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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Darwin on November 16, 2018, on the sidelines of Abe's visit to Papua New Guinea for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. (Photo by MICHAEL FRANCHI - POOL - AFP)

Shinzo Abe visits Australia’s Darwin, 75 years after WWII bombing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Darwin on Friday, some 75 years after Japan bombed the northern Australian city, as the two countries cement ties in the face of an emergent China.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 11, 2018 North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) walks with US President Donald Trump (L) during a break in talks at their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore.US President Donald Trump has received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said on September 10, 2018. "It was a very warm, very positive letter," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said, adding that the message showed Pyongyang's "continued commitment to focus on denuclearization" on the Korean Peninsula. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Mike Pence: Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un in 2019 over nuclear programmes

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday President Donald Trump plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019.
China's President Xi Jinping (R) meets former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 8, 2018. (Photo by THOMAS PETER - POOL - AFP)

China’s exports hold up despite US tariffs

China's exports to the United States and the rest of the world saw a surprise jump in October, data showed Thursday, suggesting businesses are ramping up trans-Pacific shipments before higher tariffs kick in.
Shinzo Abe

Japan’s Shinzo Abe to visit China

Shinzo Abe will pay the first visit to China by a Japanese prime minister since 2011 later this month, Beijing announced on Friday, in the latest sign of warming ties between the rivals.
Meng Hongwei

Interpol’s Meng Hongwei accused of bribery

The former Chinese head of Interpol, who went missing last month, was accused of accepting bribes on Monday, becoming the latest top official to fall in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption dragnet.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks on the plenary session of the third Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Sept. 7, 2017. [Photo-Xinhua]

Vladimir Putin hosts 4th Eastern Economic Forum

World leaders and business tycoons gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok to discuss cooperation at the fourth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) that opened Tuesday.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

APC: President Buhari’s official visit to China already yielding results

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent official visit to China is already yielding positive results for Nigerians.
China's President Xi Jinping

China: African countries don’t think cooperation adds to debt

African leaders attending this week’s summit with China don’t think that cooperation between the continent and Beijing has added to their debt burden, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Thursday.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari wins Chinese support for Mambilla power, other projects

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing won the crucial support of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, for the country’s aspiration to build the 3050 Megawatts Mambilla hydroelectric power project.
2 Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, attended the China-Africa AIDS Prevention and Control meeting that was hosted by the First Lady of China, Professor Peng Liyuan.

Aisha Buhari reaffirms advocacy against spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her support for the need to strengthen collaboration on advocacy for prevention and control of the spread of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.
5 PRESIDENT BUHARI AT FOCAC OPENING CEREMONY & BUSINESS SUMMIT

FOCAC: Nigeria has benefitted over $5 billion in project – President Buhari

Nigeria’s partnership with China through the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has resulted in the execution of vital infrastructure projects across the country, valued at over $5 billion in the last three years of the current administration.
Chinese President Xi Jinping waves to deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2018.

China’s Xi Jinping defends ‘Belt and Road’ Projects in Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping told African political and business leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent are made with an eye on improving Africa's development, and not mere "vanity projects."
China's President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping: Chinese funds not for ‘vanity projects’ in Africa

Chinese funds are not for “vanity projects” in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they also had to respect local people and the environment.
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

Gambia, Sao Tome and Principe, Burkina Faso welcomed into FOCAC

The Gambia, Sao Tome and Principe, and Burkina Faso were on Sunday welcomed and congratulated as new members of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

China to use Africa forum to defend belt and road initiative

Beijing’s hosting of a massive forum for African leaders and business representatives next week will give Chinese President Xi Jinping a big opportunity to champion his Belt and Road Initiative, even as it faces pushback and criticism.

China slams Donald Trump’s ‘irresponsible and absurd logic’ on North Korea

China on Thursday derided the “irresponsible and absurd logic” of the United States after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of making Washington’s relationship with North Korea more difficult.

Chinese imports from Africa hit global high in 2018

Trade import and export volumes between China and countries from Africa reached 116 billion dollars in the first seven months of 2018 – up 18.7 per cent year-on-year.
Buhari speaking at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FOCAC: Strengthening Nigeria, China bilateral relations

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to speak at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled for September 3 and 4 respectively in Beijing, China.

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