Locke | South China Morning Post
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Scandal will not affect Sino-US ties, Locke says

America's ambassador to China, Gary Locke, says the explosive Bo Xilai affair will not affect Sino-US relations because Washington will not 'get drawn' into one of the biggest political scandals to shake up the Communist Party leadership.

Friday, 27 April, 2012, 12:00am

US ambassador earns praise again for his thrift

A heated discussion has been raging in cyberspace on the mainland about the US ambassador's shunning of a five-star hotel in favour of a cheaper one when he went to a conference in Hainan province this week.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Locke linked to firm's debt row with in-law

A business dispute may have taken some of the gloss off the reputation in China of US ambassador Gary Locke.

He became an online sensation in August when mainland microbloggers contrasted his modest lifestyle with that of spendthrift and arrogant mainland officials.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

My success has roots in China, Locke says

United States Ambassador to China Gary Locke yesterday attributed his success to the hard work and sacrifices made by his Chinese forefathers in an emotion-filled visit to his ancestral village.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Diplomacy over a cup of coffee for Locke

When new US Ambassador to China Gary Locke arrived in Beijing at the weekend to take up his post, it really was time for him to wake up and smell the coffee.

Locke, 61, a former US secretary of commerce and two-term governor of Washington state, met journalists yesterday for the first time as ambassador at his Beijing home, accompanied by his wife and three children.

15 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

New US envoy Locke aims to cement ties

America's new ambassador to China, the first Chinese-American to hold the critical post, has arrived in Beijing amid speculation on how the new envoy will promote mutual trust while handling the many differences between the two countries.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Locke, stock and peril

The hamlet of Locke in the California Delta looks more like an old-time movie set than a town steeped in Chinese history and legend. At weekends, packs of leather-clad bikers converge on a saloon-style pub and diner, Al the Wop's, which for years has been Locke's best-known attraction.

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am