Tag Archive: Ministry

China’s Ambassador to Burma Meets Aung San Suu Kyi

A Chinese official has held a rare meeting with Burmese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin says Aung San Suu Kyi has asked several times to meet with Chinese officials. Liu… (READ MORE)

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China imposes tariff on US car imports

The tension between America and China over international trade escalated on Wednesday when Beijing imposed additional duties on cars imported from the United States. China‘s commerce ministry accused America’s car industry of “dumping and subsidising”, thereby causing substantial damage to… (READ MORE)

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China ‘Regrets’ S. Korean Coast Guard Death

The Chinese government said Tuesday it regrets the death of a South Korean coast guard officer allegedly stabbed to death by a Chinese fisherman. The statement from China’s Foreign Ministry comes amid rising public anger in South Korea over the… (READ MORE)

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China: Canada’s Kyoto Protocol Withdrawal ‘Regrettable’

China is calling Canada’s decision to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol “regrettable” and says it goes against the efforts of the international community. Canada’s move comes days after climate-change negotiators met to hammer-out a global deal in Durban, South Africa…. (READ MORE)

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Iran Shows Footage of Purported US Drone

Iranian state television on Thursday released the first images of what it said was a U.S. unmanned reconnaissance drone downed on Sunday along Iran’s eastern border after it made a brief incursion into its airspace.   The footage shows Iranian… (READ MORE)

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Egyptian PM Receives Some Presidential Powers

Egypt’s ruling military council has given some presidential powers to interim Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri. The official news agency MENA reported Wednesday the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces will maintain control of the army and judiciary as it hands… (READ MORE)

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