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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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