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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Climate change, trade and tourism to top Xi Jinping's agenda in Maldives visit

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:44am by Bloomberg, Staff Reporter

    ... trade and tourism expected to be high on the agenda. "China will continue to pursue close cooperation with [the Maldives] on climate change, human rights and other issues," Xi said ... of diplomatic ties in 1972. Maritime economic cooperation and tourism would be high on Xi's agenda, while his counterpart, Abdulla Yameen, will push for talks on climate change, Xinhua cited Ye ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi commits to Antarctic deal with Australia on first visit to Tasmania

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 02:30pm by AFP

    ... of China's middle classes through food and wine exports, renewable energy projects and tourism. The state's premier, Will Hodgman, signed four agreements with China on Monday. China is the largest source of international visitors to Tasmania, with a 61 per cent increase in the number of tourists to 20,400 in the year to June, Tourism Tasmania data showed. ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping thanks Fiji for help in tackling corrupt officials, pledges raft of deals in return

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:51am by Minnie Chan

    ... help it tap China's tourism market and encourage more Chinese investment. "Xi made many promises to Fiji because all the South Pacific nations have strategic value to China, with each ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Australia and India pledge closer defence and security ties

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... social security, and tourism, as well a new framework on security cooperation. "Security and defence are important and growing areas of the new India-Australia partnership for advancing ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Tanzania denies report of ivory binge by Chinese officials amid Xi Jinping visit

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:30am by AFP

    ... sharing intelligence reports which had enabled numerous interceptions of ivory destined for China from Tanzania. Tanzania's tourism minister, Lazaro Nyalandu, said: "China is doing a lot ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Longer visas a boon for Chinese investors in the US

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:55am by Angela Meng

    ... the new visas would boost investment and tourism and conserve consulate resources. But there was also a higher risk of visa abuse. "Before, travellers were assessed, especially regarding ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US and Australia drop sanctions against Fiji following democratic elections

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:21pm by AFP

    ... Bishop also announced aid for Fiji's public service and tourism industry, as well as inviting it to join a scheme that allows Pacific islanders into Australia as seasonal farm workers. ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Premier Li Keqiang seals deals with 'strategic partner' Russia

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by Teddy Ng, WIRES

    ... transport, communications and tourism, and come as Russia struggles with its most serious stand-off with the West since the cold war. Russian gas exporter Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka seeking to boost trade and maritime ties

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:01am

    ... tourism and other areas to accelerate the renewal of the maritime silk road for the benefit of our two countries and peoples.” Xi’s call came amid repeated Sri Lankan assurances that relations ... with China should not be a cause for concern in New Delhi. “We are looking for trade, investment and tourism,” Rajapaksa said. “India is also looking to China so I do not see anything wrong in our ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US$20m China aircraft gift has unintended repercussions on Tonga

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:01pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Nuku'alofa Gift to Pacific island nation has unintended consequences as tourism slumps and New Zealand, a key supporter, is seriously upset China aircraft a big ... of Tonga has suffered quite dramatically as a result," said Stuart Perry, the general manager of Tourism Tonga. It's a tiny skirmish in a battle for global influence with unintended ...




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