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  1. News - China

    US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United States and China have made a deal under which the UN Security Council will expand existing sanctions against North Korea for staging ... sent a letter to the United Nations warning that the new US strategy of increasing its military and diplomatic focus on the Asia-Pacific region increased the risk of a nuclear war. The North ...

  2. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    China and emerging powers in deal to increase UN payments

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... hammered out a new budget deal this week to avoid its own looming fiscal cliff. The boom countries will pay more as economic crises allow other nations such as Britain, Germany, France and Japan ... member of the UN Security Council. UN contributions are worked out according to a country's share of global gross national income (GNI). China will pay an extra 61 per cent in UN fees, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No one nation, whether America or China, can rule Asia

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON TAY

    ... China. Addressing the fundamental issue of accommodating a rising China must wait for another occasion. Asian nations like the Philippines and Vietnam have welcomed the US rebalancing, given ... in time, lead the region, but not that it will rule. One model for that kind of leadership has evolved in the region. In the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the public emphasis ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... institution on Saturday, Obama said overseas education would allow students from the United States and China to gain a better understanding of the host country and could help convince them ...

  5. News - China

    China's formula to reduce poverty could help developing nations

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... it's in China's interest to invest in soft infrastructure in developing countries." In 2000, all United Nations member states adopted eight Millennium Development Goals to be achieved ... the United Nations Development Programme and other international organisations jointly established a centre in Beijing to help reduce global poverty, the International Poverty Reduction Centre. ...

  6. Business - China Business - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Mainland China's smartphone market to top 300 million units this year

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Mainland demand grows for Chinese makes, with world's biggest market for the devices set to expand to 300 million units this year The market for smartphones in China is forecast to exceed 300 million units this year, representing an industry-leading 32.8 per cent of total global shipments. The market is also expected to be bolstered by rapidly growing domestic demand ...

  7. Peaceful path the best way to go, says Hu

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and would take up its fair share of responsibility. China had sent more than 10,000 peacekeepers to 22 United Nations peacekeeping operations, he said. With this year marking the 30th anniversary of China's 'open-door' policy, Mr Hu hailed the country's achievements and pledged that the nation would continue opening up - a strategy which he said had brought about 'historic ...

  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com With technology developing and rapidly changing the world, it's best to leave the jokes behind and focus on fixing the problems around us Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on My first trip to the United States in early 2008- with the Beijing Olympic Games just months away- gave me a street-level glimpse of China's ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China the first developing nation in a century to rival leaders of technology

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... for patent applications, with some 526,400 filed, followed by the United States with almost 503,600 and Japan with 342,610. China also does well in trademark applications, with more than 1.4 million ... the country has a good chance of overcoming the "middle income trap" common in developing nations as growth stalls and productivity fails to catch up with a dwindling pool of cheap labour. ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping pledges renewal of the nation

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... secretary of the Communist Party, Xi Jinping took another step forward as the new paramount leader yesterday by making his second high-profile public speech. In the nationally televised speech, carried by state broadcaster China Central Television's prime-time news last night, the president-in-waiting appealed to the nation and its people to unite under the party's new ...




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