South East Asia

Chinese PM, Romanian President discuss bilateral cooperation

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and Romanian President Traian Basescu pledged in Bucharest on Wednesday to boost practical cooperation between their countries. Li, who arrived here Monday, described his visit to Romania as an endeavor to consolidate the two countries’ traditional friendship and promote their practical cooperation.

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CEE states discuss options to increase investment and trade with China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and leaders of Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries pledged in Bucharest on Tuesday to expand investment and trade. The two sides agreed at a China-CEE leaders’ meeting to designate 2014 as the year for promotion of investment and trade between

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Pakistani PM willing to resolve all outstanding issues with India

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed desire to resolve all outstanding issues with India. Addressing the fourth Literary and Cultural Conference, Prime Minister Sharif hoped that visa restrictions between Pakistan and India would be eliminated. The prime minister

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Obama to visit Asia in April for closer ties

United States President Barack Obama will visit Asia in April to push closer ties, an aide said Wednesday, after his earlier cancellation of a trip raised questions about US staying power. Susan Rice, Obama’s adviser for national security, acknowledged disappointment after Obama called off a trip in October to negotiate with Republican lawmakers

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