People’s Daily: Philippine Senate majority leader urges stronger ties with China

From People’s Daily: Philippine Senate majority leader Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Tuesday called for strengthening the country’s ties with China during the state visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao to the Philippines on April 26-28. [Pangilinan stated,] “Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit serves as a fitting commemoration of Philippine-Chinese 30th year as diplomatic allies […]

People’s Daily: China, Cuba vow to expand cooperation, advance ties

From People’s Daily: Chinese and Cuban leaders vowed Monday to expand cooperation and advance ties between the two countries. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, while meeting visiting Cuban leader Raul Castro Ruz, said that over recent years, China and Cuba had developed a profound, friendly relationship and had also continuously made new achievements in economic and […]

People’s Daily: China, Netherlands agree to strengthen military ties

From People’s Daily: China and the Netherlands decided here Monday to make more efforts to further improve relations between their armed forces. The pledge was made by Chinese Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan and his Dutch counterpart Henk Kamp during their talks in The Hague. Cao, who is on a three-day visit to the European country, […]

Xinhua: China, Africa eye closer economic ties

From Xinhua, via People’s Daily As Asian and African leaders are due to meet at this week’s summit in Indonesia. China, the world’s fastest growing economy, and Africa are looking forward to closer economic ties and a concrete cooperation mechanism. Fifty years after the first Bandung meeting, which marked the beginning of China-Africa cooperation, the […]

Daily Times: China to sign strategic deal with Indonesia

From Daily Times, via China National News: Fresh from striking a historic partnership with India, China will next week sign a strategic deal, formalising an economic and security alliance with Indonesia, the foreign ministry said Monday. Chinese President Hu Jintao will sign the declaration in a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono after […]

Associated Press: China, Australia Agree to Free Trade Talks

From The Associated Press, via China and Australia on Monday agreed to start talks on a free trade pact. Chinese Commerce Minister Bo Xilai and Alan Thomas, Australia’s ambassador to China, signed a memorandum of understanding that opens the way for a formal free trade agreement between the two countries. No other details were […]

People’s Daily: China, Pakistan Sign Treaty For Friendship, Cooperation and Good-Neighborly Relations

From The People’s Daily: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his Pakistani counterpart Shaukat Aziz signed a treaty for friendship, cooperation and good-neighborly relations Tuesday. The treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Good-Neighborly Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (hereinafter referred to as “the Contracting Parties”) says the two parties […]



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