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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama and Modi hope to turn page in relations when they meet at White House

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Indian PM granted extended audience at White House in effort to 'turn the page' Obama and Modi hail a 'new agenda' India's new ... was the centrepiece of Modi's headline-grabbing two-day debut visit to the White House where the two leaders announced they would seek ways to expand collaboration on investment and technology. Talks ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing upset after Martin Lee and Anson Chan meet Joe Biden at the White House

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Beijing upset over pan-democrats' White House visit Beijing's Foreign Ministry representative in Hong Kong has accused the United States ... Sino-American relations." The White House meeting came a day after the pair met the Democratic Party leader of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, in Washington. During their discussion ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    White House bars media from Dalai Lama meeting

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 09:53am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama drew harsh criticism from China even before the meeting took place The White House defended its decision on Friday to bar ... Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama drew harsh criticism from China even before the meeting took place, and the White House appeared to be taking steps to keep it low-key to avoid further ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China 'positive' on closer Japan ties, Tokyo official says

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by KYODO

    ... restart, Aisawa told reporters after the meeting. Aisawa, the head of the lower house steering committee, said he told Chinese officials Japan wanted to resume dialogue by the end of the year or by March at the latest. The Chinese officials said they also wanted to resume making contacts between the NPC and Japan's House of Representatives and were prepared to send a delegation ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Chinese envoy Li Xiaolin and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meet amid strained ties

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by KYODO, Reuters, Teddy Ng

    ... to avoid visiting the Yasukuni Shrine, which houses Japanese war criminals. The dispute over the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, which both countries claim, had also not been resolved, Lian ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    It's the Narendra Modi show at New York's Madison Square Garden

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 09:23pm by AP

    ... Modi was yesterday due to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, a meeting that both sides hope can improve strained relations between the world's two largest democracies. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Washington backs off from pressing Beijing on Hong Kong political reform

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:42pm by Teddy Ng

    ... DeGolyer, a professor of international studies at Hong Kong Baptist University, said changes in the global geopolitical landscape meant that the Hong Kong issue would not be a priority for the White House. "On the Ukraine [issue] and the fight against Islamic State, Barack Obama was trying to forge a coalition and to get China on its side … [so the US] doesn't see any [reason why ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing slams British 'interference' as Nick Clegg meets Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... are growing that these freedoms are being eroded. A string of attacks on media workers has raised fears for press freedom, while Beijing published a "white paper" last month ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Daughters of activists jailed in China demand action by Obama on Apec trip

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:07pm by AFP

    ... in August, only to be put under virtual house arrest. "My dad's tragic hardship has not ended," said Grace Geng Ge, who said he suffered from poor health and had intrusive two-hour visits twice a day from members of the security forces. Also speaking on Wednesday was Chen Guangcheng, the blind anti-corruption lawyer who reached the US in 2012 after escaping house arrest. ...

  10. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US pokes Beijing with 'Liu Xiaobo Plaza' Washington embassy address

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:00pm

    ... The House Appropriations Committee has included in its next year State Department budget a proposal to rename the stretch of road in front of the embassy “Liu Xiaobo Plaza.” China’s imposing ... Washington. Liu, a writer, was jailed over his involvement in Tiananmen Square. Later, in 2009, he was slapped with an 11-year sentence for subversion after spearheading a bold petition for democracy ...




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