27/10/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
Defence chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer suggests a ‘newly strengthened Western trade alliance’. And top diplomat Heiko Maas says future of transatlantic relations will be ‘determined by the right way of dealing with Beijing’
22/09/2020Economía South China Morning Post - China Relaciones Bilaterales Stuart Lau
Zhang Ming says EU policy measures on issues such as 5G technology have dampened Chinese business confidence. But Europe says its defensive tactics are necessary when China flouts WTO rules
27/08/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok raises Hong Kong and human rights concerns with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi
Arrests of journalists and lawmakers in city, delay of Legco elections and new national security law all ‘extremely worrying developments’, Blok says. Minister also spoke about treatment of Uygurs in Xinjiang during meeting with Wang, who is on five-nation tour of Europe.
26/08/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
Wang begins post-pandemic European tour in Italy, where Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio signals continued disapproval of Beijing’s moves on Hong Kong. Without mentioning US, Wang says any Cold War ‘hold all countries in the world hostage’
03/08/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
China described as a systemic rival that has ‘unfortunately’ challenged Europe’s ‘foundation of values’. Hong Kong called an ‘acid test’ and reliance on Huawei for 5G mobile equipment also is questioned
22/06/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
Coronavirus pandemic puts paid to face-to-face meetings and rapport building as annual summit convenes by phone. Joint statement unlikely this year with European Union determination to raise its concerns with Chinese leadership.
12/06/2020Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Stuart Lau
A draft resolution urges the EU to file suit with the International Court of Justice, contending that Beijing is violating Sino-British Joint Declaration. While the 27 EU states would find it difficult to act on the motion, it demonstrates the union’s disapproval over Beijing’s legal move on Hong Kong
18/09/2019Política South China Morning Post - China Recursos Naturales Stuart Lau
China in negotiations with Chilean government to use port for ships headed to Antarctica. Talks take place in first Chile-China Antarctic Joint Cooperation Committee meeting in Santiago.
19/03/2019Economía South China Morning Post - China Stuart Lau
Prime Minister Conte seeks to assure Italians national security will be safe after deals. Chinese President Xi Jinping expected in port city of Palermo as part of state visit