July 2000 China
Special Weapons News
- CHINA-CORRUPTION, Voice of America, 31 July 2000 -- China has sentenced a senior official to death for taking bribes.
- U-S / CHINA'S MILITARY, Voice of America, 28 July 2000 -- U-S military leaders have been maintaining close contacts with their Chinese counterparts with the idea of improving relations and keeping track of what China is up to.
- SENATE-CHINA TRADE, Voice of America, 27 July 2000 -- The U-S Senate has signaled its strong support for permanent normal trade relations with China, setting the plan on course for likely approval in September.
- CHINA-FALUN GONG, Voice of America, 22 July 2000 -- More than a hundred protesters from the Falun Gong spiritual movement have been arrested in Beijing's Tiananmen Square (Saturday morning), as they marked the first anniversary of China's ban on their group.
- INDIA/CHINA, Voice of America, 21 July 2000 -- China's foreign minister arrives in India late Friday [today] for an official visit.
- CHINA-FALUN GONG, Voice of America, 20 July 2000 -- More than 90 protesters from the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement have been arrested in Beijing's Tiananmen Square (Thursday), as they marked the first anniversary of a Chinese government crackdown against their group.
- CHINA-ARMY CORRUPTION, Voice of America, 19 July 2000 -- China's former military intelligence chief will be indicted for corruption in China's biggest smuggling case in decades.
- CHINA-RUSSIA RELATIONS, Voice of America, 19 July 2000 -- The meeting of the presidents of China and Russia in Beijing this week indicates warming relations between the two sometimes quarrelsome powers.
- CHINA - ISRAEL - AWACS, Voice of America, 14 July 2000 -- Israel's decision to stop the sale of an airborne radar system to China may force Beijing to look elsewhere for the sophisticated military equipment.
- Secretary Cohen Press Conference, U.S. Department of Defense, 14 July 2000 -- Q: I would like to ask you about the issue of sanctions on China. We've talked about developing military relations, but sanctions were imposed on China after the Tiananmen massacre. Some in the Clinton administration would like to see those sanctions lifted and that could possibly lead to the resumption of arms sales to China. What's your view of those sanctions and the possibility of future arms sales to China?
- Press Conference with Secretary of Defense Cohen, U.S. Department of Defense, 13 July 2000 -- Over the last decade, China has made major contributions toward supporting non-proliferation and arms control by joining international regimes such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Chemical Weapons Convention. And while the United States may question whether China has done enough, it must be clear that China has taken significant steps toward integration into world and regional structures for stability and prosperity
- U.S. Broadens Military Contact With China, American Forces Press Service, 13 July 2000 -- Reciprocal port visits, consultative talks and high-level defense visits will highlight renewed U.S. military ties with China, Defense Secretary William S. Cohen told about 200 students at the National Defense University here July 13.
- CHINA-ISRAEL-US, Voice of America, 13 July 2000 -- China has reacted with restrained anger at Israel's cancellation of a deal to sell Beijing a 250- million-dollar airborne radar system and indirectly accused the United States of meddling in its foreign relations.
- U-S / ISRAEL / CHINA, Voice of America, 12 July 2000 -- Bowing to U-S concerns, Israel is calling off a deal with China for the sale of an aircraft equipped with advanced early warning radar technology.
- CHINA-COHEN, Voice of America, 12 July 2000 -- US Defense Secretary William Cohen has opened talks in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart, General Chi Haotian, as China stepped up its criticism of US plans for a national anti-missile defense system.
- Taiwan, Missile Defense Top Cohen's China Talks, American Forces Press Service, 12 July 2000 -- China's national defense minister says China seeks a peaceful reunification with Taiwan and does not intend to use military force, a senior U.S. official reported here July 12.
- Cohen Remarks after the ceremony of signing of an Environmental Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and China, U.S. Department of Defense, 12 July 2000 -- Q: Minister Chi if I may aske you a question about today's talks. Why is China building up its forces of ballistic missiles within range of Taiwan and was this discussed in today's meeting?
- Cohen Remarks at the Ministry of National Defense, Beijing, China, U.S. Department of Defense, 12 July 2000 -- Let me indicate to you how pleased I am to return to China...
- Cohen Forecasts Positive China Visit, American Forces Press Service, 11 July 2000 -- U.S.-Chinese military relations, severed after the May 1999 accidental bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, are getting back on track.
- CHINA-COHEN, Voice of America, 11 July 2000 -- US Defense Secretary William Cohen has arrived in Beijing on a five-day visit aimed at shoring up Sino-US military ties.
- CHINA-WORLD BANK-TIBET, Voice of America, 11 July 2000 -- China has lashed out at the United States and Japan, accusing them of politicizing a controversial World Bank loan it had hoped would help fund the resettlement of poor Chinese farmers in a traditionally ethnic Tibetan area.
- SENATE-CHINA, Voice of America, 11 July 2000 -- Democrats in the U-S Senate are stepping up pressure for a vote on granting permanent normal trade relations to China.
- Cohen News Briefing, U.S. Department of Defense, 10 July 2000 -- Q: Are you going to talk to China about U. S. concerns that they're proliferating missile technology, especially to Pakistan and, I believe, Libya?
- Cohen News Briefing, U.S. Department of Defense, 10 July 2000 -- Q: The Chinese have been extremely unhappy about, not only national missile defense but also U. S. plans for theater missile defenses in Asia. In light of this test, does that take some of the steam out of that issue? Will you be telling the Chinese that this is something that, whether it's this year or next year, is definitely coming out?
- Launch of China's Smallest Satellite Successful, People's Daily, 08 July 2000 -- China's smallest satellite, launched a week ago, has basically finished its testing mission and is now working well, an official of the Astronautics Research Center of Qinghua University said here today.
- CHINA-US-ARMS Voice of America 08 July 2000 -- China is adamantly opposed to US plans for a national missile defense it fears will upset the global strategic balance and neutralize its own limited arsenal of intercontinental ballistic
- China to Put 10 Meteorological Satellites into Orbit in Decade, People's Daily, 07 July 2000 -- China plans to develop and project ten advanced meteorological satellites into orbit in the coming decade to improve the accuracy of its weather and natural disaster forecasts, an official said in Beijig Thursday.
- China Slams US Missile Shield Before Talks, People's Daily, 07 July 2000 -- China thundered its opposition to US missile defence plans on Thursday, as an American delegation arrived in Beijing to resume arms control talks after a year's hiatus. Foreign Ministry spokesman Sun Yuxi took aim at two US anti-ballistic missile schemes -- the National Missile Defence (NMD) shield for the United States and the Theatre Missile Defence (TMD) for its allies and troops in Asia.
- CHINA-US-ARMS Voice of America 07 July 2000 -- China and the United States have resumed formal talks on arms control and non-proliferation -- suspended following the NATO bombing of China's embassy in Yugoslavia last year.
- U-S-CHINA - TRACK TWO Voice of America 06 July 2000 -- When Chinese and American negotiators resume
arms control talks in Beijing Friday, some ideas that arise during their discussions may have originated in what is called the "Track Two" dialogue.
- CHINA-US-ARMS Voice of America 06 July 2000 -- U-S delegation -- led by President Clinton's top advisor on arms control, John Holum - will want to discuss allegations of
continuing Chinese help for Pakistan's missile programs.
- SENATE-CHINA TRADE Voice of America 06 July 2000 -- Majority Leader Trent Lott has decided the Senate should take up another bill first - one that would punish China for
selling weapons to countries like Pakistan.
- China Ready for Second Unpiloted Spacecraft Launch, SPACE.com, 05 July 2000 -- China continues to push forward toward its goal of sending an astronaut into space, with an eye on a piloted launch as early as next year. If successful, China would become the third nation to launch people into space using their own rockets - a feat only accomplished by the United States and Russia.
- WORLD BANK CHINA LOAN MAY HARM TIBET Voice of America 05 July 2000 -- Pro Tibetan activists around the world have been calling attention to this controversial loan for months, claiming that it will displace traditional Tibetan and Mongol herders from their ancestral homes.
- Taiwan Authorities Should Make Real Efforts for Reopening Dialogs People's Daily Wednesday, July 05, 2000 -- The common view of the ARATS and the SEF does not involve, still less aims to solve difference in the political content of one China.
- CHINA-US-PAKISTAN Voice of America 04 July 2000 -- China has denied that it is selling missile
technology to Pakistan or otherwise aiding Pakistan's missile program.
- Arms Race Gains Speed, Headed by US People's Daily Tuesday, July 04, 2000 -- To keep the world arms race under control, US military hegemonism must be stopped. It is the source of worsening global security. The United States has drafted an aggressive global strategy.
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