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US national security adviser Tom Donilon promotes military ties in Beijing

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon (left) shakes hands with General Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, at the Bayi Building, in Beijing, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA

Non-traditional military activities such as peacekeeping, disaster relief and anti-piracy operations offer opportunities to boost co-operation and "contribute to greater mutual confidence and understanding", Donilon told General Fan Changlong , a vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 3:22am

Xi tells of 'critical' point in Sino-US relations ahead of Obama summit

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon (left) shakes hands with President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AP

President Xi Jinping told a senior adviser to US President Barack Obama yesterday that the two countries should forge "a new type of relationship between powers" at next week's summit.

National Security Adviser Tom Donilon was in Beijing to prepare for the June 7-8 talks in California, which will be the two leaders' first encounter since Xi took office in March.

28 May 2013 - 4:19am

Xi says China-US relationship at ‘critical juncture’

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon (left) shakes hands with President Xi Jinping before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AP

The relationship between Beijing and Washington is at a “critical juncture”, President Xi Jinping told a senior adviser to Barack Obama on Monday ahead of meetings with the US leader next week.

27 May 2013 - 6:30pm

North Korea says nukes are not a bargaining chip for aid

Models of a mock North Korea Scud-B missile (centre) and other South Korean missiles are displayed at Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul. Photo: AP

North Korea said on Sunday it would never trade its nuclear weapons programme for aid and stressed its “unshakeable” stance to retain the deterrent, following a third atomic test last month.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Obama says some Chinese cyber attacks state sponsored

President Barack Obama. Photo: EPA

US President Barack Obama said in an interview aired on Wednesday that some, but not necessarily all, cyber attacks on US firms and infrastructure originating in China were “state sponsored”.

13 Mar 2013 - 9:40pm

China open to cybersecurity talks with US

The world's two leading economies have been squaring off for months over the issue of cyber attacks. Photo: AP

China has offered to talk to the US about cybersecurity, amid an escalating war of words over computer hacking, with suspicions as deep in Beijing as in Washington about the accusations.

13 Mar 2013 - 5:36am 1 comment