Chinese premier vows to bolster political, economic ties with Jamaica

first_imgAdvertisements RelatedChinese premier vows to bolster political, economic ties with Jamaica FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail BEIJING, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledged Wednesday to continue China’s support to Jamaica’s economic development, saying the two sides should expand cooperation in infrastructure construction, mining and tourism.Wen made the remarks when meeting with his Jamaican counterpart Bruce Golding.“As the international financial crisis has posed severe impact on China and the Caribbean states, we should help each other, enhance cooperation, and jointly cope with challenges so as to consistently boost our friendly ties,” Wen said.China’s trade with Jamaica slipped by some 30 percent to 219 million U.S. dollars last year. However, China’s imports from Jamaica nearly tripled year on year, according to Chinese custom figures.He called on the two sides to bolster cooperation in infrastructure construction, mining industry and tourism, and said China is ready to support more cultural, educational and sports exchanges with Jamaica.“Jamaica is one of the first countries in the Caribbean region to establish diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China, it always adheres to the one-China policy, and the two peoples have friendly feelings toward each other,” Wen told Golding, who is on his first official visit to China.Wen pledged to boost exchanges with Jamaica at various levels, enhance coordination on international affairs and jointly safeguard the interests of developing countries.On climate change, Wen vowed to strengthen contact with small-island countries in urging developed countries to carry out their obligations of providing fund, technology and support for capability building of developing countries.“We comprehend and sympathize with the difficult situation small-island countries, including Jamaica, are in…and will jointly push forward international cooperation (in that aspect),” he said.Golding hailed Jamaica-China exchanges and cooperation in politics, economy and humanitarian fields.He pledged to stick to the one-China policy and voiced hope to expand trade and economic ties, as well as consultation on international affairs, with China.China’s prompt humanitarian aid to Haiti after the devastating earthquake last month indicated the friendship between Chinese and Caribbean people, he said.Golding appreciated China’s responsible attitude in tackling climate change and pledged to further cooperation with China.Golding arrived in Beijing Monday. During his five-day trip, Golding is also expected to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Vice President Xi Jinping. Chinese premier vows to bolster political, economic ties with Jamaica Foreign AffairsFebruary 3, 2010center_img RelatedChinese premier vows to bolster political, economic ties with Jamaica RelatedChinese premier vows to bolster political, economic ties with Jamaicalast_img read more

Suspect throws rock through window for unknown reasons

first_imgHomeNewsCrimeSuspect throws rock through window for unknown reasons May. 09, 2016 at 6:05 amCrimeSuspect throws rock through window for unknown reasonseditor5 years agocaliforniacity of santa monicacrimecrime in santa monicaCrime WatchhomelessLos AngelesNewsSanta Monicasanta monica californiaSanta Monica Crimesanta monica criminalssanta monica newssanta monica policevandalism ON APRIL 26 AT APPROXIMATELY 10:21 P.M.Officers responded to a radio call for service in the 1000 block of Palisades Beach Road for a vandalism. The suspect, Argelio Reyes, homeless, for unknown reasons threw a rock through the window of a residence. Reyes remained in the area and was contacted by officers. The estimated damage was approximately $1,500. The resident/victim was desirous of prosecution. The suspect was taken into custody and bail was set at $20,000.Note: Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.Tags :californiacity of santa monicacrimecrime in santa monicaCrime WatchhomelessLos AngelesNewsSanta Monicasanta monica californiaSanta Monica Crimesanta monica criminalssanta monica newssanta monica policevandalismshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentLetter: Partisan pandering, borkingLincoln teacher retiring after 23 yearsYou Might Also LikeBriefsLos Angeles Sheriff’s deputy accused of destroying evidence of 2019 assaultAssociated Press16 hours agoBriefsNewsBeach House Begins Community Re-Opening June 15Guest Author2 days agoBriefsNewsInput Invited for Marine Park Improvement ProjectsGuest Author2 days agoBriefsNewsPublic Health Emphasizes the Importance of Vaccinations as Distancing and Masking Guidelines Relax Next WeekGuest Author2 days agoBriefsNews“Righting Our Wrongs” performance on June 11Guest Author2 days agoBriefsNewsSEATTLE Feds plan to curtail West Coast salmon fishing to help orcasGuest Author2 days agolast_img read more