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  1. The UN insecurity council

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Canadian diplomat, believes that pushing the issue to a vote at this time would be very divisive. 'It's a waste of time and energy,' he said in a talk at the University of Hong Kong. ...

  2. A rare glimpse into our forgotten past

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... surrender in 1945, it was a little delicate for the British because London had diplomatic relations with the nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek. Nonetheless, when the guerillas withdrew ...

  3. Tempest season

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... issues related to mudslide prevention and that he did not even know Wu had been offered the premiership. The trouble is that, once politicians of the Taiwan opposition Democratic Progressive ...

  4. Pyongyang calling

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that Pyongyang prefers to shut Beijing out of the process and to deal only with Washington. It seems that relations between Pyongyang and Beijing, have cooled, despite this being the year of friendship ...

  5. Spies? Who, us?

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... in an attempt to defame China and undermine China-US relations'. Of course, not all charges of espionage on the part of China are justified. The Fondren case has not yet gone to trial, ... for spying now that the cold war is over, a Beijing court handed down an 18-year sentence to a former senior Chinese journalist for accepting 3 million yen (HK$245,000) from Japanese diplomats ...

  6. Beware of inciting 'patriotic' extremists

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... sentenced, but they did not disclose the identity of whoever had paid them to carry out the assault. It is believed the attack was related to his legal work, not his political activities. ...

  7. Name that inflames

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... body of the World Health Organisation- using the name 'Chinese Taipei', ending a diplomatic deadlock that lasted a dozen years. The timing was fortuitous since it coincided ... in the Games. There is little point in trying to improve cross-strait relations unless the WHO issue is resolved first. And only Beijing can resolve it. After all, it signed a memorandum ...

  8. Nimble New Zealand on the free-trade bus

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Tai Shuk-yiu, the deputy director-general of trade and industry. With a major obstacle now removed, talks are expected to go relatively smoothly. Adele Bryant, New Zealand's current ... small, open economies. The trouble with small, open economies such as ours is that we have relatively small home markets.' But while Hong Kong has the mainland as its hinterland, New Zealand ...

  9. On another planet

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching No sooner had the UN Security Council issued a presidential statement on April 13 reprimanding North Korea for its rocket launch earlier this month than Pyongyang retaliated by ordering international monitors out of the country, announced that ...

  10. Time to lay old disputes to rest

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... There are reasons for believing that China may be more willing to make concessions to the Tibetans in exile in future. In 1979, after the US cut off diplomatic relations with Taiwan to recognise ... their relations and look forward to the future. This is a move of great significance and signals the beginning of a new era of harmonious relations between the two neighbouring countries, which together ...




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