China unveils $25B in ASEAN aid, credit

BEIJING, April 12 (UPI) -- China will extend $25 billion in aid and credit to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, officials revealed Sunday.

Obama, Chinese minister meet

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Global issues, the international financial crisis and improved relations topped talks between U.S. President Obama and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi.

China, Russia to strengthen ties

BEIJING, March 7 (UPI) -- China and Russia plan to strengthen ties by sharing information on energy and technology, China's foreign minister said Saturday.

Negroponte marks Sino-U.S. anniversary

BEIJING, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte was welcomed to China Wednesday as the two countries celebrated 30 years of diplomacy, officials said.
Chinese government confirms Rice visit

Chinese government confirms Rice visit

BEIJING, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit China next week.

U.S. envoy praises relations with China

BEIJING, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The United States and China have come a long way since setting up diplomatic ties 30 years ago, the U.S. ambassador to China said.
China: Nuke talks ready for new phase

China: Nuke talks ready for new phase

BEIJING, June 30 (UPI) -- Discussions to achieve a denuclearized Korean peninsula have progressed meaningfully and were ready to enter a new phase, the Chinese foreign minister said.

China acknowledges India support

BEIJING, April 3 (UPI) -- India's request that Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama refrain from political activities on its soil reportedly has earned Chinese gratitude.
China under growing pressure over Tibet

China under growing pressure over Tibet

BEIJING, March 21 (UPI) -- China is facing mounting international pressure to halt the violence in Tibet even as Tibetan protests against Chinese rule spread to other regions.

China wants to speed up six-party talks

BEIJING, March 12 (UPI) -- China's foreign minister Wednesday urged all nations involved in North Korea's denuclearization effort to work harder to achieve the goal.

China ready to increase U.S. imports

BEIJING, March 12 (UPI) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Wednesday his country is willing to increase imports from the United States.

China defends human rights record

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Thursday dismissed criticism of his country's human rights record, a published report said.

China open to human rights dialogue

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday his nation is interested in reviving talks with the United States about human rights issues.

Rice urges China to influence North Korea

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, during a visit to China, says she hopes Chinese leaders will help urge North Korea to continue its denuclearization.

Britain to talk rights, Sudan with Beijing

BEIJING, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Britain's foreign secretary began a five-day trip to China by calling for democracy in Hong Kong and criticizing China's human rights record.

Germany hosts six-party talks over Iran

BERLIN, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council's five permanent members and Germany will meet in Berlin Tuesday to discuss a new resolution against Iran.

China scolds ambassador over Dalai Lama

BEIJING, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The Chinese government scolded the U.S. ambassador to Beijing Thursday for the honors Washington bestowed on the Dalai Lama this week.

China warns as Bush warms to Dalai Lama

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush met with the Dalai Lama Thursday, despite Chinese warnings that honors being bestowed on the Buddhist leader would harm relations.

Analysis: German-Chinese diplomatic crisis

BERLIN, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel's meeting with the Dalai Lama has sparked a serious diplomatic crisis between Germany and China.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Japan, China to meet on East China Sea

TOKYO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Japan said it will hold another round of talks with China on parts of the energy-rich East China Sea that both states claim.

Kim speaks on disarmament

PYONGYANG, North Korea, July 3 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has told China all nations involved in dismantling his country's nuclear program must keep their initial pledges.

North Korea urged to return to nuke talks

SEOUL, June 3 (UPI) -- Foreign ministers from China, South Korea, and Japan Sunday urged North Korea to return to stalled six-party talks on its nuclear weapons program.

China names Yang Jiechi foreign minister

BEIJING, April 27 (UPI) -- China on Friday named Yang Jiechi, former envoy to the United States, as its foreign minister, succeeding Li Zhaoxing.

China asks U.S. to stop Taiwan arms sales

BEIJING, March 4 (UPI) -- Chinese officials asked U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, who was on an official visit to Beijing, to stop U.S. arms sales to Taiwan.

Chinese president due in U.S. for talks

BEIJING, April 15 (UPI) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao plans to discuss economic and trade relations and the issue of Taiwan independence in his upcoming visit to the United States.
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