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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Set up regional crisis centre to tackle disasters, Singapore tells Asean

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 12:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Honolulu

    ... has proposed hosting a regional crisis command centre that would help co-ordinate governments’ efforts after major natural disasters, the city-state’s defence minister said on Thursday. “We were obviously struck over the last decade by how many disasters there were” in the region, said Ng Eng Hen, citing earthquakes, tsunamis and typhoons that have cut a swathe of destruction from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464563/singapore-proposes-establishing-regional-crisis-centre-asean-meeting
  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Portrait of Putin as a tense man: George W. Bush unveils his artistic streak with paintings of world leaders

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:39am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Washington As 43rd US president takes up art to open his mind, he says his portraits of other world leaders reflect the time he spent on 'personal diplomacy' Bush portrays tense relations with Putin Former US president George W. Bush ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465621/portrait-putin-tense-man-george-w-bush-unveils-his-artistic-streak
  3. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    India mulls cancelling delegation to China over Arunachal Pradesh dispute

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:05am by Patrick Boehler

    ... diplomats had made their request orally in March. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not yet responded to the minister’s letter, the report said. Both ministers are members of the Indian National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1493292/india-mulls-cancelling-delegation-china-over-territorial-dispute
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US defence secretary Chuck Hagel's straight talking in Asia gets results

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Pentagon chief's straight talking in East Asia probably made military miscalculation less likely, but differences with China won't go away ... rebuttal, Chinese leaders made sure their discontent was heard. "The Chinese people, including myself, are dissatisfied with such remarks," Fan Changlong, a deputy chairman of the powerful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1478991/us-defence-secretary-chuck-hagels-straight-talking-asia-gets-results
  5. 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

    ... of nuclear test it has threatened to carry out. Pyongyang made the test threat after the United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea’s firing of two medium-range Rodong ballistic missiles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483689/us-china-productive-talks-north-korea-after-nuclear-test-threat
  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan and S. Korea hold talks to lift tension ahead of Obama visit

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye at The Hague. Japan's government made a landmark apology in 1993 to the "comfort women". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1481267/japan-and-s-korea-hold-talks-lift-tension-ahead-obama-visit
  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Iran to take up with UN the US' denial of visa for envoy Hamid Aboutalebi

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by Bloomberg, WASHINGTON POST, AFP

    ... for 444 days- and that he only provided translation services later. Carney said: "We've communicated with the Iranians at a number of levels and made clear our position on this- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1479246/iran-take-un-us-denial-visa-envoy-hamid-aboutalebi
  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    China's new ambassador to Philippines finally meets President Aquino

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... troops manning a disputed South China Sea outpost. "We have always agreed that the relationship with the People's Republic of China has always been multifaceted, and that the dispute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1470152/chinas-new-ambassador-philippines-finally-meets-president-aquino
  9. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese scholar blasts US defence chief Hagel over ‘force and intimidation’ comments

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:52pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The “US is the one that resorts [to] force and intimidation,” a prominent Chinese foreign policy scholar wrote on Tuesday in response to comments made by US defence chief Chuck Hagel in Japan over the weekend. During his visit to Tokyo, the US Defence Secretary on Sunday called on China to use its “great power” responsibly and warned Beijing against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1469268/chinese-scholar-blasts-us-defence-chief-hagel-over-force-and
  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US ambassador to India Nancy Powell resigns after arrest, strip-search row

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... shunned him because of deadly religious riots that occurred on his watch, but have now warmed to a man who has overseen fast economic growth in his home state of Gujarat. However, Powell's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462759/us-ambassador-india-nancy-powell-resigns-after-arrest-strip-search-row

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