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Cui Tiankai

US urged to go on offence on China hacking to protect intellectual property

The 11-month study led by high-ranking former US officials said that theft of software and other US-developed products was costing the American economy more than US$300 billion each year – as much as the United States sells to Asia.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

China's new envoy warns US against meddling on Diaoyus

In his first direct remarks on the territorial dispute since his appointment last month, Cui Tiankai also said China was alert to a "negative trend" of right-wing intentions in Japanese politics, and denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wearing of a camouflage uniform at a weekend exhibition as a political stunt.

2 May 2013 - 8:44am 8 comments

China news round-up: activist wants Bo Xilai exiled, netizens react to graft trial

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29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

China's ambassador to Washington plans to ‘Facebook’ you - once he gets there

Cui Tiankai, China’s newly-appointed ambassador to Washington, said he might use Facebook to make friends in US - once he gets there.

The 60-year-old Cui previously headed the Asian affairs department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was China's ambassador to Japan between 2007 and 2009.

Cui had made the remarks weeks before his official arrival in Washington this week.

6 Apr 2013 - 1:49am 1 comment

Foreign deputy Cui Tiankai tipped as envoy to Washington

Vice-Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai is tipped to become ambassador to Washington in a ministerial reshuffle accompanying wider leadership changes, with Zhang Yesui returning to Beijing.

2 Mar 2013 - 4:57am

Hong Kong moneymen join ride to rescue euro

Senior Hong Kong financial officials will join President Hu Jintao's delegation to the G20 summit in Mexico next week when China's leader is expected to spell out his terms for coming to Europe's economic rescue.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Financial crisis, not Syria, on agenda, official says

The unrest in Syria would not be on the agenda at next week's G20 summit in Mexico, where the discussions would focus on the lingering financial crisis, Deputy Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said yesterday.

He told a press conference in Beijing that China would push for discussion on helping developing countries at the two-day summit starting on Monday.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'Financial crisis, not Syria' on G20 agenda

The unrest in Syria would not be on the agenda at next week's G20 summit in Mexico, where the discussions would focus on the lingering financial crisis, Deputy Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai said yesterday.

He told a press conference in Beijing that China would push for discussion on helping developing countries at the two-day summit starting on Monday.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

US currency bill 'a threat to trade ties'

Beijing has warned again of a 'trade war' if the United States enacts a law making it easier to impose retaliatory tariffs on China for alleged currency manipulation.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Ties with Japan handled with care

Sino-Japanese relations may be at their best in three decades, but neither side can afford to be complacent if those ties are to continue to improve, says Cui Tiankai, the new Chinese ambassador to Japan.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am