Lawrence Chung

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Five arrested after 'party powder' explosion at Taiwan park wounds over 500 people, including Hongkongers
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

17 Jun 2015 - 12:19AM

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

China calls for three common energy markets to be set up in Asia
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:54PM

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.

China, US team up to develop cure for Mers virus as South Korea reports 19th death
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi honoured as China breaks with tradition
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.

17 Jan 2018 - 12:49PM

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.

China on guard against Mers despite lack of travel warning: experts
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

10 Jun 2015 - 5:40PM

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

Taiwan to work with Hong Kong and mainland China on Mers
Refit of ill-fated Chinese Yangtze River cruiser Eastern Star may have heightened risk of capsizing
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

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
Body count rises as Chinese rescuers right capsized cruise ship Eastern Star

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

5 Jun 2015 - 6:04PM

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

Body count rises as Chinese rescuers right capsized cruise ship Eastern Star
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.

3 Jun 2015 - 3:48AM

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.

China's PLA flexes its muscles on the Myanmar border
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.

2 Jun 2015 - 6:18PM

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

China to stage military exercises on border with strife-torn Myanmar
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?

30 May 2015 - 1:28PM

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

China's foothold in South China Sea: analysts reveal endgame to Beijing's reclamation efforts
Island visit keeps up momentum for mainland's ties with Taiwan
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.

24 May 2015 - 8:57AM

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.

Beijing's top official on Taiwan greeted with protests and brawls on visit to Taipei-controlled Quemoy
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.

22 May 2015 - 12:59PM

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.

Fivefold surge in Americans on Chinese firms' payrolls, US study shows
China, India 'still rivals' despite the warm words
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.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

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, India agree ‘proactive’ approach to resolving border dispute
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.

15 May 2015 - 11:44AM

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.

Xi Jinping's hometown Xian is Modi's first stop on road to building trust with China
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

15 May 2015 - 1:36AM

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

Yoga and Modi's soft-power position on China
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.

12 May 2015 - 9:57PM

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

Indian Prime Minister’s visit to China will boost trust and border stability: analysts
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.

8 May 2015 - 7:06PM

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.

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus to discuss Silk Road belt
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

7 May 2015 - 9:31AM

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

China's president to visit Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus to discuss trade, infrastructure plan
Chinese president's trip to fortify military ties with Russia
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.

6 May 2015 - 9:41AM

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.

Sure thing: Sino-British ties and the UK's general election
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.

4 May 2015 - 3:25AM

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

KMT chief Eric Chu hopes for bigger global role for Taiwan
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.

20 Jun 2018 - 5:38PM

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.

China says US welcome to use bases built in disputed areas of South China Sea
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.

23 Feb 2017 - 4:55PM

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 tells Shinzo Abe to take 'responsible attitude' to Japan's wartime actions
Taipei and Beijing warn consensus must be kept

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

30 Apr 2015 - 12:00AM

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

Taipei and Beijing warn consensus must be kept
Chinese mayor 'embezzled ¥3.5 million to build fung shui tomb'
18 dead in Tibet from Himalayan earthquake

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

27 Apr 2015 - 11:35AM

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

18 dead in Tibet from Himalayan earthquake