Jimmy Carter

Xi seeks 'renewed impetus' in Sino-US relationship

In meeting with Jimmy Carter in Beijing, president-in-waiting Xi Jinping calls for 'new type of bilateral ties' between the world's two biggest economies. Photo: Xinhua

The new Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping, has called for "renewed impetus" to be given to Sino-US relations as he set the tone for the relationship in a meeting with former US president Jimmy Carter in Beijing on Thursday.

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 6:15am 2 comments

Who said it?

Xi Jinping (right) and Jimmy Carter. Photo: EPA

China and the US should be innovative and make efforts to accumulate positive energy

Vice-President Xi Jinping to former U.S. leader Jimmy Carter


We are not just showing objects and artefacts. We are curating them to tell a story, adding a human touch

Eve Tam Mei-yee, chief curator at the Hong Kong Museum of Art


15 Dec 2012 - 4:01am

Carter opens rights centre in HK

Former US president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jimmy Carter opened a new branch of his global non-profit organisation for human rights and democracy at Baptist University yesterday.

With the latest addition to the Carter Center network, he hopes to make a further impact in China and help Hong Kong as it moves towards universal suffrage.

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


Monday, December 12: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Making appraisals work'. British Consulate-General.

Tuesday, December 13: American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'A conversation with former president Jimmy Carter'. Island Shangri-La.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains

Starring: Jimmy Carter

Director: Jonathan Demme

The film: At face value this is a road trip with the ex-US president as he launches his latest book - Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid - and then deals with the controversy it stirs up.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Nobel sentiment

The shadowy body of Norwegians that each year selects a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is no stranger to controversy. Previous winners have included chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation Yasser Arafat, then US secretary of state Henry Kissinger and Northern Ireland Protestant leader David Trimble.

12 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Polarity of diversion on agenda

Those poor Poles

They just don't seem to be getting their fair share of international diplomacy.

First, there was Jimmy Carter's rude remark about wanting to make love to every person in their country. Admittedly that wasn't quite what he meant to say.

Then, last weekend, our very own finance chief flouted convention.

29 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Western observers find much to fault in village elections

Observers from America's Carter Centre for Democracy returned from monitoring elections at two mainland villages impressed by the high turnout and the authorities' openness - but little else.

15 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Nobel line-up

OSLO: Former US president Jimmy Carter and Russian human rights commissioner Sergei Kovalyov are among the 102 candidates for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, a director of the Nobel Institute said yesterday.

12 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Carter's Bosnia miracle

THE suffering of the people of Bosnia is of such intensity - and the potential repercussions of the conflict so grave - that any serious attempt to bring an end to the fighting should be welcomed.

20 Dec 1994 - 12:00am