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China welcomes Israeli prime minister in Beijing

China welcomes Israeli prime minister in Beijing

May 8, AP – Greeting the Israeli leader at the Great Hall of the People, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made no direct mention of his meeting two days earlier with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who leads his people’s efforts to achieve statehood. Talks between Israel and the Palestinians on the statehood issue have been deadlocked […]

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Trade with Asia’s economic giant President Hollande begins French trade visit to China

Trade with Asia’s economic giant President Hollande begins French trade visit to China

April 25, AP – France accounts for just 1.3 percent of China’s foreign trade. Germany’s share amounts to around five percent. France is also burdened by a hefty trade deficit with China which amounted last year to 26 billion euros ($34 billion). President Francois Hollande has begun a visit to China as France strives to […]

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Japan, China argue over islands, shrine

Japan, China argue over islands, shrine

April 23, AP – “It would be natural for us to expel by force if [the Chinese] were to make a landing,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told parliament on Tuesday. Chinese patrol vessels have neared a disputed island group, prompting a warning from Japan’s prime minister that Tokyo would “expel by force” any Chinese […]

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Sichuan earthquake: transformation reflects in changing China

Sichuan earthquake: transformation reflects in changing China

April 23, AP – The southern region of Sichuan was struck by a devastating earthquake which killed some 80,000 people almost five years ago. The response to the latest earthquake in Sichuan province has been very different to the one only five years ago. The transformation has been reflected in social media, a new tool […]

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