Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso began his visit in Buenos Aires in the midst of the conflict with China which disabled him from being decorated by the City and national government.
Defence Minister Arturo Puricelli left for Beijing today, amid new plans to boost bilateral relations between the two countries, which were decided on during Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao’s recent visit to Argentina.
Thousands of protestors marched to the mainland Chinese government's liaison office in Hong Kong, demanding universal suffrage and protesting against Beijing's perceived interference in the territory's recent chief executive election.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing for annual talks with Chinese leaders that risk being upstaged by the case of a blind dissident said to be under US protection in the Chinese capital.
Chinese capital Beijing reported on Saturday its first case of a new strain of bird flu, state news agency Xinhua said, the first time it has been found in a human outside of eastern China.
The Italian Super Cup between league champions Juventus and Italian Cup winners Napoli will be played at the Beijing National Stadium on Aug. 11, a Serie A statement said today.