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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing says Obama-Dalai Lama meeting broke US promise on Tibet

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:11pm by AFP, AP, Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in Beijing and Washington Obama-Dalai Lama meeting 'broke US promise not to support Tibet independence' Beijing accuses US of meddling in its affairs China yesterday ... offering "strong support" for the protection of Tibetans' human rights. Chinese ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai criticised the US for breaking its promise not to support "Tibet ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Hague seeks to calm the waters over Tibet

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Hague seeks to calm the waters over Tibet British Foreign Secretary William Hague told his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi yesterday that "London recognises Tibet as part of China", Xinhua reported. The phone conversation followed reports that British Prime Minister David Cameron abandoned a trip to China in April to meet the new ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing’s muted response to Obama-Dalai Lama meet reveals shift in US-China ties

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:21am by AFP

    ... an abortive uprising in 1959, already enjoys a worldwide following and it is doubtful that a single meeting would move the needle on Tibet. But Glaser argued that the reverse – Obama not seeing ... willing to stick their necks out to see the Dalai Lama,” she said. An eventual shift on Tibet? China has taken much stronger action against other countries in its efforts to sideline the Dalai ...

  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... Foreign Office describes the dialogue as one of the main pillars of Britain's engagement with China on human rights. The Tibet Society said in a blogpost that it understood that China did ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing issues last-minute warning to Obama on Dalai Lama talks

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:21am by Cary Huang, Reuters

    ... and July 2011, both times in the Map Room. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said the US supported the Dalai Lama's approach, but recognised Tibet to be "a part ... House is trying to avoid being trapped in controversy over the issue of China's sovereignty over Tibet." The Dalai Lama gave a speech to the American Enterprise Institute, ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    First lady Michelle Obama praises civil rights movement- and tai chi- during China tour

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... added. Sichuan and other provinces neighbouring Tibet are home to a minority of Tibetans, an ethnic group that rights activists say face religious and cultural repression, underscored by more ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    France and China should take the lead in forging Sino-EU relations, says Xi Jinping during tour

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 12:04pm by Andrea Chen, AFP, Reuters

    ... The issues that concerned the French public the most, including Tibet and human rights, had been put aside in favour of trade, he said. "China has become a country whose leader can travel around ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China summons US diplomat over Obama meeting with Dalai

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 10:14am by Agence France Press in Beijing

    ... to interfere,” Zhang said. Beijing considers Tibet an integral part of its territory and regards the Dalai Lama as a separatist. “Such a move will gravely sabotage China-US cooperation and relations, ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Barack Obama receives the Dalai Lama despite warning from China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:34am by Cary Huang, Reuters, AFP

    ... affair, but he cannot meet the Dalai Lama.” National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said the US supported the Dalai Lama’s approach, but recognised Tibet to be “a part of the People’s ... the Obama administration’s concern over human rights …  the White House is trying to avoid being trapped in controversy over the issue of China’s sovereignty over Tibet.” Reuters, Agence ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    'We simply have to get ties right,' says new US ambassador Max Baucus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 03:24am by Teddy Ng

    ... to Tibet and Xinjiang. Baucus said he hoped "to represent the US in every corner of this big country". "I hope to get out of my office, and Beijing, as much as I can," he said. ...




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