East Asia

China warns U.S.: Don’t meet with Dalai Lama

July 9, 2011

[expand title=Read More] http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/07/us-china-usa-dalailama-idUSTRE7667OI20110707 ”   China’s Foreign Ministry warned U.S. officials on Thursday not to meet with visiting exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, saying it hoped Washington “appropriately dealt” with Tibet-related issues. China reviles the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Dalai Lama, saying he supports the use of violence to establish an independent Tibet. He strongly denies [...]

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Japan set to perform ‘stress tests’ on nuclear power plants

July 6, 2011

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China stepping up efforts to ‘save the Euro’

June 26, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Yesterday, at the start of his European visit in Hungary, Mr Wen Jiabao gave a strong pledge of China’s support for the embattled euro, saying that China will buy Hungarian government bonds and “consistently” support the euro as Europe attempts to fight its way out of a sovereign debt crisis. “China is [...]

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China Stages Missile Drills in the South China Sea

June 18, 2011

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Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Russia to boost cooperation

June 16, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Moscow, Russia, June 15, 2011. Hu Jintao arrived in Moscow Wednesday for a state visit to Russia to deepen pragmatic cooperation between China and Russia. He will attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum during visit. Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Moscow on Wednesday for [...]

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China nuclear safety tests to run until October

June 16, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “China has finished inspecting nuclear reactors operating around the country and will complete checks on more than two dozen still under construction by October, the environment ministry has said. The nationwide assessment of the country’s nuclear facilities was launched in April after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan triggered an atomic [...]

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Iranian President Ahmadinejad joins China, Russia at summit

June 15, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday joined the Chinese and Russian leaders in a rare encounter at a summit in Kazakhstan, where he launched a new attack on the “slavers and colonisers” of the West. Host Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a security group regarded as a [...]

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Senators want China to assist in counterfeit weapons probe

June 15, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “China’s government is refusing to assist Senate investigators probing Chinese firms that are selling counterfeit parts that have been found in high-tech U.S. weapons systems, the leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee said Tuesday. Committee Chairman Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, and Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, told reporters that a panel investigation revealed that U.S. [...]

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Bill Gates in China to raise awareness of second-hand smoke

June 14, 2011

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Chinese inflation growing

June 14, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source “China said inflation accelerated last month, reinforcing expectations that the government is likely to keep tightening despite widening signs that activity is already slowing in the world’s No. 2 economy. The consumer price index rose 5.5% in May from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics reported early Tuesday in Beijing. [...]

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Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway set to open

June 14, 2011

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