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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 ... that information, fuse it and then pump it out. It’s worked quite well.” Ng Eng Hen With communications knocked out, governments at the centre of a natural disaster often are “overwhelmed” and don’t have ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US national security adviser Tom Donilon promotes military ties in Beijing

    Posted May 28th 2013, 02:52pm by AP, Bloomberg

    ... their militaries have been modest so far, including joint anti-piracy drills in the Gulf of Aden and a classroom natural-disaster-response simulation. The US has also invited China to take part in large ... Non-traditional military activities such as peacekeeping, disaster relief and anti-piracy operations offer opportunities to boost co-operation and "contribute to greater mutual confidence ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    President Xi Jinping warns of disaster if Sino-US relations sour

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:01am by Teddy Ng, Kwong Man-ki

    ... Teddy Ng and Kwong Man-ki in Beijing President calls for new thinking as China and US begin two-day talks on issues of mutual concern Xi warns of disaster if relations sour President Xi ... was unprecedented, and some setbacks may occur. If we are in confrontation, it would surely spell disaster for both countries PRESIDENT XI JINPING Xi called on both sides to correctly judge the strategic ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Shinzo Abe makes energy deals in Mexico on Latin American tour

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... agenda for the trip, after the Fukushima disaster forced the shutdown of Japan's nuclear reactors. Mexico is undergoing sweeping changes in its energy sector, with Congress poised to end ... and Brazil- comes two days after Xi wrapped up his own four-country tour. The interest of the rival powers underlines Asia's interest in the region's fast-growing economies and vast natural ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang takes to the world's stage with ease

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the "Grandpa Wen" image he cultivated at home by showing his affection for the impoverished and those struck by disasters. On an "ice-melting trip" to Japan in 2007, Wen donned ... a communications expert at Beijing Foreign Studies University. "But Wen was more mature and looked more natural, while Li is a bit stiff. Li is just new to such an approach." Professor Pang ...



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