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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US and Australia drop sanctions against Fiji following democratic elections

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

    ... in the Pacific island nation last month following eight years of military rule. United States ambassador Frankie Reed said that in recognition of Fiji's return to democracy, Washington was lifting ... Fiji's provides troops for UN peacekeeping operations but there have been questions over the quality of their training because they have been unable to work with Australian, US and New Zealand ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US national security adviser Tom Donilon promotes military ties in Beijing

    Posted May 28th 2013, 02:52pm by AP, Bloomberg

    ... Agencies in Beijing National security adviser sets the stage for a summit between Xi Jinping and Barack Obama US official promotes military ties US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon ... Non-traditional military activities such as peacekeeping, disaster relief and anti-piracy operations offer opportunities to boost co-operation and "contribute to greater mutual confidence ...

  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

    ... country having a vote at the United Nations, despite their small populations," Zhou said. Xi arrived in Nadi on early Friday. It is the last stop of his three-nation South Pacific tour ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Xi Jinping expresses gratitude to nation once dubbed an island paradise for corrupt officials Fiji thanked for graft fight help China appreciates ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledges role in promoting regional stability

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:45pm by KYODO

    ... during ministerial talks in Beijing. The 12 TPP negotiating nations- Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam- have ... with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing earlier this month, the first direct talks between the two nations' leaders in more than two years, the official said. Abe, meanwhile, pitched ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang calls for sincerity in efforts to resolve South China Sea disputes

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:50pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Premier Li Keqiang pledged China would step up communication with Southeast Asian nations to develop a code of conduct over the disputed waters Premier Li Keqiang has reiterated that South China Sea disputes should be resolved between the nations directly involved – and called for sincere efforts to overcome differences beween neighbouring countries. Li said ...

  6. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China will never use force to achieve goals, Xi vows

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:14pm by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Parliament, Xi said his giant developing nation needed peace. "A review of history shows that countries that attempted to pursue development with force invariably failed," he said ... with four Southeast Asian countries over lonely outcrops in the South China Sea, and with Japan over another set of islets. The leaders of the United States, Australia and Japan on Sunday called ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    At G20 summit, US and Europe blast Russia over Ukraine

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 03:35pm by Reuters in Brisbane

    ... doesn't stop US President Barack Obama said on Saturday that Russia’s aggression against Ukraine was “appalling” and a threat to the world, while European nations threatened further sanctions ... meeting, overshadowing talks on global economic growth. Obama said the United States was at the forefront of “opposing Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which is a threat to the world, as we saw ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Foreign minister Wang Yi calls truth in history, with eye to Japan, in UN speech

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO, Reuters

    ... Agencies at United Nations Wang calls for truth in history, with eye on Japan Foreign Minister Wang Yi repeated an assertion that no one should distort history and that "aggression should not be denied" in an apparent reference to Japan in a speech on Saturday. Next year will mark the 70th anniversary of "the victory of the Chinese People's war against ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang to face pressure over South China sea at Asean meetings in Myanmar

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:47am by Adrian Wan

    ... Obama, will gather in Naypyidaw for the Asean Summit. Li will also pay a formal visit to the country. An Association of Southeast Asian Nations spokesman said the long-running South China Sea row ... In an opinion piece in Myanmar's Democracy Today newspaper on Tuesday, Li called on the nations to continue to be "good neighbours" to stay "together to cope with challenges, ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US President Barack Obama defies low expectations for visit to China

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:04am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... and emerging-market nations. Obama and Xi held their sixth formal meeting of the past two years on Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. During their talks, Obama said, he pressed Xi on human ... as well as recent talks to normalise relations with Japan and "ease tensions" in the region. "If the United States is going to continue to lead the world in addressing global ...




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