Jon Huntsman

US urged to go on offence on China hacking to protect intellectual property

Jon Huntsman, commission co-chairman of an 11-month study on US intellectual property. Photo: AP

The 11-month study led by high-ranking former US officials said that theft of software and other US-developed products was costing the American economy more than US$300 billion each year – as much as the United States sells to Asia.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

In Stanford talk, Jon Huntsman slipped his guess at China's next leadership

Jon Huntsman former US ambassador to China and Governor of Utah, listens to questions during a business lunch January 5, 2012 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Photo: AFP

Keeping with the custom of releasing facts related to Chinese politics through coded message, Jon Huntsman appears to have made his own prediction of who will soon occupy the seats of China's Politburo Standing Committee.

5 Nov 2012 - 5:52pm

Ex-US envoy hails 'signs of greater transparency'

Former US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman says the Communist Party leadership's handling of the Bo Xilai scandal suggests growing transparency within the party.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I am afraid a major eruption in the largest market in the world ... is going to affect everyone on earth and Hong Kong cannot be totally exempted

Chief Executive Donald Tsang

There are dark clouds gathering in the global economy ... We could face a lost decade of low growth and high unemployment

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Why can't I become the next Li Ka-shing?

Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen suggests a question unhappy young Hongkongers should ask themselves

You hear how the Chinese economy is going to swamp us. Don't believe it. China has its own problems. And we have our own strengths

Former U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Honesty the key to our relationship: US envoy

The ability to exchange 'honest, frequent and forthright debate and discussion' demonstrates the strength of Sino-US relations, outgoing American ambassador Jon Huntsman told a Shanghai audience yesterday.

His at-times strongly worded lecture also made extensive references to human rights issues.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am