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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing must make clear it is prepared to be friendly towards Taipei's allies

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 07:33pm by Frank Ching

    ... by The Gambia, the smallest country on the African continent, to break official relations with Taipei is giving Beijing a headache and posing a challenge to the five-year-long diplomatic truce between ... This is the first time since Ma became president in 2008 that one of the 23 countries with diplomatic relations with Taiwan has announced a formal break. Beijing has made clear its acceptance of Ma's ...

  2. News - China - RELIGION

    Next pope must not interfere in our affairs, says Beijing

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... concessions from the Vatican. China does not have diplomatic relations with the Holy See, and permits worship only in its state-run church, which has 5.7 million members and does not recognise ... relations with Taiwan. Beijing and the Vatican severed diplomatic ties in 1951 after the latter recognised the Nationalist Chinese government in Taipei. ...

  3. News - China

    China urges new pope not to 'interfere' with internal affairs

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 07:37pm by AFP

    ... for the improvement of bilateral relations” with China, but indicated that Beijing would not allow a thaw in relations without concessions from the Vatican. China does not have diplomatic relations ... at between three and six million, worship in underground churches which proclaim loyalty to the Vatican above the Chinese state. Hong also called on the Vatican to break off diplomatic relations ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China

    China hopes new pope will be 'practical and flexible'

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 06:18pm by AFP

    ... clashed over the authority to name bishops and the Vatican’s ties with Taiwan, which Beijing regards as part of China. [The Vatican] should sever its so-called diplomatic relations with Taiwan ... should sever its so-called diplomatic relations with Taiwan and recognise the Chinese government as the sole legal representative of all of China. “The Vatican should not interfere in China’s ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron distances UK from Dalai Lama and Tibet to woo Beijing

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 08:56pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Move seen as means to restore full business and diplomatic relations with China Cameron to shift away from the Dali Lama The British prime minister, David Cameron, will distance the United Kingdom from the Dalai Lama during a trip to China this week as the price for restoring full business and diplomatic relations with Beijing. The changed stance is the result ...

  7. News - China Insider - INTERVIEW

    Interview: HKND chairman Wang Jing aims to keep politics out of controversial canal

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:07am by Patrick Boehler

    ... you are asking the wrong person as the two countries don’t have diplomatic relations. Only the governments of China and Nicaragua have the authority to answer your question. I am only in charge of a company, I have no authority to represent [the governments] or assess the canal’s significance for the nation. Would you welcome the establishment of diplomatic relations? I welcome ...

  8. News - China

    Guangzhou signs up for 72-hour visa scheme

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... is a notable exception. Oslo has had tense diplomatic relations with Beijing since dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 Norway is a notable exception. Oslo has had tense diplomatic relations with Beijing since dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. But both sides appeared to be mending fences after a senior Chinese official said in May ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia says N Korea seeking to re-open embassy

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... on the face of the planet,” he said. Australia and North Korea agreed to establish diplomatic relations in July 1974 and Pyongyang’s embassy opened in Canberra in December of that year, while the Australian mission opened in North Korea in 1975. However, Pyongyang withdrew its embassy and expelled the Australians six months later without explanation and it took until 2000 for diplomatic ...

  10. 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 ...




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