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  1. News - China

    Japan seeks firm stance with US against China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 09:07am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Japan’s new conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday opened a visit to the United States in which he hopes to show a firm, unified line to an assertive China and a defiant North Korea. Abe arrived in Washington to meet Friday with President Barack Obama at a time of growing tensions between Japan and China, which is seen as challenging ...

  2. News - China

    Obama to meet Wen Jiabao and Yoshihiko Noda as islands dispute rumbles on

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 08:53am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... US President Barack Obama will meet next week with the premiers of China and Japan at a time of high tensions between Asia’s two largest economies, the White House said Thursday. Obama will meet Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshi ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Asia's fishermen in middle of South China Sea row

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse on Ly Son Island, Vietnam

    ... Agence France-Presse on Ly Son Island, Vietnam Asia's beleaguered fishermen are caught in the middle of escalating territorial disputes that threaten their lifelines and regional stability On the front line in battle for the sea When gun-toting Chinese guards spotted Tran Hien's unarmed wooden fishing boat in disputed waters, they seized his vessel, detained his crew ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: French president in Beijing, Xinjiang officials urged to be vigilant

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 06:55am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Le Parisien Hollande's visit is a " great commercial success ". Le Figaro "China doesn't have citizens, it has consumers," says the former head of France ...

  5. News - Asia

    France's Hollande calls Japan 'China'

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Hollande 'Chinese' gaffe French president Francois Hollande was left red-faced in Tokyo yesterday after a slip of the tongue that saw him confuse his Japanese hosts with the Chinese. During a press conference Hollande, speaking in French, referred to the Algerian hostage crisis in January in which 10 Japanese nationals died, saying he ...

  6. China, France agree to work on yuan flexibility

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com China and France are forming a task force to clear the way for the yuan's inclusion in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) of the International ... to enter the IMF's SDR in recognition of its growing role in the world economy. Baroin said France sees a convertible and international yuan as in line with China's increasing openness ...

  7. Auctioning history, France's shame

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is a disgrace for someone in France to make money out of selling another country's ancient relics without the permission of that country. The bid should have been stopped since the historic items ... This is not a reasonable demand, and besides, China's historical legacy should not be mixed up with contemporary politics. I cannot understand France's attitude. I think they have humiliated themselves ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Canada, China to boost air links as accord reached

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:38am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Accord enables Chinese airlines to offer passenger and all-cargo services to third countries in connection with Canada ...

  9. Hu tells Sarkozy China has faith in Europe's economy

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday, while urging European countries to take measures to protect Chinese investment. For his part, Sarkozy reiterated that both France and Germany were committed to safeguarding the stability ... sovereign debt crisis spreads to France, with rumours that its second-biggest bank, Societe Generale, is on the brink of bankruptcy. Hu gave an upbeat assessment of the sovereign debt issue ...

  10. China key to expanding Arsenal's online base

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Asia, especially China, will be the key to Arsenal's campaign to become a global brand with the focus on building an online fan base, according to chief executive Ivan Gazidis. While still a long way behind Manchest ...




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