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Foreign Minister

Asean summit unlikely to seal code of conduct with China

This week's gathering of regional leaders in Cambodia won't witness a breakdown in talks between foreign ministers over the South China Sea, as happened at their last meeting in July, but nor is it likely to see agreement on the issue.

Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 2:31am

Outspoken diplomat resumes his rise

The career prospects of former deputy foreign minister and rising diplomatic star He Yafei seemed up in the air after the failed Copenhagen climate talks in 2009. But mainland analysts say his reassignment this week to the central government's Overseas Chinese Affairs Office looks like redemption.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Police to police protest against themselves

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

'I detest those [Chinese] people who like to mix English words in their [Putonghua] conversations.'

Former Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing on Chinese culture

'Hong Kong was a base for revolutions. Hong Kong should celebrate that.'

Charles Wong Tsu-yew, great-grandson of Sun Yat-sen (pictured)

16 May 2011 - 12:00am