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Sri Lanka look to China to develop sports infrastructure


September 19th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) A Chinese delegation will be visiting Sri Lanka later this week to explore opportunities to develop sports infrastructure in the island nation.A statement by the Sri ... Read more...

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China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

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Raul Castro secures cooperation commitments in China


July 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Talks here Thursday between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Cuba's Raul Castro ended with the signing of eight accords, including one on a loan to finance ... Read more...

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China launches Shenzhou-9 with first woman astronaut


June 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) China launched its Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with the country's first female astronaut aboard Saturday.Shenzhou-9, atop an upgraded carrier rocket -- Long March-2F, blasted off from the Jiuquan ... Read more...

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China blames Britain for damaging relations


June 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) China has said it hopes Britain will take effective and practical steps to repair relations affected by British Prime Minister David Cameron's meeting with the ... Read more...

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Spanish, Chinese firms sign deals valued at $626 mn


May 25th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS/EFE) Spanish and Chinese companies have signed five cooperation agreements and nine sales contracts for Spanish goods being bought by the Asian giant valued at around 500 ... Read more...

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China, Indonesia vow to boost ties


March 24th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) China and Indonesia Friday pledged to cement their ties and push forward their cooperation in east Asia.The commitment was made in the meetings between visiting Indonesian ... Read more...

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Merkel concludes China visit


February 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday concluded her three-day visit to China. It was her fifth official visit to the country, Global Times reports.During her trip, Merkel ... Read more...

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Chinese leaders watch Peking Opera


December 30th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and other leaders have watched the Peking Opera at a gala here to celebrate the New Year.The 200-year-old ... Read more...

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Amid China’s overtures, Manmohan to court Maldives


November 7th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India is set to seal an all embracing agreement and a counter-terror pact with the Maldives when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets President Mohammed ... Read more...

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Chinese, Bangladeshi legislators hold talks


October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) Top Chinese and Bangladeshi legislators met Wednesday and vowed to strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two countries."China and Bangladesh are friendly neighbours. It is a ... Read more...

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Hu, Putin discuss bilateral cooperation, strategic tie-ups


October 12th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) President Hu Jintao and top legislator Wu Bangguo met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday in Beijing to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and strategic partnership ... Read more...

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No gas deal during Putin’s China visit: Moscow


October 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will start Tuesday a two-day visit to China to discuss bilateral economic cooperation, but he is not expected to sign ... Read more...

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Trade between Russia, China to reach $70 bn: Putin


September 15th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trade between Russia and China is recovering after the global economic crisis and it may reach $70 billion this year, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

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US vice president ends China visit


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden Monday left Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, ending his six-day official visit to China.During his stay, Biden met President Hu Jintao, ... Read more...

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China’s top lawmaker rules out western- style political reforms


March 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijind, Mar.11 (ANI): Wu Bangguo, Chairman of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, said that China will never adopt a multiparty system or other Western-style political models that can challenge the ... Read more...

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China to focus on revising and improving laws: Wu Bangguo


March 10th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.10 (ANI): Wu Bangguo, the chairman China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, has pledged to focus more on revising and improving laws and enact accompanying regulations.Wu, China's top legislature, ... Read more...

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China still a developing country, claims top legislator Wu Bangguo


October 1st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 1(ANI): A top Chinese legislator, Wu Bangguo, has claimed that despite achieving remarkable economic growth over the past 30 years, the country is still a developing one.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

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China, Pakistan pledge to deepen defence ties


June 18th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): China and Pakistan have pledged to deepen bilateral cooperation in defence security and work towards promoting bilateral strategic cooperation.Top Chinese legislator Wu Bangguo, who met Pakistan's Chief ... Read more...

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President Patil ends visit to China


May 31st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, May 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil left China on Monday afternoon after a five day visit that officials said has given fresh impetus to Sino-Indian ties. Patil was given a ... Read more...

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China warms up to Patil, but no support for India’s UN bid (Overall Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China Thursday described Indian President Pratibha Patil's visit here as of "great significance" but several rounds of talks between the two sides failed to get ... Read more...

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Romantic Bollywood songs diplomacy to woo Indians by Chinese


May 27th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 27 (ANI): China tried to woo India by playing old Bollywood songs and serving vegetarian food for President Pratibha Devisingh Patil during the state banquet hosted in her honour by ... Read more...

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Indian president meets Chinese premier


May 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil was Thursday extended a warm welcome here by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who called her visit one of "great significance" at ... Read more...

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Indian president arrives in China, to push for more trade (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived on a six-day trip to China Wednesday at a time when the two Asian giants are marking the 60th anniversary of ... Read more...

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President leaves on six-day trip to China


May 26th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday left for Beijing on a six-day state visit to China during which she will meet President Hu Jintao, inaugurate an Indian-style Buddhist ... Read more...

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President Patil leaves for China to strengthen strategic partnership


May 26th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday left for China to deepen and expand strategic and cooperative partnership between the two countries.She will be visiting China from May ... Read more...

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President Patil to be first Indian head of state to visit China in a decade


May 25th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who will be visiting China from May 26-31 to deepen and expand strategic and cooperative partnership, will be the first ... Read more...

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Prime Minister calls on President Patil


May 24th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.The two leaders discussed about internal security and President's ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary to brief media on President Patil’s China visit


May 24th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Foreign Secretary, Nirupama Rao, will brief the media on the visit of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil to China on Tuesday.President Patil will embark on a five-day ... Read more...

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President Patil heads for China Wednesday, business to top agenda


May 24th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil leaves on a six-day state visit to China Wednesday, during which she will also visit the Shanghai World Expo where the Indian pavilion ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit China on May 26


May 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will embark on a five-day official visit to China from May 26-31 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation ... Read more...

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Indian president to visit China next week


May 19th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will embark on a five-day official visit to China next week when she will open the first Indian-style Buddhist temple in the ancient ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim says unchanged in sticking to denuclearization


May 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-il paid an unofficial visit to China from Monday to Friday, the two governments confirmed on Friday. Media reports had earlier indicated that Kim ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks strong economic ties with China (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Dec 26 (IANS) With bilateral trade topping $304 million in the first 10 months of this year, the visiting Nepali prime minister will push for stronger economic cooperation with China when ... Read more...

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Senior Chinese legislator arrives in Cuba for official visit


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 2 (Xinhua) China's senior legislator Wu Bangguo arrived here Tuesday afternoon for an official visit to Cuba. In a written statement, Wu, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's ... Read more...

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