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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China should get Nobel Peace Prize for poverty relief success: Norway's richest man

    Posted May 09th 2014, 02:55pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen Andrea.chen@scmp.com China deserved a Nobel Peace Prize for successfully lifting nearly one fifth of the world population out of poverty, Norway’s richest man told a local ... of poverty”, an achievement “that qualifies for the Nobel Peace Prize”. “China is constantly evolving and is about to become the world’s economic superpower,” he was quoted by the paper as saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1508253/china-and-norway-continue-play-peace-prize-politics-dalai-lama-snubbed
  2. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US invites 50 African leaders for talks in Washington as counter to China

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... Rice, has acknowledged that Americans needed to change their "outdated mindset" of the continent. "Too many Americans still only see conflict, disease and poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564436/us-invites-50-african-leaders-talks-washington-counter-china
  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    India's stance on WTO deal sends 'wrong message' Kerry tells Modi

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... commerce ministry officials as saying India remains committed to the deal as long as its demands for concessions on its anti-poverty food stockpiling deal are met. The WTO meets again in September ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564513/indias-stance-wto-deal-sends-wrong-message-kerry-tells-modi
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang takes wife on state visit for first time

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Zhang Hong

    ... in the public eye. Cheng, 57, grew up in a family of intellectuals. Her father was a senior official in charge of anti-poverty efforts and her mother was a reporter with Xinhua, according to local media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1504561/chinese-premier-li-keqiang-takes-wife-state-visit-first-time
  5. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    'No gringos allowed': Cuba swipes at US in Latin American, Caribbean summit

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 06:35pm by Reuters and AP

    ... Castro challenged Latin American and Caribbean leaders to improve healthcare and education, telling a regional summit on Tuesday they have the natural resources to eradicate poverty but may lack ... main theme is fighting poverty, inequality and hunger. According to the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 28 per cent of the region’s inhabitants live in poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1416758/no-gringos-allowed-cuba-swipes-us-latin-american-caribbean-summit
  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... argues its policies have made great strides in protecting human rights by lifting millions out of poverty. It also says foreign media are granted wide-ranging freedoms. Locke, a former commerce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435581/locke-addresses-human-rights-farewell-speech-us-ambassador-china
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing may prefer to play the longer game in Manila hostage dispute

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 02:14pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... is a good deal better at looking after its own people and its visitors than the Philippines are. The Philippines has large areas of lawlessness, contributed to by unalleviated poverty and corrupt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1436996/beijing-may-prefer-play-longer-game-manila-hostage-dispute
  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Commonwealth puts on show of unity amid rift over Sri Lankan rights abuses

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Rift over a probe into rights abuses during Sri Lanka's civil war is masked by agreements on poverty eradication and development Commonwealth in show of unity Commonwealth leaders have signed agreements on issues such as poverty and development as they stage a show of unity after a summit in Sri Lanka dominated by a dispute over war crimes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1358733/commonwealth-puts-show-unity-amid-rift-over-sri-lankan-rights-abuses
  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Host Cuba detains dissidents ahead of Latin America-Caribbean bloc's summit

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:57am by AFP and AP

    ... to the summit as an observer. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also confirmed his attendance. Officially the summit will focus on poverty and social inequality, though side discussions could deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1414862/host-cuba-detains-dissidents-ahead-latin-america-caribbean-blocs-summit
  10. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Former foreign minister says 'China will never seek to become a hegemonic power'

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 06:47pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... China will never seek to become number one, number two, or number three.” Li also said that China was still a developing country, with one hundred million living people below the poverty line, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1312346/former-foreign-minister-says-china-will-never-seek-become

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