Rival Dutch-and French-speaking communities in Belgium are at each others’ throats again - this time over the loan of two giant pandas by China to the linguistically divided nation.
“The pandas of discord,” screamed the daily Le Soir on Wednesday.Friday, 13 September, 2013, 3:24am 2 comments
A newly-born panda cub has been drawing attention on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, and many online observers have pointed out that it is one of the first pandas born outside the mainland to be allowed to remain in its birthplace.15 Jul 2013 - 5:26pm
Panda diplomacy lands in Singapore6 Sep 2012 - 1:22am
It was like a superstar's debut when giant pandas Le Le and Ying Ying, gifts from the central government to Hong Kong, met the public for the first time.
More than 20,000 people yesterday visited the renovated panda habitat at Ocean Park where the two cubs live with An An and Jia Jia, Hong Kong's first pair of pandas, in three separate activity zones.2 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
HK follows US and Japan in having four of the animals
Ocean Park will be one of only three places in the world outside the mainland to have four pandas when a pair of almost two-year-old cubs arrive in Hong Kong next month.
The pair will join An An, a 20-year-old male, and Jia Jia, a 28-year-old female, at the marine-themed park's Giant Panda Habitat.21 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Seventeen pandas from Sichuan province have been shortlisted as 'diplomatic' candidates to be sent across the Taiwan Strait to advance the central government's strategies on Taiwan.4 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
The nation's renowned 'panda diplomacy' could soon become history as the Sichuan legislature is planning to introduce a law that would stop the animals being sent to other countries as gifts.12 Jan 2003 - 12:00am