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June 2008 - China Special Weapons News

  • Dalai Lama Envoys, Chinese Officials to Talk in BeijingVOA 30 Jun 2008 -- Representatives from Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, are in Beijing for two days of meetings with Chinese officials
  • Cross-strait dialogue reduces risk of conflicts: Pentagon CNA 26 Jun 2008 -- The recent resumption of dialogue between Taiwan and China has helped lower the possibility of military conflicts in the Taiwan Strait, a Pentagon official said Wednesday.
  • US Defense Officials Testify on China Military VOA 26 Jun 2008 -- Two U.S. defense officials have testified before Congress on China's military buildup and future potential
  • Pentagon Officials Testify on Chinese Military Buildup AFPS 25 Jun 2008 -- Though the Defense Department doesn't see China as a strategic adversary, the country's military buildup and lack of openness in how it's going about it has officials wondering about Chinese leaders' intentions, senior Pentagon officials told the House Armed Services Committee today.
  • Vice-President of China Leaves KCNA 20 Jun 2008 -- Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice-president of the People's Republic of China, left here today by air after winding up his official good-will visit to the DPRK at the invitation of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and the government of the DPRK.
  • Kim Jong Il Receives Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping KCNA 19 Jun 2008 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il on Wednesday received Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice-president of the People's Republic of China, on a visit to the DPRK and his entourage.
  • Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping Feted KCNA 19 Jun 2008 -- The Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and the DPRK government gave a banquet at the People's Palace of Culture on Tuesday in honor of Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice-president of the People's Republic of China, on an official goodwill visit to the DPRK.
  • Backgrounder: The China-North Korea Relationship cfr.org 18 Jun 2008
  • Vice-President of China Here KCNA 18 Jun 2008 -- Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice-president of the People's Republic of China, arrived here today to pay an official goodwill visit to the DPRK at the invitation of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and the government of the DPRK.
  • Kim Yong Nam Meets Chinese Vice-President KCNA 18 Jun 2008 -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, met and had a friendly talk with Xi Jinping, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice-president of the People's Republic of China, at the Mansudae Assembly Hall today when the latter paid a courtesy call on him.
  • Talks between Vice-Presidents of DPRK and China Held KCNA 18 Jun 2008 -- Talks between Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, and Xi Jinping, vice-president of the People's Republic of China, were held at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Tuesday.
  • Agreements and Plans on Cooperation between DPRK and China Signed KCNA 18 Jun 2008 -- An agreement on economic and technical cooperation, an agreement on airway transport, an agreement on road transport and between the governments of the DPRK and the People's Republic of China were signed at the Mansudae Assembly Hall here on Tuesday.
  • China reports new bird flu outbreak RIA Novosti 17 Jun 2008 -- An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in southern China, the Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.
  • China's vice-president in North Korea to talk denuclearization RIA Novosti 17 Jun 2008 -- Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday on a three-day visit to discuss North Korea's nuclear program with the country's leadership.
  • Taiwan, China sign pacts on weekend charter flights, tourism CNA 13 Jun 2008 -- Representatives of Taiwan and China officially sealed agreements Friday in Beijing paving the way for the July 4 launch of weekend direct cross-Taiwan Strait charter flights and allowing Chinese tourists to visit Taiwan from July 18.
  • Taiwan, Chinese Negotiators Sign Agreement on Flights, Tourism VOA 13 Jun 2008 -- Negotiators from China and Taiwan have signed a deal to launch regular, direct flights between the longtime rivals
  • China-Taiwan Relationship Showing Signs of Improvement VOA 12 Jun 2008 -- Representatives from often bitter rivals China and Taiwan are meeting in Beijing for the first formal talks in nearly a decade
  • China plans third manned spaceflight in October RIA Novosti 12 Jun 2008 -- China plans to launch its third manned space flight in October, the Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.
  • China Denies Hacking US Lawmakers' Computers VOA 12 Jun 2008 -- China has rejected accusations that government-backed hackers broke into U.S. lawmakers' computers



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