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Pakistan moving towards MFN status for India: Gilani


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged Asian countries to establish regional harmony and sustainable development through increased trade and economic growth. He said Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sustainable development needed in Asia: Chinese official (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for joint efforts to push forward Asia's sound and sustainable development in the wake of complex global ... Read more...

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Seeking internal growth drivers a new trend: Chinese official


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 2 (IANS) Promoting internal growth drivers is the new trend in Asia's economic development, said Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday."While continuing to unleash its comparative advantages ... Read more...

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Pakistan working to improve India ties: Gilani


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan is working to improve its international ties, including those with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said addressing the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China trade can reach $15 bn: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China have the potential to enhance economic ties, and bilateral trade can reach the target of $15 billion in the next three to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan will purchase 1,100 MW of electricity from Iran in a bid to overcome the energy shortage in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Hu calls for inclusive development in Asia


April 15th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 15 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Friday called for inclusive development in Asia and said people of the continent had the major task of maintaining both development ... Read more...

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Medvedev in China for BRICS summit


April 13th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reached China Wednesday for a four-day visit that will see him attend a BRICS summit and push for Russia's economic integration ... Read more...

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George Bush keeps busy cleaning former First Dog’s poop these days!


April 20th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20 (ANI): George Bush revealed how he recently played top pooper-scooper after taking the former First Dog, Barney, for a walk.At the Boao Forum for Asia, a gathering for ... Read more...

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Too much freedom in China can lead to ‘chaos’, says Jackie Chan


April 20th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Action star Jackie Chan has sparked an outrage after claiming that too much political freedom in China isn't good, and that people need to be controlled.While speaking at ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier hopes Iran will resolve nuclear standoff soon


April 18th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 18 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao hopes that Iran will resume talks with world powers soon to resolve the standoff over the nuclear issue.During his meeting with Iran's ... Read more...

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Terrorism more serious than recession: Zardari


April 18th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday said his country needed more international support in combating terrorism, which he described as being more serious than the global economic ... Read more...

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China for ‘constructive role’ in Iranian nuclear talks


April 18th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 18 (Xinhua) China has expressed its willingness to play a "constructive role" in the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear crisis. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said his country respects Iran's nuclear ... Read more...

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Boao conference begins with focus on financial crisis


April 18th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Boao (China), April 18 (Xinhua) The annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) opened in this scenic town of China's southern Hainan Province Saturday, focusing on the cooperation of Asian ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to jointly fight terror, widen defence cooperation


April 17th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan and China Friday vowed to jointly fight terrorism and to expand their cooperation in the defence, economic and energy sectors. Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Chinese Premier ... Read more...

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China, Taiwan to discuss cross-Straits relations


April 15th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 15 (ANI): In a bid to improve cross-Straits relations, China's mainland negotiator Chen Yunlin and his Taiwan counterpart Chiang Pin-kung are planning to hold a new round of talks in ... Read more...

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China, Pakistan pledge to strengthen cooperation


April 15th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 15 (Xinhua) China and Pakistan have vowed to deepen economic cooperation and widen bilateral trade to achieve the $15 billion mark. A joint statement issued Tuesday at the end of ... Read more...

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Rudd asks Pakistan to do more against Taliban


April 12th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has criticised Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and has told President Pervez Musharraf to lift his game. Rudd told Musharraf ... Read more...

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US hails meeting between Chinese president and Taiwan leader


April 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 12 (Xinhua) The US has welcomed an upcoming meeting between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Taiwanese leader Vincent Siew, saying that it was "the best way forward" to improve cross-strait ... Read more...

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Tibet problem is China’s internal issue: President Hu


April 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Sanya (China), April 12 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Saturday that the Tibet problem is entirely an internal issue of China. "Our conflict with the Dalai clique is not an ... Read more...

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‘Indo-China cooperation needed to tackle soaring food price’


April 11th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Boao (China), April 11 (Xinhua) Cooperation between India and China in the farm sector is needed to fight soaring food prices, an Indian business leader said Friday. "It is the right time ... Read more...

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Musharraf pledges support to end terrorism in Sri Lanka


April 11th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Friday voiced his country's support to Sri Lanka in the fight against terrorism. According to the president's office here, Musharraf gave the ... Read more...

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China proposes strategic partnership with Pakistan


April 11th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Sanya (China), April 11 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao Friday proposed a strategic partnership with Pakistan to consolidate bilateral relations. The five-point proposal was offered by Chinese President Hu Jintao during a ... Read more...

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Pakistan supports China on Olympics, Tibet


April 11th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Sanya (China), April 11 (Xinhua) Pakistan opposes all attempts to disrupt the Beijing 2008 Olympics and firmly supports China's territorial integrity, President Pervez Musharraf said Friday. Musharraf, who is on a five-day ... Read more...

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Taiwan’s vice president-elect arrives in China


April 11th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, changing dateline) DPA Beijing, April 11 (DPA) Taiwan vice president-elect Vincent Siew arrived in China Friday on a landmark visit that is expected to set the tone for future ties. Siew led a ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa leaves for China for Asian leaders’ meet


April 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, April 9 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday left for China to take part in the multilateral Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference where he will hold talks with ... Read more...

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Only two ministers to accompany Musharraf on China visit


April 7th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.7 (ANI): Only two federal cabinet ministers, both representing the Pakistan People's Party, will accompany President Pervez Musharraf on his visit to China next week. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and ... Read more...

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Musharraf to visit China next week


April 3rd, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, April 3 (DPA) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf will make a six-day visit of China next week, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. "The visit is part of regular high-level interaction between ... Read more...

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