BEIJING, China --- Three Chinese warships have sent dark new clouds scudding over Australia's strategic horizon, adding to growing unease across the region as Beijing flexes its muscles through the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific.
As with previous governments in French Polynesia, the Flosse administration is seeking to boost ties with China, hoping for increased tourism, trade and investment.
BEIJING, China ---As we look ahead to what will likely be the most important stories of 2014, it's a pretty safe bet that some of them will come out of China.
BEIJING, China --- China announced a ban on the serving of shark fin and bird's nest soup at official banquets Sunday, as part of a sweeping government crackdown on corruption and excessive spending.
BEIJING, China --- Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan held talks with Fijian Minister for Defense, National Security and Immigration Joketani Cokanasiga on Monday.
BEIJING, China --- China has given Tonga a grant worth an estimated $15 million pa'anga (US$8.2 million) in Guangzhou last week as Tonga's Prime Minister acknowledged the Chinese Government's response to extend the repayment of Tonga's multi-million loan.
BEIJING, China ---- Japanese politicians are being provocative and are deceiving themselves about a territorial dispute, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Japan's prime minister said it was ready to be more assertive towards China.
Tue 10 Sep 2013 -
BEIJING, China: Fans across the world know him for his martial arts prowess but few are aware that Hollywood action-man Jet Li http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Jet-Li has another side to him. Li's One Foundation — which he founded after he narrowly missed being drowned during the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 — recently ...
BEIJING, China --- A female executive suspected of running off with company money was escorted back to China from Fiji on Monday, according to China's Ministry of Public Security.
Thu 15 Aug 2013 -
BEIJING, China --- China's National Health and Family Planning Commission has reiterated that even if the family planning policy were to be adjusted, it would not mean that couples could have a second baby if one of them came from a single-child family.
BEIJING, China --- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Tongan Prime Minister Siale'ataonga Tu'ivakano here on Tuesday.
BEIJING, China --- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Monday to advance the development of relations between China and Tonga.
HONGKONG, China ---- Fiji's Prime Minister and Chair of the G77, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, has called on members of the developing world to focus on one important goal -- that helping ordinary people see possibilities, seize opportunities, and creating new wealth and prosperity is at the root of what South-South ...
BEIJING, China -- Samoa is hoping to launch direct flights to and from China in a bid to boost its country's tourism, Samoa's ambassador to China Tapusalaia Toomata said in an interview with Xinhua.
BEIJING, China ---- The Foreign Ministry and the Chinese Embassy in Papua New Guinea will offer all-out assistance to the relatives of Chinese who were recently attacked in the country, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.
BEIJING, China -- A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman on Thursday voiced strong opposition to a recent U.S. Senate resolution regarding territorial issues in the Asia-Pacific region, saying it will not help to resolve such issues.
BEIJING, China --- A delegation of political and media figures from the Pacific Islands paid a visit to the offices of China.org.cn, a Beijing-based multi-language Internet news portal.
BEIJING, China ----China's defense ministry made a thinly veiled attack on the United States on Tuesday for increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific by ramping up its military presence and alliances in the region, days after the top U.S. diplomat visited Beijing.
HONG KONG, China --- Rising private consumption and stronger intraregional trade will spur a pickup in growth in developing Asia in 2013 and 2014, as economic activity in the US and Europe remains in the doldrums, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in a major new report.
WELLINGTON, NZ --- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will lead one of the country's largest ever prime ministerial delegations abroad when he travels to China next week to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries and the fifth anniversary of the China New Zealand Free Trade ...
With China’s leadership in transition and incoming US Secretary of State John Kerry heading a new foreign policy team in the second Obama Administration, leaders in both countries must face a “frightening array of domestic and foreign policy problems” in managing their vital relationship, long-time senior US diplomat J. Stapleton ...
It’s been eight months since the old Fugalei produce market had closed down. And there were plans a new premises would open in mid-year 2013. But it doesn’t look like that’s going to happen as the bidding process continues to drag on.
Fiji companies trading with China stand to benefit immensely from the ANZ Bank’s Renminbi Trading Platform. Launched recently in Suva, the platform now means Fiji traders won’t have to convert their cash into US dollars and then convert it again into Chinese currency—termed as double conversion.
Fri 15 Mar 2013 -
BEIJING, China --- China’s nominal state parliament on Thursday appointed Communist Party leader Xi Jinping as the nation's president to succeed Hu Jintao.
How can the Pacific region’s agriculture and forestry industries access the booming Chinese economy and its growing need for food and timber?
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