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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Gambia breaks off 18-year diplomatic ties with Taiwan

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Banjul, Gambia Gambia said Thursday it had broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan after 18 years, citing the “national interest”. Gambia was one of only ... have diplomatic relations with Taiwan. Taiwan has poured millions of dollars into the health, education, agriculture and infrastructure sectors of resource-poor Gambia, the smallest country ...

  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Britain and Iran move to repair strained relations

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in London Both countries appoint a charge d'affaires to work towards resuming full diplomatic links Britain and Iran move to repair strained relations In an effort to repair long-strained relations, Britain and Iran are each appointing a charge d'affaires, a step below ambassador rank, to work toward resuming full diplomatic ties. The diplomats ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Gary Locke provided a level head in testing times for Sino-US relations

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... all the credentials. But he will also be remembered for his safe handling of sensational issues that could have led to serious diplomatic incidents- the flight of Wang Lijun, a senior aide ... class, carried his own bags and did his own shopping. Protocol dictates that diplomats steer clear of local political issues, lest they be accused of interference in domestic affairs. However, ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    India retaliates against US diplomats

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... that the charges be dropped and that the United States apologises. US prosecutors have defended the investigation against Khobragade and her treatment. Before this diplomatic blow-up, US-Indian relations ... identity cards of US consular officials and their families, retaliatory steps for the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York. The measures suggest that the two countries are no closer ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain protests to Spain over Gibraltar diplomatic bag incident

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:39am by Reuters in London

    ... was opened, which was not a diplomatic bag,” he said. Opening a diplomatic bag would be a breach of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, a treaty signed in 1961 that sets out the rules ... Reuters in London Foreign Office in London complains of unprecedented breach of diplomatic protocol between fellow EU and Nato members Britain accused Madrid on Tuesday of a “serious ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India demands US drop case against diplomat

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:43pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Affairs Ministry. Khobragade’s case has chilled US-Indian relations, and India has revoked privileges for US diplomats in protest. US Secretary of State John Kerry called India’s National Security ... relations with the United States over the issue, but would insist on the return of its diplomat and the dropping of charges against her. “We are keen that no damage of an irreversible nature should ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Annual trilateral summit 'at risk' amid strained relations

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:39am by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan

    ... progress through such diplomatic exchanges." In a related development, Abe donated a symbolic gift to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, a sign that he will avoid a visit that would have ... Teddy Ng and Minnie Chan Annual meeting of Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul reportedly could be put off as territorial disputes continue to hamper diplomatic efforts Summit 'at risk' ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    With diplomatic 'partnerships', Beijing seeks global ties that can bend

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:08am by Teddy Ng

    ... arrangements"- a diplomatic tool that carries its own strengths and disadvantages, experts say. These arrangements, which are in place with 54 out of the 172 nations with which China has diplomatic ties, ... be taken to improve bilateral ties," Jia said. The tool has steadily gained prominence since the 1990s, when China began to step up its diplomatic efforts as it grew more economically ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Taiwanese diplomats in Gambia to rescue ties

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 08:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwanese envoys in Gambia to rescue ties Taiwan has sent senior diplomats to the Gambia in a last-ditch effort to restore diplomatic relations after ... announced on Thursday that "in strategic national interest" his government had broken off diplomatic ties with Taiwan after 18 years, catching Taipei unprepared. While Taipei expressed ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Obama needs to repair relations to continue fight against terrorism

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 06:05pm by Andrew Hammond

    ... Andrew Hammond Andrew Hammond says the US must act quickly to repair damaged diplomatic relations over spying allegations because it needs the support of allies to continue the fight ... German and Brazilian diplomats have reportedly begun drafting a UN General Assembly resolution calling for extending the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to internet ...




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