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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... of the dialogue this spring as one of the successes of his December visit, which followed a diplomatic freeze due to his meeting with the Dalai Lama in 2012. A British Foreign Office spokesman said: ... bilateral relationship with China. It was agreed at the last UK-China summit in December 2013 by the prime minister and Premier Li Keqiang." In Beijing, the foreign ministry said: "The ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US, China in ‘productive’ talks on North Korea after nuclear test threat

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:33am by Reuters in Washington

    ... The council expanded its sanctions on North Korea after Pyongyang’s February 2013 atomic test, its third nuclear detonation since 2006. Current UN sanctions target North Korea’s missile and nuclear ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    South Korean president unimpressed by Japanese PM's attempt to speak Korean

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:35pm by AFP

    ... "comfort women" as sex slaves in wartime brothels. Although not a one-on-one encounter, the talks are a significant step forward and mark a departure from Park's oft-repeated stance ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Fashion contest the focus of 'first lady diplomacy' during Michelle Obama's China visit

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 10:38am by Li Jing

    ... has resurrected the idea of "first lady diplomacy" since Xi took up the presidency in 2013 in the hope of showing a softer side as the country becomes more assertive. The last ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese tourists continue their love affair with Japan despite frosty ties

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:44pm by Andrea Chen, Julian Ryall

    ... he said. "Given my previous encounters with Japanese people, I don't think their view of China is tainted by government propaganda. "The Japanese are always polite. ... in Hokkaido. When he travelled to the far northern island two years ago, he barely heard any tourists speaking Chinese. This time he encountered a dozen vans carrying camera-wielding mainlanders at one ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi likely to meet Obama during European tour

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Zhang Hong

    ... in The Hague on March 24-25. Chen Zhimin, a professor at Fudan University's School of International Relations and Public Affairs, said such an encounter would afford an opportunity to review ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Barack Obama receives the Dalai Lama despite warning from China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:34am by Cary Huang, Reuters, AFP

    ... Barack Obama met the Dalai Lama in the White House yesterday, despite China issuing a last-minute warning to Washington to call off the meeting. The encounter took place in the Map Room ... said the meeting reflected US efforts “to maximise its political benefit domestically and minimise its negative impact on Sino-US relations”. He said: “While using the encounter to show ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing issues last-minute warning to Obama on Dalai Lama talks

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:21am by Cary Huang, Reuters

    ... domestically and minimise its negative impact on Sino-US relations". He said: "While using the encounter to show the Obama administration's concern over human rights in China, the White ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing’s muted response to Obama-Dalai Lama meet reveals shift in US-China ties

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:21am by AFP

    ... More than four years later, Obama went ahead last week with his third meeting as president with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. China called in a US diplomat to protest but the encounter ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing says Obama-Dalai Lama meeting broke US promise on Tibet

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:11pm by AFP, AP, Staff Reporter

    ... of the planned meeting that an encounter between Obama and the Dalai Lama would damage relations between Washington and Beijing, and urged the US to cancel it. The meeting went ahead, however, with Obama ...




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