Author

 
Peter Harmsen

Peter Harmsen

    Oil on the agenda as Chávez visits China
    Oil on the agenda as Chávez visits China
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was set to arrive in China on Tuesday on a visit likely to deepen already strong ties that focus on oil but...
    Blast in China coal mine kills 74, scores rescued
    Blast in China coal mine kills 74, scores rescued
    Seventy-four workers were confirmed dead and dozens trapped underground after a gas blast early on Sunday at a north Chinese colliery, the worst...
    Global crisis looms large as China, US meet
    Global crisis looms large as China, US meet
    United States Treasury chief Henry Paulson led a high-powered delegation for bilateral talks that opened in Beijing on Thursday, amid hopes China...
    China steps up fight to stave off disease
    China steps up fight to stave off disease
    China stepped up the fight on Thursday to stave off disease among over five million earthquake homeless as it tried to boost morale with plans to...
    Aftershock terrifies China quake survivors
    Aftershock terrifies China quake survivors
    Thousands of terrified survivors of China's earthquake huddled in the open with their meagre belongings on Tuesday as an aftershock struck and the...
    China ramps up rescue efforts
    China ramps up rescue efforts
    China ramped up its massive military rescue effort in the quake-hit south-west on Thursday, where more than 40 000 people lay dead or buried...
    Tens of thousands dead, missing in China
    Tens of thousands dead, missing in China
    China's biggest earthquake for a generation left tens of thousands dead, missing or buried under the rubble of crushed communities on Tuesday,...
    Powerful quake kills thousands in China
    Powerful quake kills thousands in China
    A massive earthquake stunned south-west China on Monday, killing more than 8 000 people and flattening schools, factories and homes in a...
    China says more than 660 surrender over Tibet unrest
    China says more than 660 surrender over Tibet unrest
    China said Wednesday at least 660 people had surrendered over deadly protests in and near Tibet as French President Nicolas Sarkozy raised the...
    China ramps up security, cautions UK on Dalai Lama
    China ramps up security, cautions UK on Dalai Lama
    China ramped up security on Thursday to quell a Tibetan uprising as it expressed concern over British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's planned meeting...
    China's leaders scramble to limit weather fallout
    China's leaders scramble to limit weather fallout
    Premier Wen Jiabao rushed on Tuesday to oversee disaster relief efforts as China's leadership scrambled to limit the impact of the most brutal...
    China, Russia plan mission to Mars
    China, Russia plan mission to Mars
    China announced on Wednesday it will launch a joint mission with Russia to Mars in 2009, marking "an important milestone" in space cooperation...