- Fri, 02/28/2014 - 21:18
Outgoing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke broached some of China’s most sensitive topics in his last public appearance here, urging Chinese authorities Thursday to improve human rights conditions, repair rapidly deteriorating relations with Japan and address growing distrust of the party among China’s wealthy.
- Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:01
The Abbott government has suffered the ignominy of having its asylum seeker policy publicly criticised by another foreign government - this time China, a country with its own chequered human rights record.
- Sat, 02/22/2014 - 17:55
China demanded that President Obama cancel a meeting Friday with the Dalai Lama, but it went ahead as scheduled at the White House, albeit in low-key fashion.
- Sat, 02/22/2014 - 17:52
The planned meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and the 14th Dalai Lama Friday is doomed to be a lose-lose deal.
- Sat, 02/22/2014 - 17:49
President Barack Obama met on Friday with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, despite China's appeal not to do so.
- Fri, 02/14/2014 - 21:02
The ambassador in charge of Ottawa's Office of Religious Freedom defends his mission to support global communities under threat. But some critics see the office as a political tool.
- Fri, 02/14/2014 - 20:59
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Beijing where he met with senior Chinese officials to discuss rival territorial claims in the region, North Korea's nuclear program, and human rights concerns.
- Fri, 02/14/2014 - 20:57
THE greatest risk to Australia’s future security is a combination of China’s frightening economic growth and the possible withdrawal from the region of a weakened United States.
- Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:32
The U.S. points out that Beijing's claims to the South China Sea don't stand up.
- Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:23
A Spanish judge issued international arrest warrants Monday for China's former President Jiang Zemin and former Prime Minister Li Peng for alleged genocide against the people of Tibet, Spain's National Court in Madrid said.