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U.A.E.’s overall trade with Japan robust

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Propelled by increased exports of motor vehicles, Japan maintained its robust performance in the trade with the U.A.E. in 2013. In the overall trade, U.A.E. was Japan's 8th largest trading partner in the world in 2013, behind China, USA,…

Pakistan-China set sights on Trade Corridor

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(Beijing) - China and Pakistan set their sights Friday on developing a transport link from northwestern China through rugged Pakistani mountains to the Arabian Sea, a route they hope will boost economic growth and slash shipping times. A…

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week all Set to Start

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(Abu Dhabi) - Government delegations from more than 140 countries are in the capital for the first Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Besides high-level officials from the United States, Germany, Denmark, China and India, senior representatives…

World’s Longest Bullet Train Service Begins in China

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(Beijing) - China has started service on the world’s longest high-speed rail route, the latest milestone in the country’s rapid and super fast rail network. The opening of the new 2,298-kilometre (1,425-mile) line between Beijing and…
China to Allow Visa-Free Transit Trips

China to Allow Visa-Free Transit Trips

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(Beijing) - China will allow transit passengers from 45 countries to spend up to 72 hours in Beijing without a visa from next month. The move is intended to "strongly spur the development of the tourism industry, speed up building of an international…
World leaders hail Obama Victory, pledge Cooperation

World leaders hail Obama Victory, pledge Cooperation

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World leaders have hailed President Barack Obama’s sweeping re-election, with allies pledging to deepen cooperation with the United States on fighting the world economic slump and maintaining security across the globe. Congratulations poured…
China, Japan, S. Korea warn N. Korea off atom test

China, Japan, S. Korea warn N. Korea off atom test

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(Beijing) - China, Japan and South Korea warned North Korea that they will not tolerate further nuclear tests as the South Korean President amid fears said that Pyongyang is preparing a third atomic blast. Lee Myung-Bak made the remark after…
China, Russia hold first naval exercise

China, Russia hold first naval exercise

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(Beijing) - China and Russia launched their first joint naval exercises amid tensions between China and its Asian neighbours over regional territorial claims. The six days of drills are taking place in the Yellow Sea off China's east coast. The…
UAE, China vow to boost ties

UAE, China vow to boost ties

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(Beijing) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces discussed with Chinese Head of State Wen Jiabao, the distinguished relations between the two countries…
Russia, China join UN demand for Syria peace

Russia, China join UN demand for Syria peace

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(United Nations) - Russia and China have joined the Security Council in voicing support for U.N.-Arab League envoy 's bid to end violence that has brought Syria to the brink of civil war. Western diplomats said the agreement on a statement…