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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing wants Taipei to relax rules for mainlanders who marry Taiwanese

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... at each other in recent days for impeding cultural exchanges, despite the improved business and diplomatic relations between the two military rivals. Wang Yi, director of Beijing's Taiwan ... and more people are crossing the strait to get married as thawing relations allow for easier travel. Mainland statistics show that more than 320,000 mainlanders have tied the knot with Taiwanese ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Still chance of talks between Xi and Abe, says diplomat

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:53am by Agence France-Presse, KYODO

    ... Agencies in Beijing and Tokyo Still chance of Xi-Abe talks, says diplomat There was a significant opportunity for a first meeting between Chinese and Japanese leaders at a regional ... to be talks. "Major obstacles to current China-Japan relations are the issues related to history and territory," he said in a speech to business leaders in Tokyo. "The Apec summit ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US diplomat under fire for 'meddling'

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com US diplomat under fire for 'meddling' The Foreign Ministry's local office hit back yesterday at what it called "meddling" remarks made by the United States' most senior diplomat in the city. A spokesman for the Office of the Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong said that constitutional development here is an internal ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... now apparently echo an epic old-world spat: Europe's Thirty Years' War. At the end, the 1648 Treaty of Westphalia established diplomatic tenets that governed relations between ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Philippines lifts entry ban on nine Hong Kong journalists

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by Phila Siu, AFP

    ... attempt. Years of diplomatic rows over the case ended in April with a statement of regret from Manila and an agreement to pay compensation to survivors and the victims' relatives. Shum said ... but it should be its responsibility to inform the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of China so the matter could be solved diplomatically. Last night, the Security Bureau said the government was still trying ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Deputy foreign minister Zhang Zhijun tipped to be next Taiwan affairs chief

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... it wanted to continue appointing senior diplomats to head Taiwan affairs, which often involves complex international relations. Taiwan's United Evening News said Zhang was "reluctant" to take the job because his ambitions were not in Taiwan affairs. Beijing traditionally appoints diplomats with experience in American affairs to head the Foreign Ministry. The current minister, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US diplomat’s comments on Hong Kong politics ‘upset’ Beijing, says report

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 07:38pm by Tony Cheung

    ... pan-democrats' participation in the 2017 election. But he said Hart's meetings with government, business and political leaders "are the standard practice of diplomatic representatives ... and stability and the overall interests of China-US relations". This was seen as a warning after New People's Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said Hart had told her "he hoped ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing suspends tour groups to protest-hit Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Move comes amid increase in censorship as democracy protests threaten diplomatic fallout; National Day celebrations most muted since takeover Beijing suspends tour groups to HK Mainland authorities have suspended visits by tour groups to Hong Kong as the city's democracy movement threatens to become an international diplomatic issue. The China National ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    PR 101: Ease up on political jargon, diplomacy experts tell Beijing

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:55am by Minnie Chan

    ... and 1940s. He said it was largely through its actions and idealism rather than skill in public relations. "The party achieved outstanding success in the diplomatic area, even though ... 'lost' under the din of slogans Beijing needs to stop using jargon and vaguely worded political slogans if it wants to communicate more clearly with its own people and improve its relations ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing warns it will not tolerate 'foreign meddling' in city's election

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:53pm by Peter So

    ... governments and their diplomats not to try to influence the upcoming electoral reform. "It is part of the national propaganda to counter the city's pan-democrats as well as warning against ... of half of a 1,200-strong nominating committee to get on the ballot. Meanwhile, the spokesman reiterated that the central government "has complete responsibility for foreign affairs related ...




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