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  1. News - China

    US, China oppose North Korea nuclear test

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 05:27pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Washington and Beijing have agreed that a nuclear test by North Korea would lead to its further isolation and set back efforts to restart regional talks on its nuclear disarmament, a US envoy said. After talks in Beijing on Friday with senior Chinese officials, US envoy for North Korea Glyn Davies said both sides are opposed to any nuclear test by North ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and Japan to hold talks over North Korean nuclear test

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Japanese diplomat will arrive for discussions on shared concern over North Korea even as tensions mount over disputed islands BEIJING TALKS OVER NUCLEAR TEST A senior Japanese diplomat will visit Beijing next week for talks on the nuclear test carried out by North Korea on Tuesday. Shinsuke Sugiyama, director general of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign ...

  3. News - Asia

    China urges restraint as North Korea plans to carry out third nuclear test

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Beijing's plea for calm comes after Pyongyang says it will carry out a third atomic test China urges restraint in N Korean nuclear row North Korea's sole major ally China yesterday urged "all relevant parties" to show restraint after Pyongyang said it planned to carry out a third nuclear test and more rocket launches aimed ...

  4. News - China

    Beijing losing patience with wayward neighbour N Korea

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Korea's third nuclear test is expected to push Beijing into getting tougher with its wayward neighbour and reassess how it deals with it. The Foreign Ministry said China was "firmly opposed" to Pyongyang's decision to conduct the test in the face of widespread international opposition. It said Pyongyang should honour its commitment to drop its nuclear programme ...

  5. News - China

    China still tests bottled drinking water using 'Soviet standards'

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 08:29am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler China still follows regulations adopted from the Soviet Union to test bottled drinking water, the Beijing News reported on Thursday. "When the World Health ... Safety in Beijing told the paper. According to these arcane regulations, China's national health inspectors do not test bottled drinking water for acidity, or pH level, or for substances ...

  6. News - China

    China punishes North Korea for nuclear tests

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 03:02pm

    ... Associated Press in Beijing China is trying to punish ally North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests, stepping up inspections of North Korean-bound cargo in a calibrated effort to send ... increased scrutiny to enforce new UN sanctions passed after last month’s nuclear test, Pyongyang’s third. Targeted in the sanctions are the bank financing and bulk smuggling of cash that could ...

  7. News - China

    North Korea tells China it is planning nuclear test

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A North Korean official has apparently told Chinese authorities that the communist state is planning to conduct a third nuclear test in the coming week, a news report said on Saturday. “We’ve heard a North Korean official in Beijing told the Chinese side that the North planned to carry out a nuclear test between January 13-20,” the Joongang Ilbo ...

  8. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    China warns of North Korea nuclear test, urges restraint

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... the possibility of another nuclear test by its wayward ally. “The DPRK’s (North Korea’s) satellite launch as well as the possible nuclear test highlight the urgency and importance of settling relevant ... third nuclear test. China is the North’s sole major ally and its leading energy supplier and trade partner. It is seen as one of the few nations able to influence Pyongyang’s behaviour. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US and Japan's defence moves a test for Beijing

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Greg Torode wonders how Beijing could ensure Japan doesn't boost its defence spending to compensate for any reduced US presence in the region Chinese puzzle The prospect of increased defence spending by Japan presents a host of challenges for China. In the longer term, they will be strategic and diplomatic, but more immediately it is proving a test for China's ...

  10. News - Asia

    Mine row in Myanmar tests hopes of reform

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Helene Franchineau

    ... Hélène Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Protesters face losing livelihoods and a mountain they consider sacred to make way for a development that will feed China's demand for copper Mine row tests hopes of reform Six camps used to dot the lush countryside around the Letpadaung Mountain near Monywa, in Upper Myanmar. They were set up by protesters against a vast copper ...




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