Taiwan MOFA rules out cross-strait action on Diaoyutais

Collaboration between Taiwan and mainland China on issues regarding the Diaoyutai Archipelago is entirely out of the question, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Steve C.C. Hsia said Feb. 19. Hsia made the remarks following Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou’s reiteration of the impossibility of cross-strait cooperation on the matter Feb. 18. Reasons cited by Ma included […]

China rejects Philippines’ arbitral request

China rejects Philippines’ arbitral request

The Chinese government has rejected a Philippine move to take their dispute regarding sovereignty issues in the South China Sea to the United Nations for arbitration, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday. “Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Ma Keqing had an appointment with officials from the Philippines’ Foreign Ministry on Tuesday and returned a note […]

Ma Ying-jeou says to expand cross-Strait exchange

Taiwan’s leader Ma Ying-jeou on Monday pledged to further expand and deepen economic ties with the Chinese mainland. Ma made the remarks while addressing representatives of Taiwanese business people investing in the mainland at a gathering held to mark the Chinese Lunar New Year. Ma shared his observations on the dramatic changes that have taken […]

China’s escort fleet to join exercise in Pakistan

The 14th Chinese naval squad heading for Somali waters will take part in a multi-national exercise in Pakistan in March, military sources said Sunday. The “Exercise Aman-13” is scheduled to start in the North Arabian Sea on March 4. Aman is an Urdu word meaning “peace”. The fleet, sent by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army […]

Chinese experts see U.S.-DPRK antagonism as root cause of nuke test

The United States should reflect seriously on the latest nuclear test of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was caused by long-standing antagonism between the two countries, Chinese experts said. After the DPRK’s nuclear test earlier this week, some Western media said China’s policy toward the country has proven to be a failure, […]

China’s sustainable growth contributes to global prosperity: officials

China’s sustainable development has contributed to the global recovery and growth, high ranking Chinese officials said Saturday in Moscow. Attending the meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 (G20) here, Finance Minister Xie Xuren and Governor of the People’s Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan outlined key points of the […]

China’s 14th escort fleet departs for Somali

The 14th naval squad, sent by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, departed Saturday from China to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters for escort missions. The squad, which set sail from a port in Qingdao of east China’s Shandong Province, will succeed the 13th escort fleet currently conducting missions in Somali waters. […]

Japan, S. Korea to seek tougher UN sanctions against DPRK

Japan and South Korea agreed Wednesday to seek tougher sanctions against the Democratic People’ s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which conducted a nuclear test Tuesday, in the UN Security Council. In a telephone conversation between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, both of them agreed the DPRK’s nuclear test violated […]

UNSC discusses new sanctions against DPRK

The United Nations Security Council is condemning the nuclear test carried out by the DPRK. It’s now considering a fourth round of sanctions against Pyongyang. The council met in emergency session just hours after the DPRK confirmed it had tested its third nuclear device. For the second time within a month the UN Security Council […]

S. Korean gov’t condemns DPRK nuke test, steps up surveillance

The South Korean government condemned the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Tuesday, calling it a “clear violation” of UN resolutions. “North Korea (DPRK) will not be able to avoid being held accountable for (the test),” national security adviser Chun Yung-Woo told reporters after an emergency security meeting presided over […]

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