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  1. What would happen in a real crisis?

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Kitty Hawk saga reveals weak links in Beijing's decision making and communication The ongoing Kitty Hawk saga has raised more concerns about how well Beijing's decision-making and coordination mechanisms would react in a real crisis tha ...

  2. Wide range of contacts still under way

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove Despite Beijing's angry reaction after US President George W. Bush met the Dalai Lama, the two countries are maintaining contacts on many issues. Tourism administration chairman Shao Qiwei said on Tuesday that consultations with Washing ...

  3. Bill aims to stop Bush attending Olympics opening gala

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Tibet. A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by Thaddeus McCotter- chairman of the House policy committee of Mr Bush's own Republican Party- which would compel him to skip ... the opening session based on Beijing 'brutalising protesters in Tibet'. 'Given what is happening to the people of Tibet, it would be a careless sign for the president of the United ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... of hilarious stories at the time as well as a few bad jokes about the Beijing Games. But just six years on, China is the most talked about topic for global business, and for politics, too. Here are two ...

  5. A new maturity in Sino-US ties

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fighter jets to Taiwan did not occur. A host of other impediments lie in the way of friendly relations between China and the US, among them the South China Sea, Tibet, trade, the yuan ...

  6. News - World

    Latest gun tragedy unlikely to lead to tougher laws, political insiders say

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Despite tragedy in Connecticut, stricter control over weapons is unlikely, political veterans say Will shooting change gun laws? Another mass shooting, another drive for gun control. But will the latest shooting- this time at an elementary school- change the political calculus in Washington and generate more support for tougher gun laws? "I think ...

  7. News - World

    Obama says he would never have ditched Biden for Clinton

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 01:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... secretary-of-state Clinton would boost Obama’s then flagging political fortunes on the ticket. The book reported that the idea was abandoned when staffers found that it would not “materially improve” Obama’s ...

  8. U.S. under fire as diplomats pull no punches

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the region. 'Political leaders in some regional countries have openly warned the US against handling its relations with China with a cold war mentality,' it said. The article also said ... to the other or one above the other in China-US relations,' it said. Cui and Pang said the US had often criticised China publicly on issues related to Tibet, Xinjiang, democracy and human rights, ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... on China, in a report last month, said that Beijing has expanded its crackdown on political dissent after initial hopeful signs of change from Xi. Japan has been particularly nervous about China’s ...

  10. US consul sees 'negative trend' on human rights

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... with no regard to legal measures,' Young told an American Chamber of Commerce lunch. 'We are also deeply troubled by longer-term trends in China's policies towards Tibet and Xinjiang ... protected words and actions, we will not remain silent,' he said, referring to the jailed political activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner. He expressed continued satisfaction at Hong ...




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