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China Wants to Retain Burma Ties Amid Western Influence

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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China says it is open to Burma seeking closer ties with the West, but not at the expense of Beijing’s interests. China’s state-run Global Times said Wednesday U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s trip to Burma raises speculation that the United States is trying to persuade the Chinese neighbor to align itself with the U.S. […]

Clinton Expresses Hope for Change in Burma

Posted November 30th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there is hope that reforms in Burma could spark a movement for change in the country that benefits its people. Clinton told reporters in South Korea Wednesday that she will determine for herself the current Burmese government’s intentions for continuing political and economic reforms. She is traveling to […]

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Clinton Arrives in S. Korea, Ahead of Historic Burma Visit

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in South Korea, on the first leg of a two-nation tour that includes the first visit to Burma by a U.S. secretary of state in 50 years. Clinton meets Wednesday with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and attends the opening of a key international forum on global […]

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Clinton Makes Landmark Visit to Burma This Week

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has begun a two-nation trip to Asia that includes the first visit to Burma by a U.S. secretary of state in 50 years. Clinton will stop in South Korea before traveling on to Burma. Her visit to the isolated country begins Wednesday. U.S. President Barack Obama said earlier this […]

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Clinton Makes Landmark Visit to Burma This Week

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma this week, the first trip there by a U.S. secretary of state in more than 50 years. Clinton departs Monday for Asia, first stopping in South Korea before traveling on to Burma. Her visit to the isolated country begins Wednesday. A group of 12 human rights organizations […]

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Clinton Makes Landmark Visit to Burma This Week

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma this week, the first trip there by a U.S. secretary of state in more than 50 years. Clinton departs Monday for Asia, first stopping in South Korea before traveling on to Burma. Her visit to the isolated country begins Wednesday. U.S. President Barack Obama announced earlier this […]

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Clinton Makes Landmark Visit to Burma This Week

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Burma this week, the first trip there by a U.S. secretary of state in more than 50 years. Clinton departs Monday for Asia, first stopping in South Korea before traveling on to Burma. Her visit to the isolated country begins Wednesday. U.S. President Barack Obama announced earlier this […]

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US Secretary of State Clinton Visits Thailand Flood Victims

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with some of Thailand’s flood victims, a day after promising a $10 million aid package. Clinton exchanged the traditional Thai greeting Thursday with some of the more than 1,400 evacuees living in gymnasiums at a Thai sports complex. She promised those present that U.S. help is on […]

Clinton Announces $10 Million in Aid for Thai Flood Relief

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged $10 million in aid and the assistance of a U.S. naval ship for flood ravaged Thailand. The top U.S. diplomat announced the assistance after talks with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday in Bangkok. She says the USS Lassen has docked at a Thai port with crew […]

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Clinton Backs Manila in South China Sea Dispute

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United States said Wednesday that maritime disputes in the South China Sea should be settled according to the international law of the sea treaty, a position that backs the Philippines in a dispute with China. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the remark during a visit to Manila ahead of regional meetings this week […]

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