Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
November 2008 - China Special Weapons News
- China waiting for response to six-nation meeting proposal RIA Novosti 25 Nov 2008 -- China is still waiting to receive a response to its proposal to hold talks on December 8 from nations involved in the six-party talks on North Korea's denuclearization, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
- China's new missile deployment being monitored: defense minister CNA 17 Nov 2008 -- Minister of National Defense Chen Chao-min said Monday that whatever new types of missiles or weaponry China is deploying along its coastlines opposite Taiwan, they are all a military threat to the island
- Indian Air Force plans joint exercise with China IRNA 17 Nov 2008 -- A joint exercise of Indian Air Force (IAF) with its Chinese counterparts has been planned in the near future as part of building strong ties with Republic of China, Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major, the chief of IAF air staff, who recently paid a visit to the neighbouring country, said on Monday
- China to build 9 new nuclear plants in two years RIA Novosti 12 Nov 2008 -- China is planning to build at least nine new nuclear power plants in the next two years, the China Daily said on Wednesday.
- President meets briefly with China's top negotiator CNA 06 Nov 2008 -- A high-profile meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou and China's top negotiator with Taiwan ended in seven minutes with the two parties exchanging gifts Thursday
- Taiwan President Meets With Senior Mainland Official VOA 06 Nov 2008 -- Despite rowdy protest on the streets of Taipei, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has met with the Chinese envoy who signed historic cross-strait transportation deals earlier this week.
- U.S. welcomes signing of cross-strait pacts CNA 05 Nov 2008 -- The United States government welcomed Tuesday the signing of four agreements between Taiwan and China that will strengthen transportation and postal links and address food safety issues
- EU welcomes signing of cross-strait pacts CNA 05 Nov 2008 -- The European Union expressed its support Tuesday for the latest agreements established between Taiwan and China, which it said represent "a significant positive step towards finding pragmatic solutions that benefit people on both sides of the (Taiwan) Straits
- China successfully launches 2 meteorological satellites RIA Novosti 05 Nov 2008 -- China put into orbit on Wednesday two remote sensing satellites to gather hydrological and meteorological data, the Xinhua news agency said.
- Chinese negotiator calls pacts with Taiwan his lifetime pursuits CNA 04 Nov 2008 -- China's top negotiator with Taiwan Chen Yunlin called the four pacts he inked with his Taiwan counterpart Chiang Pin-kung Tuesday his supreme lifetime pursuits
- Taiwan, China sign four pacts on direct transport, postal links CNA 04 Nov 2008 -- Top negotiators of Taiwan and China sealed four agreements Tuesday in Taipei at the conclusion of their second round of talks since cross-strait dialogue was resumed five months ago
- Taiwan, China Seek Closer Economic Ties VOA 04 Nov 2008 -- China and Taiwan have signed landmark deals that will dramatically increase transportation links between the two.
- Dalai Lama Says Diplomacy With Beijing Has Failed VOA 03 Nov 2008 -- Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama giving up on talks with China about autonomy.
- Chinese Delegation Begins Historic Five-Day Visit to Taiwan VOA 03 Nov 2008 -- A Chinese delegation has begun a 5-day visit to Taiwan aimed at boosting economic ties between the 2 longtime rivals.
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