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  1. 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 ...

  2. Naval gazing

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations. The most recent addition to the outreach programme was evidently intended to send the message that China is ready to be a significant player ... increasingly, with aid, investment and its flow of outbound tourists. While China has piled up huge trade surpluses with the United States and Europe, its Asian partners are pleasantly surprised to find ...

  3. Colonial past provides a valuable legacy

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... American nation to train. In East Timor, the world's newest nation, China has posted police officers to the United Nations peacekeeping mission and has promised to help the country get back ... In the first six months of this year, China's imports from these nations jumped 200 per cent over the same period last year to US$3.53 billion, while its exports to these nations rose 30 per cent ...

  4. Transparency required on defence spending

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... duties under the auspices of the United Nations, that would have been difficult if not impossible in the past. More openness would address the reality that defence spending and its transparency ... Chinese warships and military transport aircraft made a relatively small but vital contribution as nearly 36,000 Chinese nationals were rescued by air, sea and land over 10 days in the biggest ...

  5. Beijing wants peace in Darfur, premier says

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nations. He also emphasised that China was the first non-African country to send peacekeepers to Darfur, and the first to offer development assistance to Sudan. But he also expressed the wish ... Ng Tze-wei Wen stresses China's contributions in aid, peacekeeping during talks with British PM Premier Wen Jiabao voiced China's desire for peace in Darfur yesterday ...

  6. The world and China are ready for Group of Nine

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more weight if they had broader endorsement. Implementing them might, on the other hand, be easier if they were not perceived as dictates from rich, western nations. Beijing itself has been ambivalent about involvement with the G8. But the mainland's recent higher profile at the United Nations Security Council, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Asia Pacific Economic ...

  7. China's welcome moderation

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to bear either for good or ill in such areas as Iran, Iraq, other parts of the Middle East, Afghanistan and Sudan. Despite China's inexorable rise as an economic power, the United States ... that move as evidence that China was becoming a responsible stakeholder. Dr Rice said that Washington and China 'need to make sure that we remain united on Iran. But all that means ...

  8. The bigger picture on Africa

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that it is fulfilling its responsibility as a large nation by pledging help to Africa. China and Africa could exert pressure on, if not prevent, the United Nations passing any resolution the two sides found ... booming economy- which doesn't fit Beijing's mantra that the nation's economic rise will not pose problems for others. Even some African leaders, including South African President ...

  9. Beijing dismisses fears of an arms race

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... including the United States and Japan have voiced concern over China's destruction of one of its defunct weather satellites with a ground-based ballistic missile last month. Defence Minister ... month's annual meeting of the National People's Congress- saying much of the increase was spent on salary and equipment upgrades. 'If each of our soldiers is paid 1,000 yuan more ...

  10. 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, ...




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