» 09/24/2013, 00.00
CHINA - UKRAINE
Beijing to buy grain from the Ukraine
Under a 50-year plan, Ukraine will eventually provide China with 3 million hectares, starting with 100,000. Although exact figures are unavailable, Ukrainian sources say that the price tag is at least US$ 2.6 billion. After acquiring land in Argentina and Brazil, Beijing is now looking to the fields of the former Soviet Union to meet its domestic demand.
APEC summit opens new vistas for trade, Chinese minister says
25/09/2009 ASIA - G20
China and emerging countries with more power at the IMF
Greater voting power, in exchange for higher contributions to the IMF. The G20 goes beyond the G8.
23/12/2010 PALESTINE – ISRAEL
Bolivia’s recognition of Palestine as an independent state sets off alarm bells in Israel
Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela have already recognised Palestine. Uruguay is expected to do the same next year. The issue is debated in Chile. The United States warns against unilateral recognition. The European Union is still waiting. Israel orders its diplomatic missions to oppose such initiative around the world.
26/07/2013 BRAZIL - VATICAN
WYD Rio de Janeiro, where Chinese priests, Jamaican missionaries, African bishops meet
Rio is famous for its secularism. But this week the faith of hundreds of thousands of young people is protagonist. The faith and the mission of a priest from Central China, a group of Jamaicans, some Brazilian dioceses and PIME missionaries. New vocations to serve the poor and for the evangelization of the world. Pope Francis "speaks more with gestures than words."
06/08/2016 15:35:00 BRAZIL – ASIA
Rio Olympics open amid controversy and poverty
At the opening ceremony, Acting President Michel Temer was jeered for his role in President Dilma Roussef’s impeachment. Outside, protesters demanded “jobs, healthcare, education”. The first-ever Refugee team is present. Doping scandals involving Russia, China and other countries hover over the games.
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