUs. However, they have markedly perked up corporate confidence and consumption, driven up Japanese ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Baucus sworn in as new US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... a better economic relationship with China. The US trade deficit with China is far bigger than it is with any other country, and China is the largest foreign holder of US debt. The State Department ...

  3. 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

    ... Reuters in Bandar Seri Begawan China’s Premier raised issue of US debt US Secretary of State John Kerry assured China’s Premier Li Keqiang the United States was committed to resolving ... the President’s commitment to resolving the issue.” The official said the debt issue was “briefly referenced” during the meeting. China is the biggest holder of US debt and some Chinese officials have ...

  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Shadow of US risk of default hangs over summit despite Kerry reassurances

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... a possible US debt default. The spectre of a calamitous default has emerged as a major issue at an annual Asian summit in Brunei, held in the absence of US President Barack Obama after he was forced ... Washington's debt-ceiling problem". Li conveyed that message in talks with Obama's stand-in, Kerry, late on Wednesday in Brunei, Xinhua reported. A US official travelling with Kerry confirmed ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China blasts US panel for 'cold war' thinking

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by AFP

    ... overruns and delivery has been postponed until February 2016. The United States has reduced military spending as it seeks to control its debt following two wars and a recession. But the Republican ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang pushes for Asian free trade pact inside two years

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Brunei teddy.ng@scmp.com Premier urges regional co-operation to build a 'bigger and better economy', while expressing concern over threat of debt default by the US Li ... debt, much of it held by China, Xinhua reported. Li mentioned his worries while meeting US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the events. Li's remarks about the RCEP deal ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

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

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

    ... 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 ... fruit." Wen said he was confident the euro zone could emerge from the crisis after hearing Merkel's views and China would continue investing in the debt-stricken countries, ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing, Hanoi set up hotline, sign oil deal during visit by Viet president

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg, AP

    ... "There are some significant issues- the trading debt Vietnam has and illegal Chinese workers." "Of course it is desirable for China to set up fishing hotlines with other countries ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan unveils huge aid and loans deal for Myanmar

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Naypyidaw

    ... Agence France-Presse in Naypyidaw Abe writes off old debts and pledges 'all possible assistance' to boost changing nation's economy Japan unveils huge aid deal for Myanmar ... supplies; power station maintenance; and development of the Thilawa special economic zone near Yangon. Japan also confirmed it would forgive 176.1 billion yen of Myanmar's debts - the final ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Greek PM Antonis Samaras meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in investment push

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... has been beset by serious economic and social woes in recent years due to a crushing public debt, forcing it to accept an international bailout. Its economy shrank 6.4 per cent in 2012 and has ...




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