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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Ex-diplomat says Sino-Japanese rift part of US agenda

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo US 'playing Tokyo off against Beijing' Japanese diplomat accuses US of meddling A former Japanese diplomat has accused the United States of manipulating Japan since the second world war in order to "eliminate" prime ministers who sought to develop better relations with Beijing. Ukeru Magosaki, who also served as the head of the Foreign ...

  2. Nominee for US ambassador urged to play positive role in relations

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Foreign Ministry is calling on Jon Huntsman, the nominee for US ambassador to China, to play a positive role in bilateral relations, and mainland analysts have cautioned ... been diplomatically contacted regarding the nomination. 'The United States has sought opinions from the Chinese side through diplomatic channels, and China is handling the issue according ...

  3. U.S. under fire as diplomats pull no punches

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Top Chinese diplomats have lambasted the US for undermining Beijing's interests and making strategic mistakes in the Sino-US relationship, accusing Washington of meddling in China's domestic affairs and stirring up worries in the Asia-Pacific region. Deputy Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai and senior diplomat Pang Hanzhao warned ...

  4. Keeping Sino-US relations on track

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... see-sawed since 1979, when Washington switched diplomatic recognition of China from Taipei to Beijing. As part of the agreement, the US Congress passed legislation compelling the administration to provide the island with weapons to guard against threats from the mainland. It has since done so regularly, always with the consequence of a souring of relations. US President Barack Obama's ...

  5. Banco Delta Asia still in rough seas as diplomatic storm blows away

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transactions related to alleged North Korean counterfeiting of US currency, manufacturing of fake cigarettes and trading in illegal drugs. For its part, bank chairman Stanley Au Chong-kit said it never knowingly accepted illicit funds. The diplomatic impasse now appears to have been breached. Last week's Treasury action- coupled with a deal announced yesterday by US officials in Beijing ...

  6. U.S. diplomat backs consulate's HK role

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused the US of contravening the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, which forbids diplomats from interfering in the internal affairs of host ... and appreciated' by Beijing, a top US diplomat said yesterday. The comments by Dr Kurt Campbell, US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, come two weeks after Beijing warned ...

  7. Diplomatic and military stretch for America

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... go to long-neglected relations with Canada and Mexico, and by extension Central America. Beyond that, the US should give priority to alliances with Britain, Australia and Japan, the island ... Madeleine Albright, recently called for a larger and better trained US diplomatic corps, especially in foreign languages. The secretaries cited a report saying that 'sending diplomats abroad ...

  8. US, South Korea quietly get relations back on track

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk Could a major shift be under way in US-South Korean relations? The question arose during a visit to Washington by an intriguing emissary of the incoming South Korean government ... nations to overcome differences that have strained relations in recent years. The real question remains how tough to get with North Korea, which shows no sign of itemising its nuclear inventory, ...

  9. Hu to tread a public relations minefield

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Mr Hu, who has insisted on a reception equal to that given to his predecessor, Jiang Zemin, on his first visit to the US in 1997, will be eager to prove his diplomatic and public relations ... state governments and congressmen from various parts of the country. Niu Jun, an international relations expert at Peking University, said Beijing was well aware of anti-China sentiment ...

  10. Talks will test sinews of Sino-US relations

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... most-favoured-nation trading status dominated Sino-US relations in the 1990s, with Beijing regularly on the defensive. Nowadays, most analysts agree that the United States, the world's most powerful ... diplomat in charge of China affairs, said China still needs the US more, despite its recent rapid rise. Professor Shirk, now director of the University of California Institute on Global Conflict ...




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