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  1. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Warship USS Bonhomme Richard sails into Victoria harbour

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 3,001 good fellows hit town as US warship sails in The might of the US Navy's Pacific fleet, a 40,000-tonne warship, sailed into harbour yesterday to become the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront's latest star attraction. The USS Bonhomme Richard- French for "the good fellow Richard"- docked at the port with its 3,000 sailors and marines ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China opens HK$100 billion door to German investors

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 03:38pm by Cary Huang

    ... the agenda, as Merkel brought with her the largest German business delegation to visit the country. Li also announced yesterday that he would visit Germany in October. Additional reporting by Victoria ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China, Japan hold first high-level meet since December

    Posted May 18th 2014, 05:20am by AFP

    ... nationalised part of a South China Sea island chain known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Tokyo controls the islands, which are strategically sited and may harbour mineral resources, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    British envoy's pricey Hong Kong home 'goes over the top'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... in the Frank Gehry-designed block has floor-to-ceiling windows and commands 360-degree views of Victoria Harbour and Mount Cameron. A veteran British Chamber of Commerce member remarked: "Caroline ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Shrine visit a worrying signal of Abe’s 'militaristic, anti-China' streak: analysts

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:42pm by AP

    ... for war crimes, like General Hideki Tojo, the prime minister who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbour. “[This visit] was an action that gives the strong impression that Japan is leaning towards ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Swiss consul general highlights closer ties with Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Swiss want to show new face to city Mention Switzerland and most people will conjure up a land of snowy mountains, fancy chocolate, expensive watches and banks harbouring secret riches. But the country's top diplomat in Hong Kong says the small landlocked European nation has much in common with this city, and plenty more to share. "Everybody knows ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan to host high-level meeting with Russian ministers

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:12am by AFP

    ... of a drive to consolidate control over its wild east. They remain under-developed, but harbour rich fishing reserves. "We've seen President Putin's enthusiasm towards improving ties ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Dilma Rousseff's snub of Obama not the first snag in relations with US

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, AP, NYT

    ... politicians, Rousseff harbours a deep mistrust of free trade, particularly on Washington's terms. On several occasions, she has accused the US of unfairly boosting its exports through expansionary ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Clinton to make China stopover on Asia Pacific tour

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 01:10pm

    ... strategic, environmental and security interests,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said. Clinton will head September 3 to Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation which ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Man arrested for ripping flag from Japanese ambassador's car

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Tuesday and Wednesday. "We don't want to see the disputes in the South China Sea, or anywhere else, settled by intimidation, by force," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland ...



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