Hong Kong’s former No. 2 official called on the U.K. to honor its obligations to protect the rights of people in its former colony, as Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang today.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to the U.K. next week is a chance for Britain to improve diplomatic relations after a three-year freeze caused by arguments over human rights and Tibet, China’s ambassador in London said.
India and China focused on boosting economic ties in the first formal talks between the two countries holding more than a third of the world’s people since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took power in New Delhi last month.
The Czech government is seeking to repair trade relations with China after criticism of its human rights record by previous leaders damaged commercial ties, Industry and Trade Minister Jan Mladek said.
When Jean-Luc Godard’s name crossed the lips of Mike Myers last night, the comedian and actor known for “Wayne’s World” and “Austin Powers” earned his place presenting a film at the Museum of Modern Art.
The Dalai Lama said a decision by Norway’s political leaders not to meet with him in Oslo during a visit this week wasn’t a disappointment, as he marked the 25th anniversary of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.