Asia-Europe summit cements agreement on key issues

Asia-Europe summit cements agreement on key issues

Asian and European leaders on Tuesday stressed their determination to cement partnership between the two regions as the Ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Lao capital of Vientiane concluded. With economic and financial issues featuring high on the agenda, the occasions bring together heads of state and government of 51 ASEM partners following the accession […]

ASEM summit closes in Vientiane

ASEM summit closes in Vientiane

Asian and European leaders expressed on Tuesday their willingness to consolidate ties between the two continents in efforts to realize joint development as the Ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit came to an end. During two-day closed-door plenary sessions, ASEM leaders exchanged views on lessons learned, experiences, constructive ideas, initiatives as well as Asian vision in […]

EU assures economic resurgence but wants Asian cooperation

EU assures economic resurgence but wants Asian cooperation

Stronger regional economic cooperation was pledged here on Tuesday at the end of the 9th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) with the European Council setting a stronger agenda for its 51 members. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy as the next Chair of ASEM emphasized that progress was made with Asian leaders on economic, political and […]

China Tibetan Culture Week opens in Poland

The 2012 Poland China Tibetan Culture Week opened here in Warsaw on Monday, aiming to give the Poles a glimpse of Tibet and its traditional culture. At the opening ceremony held at the Palace of Culture and Science in the heart of Warsaw, Cui Yuying, deputy director of the Information Office of China’s State Council, […]

Calais, France Interested in Sister City Partnership with Xiangtan

Commissioned by Mayor of Calais, Natacha Bouchart, an education group from France Saint-Pierre visited Xiangtan City, Hunan on the afternoon of November 1, paving the way for official establishment of sister city links between Calais and Xiangtan. According to the head of the delegation, Mr. Alexandre, Mayor of Calais plans to ink the agreement by […]

Premier Wen Jiabao meets Italian, Bulgarian leaders

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here Monday with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, vowing to enhance the relationship between China and Europe. Wen said during his meeting with Monti that the European Union (EU) has taken several major measures to deal with the European debt problems while Italy has actively […]

Asia-Europe leaders meet to discuss global issues

Leaders from Asian and European launched the Ninth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Lao capital of Vientiane on Monday with economic and financial issues key areas for discussion. European Council President Van Rompuy said at the opening ceremony that the European Union (EU) have maintained close contact with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

China files WTO complaint over EU solar subsidies

China files WTO complaint over EU solar subsidies

China on Monday brought solar subsidies applied by the European Union (EU) to the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and requested for consultation, according to the commerce ministry. Subsidies issued by some EU member states have violated WTO rules and seriously damaged China’s photovoltaic exports, the Ministry of Commerce said in […]

Europe promises strong relations with Asia at ASEM

Europe promises strong relations with Asia at ASEM

European leaders expressed their willingness of further cooperation with Asia on a wide range of issues, particularly on sustainable development, at the 9th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) here on Monday. “The EU will continue its engagement based on the three pillars of partnership agreements, Free Trade Agreements and multilateral cooperation. We stand ready to work […]

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