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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing ready to talk to Tokyo about Diaoyus, says Wang Yi

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 11:52am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com We can sort out a way to deal with the situation if Tokyo first admits there is an ownership dispute over the islands, says foreign minister Beijing ... owner last year, for rising tensions between the two neighbours. "The Diaoyus are an integral part of Chinese territory," Wang told an audience after he delivered a speech ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Philippines wants to keep Hong Kong maids out of row over Manila hostage crisis

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN, Alan Robles

    ... workers in Hong Kong should not be used as leverage in the pursuit of a categorical apology for the bungled rescue attempt in the 2010 Manila bus hostage crisis, the Philippine Foreign Affairs Department says. And the Philippine presidential office yesterday denied a major Philippine TV network report that Secretary of Justice Leila De Lima would come to Hong Kong today to meet ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Filipinos concerned Hong Kong visa sanctions against officials might affect them

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:59am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... affect more than just officials visiting Hong Kong. The government last week announced that official and diplomatic Philippine passport holders- up to 800 of them visit the city each year- would ... to take care of people coming to the Philippines as we are taken care of by the people in Hong Kong." But she added the sanctions should not affect ordinary citizens. Eman Villanueva, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Manila won't hit back at Hong Kong's visa curbs over bus siege tragedy

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:04am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila President’s spokesman pledges no retaliation amid warning over the repercussions for domestic helpers working in Hong Kong No action over HK sanctions, says Manila ... that Hong Kong would cancel 14-day visa-free arrangements for Philippine officials and diplomatic passport holders after Manila failed to respond to all of its demands over the 2010 bus siege, ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping starts Europe trip expected to be coloured by Crimea crisis

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 10:59am by AFP

    ... leader arrived ahead of a G7 meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague this week, in which Obama will address the escalating showdown with Russia over Crimea. Deputy ... But the crisis in Crimea might add some "unexpected twists" to an otherwise "very harmonious trip". Apart from Obama, Xi is to meet French President Francois Hollande and German ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    'I committed a criminal act, I'm sorry': North Korea expels Hong Kong-based missionary

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:15am by Christy Choi

    ... of Korea. Watch: North Korea deports detained Hong Kong-based Australian missionary Short, who has lived in Hong Kong for 50 years but is not a permanent resident, was met by Australian consular ... to Beijing the Hong Kong-based missionary it had accused of distributing religious materials. Australian John Short, 75, was released after he gave North Korean authorities a written confession ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Ireland set to open first consulate in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Ireland set to open first mission in Hong Kong Ireland will open its first diplomatic mission in Hong Kong this year in a bid to increase its presence in Asia ... as a key growth area as last year Ireland had just 18,000 visitors from mainland China and Hong Kong out of a total of eight million tourists. Education was another target area, he said. Currently, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing upset after Martin Lee and Anson Chan meet Joe Biden at the White House

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Beijing upset over pan-democrats' White House visit Beijing's Foreign Ministry representative in Hong Kong has accused the United States of "meddling" in the city's internal affairs and warned Washington not to hamper Sino-US relations after US Vice-President Joe Biden met two heavyweight pan-democrats from Hong Kong. Anson Chan ...

  10. 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

    ... Agencies in Washington Tehran not backing down on choice of diplomat despite United States' refusal to let him land in New York over role in 1979 embassy siege Iran goes to U.N. after ... The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis. United Nations officials and diplomats expressed concern ...




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