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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    First China, now Japan moves to woo African nations at economic forum

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Development Assistance Committee rules aimed at reducing poverty and improving human rights, he said. "Japan's development assistance has always had and will always have an emphasis ... a terrorist or a backer of terrorism is joblessness and poverty," Ito said. Abe is expected to participate in security talks during the three-day summit, which will look at governance ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry urges India to act on greenhouse gases

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... paramount commitment to development and eradicating poverty is essential," Kerry said in a speech in New Delhi on Sunday. "But we have to recognise that a collective failure to meet our ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang offers to help end Pakistan's energy crisis

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... unemployment, a failing economy, widespread poverty, sectarian bloodshed and a Taliban insurgency. There are several joint energy and infrastructure projects under way in Pakistan and China has taken ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Top security official Zhou Yongkang makes landmark Afghan visit

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... and copper mining concessions in Afghanistan, which is believed to have more than US$1 trillion worth of minerals. Karzai urged China to further invest in his poverty-stricken nation’s underground ...




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