Lawrence Chung

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29 Jun 2015 - 10:01AM
China calls for three common energy markets to be set up in Asia

Beijing seeks establishment of three cooperatives in the region, offering to help build low-cost infrastructure in bid to obtain cheap power sources

Beijing seeks establishment of three cooperatives in the region, offering to help build low-cost infrastructure in bid to obtain cheap power sources

17 Jun 2015 - 12:19AM
China, US team up to develop cure for Mers virus as South Korea reports 19th death

Fudan University and the United States’ National Institute of Health are jointly developing a Mers antibiotic, as South Korea on Monday reported its 16th death in the outbreak that has badly affected its tourism industry.

Fudan University and the United States’ National Institute of Health are jointly developing a Mers antibiotic, as South Korea on Monday reported its 16th death in the outbreak that has badly affected its tourism industry.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:54PM
14 Jun 2018 - 12:42PM
China on guard against Mers despite lack of travel warning: experts

Mainland Chinese authorities have not issued any travel alert for South Korea over the Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) outbreak as they are confident of their robust epidemic control system, experts say.

Mainland Chinese authorities have not issued any travel alert for South Korea over the Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) outbreak as they are confident of their robust epidemic control system, experts say.

17 Jan 2018 - 12:49PM
Taiwan to work with Hong Kong and mainland China on Mers

The island, which has yet to face an outbreak of deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome, signs information-sharing and other cooperation programmes to fight cross-border epidemic

The island, which has yet to face an outbreak of deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome, signs information-sharing and other cooperation programmes to fight cross-border epidemic

10 Jun 2015 - 5:40PM
9 Jun 2015 - 6:24PM
Hungary is first in Europe to sign up for China's New Silk Road plan

Hungary is first in Europe to sign up for China's New Silk Road plan

Hungary is first in Europe to sign up for China's New Silk Road plan

8 Jun 2015 - 9:49AM
Body count rises as Chinese rescuers right capsized cruise ship Eastern Star

Transport ministry says there are no more survivors on the sunken vessel

Transport ministry says there are no more survivors on the sunken vessel

5 Jun 2015 - 6:04PM
China's PLA flexes its muscles on the Myanmar border

The PLA yesterday mobilised troops for a live-fire drill in Yunnan province near the Myanmar border, in a show of determination to uphold the security of the frontier amid escalating tensions in the region.

The PLA yesterday mobilised troops for a live-fire drill in Yunnan province near the Myanmar border, in a show of determination to uphold the security of the frontier amid escalating tensions in the region.

3 Jun 2015 - 3:48AM
China to stage military exercises on border with strife-torn Myanmar

The People's Liberation Army will conduct live-fire drills near the Myanmar border from today.

The People's Liberation Army will conduct live-fire drills near the Myanmar border from today.

2 Jun 2015 - 6:18PM
China's foothold in South China Sea: analysts reveal endgame to Beijing's reclamation efforts

Apart from words, what is the larger significance of Chinese actions? What is the endgame for China in the South China Sea?

Apart from words, what is the larger significance of Chinese actions? What is the endgame for China in the South China Sea?

30 May 2015 - 1:28PM
25 May 2015 - 1:22AM
Beijing's top official on Taiwan greeted with protests and brawls on visit to Taipei-controlled Quemoy

Officials from Taiwan and the mainland have met for talks on a range of issues in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a sceptical Taiwanese public.

Officials from Taiwan and the mainland have met for talks on a range of issues in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a sceptical Taiwanese public.

24 May 2015 - 8:57AM
Fivefold surge in Americans on Chinese firms' payrolls, US study shows

The number of Americans on Chinese company payrolls has surged more than fivefold over the past five years along with growing foreign direct investment by China in the United States, a study by two US-based organisations has found.

The number of Americans on Chinese company payrolls has surged more than fivefold over the past five years along with growing foreign direct investment by China in the United States, a study by two US-based organisations has found.

22 May 2015 - 12:59PM
17 May 2015 - 3:09AM
China, India agree ‘proactive’ approach to resolving border dispute

China and India agreed to "proactively" resolve a long-festering border dispute and expand their military ties as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up talks with Premier Li Keqiang on the second day of his China trip on Friday.

China and India agreed to "proactively" resolve a long-festering border dispute and expand their military ties as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up talks with Premier Li Keqiang on the second day of his China trip on Friday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Xi Jinping's hometown Xian is Modi's first stop on road to building trust with China

President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for contentious issues between Beijing and New Delhi to be contained, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his three-day visit to China in the ancient city of Xian.

President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for contentious issues between Beijing and New Delhi to be contained, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his three-day visit to China in the ancient city of Xian.

15 May 2015 - 11:44AM
Yoga and Modi's soft-power position on China

Narendra Modi's three-day visit, which will include talks with President Xi Jinping, will help underscore the strong cultural and religious ties between the two countries, say analysts

Narendra Modi's three-day visit, which will include talks with President Xi Jinping, will help underscore the strong cultural and religious ties between the two countries, say analysts

15 May 2015 - 1:36AM
Indian Prime Minister’s visit to China will boost trust and border stability: analysts

Rebuilding trust and boosting border stability will top the agenda of talks when India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week.

Rebuilding trust and boosting border stability will top the agenda of talks when India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits China this week.

12 May 2015 - 9:57PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus to discuss Silk Road belt

President Xi Jinping left for Kazakhstan yesterday as part of a six-day state visit that will also take him to Beijing's most important strategic partner Russia and nearby Belarus.

President Xi Jinping left for Kazakhstan yesterday as part of a six-day state visit that will also take him to Beijing's most important strategic partner Russia and nearby Belarus.

19 Aug 2020 - 2:51PM
China's president to visit Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus to discuss trade, infrastructure plan

Beijing's 'Silk Road Belt' plan to forge closer trade and economic ties between Asia and Europe at heart of Xi Jinping's trip

Beijing's 'Silk Road Belt' plan to forge closer trade and economic ties between Asia and Europe at heart of Xi Jinping's trip

19 Aug 2020 - 2:51PM
7 May 2015 - 11:01AM
Sure thing: Sino-British ties and the UK's general election

No matter who wins Thursday's fiercely contested general election in Britain, Sino-British relations will remain stable and shift only at the margins, if at all.

No matter who wins Thursday's fiercely contested general election in Britain, Sino-British relations will remain stable and shift only at the margins, if at all.

6 May 2015 - 9:41AM
KMT chief Eric Chu hopes for bigger global role for Taiwan

Cross-strait consensus could help island play part in regional projects like AIIB, Eric Chu says.

Cross-strait consensus could help island play part in regional projects like AIIB, Eric Chu says.

4 May 2015 - 3:25AM
China says US welcome to use bases built in disputed areas of South China Sea

The United States and other countries will be welcome to use civilian facilities that China is building in the South China Sea for search and rescue and weather forecasting "when conditions are right", the PLA navy chief has told a senior American officer.

The United States and other countries will be welcome to use civilian facilities that China is building in the South China Sea for search and rescue and weather forecasting "when conditions are right", the PLA navy chief has told a senior American officer.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:38PM
China tells Shinzo Abe to take 'responsible attitude' to Japan's wartime actions

China on Thursday hit back at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to forgo a formal apology for his country's wartime actions during a landmark address to the US Congress.

China on Thursday hit back at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to forgo a formal apology for his country's wartime actions during a landmark address to the US Congress.

23 Feb 2017 - 4:55PM
Taipei and Beijing warn consensus must be kept

Two sides underscore importance of staying on current path ahead of island's election

Two sides underscore importance of staying on current path ahead of island's election

30 Apr 2015 - 12:00AM
27 Apr 2015 - 1:08AM
18 dead in Tibet from Himalayan earthquake

Landslides and bad weather hamper efforts to reach thousands affected in the quake zone.

Landslides and bad weather hamper efforts to reach thousands affected in the quake zone.

27 Apr 2015 - 11:35AM