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  1. China and US must build on Clinton's visit

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's challenge is repairing her country's battered ties with the world. She got off to a good start during her first foreign trip; she ... that for too long has been marred by mistrust. A determined effort now has to be made to strengthen and broaden what has been achieved. This is the stated aim of US President Barack Obama's ...

  2. Rescue effort unites Tibetans and Han

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... with the quake dead. The provincial government called for respect to be given to the burial traditions of ethnic minority groups, but also authorised civil affairs departments and state-run funeral ...

  3. Mrs Clinton's chance to turn words into action

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... relations with the world; this approach must remain at the core of its diplomatic efforts. That would certainly seem to be the case with Mrs Clinton's maiden trip as secretary of state. Japan is a logical first port of call, being the United States' foremost ally in Asia. Indonesia, Mr Obama's boyhood home and the most populous Muslim nation, will give Washington the opportunity ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... G20 leaders must deliver on their promises On April 2, the leaders of 20 of the world's biggest economies 'pledged to do whatever is necessary to... build an inclusive, green, and sustainable recovery'. Oxfam sees the G20 summit as a vital ...

  5. US-China energy deal

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui China and the United States- the world's two biggest greenhouse gas offenders- have finally signed an agreement to co-operate on clean energy technology while working ... grid technologies and electric cars will also be areas for collaboration, a document released by the US State Department said. Department spokesman Ian Kelly said the agreement would serve ...

  6. Department floats ideas to cut illegal dumping

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The Environmental Protection Department has pledged greater co-ordination among departments to tackle illegal dumping and suggested tighter legislation to fight the problem. In a paper delivered to lawmakers yesterday, the government said it w ...

  7. Events diary

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: The Asia Society hosts a seminar on Japanese recession with Nomura Research Institute chief economist Richard Koo. Tomorrow, HK: The Asia Society hosts 'China, Northeast Asia And The Next American Administration'. Brookings Institutio ...

  8. Things they said

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consumers and emitters of greenhouse gases, the United States and China have a responsibility to combat climate change...' Hu Jintao 'China recognises and also respects the universality ...

  9. US, China need to talk about things they can do

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... evident in Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's sidelining of currency issues in negotiations between his side and that of his co-chairman, Vice-Premier Wang Qishan. US Secretary of State ...

  10. China looks for signs of change in US relations

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... they are worried that the US Treasury secretary's remark is a strong indicator of rising protectionist sentiment in the United States, which is mired in its worst economic recession for decades. China ... Wang Xiangwei The first signs of any winds of change in Sino-US relations are expected to emerge from the forthcoming talks between US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese ...




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