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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US puts Thailand and Malaysia on human trafficking blacklist

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:16am by AP

    ... in fighting human trafficking, a move that could strain relations with the two countries. The US State Department, however, improved its rating of China, citing Beijing's steps to abolish labour camps. Secretary of State John Kerry launched the annual US assessment of how 188 governments have performed in fighting the flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour. Thailand had ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang urges Scotland to remain part of the UK

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:53am

    ... and the Labour main opposition want Scotland to stay in the UK. Li’s comments come after United States President Barack Obama suggested earlier this month that Scotland would be better off voting ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing puts Britain in its place- behind Germany and France- ahead of Li Keqiang visit

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:16am by The Guardian

    ... a Labour member of the Commons foreign affairs select committee, says Cameron should not be afraid to challenge the Chinese: “I suspect we don’t get the balance right when trade is an issue. ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese premier Li Keqiang 'had Taiwan in mind' over UK unity remark

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:22pm by Cary Huang

    ... show that many people remain undecided. Cameron's Conservative Party, their Liberal Democrat partners in government and the opposition Labour Party want Scotland to stay in the UK. ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan, South Korea diplomats to meet over ‘issues of mutual interest’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... labour and Seoul’s restrictions on importing Japanese marine products after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Kishida said. South Korea’s foreign ministry said the talks would focus on the sexual ... dispute over islets in waters between the two countries. Wartime forced labour and the inflammatory subject of “comfort women” are both sources of Korean resentment. Japan insists issues around ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea claims to hold American tourist who demanded asylum

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... arrested in November 2012, was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour on charges of seeking to topple the government. According to KCNA, Miller had a tourist visa, but tore it to pieces ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    India expresses anger over fresh US charges against diplomat

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 07:15pm by AFP

    ... and without a full day off, for US$1.42 or less an hour. It says the diplomat drew up a fake contract that conformed with US labour law but made her sign another contract stipulating a salary ...

  8. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Germany refuses Xi Jinping's request to visit Holocaust memorial sites during tour of Europe

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Merkel last visited China in 2012. Then Chinese premier Wen Jiabao visited Auschwitz, the site of Germany’s largest second world war death camp, in Poland in 2012, calling the Holocaust ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Australian authorities in dark on Hong Kong expat missionary captured in North Korea

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... was arrested in November 2012 and sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of seeking to topple the government. Short has lived in Asia for five decades and runs a publishing house in Hong Kong ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Romney, Obama camps face off over president's Middle East comments

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Romney on the attack over Obama's 'bumps in the road' foreign policy assessment Camps face off over Middle East comments Introduced by Bill Clinton and facing a room filled with Democrats, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney pulled his punches yesterday and outlined an approach to foreign aid that would boost the role ...




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