Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Posted May 16, 2018 05:32:26 Photo: About 11,000 spectators from China and Port Adelaide were present for 2017’s round 8 match between the Power and the Suns. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Port Adelaide Power and the Suns to return to China for AFL fixture Related Story: Australian sport chiefs …

Chinese students being taught ‘us and them’ brand of diplomacy – China power

Chinese students being taught ‘us and them’ brand of diplomacy – China power

By Merriden Varrall Updated April 19, 2018 11:37:10 Photo: The ability to think and express the “correct” ideas is one of the most valued attributes in a Chinese student. (Reuters) Future diplomats in the Chinese foreign service are taught that a particular set of ideas and ways of thinking are …

Belgian’s Prince Laurent’s endowment cut over unauthorised diplomacy, despite emotional plea

Belgian’s Prince Laurent’s endowment cut over unauthorised diplomacy, despite emotional plea

Posted March 30, 2018 23:14:22 Photo: Prince Laurent, second from right, at a function to celebrate 90th anniversary of the founding of China’s People’s Liberation Army. (Twitter: Xinhua Hindi News) The Belgian parliament has cut the endowment of the ever-controversial Prince Laurent after he showed up at a Chinese diplomatic …

Kim Jong-un’s Beijing visit shows China is winning at North Korea diplomacy, not Donald Trump

Kim Jong-un’s Beijing visit shows China is winning at North Korea diplomacy, not Donald Trump

Posted March 29, 2018 09:32:17 Photo: The image of Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un in Beijing speaks profoundly to the shift away from American dominance. (KCNA via Reuters ) It was a powerful image — one of those moments that suddenly appears like a game changer: China’s President, Xi Jinping, …